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Data & Society Research Institute is seeking a dynamic and energetic Program Manager to provide administrative and project management support to the Director of Research.
About the Program Manager, Research
The Program Manager, Research (“PMR”) will be responsible for facilitating and coordinating all activities for the research program. This is a newly created role at Data & Society and is tasked with coordinating and supporting the research team’s multi-faceted programming, utilizing relevant project management tools, and providing administrative oversight and day-to-day management of the program. The PMR will help researchers produce important work by managing and prioritizing multiple concurrent projects, sometimes under pressure to meet strict deadlines. The PMR works both independently and collaboratively with members of the research team and other key members of the organization.
The ideal candidate is excited about shaping a newly created role within a growing and fast-moving organization and is committed to the development and continuous iteration and innovation within the Research team and broader organization. They enjoy thinking strategically about what is needed for research to be useful, relevant, and accessible, as well as providing project management and support.
The PMR role is a full-time, exempt position, and reports directly to the Director of Research.
Salary: $75K – $85K (Commensurate to experience)
To apply, please submit the following materials via this link by Friday, May 24, 2019:
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and the position is considered open until filled. Please feel free to contact [email protected] with any questions about the position. Questions about the opportunity or process will not reflect negatively on your application.
About Data & Society
The issues that Data & Society seeks to address are complex. The same innovative technologies and sociotechnical practices that are reconfiguring society—enabling novel modes of interaction, new opportunities for knowledge, and disruptive business paradigms—can be abused to invade people’s privacy, provide new tools of discrimination, and harm individuals and communities.
To provide frameworks that can help society address emergent tensions, Data & Society is committed to identifying thorny issues at the intersection of technology and society, providing and encouraging research that can ground informed, evidence-based public debates, and building a network of researchers and practitioners who can anticipate issues and offer insight and direction.
Data & Society’s programs bring together different perspectives, research methods, and practices. We weave together researchers, entrepreneurs, activists, policy creators, journalists, geeks, and public intellectuals. We see tremendous reciprocal benefits for network building and research when they are combined.
The work and well-being of Data & Society are strengthened by the diversity of our network and our differences in background, culture, experience, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, and much more. We are committed to making certain that a wide array of perspectives are heard and that our research is publicly available. We welcome applications from people of color, women, the LGBTQIA community, and persons with disabilities.