1+ months


University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98104


Req #: 190905
Posting Date: 05/27/2021 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: Salary is commensurate with education and experience 
Shift: First Shift 

As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world. 

UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty.

The University of Washington College of Built Environments is seeking a dynamic Research Coordinator to help facilitate the research efforts of The Washington Center for Real Estate Research (WCRER). The WCRER was founded over 30 years ago by the Washington Legislature and its mission is to provide real estate and housing affordability related data for the entire state, especially underserved and sparsely populated communities.

The Research Coordinator will report to the Director of WCRER and provide critical research support for the Quarterly Washington State Housing Market Report and the semi-annual Apartment Market Survey for the State Department of Licensing. Additionally, the Research Coordinator will support ad hoc projects taken on by WCRER as needed. This position is currently funded for one year, but may be extended depending on performance and continued funding.

At CBE we also believe that Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) are essential to meeting our goal of a more just and beautiful world. We believe that focusing on equitable and inclusive principles in the built environment, elevates diversity and justice, and results in increased health, wealth, and deeper levels of engagement for everyone. We are an equal opportunity employer that will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity.

The Research Coordinators typical duties will include:

Data Collection and Analysis

Collect and analyze economic and housing data from a variety of sources

Collect housing related data from key community stakeholders, including apartment managers, landlords, and real estate brokers

Summarize housing data collected and provide appropriate outputs

Manage and respond to project related emails

Attend project meetings

Publications and Reporting

Prepare articles, reports, and presentation materials for the Director

Conduct literature reviews for reports presented to the legislature and external organizations

As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our website, click here.


Bachelors degree in economics, finance, real estate or related field

One year of relevant experience

Ability to communicate with a diverse audience through customer service emails and phone calls, phone and email surveying, and presentation preparation

Ability to use a variety of database systems to collect data

Demonstrated skill in using spreadsheet software to summarize data

Demonstrated experience using GIS software

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.

Interest and experience working with real estate, economic, financial, and demographic data

Application Process:

The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process.  These assessments may include Workforce Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others.  Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select Apply to this position. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your My Jobs page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by June 10, 2021.

Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law.

Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or dso@uw.edu.


Per Governor Inslee's Proclamation 21-14.1, employees of higher education and healthcare institutions must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 no later than October 18, 2021 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. View the Final candidate guide to COVID-19 vaccination requirement webpage for information about the medical or religious exemption process for final candidates.


Posted: 2021-05-28 Expires: 2021-10-21

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