Brown University — Research Project Manager-Annenberg Exchange

Job Description:

About Brown:
Brown University is a leading research university distinct for its student-centered learning and deep sense of purpose. Our students, faculty and staff are driven by the idea that their work will have an impact in the world.

Brown University offers a flexible work/life balance; summer hours, winter break and a comprehensive Benefits package including time off, annual paid holidays; benefits offerings including health, dental, vision, tuition assistance, retirement, wellness, employee discounts and more.  To learn about Brown University’s benefits, visit the University Human Resources web page here for further information.

About the Opportunity:
The Research Project Manager works closely with Annenberg’s Director of Applied Research, helping to build coherence across a series of Annenberg initiatives – Edinstruments, EdWorkingPapers, and EdResearch for Recovery.

Working directly with the Director of Applied Research and Senior Research Associate, the Research Project Manager will support the development of the Annenberg Exchange. Annenberg has launched Edinstruments, EdWorkingPapers, and EdResearch for Recovery over the last several years with the aim of strengthening the nation’s infrastructure for turning educational research into practical knowledge that improves the lives of students and families. The Research Project Manager will be an integral member of the team developing these initiatives and helping to create resources and research syntheses that speak directly to the needs of education leaders and policymakers.

Education and Experience

  • 5-years experience in education, economics or social sciences field
  • Masters in Education, public policy or other social science field
  • Experience in research review, project management, facilitation, leadership, and project design


  • Ability to manage multiple projects
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong analytical and writing skills
  • Training and expertise in utilizing quantitative (and qualitative) research methods
  • Experience in working with complex data sets
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience with data management
  • Excellent judgment and ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to interact effectively with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Skills with Google suite apps
  • Skill/competency with statistical software (e.g., SAS, SPSS and/or STATA) and internet navigation.
  • Must have a demonstrated ability to support a community of diverse perspectives and cultures in an inclusive environment.

Additional Information:
Applicants are asked to include a resume and cover letter.

This is a fixed term position with a current end date of 3/31/2024, with the possibility of renewal contingent upon satisfactory performance and continued funding.

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

Recruiting Start Date:

Job Posting Title:
Research Project Manager-Annenberg Exchange

Annenberg Institute for School Reform

Grade 10

Worker Type:

Worker Sub-Type:
Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Time Type:
Full time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

Position Classification:
Hybrid Eligible

Submission Guidelines:
Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

Vaccination Requirements:
In order to maintain 90% or greater universal vaccination rates on campus, all newly hired employees at Brown University must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work, unless they are approved for a medical or religious exemption. All employees must also receive a COVID-19 booster within thirty (30) days of becoming eligible. For more information, please visit the Healthy Brown site.

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