Project Coordinator Position with the Urban Institute for Recent Grad
The nonprofit Urban Institute is dedicated to elevating the debate on social and economic policy. For nearly five decades, Urban scholars have conducted research and delivered evidence-based solutions that improve lives and strengthen communities across a rapidly urbanizing world. Our objective research helps expand opportunities for all, reduce hardship among the most vulnerable, and strengthen the effectiveness of the public sector.
The Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center is seeking a Project Assistant to help manage an empirical research project on housing markets and access to housing.
Successful candidates will implement data collection protocols and help support the on-site project management team as well as off-site field staff.
Minimum of a B.S. or B.A. in an appropriate discipline or equivalent experience preferred.
Excellent written and verbal (including telephone and e-mail) communication skills
Must be self-directed and well-organized with the ability to work quickly and efficiently
Ability to critically review data collection reports for accuracy, completeness and quality
Dependability and ability to meet project deadlines
Ability to work well with a diverse project team
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Attention to detail
Extensive computer or data entry experience and/or aptitude required
This position will require some occasional evening and/or weekend hours due to the nature of the project.