IMPACT Lab Research Coordinator Position @ Washington State University

IMPACT Lab Research Coordinator


locations :Pullman, WA

job requisition id: R-10626

Available Title(s):

1183-YN_ADMINPRO - Social Scientific Assistant

Business Title:

IMPACT Lab Research Coordinator

Employee Type:

Admin. Professional (+) (Fixed Term)

Time Type:

Full time

Position Term:

12 Month

Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

The IMPACT Lab Research Coordinator contributes to and coordinates research activities for the IMPACT Research Lab in the Department of Human Development at Washington State University. Most of the research coordinator’s work involves contributing to the lab’s scientific projects, including contributing to grant proposals and scholarly papers, producing technical reports and presentations, producing research reports for lay audiences, designing and executing specific phases of research projects, and participating in and contributing to planning meetings with funders. In collaboration with other lab associates, the coordinator also manages administrative tasks for the lab and its members, including scheduling meetings, note-taking, and supervision of graduate and undergraduate student participation in the lab’s research activities. Contributions to the operation of grant projects will include IRB preparation, deliverable tracking, reporting to funders, and budget creation/monitoring.

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 except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.

  • Bachelor’s degree must be in Psychology, Social Work, Public Health, Prevention Science, Implementation Science, Human Development, or closely related field.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Public Health, Prevention Science, Implementation Science, Human Development, or closely related fields of study.

  • Content knowledge and professional experience in prevention science or public health Experience with grant writing and scholarly writing.

  • Experience coordinating grant activities.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills.

  • Experience with public speaking and presentations.

  • Experience training and/or supervising others in executing grant operations Experience with qualitative and quantitative evaluation methodologies.

  • Skills and experience related to the development and maintenance of collaborative working relationships.


Additional Information:


College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS)


Department Name:

Human Development


City, State, Zip:

Pullman, WA 99164


Department Link:


Monthly Salary:

$4,000.00 - $4,500.00
In accordance with RCW 49.58.110, the above salary reflects the full salary range for this position. Individual placement within the range is based on the candidate’s current experience, education, skills, and abilities related to the position. Successful candidates typically begin up to mid-point of the salary range. or more information regarding Administrative Professional (AP) Compensation at Washington State University (WSU), please visit the following website:

WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts.

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Overtime Eligibility:

Overtime Eligible


This is a temporary position:
This is a temporary position expected to end on December 31, 2024. Renewal is dependent on the need for extension and/or if additional funding is secured to extend employment.

Position Close Date:

This position has been re-posted. Applicants must submit their completed applications by December 10, 2023 at 11:59 PM.

Background Check:

This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need.  A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must upload the following required documents to their online application. External candidates, please upload all documents in the “Resume/CV” section of your application. Internal candidates, please upload all documents in the “Resume/Cover Letter” section of your application.

Required Documents:

1) Cover Letter

2) Resume

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

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