Employment

Research Assistant, Oakland

We seek an individual with a commitment to sexual and reproductive health, rights, and justice who is interested in providing both research and administrative support in our Oakland, CA office. The Research Assistant will work with multiple study teams on new and ongoing research projects, such as our global work on measurement and reduction of abortion stigma and access to safe abortion in restrictive settings.  Tasks include, but are not limited to, data collection, entry, and management; data coding; protocol development; study team and meeting coordination; and overall project support. About 25% of the Research Assistant’s time will be dedicated to administrative support for Oakland office staff, including facilities and office management, development, and communications activities as needed.

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Fluency (reading, writing and speaking) in Spanish
  • Exposure to quantitative and/or qualitative research
  • Excellent computer skills (e.g. MS Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Experience working in teams with individuals of varying work styles
  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities on a range of projects
  • Ability to work independently
  • Detail-oriented, highly organized, and able to meet deadlines
  • Excellent writing and proofreading skills

We particularly welcome those who have:

  • Experience working on projects related to sexual and reproductive health, rights, and justice
  • Experience using quantitative software (R or Stata) and qualitative software (i.e. Atlas.ti, Dedoose)
  • Experience searching for and identifying scientific literature, especially in public health
  • Willingness to travel
  • Sense of humor

Ibis is an equal opportunity employer. Ibis seeks to build and maintain a diverse and inclusive workplace; we encourage applications from people of color, people with disabilities, LGBTQ+ people, first-generation college graduates, and people from other underrepresented communities.

Salary: The starting salary for this position is typically $48,000 to $51,000, depending on experience.  Starting salaries vary based on geographic location of the position and the qualifications/experience of individual candidates.

Benefits: Ibis’s generous benefits package includes: medical insurance, with most of the premium paid by Ibis; dental, disability, and life insurance; a 403(b) retirement savings plan with employer contributions after the first year; four weeks of vacation per year; and professional development opportunities.

Deadline for applications: Interested candidates should upload a cover letter and resume to https://ibisreproductivehealth.org/forms/employment-application. Priority will be given to applications received by May 21, 2019. Position starts as soon as filled. No phone calls, please.

Project Assistant, Cambridge

Ibis is seeking a Project Assistant in the Cambridge, MA office. The ideal candidate will be committed to work on sexual and reproductive health, rights, and justice and is enthusiastic about providing communications, research, and administrative support to the team working on the Free the Pill Campaign and the Oral Contraceptives Over-the-Counter Working Group to make oral contraception available over the counter in the United States.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and document online and in-person team meetings
  • Coordinate the logistics for medium and large sized in-person meetings with external colleagues
  • Manage team action items, contacts, and other data with online platforms
  • Participate in the development, design, and dissemination of communications materials, including sending newsletters, maintaining websites, and ongoing social media maintenance and activities
  • Manage campaign materials including products and mailings and contribute to organizing events
  • Contribute to tracking media coverage, policy developments, and new research on the topic
  • Contribute to the team’s research activities including conducting literature reviews and tracking ongoing data collection
  • Support the Free the Pill Project Director in other duties as necessary

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Commitment to sexual and reproductive health, rights, and justice
  • Self-starter, detail-oriented, highly organized, with demonstrated problem-solving skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent writing and proofreading skills
  • Excellent computer skills (e.g. MS Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Flexible, responsive, and willing to pitch in on a variety of projects, and able to work both independently and as part of a team

We particularly welcome those who have:

  • Experience working on projects related to sexual and reproductive health, rights, and justice
  • Experience/familiarity working in WordPress and/or other website content management systems
  • Experience/familiarity working in Constant Contact and/or other email marketing systems
  • Experience/familiarity using Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign, Canva, and/or other graphic design programs
  • Experience/familiarity using Hootsuite, Tweepi, and/or other social media management programs
  • Familiarity with and interest in using social media platforms
  • Experience searching for and identifying scientific literature, especially in public health  
  • Sense of humor

Ibis is an equal opportunity employer. Ibis seeks to build and maintain a diverse and inclusive workplace; we encourage applications from people of color, people with disabilities, LGBTQ+ people, first-generation college graduates, and people from other underrepresented communities.

Salary: The starting salary for this position is typically $44,000 to $48,0000, depending on experience. Starting salaries vary based on geographic location of the position and the qualifications/experience of individual candidates.

Benefits: Ibis’s generous benefits package includes: medical insurance, with most of the premium paid by Ibis; dental, disability, and life insurance; a 403(b) retirement savings plan with employer contributions after the first year; four weeks of vacation per year; and professional development opportunities.

Deadline for applications: Interested candidates should upload a cover letter and resume to https://ibisreproductivehealth.org/forms/employment-application. Priority will be given to applications received by June 6, 2019. Position starts as soon as filled. No phone calls, please.