Position Summary

Position Description

The University of Nevada, Reno Extension invites applications for a Research Coordinator. This position is located in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Research Coordinator works under the lead Community and Economic Development Specialist at the University of Nevada, Reno Extension to lead analysis and research activities for the Nevada Economic Assessment Project (NEAP) throughout the state. The Research Coordinator will help strengthen the needs research and analysis methodology of NEAP, develop and improve survey and evaluation tools, and work with other NEAP personnel to create technical reports, fact sheets, and other publications. The position will be responsible for daily research planning; coordination of primary and secondary data collection; conducting CED analyses; writing technical research reports; and presenting study results to state and local constituent.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree and two (2) years of related work experience; OR a Master’s degree and one (1) year of related work experience. Related Experience: Performing of I/O economic impact modeling. Basic experience with conducting Community Economic Development studies including feasibility and impacts or related field.

Travel Requirements

Travel throughout Nevada may be occasionally required to meet with stakeholders in urban and rural areas of Nevada. This includes potential overnight stays.

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Application Instructions

For questions or assistance with application, please contact laputd@unr.edu.

About University of Nevada Reno - Cooperative Extension

UNR Extension is an outreach arm of the University, funded by county, state and federal dollars, that extends unbiased, research-based knowledge from the University of Nevada, Reno to residents of southern Nevada.

Perks of Working at UNR:

  • Health insurance options including dental and vision, life insurance
  • Generous annual and sick leave benefits
  • Mountain EAP supports employees (and eligible dependents) through life's difficult moments. EAP specializes in counseling and advising services for personal or interpersonal issues.
  • Several Diversity Committees and Affinity Groups focusing on campus-wide diversity initiatives to ensure we are working to create a diverse and welcoming campus climate.
  • Faculty Senate is the principal representing body for faculty. Its membership includes representatives from each academic and administrative major unit of the University.
  • No state income tax
  • Grants-in-aid or reduced-rate tuition benefit to faculty and qualified dependents. Faculty can take up to six credits per semester at a reduced rate. Dependents of faculty have unlimited credits, but in order to be eligible children must be unmarried and under the age of 24 and must receive at least 50% of their financial support from the employee and/or employee’s spouse or domestic partner.