AidData Junior Program Manager

Position Information

Position Information

Present Position Number 00193W
Role Code Title Laboratory & Research Spec I
Position Title AidData Junior Program Manager
Position Summary

The Junior Program Manager (JPM) is a research staff position at AidData. Junior Program Manager positions are designed for recent college graduates who would like to deepen and broaden their analytical, methodological, and management skills; receive on-the-job training and mentoring from a group of professors and researchers; and prepare for future professions in academia, government, and/or the private sector. Each JPM divides his or her time between research laboratory management and other specialized research and policy outreach activities. Specialized duties are assigned based on the skills, interests, and experiences of the incumbent. JPMs play an important role in helping AidData expand its reach and impact in coordination with a variety of institutional partners, such as the United States Agency for International Development, the World Bank, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Political Science, GIS, Computer Science, or a relevant degree or an equivalent combination of training and experience
• An entrepreneurial, results-oriented orientation
• Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
• Experience in making presentations to large and/or influential audiences
• Ability to balance “big picture” thinking with attention to detail
• Proven ability to undertake diverse and complex assignments with minimal supervision and resolve competing demands.
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a demanding and complex work environment, to carry out assignments in a timely manner, and to adapt to changing situations and priorities;
• Strong and effective inter-personal and communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of researchers, clients, partners, data users, and staff

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience dealing with researchers and the global development community
• Experience in either geo-coding, media-based collection efforts, or activity coding
• Experience in project management
• Strong commitment to and understanding of AidData’s mission and goals
• Professional experience in developing countries
• Working knowledge of R, STATA, SPSS, or other statistical software

Advertised Pay Range Commensurate with Experience
Department Inst-Theory & Practi-Int'l Relations - 3KM100
Location William & Mary
University Salary Range

U05
Job Open Date 08/01/2017
Review Begin Date 08/15/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Employment Category Operational FT
Position Term 12-Month
Special Application Instructions
Conditions of Employment:

This is a restricted position subject to availability of funding.

EEO Statement

The College of William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Background Check Statement

The College of William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Supplemental Question

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Supplemental Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents