Part Time Project Coordinator in DC Area

Job announcement 2/3/2015:


Research Project Coordinator sought for social science research conducted in the Family Mediation Program at the District of Columbia Superior Court’s Multi-Door Dispute Resolution Division (Multi-Door).


Application Deadline: We will give priority to applications received by February 10, 2015. However, we will continue to consider applications until the position is filled. Please note that the position is immediately available and, ideally, an application would be able to start between February 23 and March 2nd. 


Position Description: This National Institute of Justice (NIJ) funded study is a randomized, controlled trial of family mediation cases with high levels of intimate partner violence/abuse (IPV/A). This position will not provide direct clinical training or experience but does involve interacting with individuals with high levels of IPV/A and interacting with project staff. Project will last 3 years; preference will be given to those applicants who intend to stay for at least one year.


Number of Openings: One.


Remuneration: 20 hours per week; $20 per hour; no fringe benefits (e.g., no health insurance).


Days and Hours: Ideally, the new Project Coordinator would work: Mondays, all day (8:30 – 5); Tuesdays, all day (8:30 – 5); and some or all Wednesdays, part or all day. This schedule is designed to fit with the current Project Coordinator’s hours; however, there may be flexibility in this schedule.


Minimum Position Requirements: Project coordinators must have:

·      Training in social science research,

·      Excellent organizational skills to manage data collection and track study cases, through Multi-Door, court settings and over a one-year follow-up period, and

·      Excellent people skills, as the coordinators will recruit and then provide informed consent to study participants, administer measures, and collaborate with the research team, the Multi-Door staff, and other court personnel. Project coordinators will also keep in touch with study participants, administer follow up surveys, and extract information from court files and Multi-Door records.


Preferred Position Requirements:

·      Doctoral or master’s-level training in social science research,

·      Understanding of program evaluation and/or treatment-outcome research, and

·      Background in research pertaining to IPV/A, mediation, and/or family law.


To apply: If you are interested, please email your resume and cover letter as attachments to both study Principal Investigators: Amy Holtzworth-Munroe, Professor at Indiana University ( and Connie J.A. Beck, Professor at the University of Arizona ( Please put “Research Project Coordinator” in the subject line. Letters of reference may eventually be requested. The project coordinators will be an employee of the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Indiana University.