OrganizationCharlottesville Public Housing Association of Residents
TypeFull Time
Application DeadlineJuly 1, 2024
College Degree Required?No
Salary Rangestarting at $40,000
Phone(434) 984-3255


Residents for Respectful Research (R3) was established by the Charlottesville Public Housing Association of Residents (PHAR) in 2018. PHAR’s mission is to educate and empower low-income residents to protect and improve our communities through collective action. R3 ensures research helps, and does not harm, low-income Charlottesville residents. R3 is a community-led participant in the UVA Institutional Review Board (IRB) research screening process, as well as a stand-alone voice for community interests regarding research. The R3 Coordinator is a full-time, non-exempt employee of PHAR, supervised by the PHAR Executive Director.

Job Duties

Residents for Respectful Research (R3) Coordinator Position Overview
● Serves as the primary point of contact between UVA and R3.
● Recruits, orients, and supports low-income residents to offer feedback for specific UVA research projects. Prepares pre-review briefings as needed.
● Works directly with the R3 Reviewers and R3 Steering Committee to provide timely reviews of proposals. Coordinates sharing research findings and benefits with low-income residents.
● Communicates any R3 recommendations or determinations to the IRBs.
● Builds relationships with residents of affected communities through participation and organization of community events, such as R3 Roundtables and outreach.
● Manages any administrative tasks related to the R3 Team and its daily functioning.
● Other duties as assigned.

Skills Required

R3 Coordinator Qualifications
● Demonstrated commitment to PHAR’s vision, mission, and goals.
● Successful service in a leadership role or a demonstrated capacity for leadership. Ability to manage multiple projects at the same time.
● Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to understand complex documents and explain them in user-friendly ways to others.
● Proficiency with email, word processing and spreadsheet software.
● Capacity for, or experience with, grassroots organizing and working with diverse populations.
● Flexible scheduling and availability for occasional evening and weekend meetings.
● Demonstrated ability to coordinate an effective team and facilitate respectful dialogue.
● A can-do attitude and demonstrated willingness to learn from and with others.

Additional Info

To apply: send a cover letter and resume to

PHAR is committed to building a team that strengthens equity and inclusion. We welcome applicants of all races, ethnicities, nationalities, backgrounds, incomes, religions, genders, sexual orientations, ages, and abilities. Applicants with lived experience are especially encouraged to apply.