Research Participant Pool Coordinator

UC Berkley Haas Behavioral Lab | Berkley, CA

About Job


Applies professional or research concepts to perform analysis of data and systems pertaining to moderately complex projects, policies, initiatives, / processes, and / or functions.

  • This work will be done with principal investigators, PhD students, and undergraduate research assistants.
  • This will involve problem solving and help with the creation of research materials and the compilation or analysis of data.

Gathers and assembles analytical and factual data on assigned problems and issues to prepare reports and / or analyses summarizing information on the assigned issues and commenting on other significance for internal or external constituents.

  • This will include maintaining records on the nature and scope of research that is completed in the lab.

Prepares, edits and modifies documents including research reports, manuscripts, presentations and proposals.

  • This will involve assisting faculty members, graduate students, and undergraduate RAs with manuscripts, conference submissions, conference presentations, or grant submissions.

Using subject matter knowledge, collects and prepares information for use in discussions, meetings of internal and external constituents.

  • This may include assisting faculty members, graduate students, and undergraduate RAs with literature reviews for relevant research projects.

On a project basis, performs analytical studies on a variety of policies, research initiatives, programs and issues.

  • This will entail a proactive approach to making sure that lab resources are being used efficiently.

Provides a variety of analytical duties in support of a function, research initiative, program and / or organizational unit.

  • This will include maintaining records that relate to the research participant pools (e.g., designing and/or maintaining systems to track and maintain records of who has taken part in research studies).

Participates in administrative / research policy and program project planning and development.

  • This will entail overseeing the use of physical and digital resources maintained by the lab, making sure that all relevant software licensing is up to date, and helping to allocate physical lab resources to allow for the efficient conduct of research both in the physical and online lab space.

Provides recommendations and guidelines involving programs / initiatives.

  • This will involve serving as a liaison with the instructors of UGBA105 and UGBA106 to make certain that the research participant pool affiliated with both classes runs smoothly.

Coordinates program planning and collaboration with program / project staff.

  • This will involve direct work with the Behavioral Lab faculty director to engage in long-term planning regarding the identification and enactment of new initiatives that the Behavioral Lab will choose to take on.

Professional Learning And Growth

  • Embraces the principle of being a “student always” by engaging in opportunities for training, workshops, seminars, continuing education pertinent to the position, or at the suggestion of the supervisor.
  • Actively contributes to a team environment that fosters and promotes a culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) within the unit and at Haas.
  • Engages in ongoing education to promote diversity, equity, inclusion & belonging by completing University sponsored certifications & training sessions (Ie: MEP Workshop, Implicit Bias Certification, LinkedIn Learning workshops, and other workshops & seminars offered by the University or Haas, as they are made available) or by engaging in external seminars & resources related to DEIB.
  • Exemplifies Haas’ four Defining Leadership Principles: (1) Question the status quo; (2) Confidence without attitude; (3) Students always; and (4) Beyond yourself.

Required Qualifications

  • Proficient in communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrates discretion and maintains confidentiality at all times.
  • Demonstrates sound judgment in responding to issues and concerns.
  • Shows proficiency when multi-tasking with demanding timeframes.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, demonstrating a desire to promote diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging to establish and maintain positive & professional working relationships with colleagues, students and team members.
  • Exemplifies Haas’ four Defining Leadership Principles: (1) Question the status quo; (2) Confidence without attitude; (3) Students always; and (4) Beyond yourself.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of and commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in a business, organization or public university setting.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of common organization- or researchspecific and other computer application programs (e.g., Sona, Qualtrics).
  • Analyzes, researches and synthesizes large amounts of data with strong attention to detail. Working knowledge of Excel and SPSS or R is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of applicable policy analysis techniques.

Salary & Benefits

This is a non-exempt, biweekly paid appointment. Hourly pay is commensurate with experience within the range of $24.76 – $26.84 per hour.

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How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.