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Data Manager

Apply now Job no: 497880
Work type: Full-Time
Location: University City - Philadelphia, PA
Categories: Drexel University, College of Arts & Sciences

About Drexel

Drexel is one of Philadelphia's top 10 private employers, a comprehensive global research university and a major engine for economic development in the region. With over 24,000 students, Drexel is one of America's 15 largest private universities. Drexel has committed to being the nation’s most civically engaged university, with community partnerships integrated into every aspect of service and academics.

Job Summary

The Juvenile Justice Research and Reform (JJR&R) Lab in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Drexel University is hiring a full-time Data Manager. This is anticipated to be a 2-5-year position, pending annual grant funding renewals.

Essential Functions

  • Serve as Data Manager of a foundation grant to evaluate the implementation and impact of a city-wide initiative to expunge the criminal records of young people and adults
  • Work closely with community partners (e.g., court-related agencies, legal and community-based organizations) to implement and enhance programming and facilitate data transfer
  • Manage project databases to structure, clean, and prepare data for analyses, conduct basic analyses, and collaborate with lab statistician for high-level analyses
  • Collaborate with community partners to disseminate findings and generate policy and practice recommendations
  • Author/co-author publications and contribute to grant applications and project deliverables
  • Supervise research assistants who work on this project

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Criminology, Public health, Psychology, Public Policy, Statistics, or a related discipline.
  • 2 – 3 years of relevant work experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Doctoral in criminology, public health, psychology, public policy, statistics, or a related discipline
  • Strong quantitative skills for data management and basic statistical analyses
  • Organizational skills to successfully manage data-related components of this project
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to successfully collaborate with funders, justice stakeholders, and lab colleagues


University City – Philadelphia, PA

Additional Information

This position is classified as Exempt with a salary grade of K. For more information regarding Drexel’s Professional Staff salary structure,

Special Instructions to the Applicant

Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter when submitting your application.

Review of applicants will begin once a suitable candidate pool is identified.

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