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Washington State University Project Manager in Pullman, Washington

Project Manager Title: 1183-NN - Social Scientific Assistant Business Title: Project Manager Additional Titles: Location: WSU PULLMAN CAMPUS Employee Type: Admin. Professional (+) (Fixed Term) Job Family: Administrative Professional - Not OT Eligible Position Details: COVID-19 Vaccine Information: In accordance with Washington State Governor's Proclamation 21.14.3, as a condition of employment, you must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation by time of hire. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series. Full vaccination status or an approved accommodation will be verified prior to your first day of work. Should you not be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation you will not be able to start employment with WSU. Information regarding vaccine verification and/or requesting a medical/religious accommodation is available at Please contact HRS at or 509-335-4521 if you have questions. Summary of Duties: The Project Manager for the Social & Economic Sciences Research Center (SESRC) is responsible for managing all aspects of multiple survey research projects. Duties include client interaction, project planning and specifications, survey questionnaire and materials design, sample management, and survey implementation. The Project Manager ensures project success by effectively communicating with staff about project requirements, monitoring project progress, and managing deadlines. Other duties include data management, data analysis, quality assurance, report writing, and preparing presentation of research results for publication. The Project Manager works collaboratively and independently to develop grant and service center funding proposals as opportunities arise. Required Qualifications: • A Bachelor's degree in social or behavioral science, business or economics discipline and three (3) years of progressively responsible related professional research experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis. • A Master's degree in Social or Behavioral Science, Business, or Economics discipline. • Demonstrated interpersonal and communications skills. • Knowledge and experience with statistical or qualitative analytic software. • Knowledge and experience with online survey programming platforms. Preferred Qualifications: • Doctorate Degree • Quantitative and qualitative research experience • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple deadline. • Demonstrated data analysis and programming skills. • Demonstrated experience with R and SPSS. • Experience with development and/or management of complex surveys, large samples, or sample distribution. • Experience with survey sampling for different study designs. • Experience in writing interpretive reports. • Experience in conducting focus groups. • Experience with grant and proposal writing. • Demonstrated ability to supervise others. Additional Information: Area/College: