Fields: LGBTQ, gender, poverty, policy, law
Location: Los Angeles, California
About the Organization: The Williams Institute is dedicated to conducting rigorous, independent research on sexual orientation and gender identity law and public policy. A think tank at UCLA Law, the Williams Institute produces high-quality research with real-world relevance and disseminates it to judges, legislators, policymakers, media and the public.
About the Position: This position is a part-time research coordinator position for the qualitative portion of the Pathways to Justice Project in Los Angeles and Kern County. The Pathways to Justice Project aims to understand the experiences of LGBTQ adults living in poverty, as well as the community and political actions needed to improve their lives. As part of this project we will be conducting in-person interviews with LGBTQ people living in poverty or those with low-incomes about their experiences. Regular training and supervision will be provided. Under the direction of Dr. Bianca D. M. Wilson and the Project Coordinator, the incumbent should work in an independent manner in carrying out study interviews. 10-15 hours per week.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Humanities, or Public Health.
- Previous experience working with sexual and gender minorities, ability to display tact and discretion in working with people of diverse demographics.
- Research experience, including experience with interviewing for a qualitative study. Demonstrated experience with data collection and management sufficient to achieve project objectives.
- Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
- Ability to travel to and from interviews in the assigned site either Los Angeles or Kern County.
Estimated Salary: Starting at $20.27/hour, 10-15 hours/week
Deadline: October 29, 2018
The Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law