Data Project Manager

Posted to IASSIST on: 2020-07-02

Employer: University of Michigan, ICPSR

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Data Project Manager

The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR), the world’s largest archive of social science data, is now accepting applications for Data Project Manager to oversee the management of the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD) in close coordination with another Data Project Manager on the project.

Institute of Social Research at the University of Michigan maintains and provides access to a vast archive of social science data for research and instruction. Established in 1978, NACJD disseminates data from approximately 3,000 studies related to crime, victimization, corrections, court case processing, policing, and other topics, and is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Justice.

Responsibilities include

  • Project Administration
  • Data Acquisitions and Management of Confidential Data
  • User Support and Outreach

For your portion of the project, you will have primary managerial responsibility for data acquisition, user support and outreach, and reporting. This will include reaching out to potential data depositors, supporting data producers as they deposit data with us, prioritizing data curation work and monitoring its progress, supporting users as they work with data, and creating and facilitating data trainings to maximize data’s value to researchers.

To qualify for this position, it is important to have a Bachelor’s degree in social science, criminal justice, information science, or a related field and some experience working with criminal justice research and/or data.

ISR Commitment to Diversity in Hiring

The Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan, to maintain the excellence of the university, and to ground our research in varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

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