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senior project manager in oakland, ca

We seek an individual with a commitment to sexual and reproductive health, rights, and justice to join the team in Oakland, CA as a Senior Project Manager. The Senior Project Manager will take a leadership role on study teams conducting policy evaluation in restrictive states in the United States and research addressing quality of care in abortion services and abortion stigma in Latin America, South Asia, and sub-Saharan Africa. A competitive candidate for this position will have experience in research management across a diversity of geographic contexts, overseeing multiple projects simultaneously, conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses, and communicating research findings to a range of audiences. Senior Project Managers are responsible for coordinating research portfolios, supervising project staff, managing budgets, building and strengthening project partnerships and contributing to grant-writing, donor reporting, and study design. The person in this position will also represent Ibis in professional settings, the media, and policy discussions. Senior Project Managers should expect to travel up to 30% of the time.

Qualifications

Minimum

  • Six or more years of work experience and/or education (advanced relevant degree such as master’s or doctorate) in the fields of public health, demography, epidemiology, or related field
  • Fluency in Spanish
  • Experience managing quantitative and/or qualitative studies with demonstrated leadership in recruitment, data collection, and analysis
  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities on a range of concurrent projects with attention to detail, flexibility, and creativity
  • Quantitative training and applied experience in statistical analysis, survey research, or epidemiological methods and use of analysis software such as Stata or R
  • Demonstrated interest in sexual and reproductive health, rights, and/or justice
  • Experience with and enthusiasm to lead collaborative research teams in multiple cultural contexts
  • Ability to make and carry out strategic decisions independently, and to seek input when needed

We particularly welcome those who have:

  • Experience with qualitative research and exposure to qualitative analysis software such as Atlas.ti or Dedoose
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Experience working with advocacy organizations to translate research
  • Publication track record in peer-reviewed journals
  • 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 and benefits: Salary based on qualifications and experience. Ibis offers a generous benefits package and professional development opportunities.

Deadline for applications: Interested candidates email a cover letter and resume to admin@ibisreproductivehealth.org. Priority will be given to applications received by June 10, 2018.  Position starts as soon as filled. No phone calls, please.

project assistant in cambridge, ma

Ibis is seeking an individual to fill a Project Assistant position in the Cambridge, MA office. The ideal candidate will be committed to work on sexual and reproductive health and rights and is willing to provide administrative support to the team working to move an oral contraceptive (OC) over the counter (OTC) in the United States. The Project Assistant will work closely with the Free the Pill team and the OCs OTC Working Group. 

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and document internal and external meetings; 
  • Manage contact lists; 
  • Manage campaign materials including products and mailings;
  • Contribute to tracking media coverage, policy developments, and new research on the topic;
  • Participate in the development, design, and dissemination of communications materials, including writing/editing working group and Free the Pill newsletters, maintaining websites, and social media activities; 
  • 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:

  • Self-starter, detail-oriented, highly organized, with demonstrated problem-solving approach and ability to meet deadlines 
  • Excellent writing and proofreading skills
  • Strong computer and technological skills including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Flexible, responsive, and willing to pitch in on a variety of projects, and able to work both independently and as a team

We particularly welcome those who have:

  • Experience working on projects related to sexual and reproductive health and rights
  • Comfort working in WordPress, other website content management systems, and/or email marketing systems preferred.
  • Familiarity with and interest in using social media tools
  • Experience searching for and identifying scientific literature, especially in public health  
  • Sense of humor

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: Negotiable, depending on qualifications and experience.

Benefits: Ibis employees are eligible to participate in programs including medical, dental, disability and life insurance, retirement contribution fund, professional development opportunities, among others. 

Deadline for applications: Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to admin@ibisreproductivehealth.org. Please note the position for which you are applying in the subject line of the email. Priority will be given to applications received by April 30, 2018.  Position starts as soon as filled. No phone calls, please.

Research assistant in oakland, ca

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 Oakland, CA. The Research Assistant will work with multiple study teams on new and ongoing research projects, such as our global work on quality abortion care, access to safe abortion in restrictive settings, and mobile health interventions. 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. The research assistant will also support staff with administrative, development, and communications activities as needed.

Qualifications

Requirements

  • 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
  • Self-starter, detail-oriented, highly organized, hardworking, and able to meet deadlines
  • Excellent writing and proofreading skills
  • Sense of humor

We particularly welcome those who have:

  • Experience working on projects related to sexual and reproductive health, rights, and justice
  • Spanish/French language skills
  • 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

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: Salary is commensurate with experience. Ibis offers a generous benefit program including medical, dental, disability and life insurance, retirement contribution fund, and professional development opportunities.

Benefits: Ibis employees are eligible to participate in programs including medical, dental, disability and life insurance, retirement contribution fund, professional development opportunities, among others.

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 13, 2018.  Position starts as soon as filled. No phone calls, please.