We seek candidates to become active members of the Youth Policy Lab. We work closely with the Education Policy Initiative and Poverty Solutions, and other university initiatives, bringing together a diverse group of scholars and practitioners.
We are currently hiring for a temporary Data Support Specialist position, located in Detroit.
Period: July 2, 2018 through August 17, 2018, 20 to 40 hours per week (hours may vary)
Compensation: $13 – 15 per hour, based on experience
Who we are:
This position is a joint hiring between the Junior Police Cadet program and the Youth Policy Lab.
The Junior Police Cadet program is a summer employment program for youth ages 14 – 15. Each year, approximately 1,000 youth participate at over 80 sites across the city. The program provides a meaningful work experience and opportunities for youth to interact with senior citizens and law enforcement officers.
The Youth Policy Lab at the University of Michigan conducts applied research in the areas of education, health care, juvenile justice and workforce development to improve opportunities for young people in Michigan and beyond. We partner with state and local agencies, nonprofits and policymakers to develop and evaluate interventions for youth ages 0-25.
The Junior Police Cadet program and the Youth Policy Lab are jointly hiring for a data support specialist position. The position will be located on site at Frederick Douglass Academy at 2001 W Warren Ave. in Detroit. The data support specialist would be expected to:
Combine weekly site reports in electronic or paper format into a single Excel or Google Sheets spreadsheet and generate a single combined report
Highlight patterns in the data and communicate them clearly to a team
Work with U-M researchers to respond to requests for data and information on the program
Who you are:
A self-motivated person who considers yourself to be good with numbers and finding patterns in information
Experienced in Excel and/or Google Sheets and comfortable with working with spreadsheets that have many rows and columns; ideally experienced with formulas and conditional formatting
A strong communicator who can explain data to a diverse team, and a strong listener who can interpret the needs of program staff and provide relevant data
Hold a high school diploma or GED, with some years of college preferred
For more information and how to apply, contact us at email@example.com.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. No applicant for employment shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability or other criteria prohibited by city, state or federal law.