[URBANTH-L]JOB: Resident Liaison Manager, Field Museum, Chicago
bvergara at sfsu.edu
Tue Jun 27 16:54:21 EDT 2006
Resident Liaison Manager
Mixed Income Housing
Resident Liaison Manager/Mixed Income Housing; Center for Cultural
Understanding and Change at The Field Museum
Responsibilities and Duties: Assist with applied anthropology project at
Lake Park Crescent (LPC) Mixed-Income housing development in order to
meet the goals of resident cohesion, resident integration into the area
and vice versa, and family stability. This will involve coordinating the
LPC collaborative meetings and activities such as newsletter and website
for residents, overseeing arts and other community building activities
including supervision of two full time employees. Duties will include
conducting ongoing interviews, focus groups, and participant
observations, rapid qualitative and quantitative research and data
analysis; writing reports in accessible formats; planning and
coordinating trainings and workshops for social service providers,
property managers and collaborative members, providing data-based
feedback to team and collaborative partners so that programs can be
adjusted, gathering and compiling attendance data and providing reports
on program participation, documenting program progress, and assisting
with grant writing.
Reports to: Director, Center for Cultural Understanding and Change
Requirements: Ability to work flexible schedule, including some evenings
and weekends. Job includes off-site work for which a car will be
helpful. Ability to work collaboratively with other researchers,
community activists, neighborhood groups, and other partners such as
social workers, property managers, and residents.
Qualifications: Minimum 5 years of experience doing applied research.
Skilled and experienced with qualitative research design, data entry,
analysis, and report generation. Urban and team research experience
and experience working in African American community preferred helpful.
MA or PhD in social anthropology or sociology.
To apply: Email resume and cover letter to ccuc at fieldmuseum.org and type
“RLM” in the Subject line.
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