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Research Assistant - Part Time - 834739

We are looking for a responsible and professional part time (20 hours per week) research assistant for one of our clients in the education industry. The Research Assistant is responsible for assisting the Director of Research and Analysis with a wide variety of data collections and analyses.

Job Duties Include:

  • Develop, maintain, evaluate, and ensure the quality and integrity of the data contained within the system and other collections or projects
  • Work in partnership with other agencies and organizations on state data-related topics.
  • Complete administrative tasks associated with the day-to-day operation, collections and analyses, research studies, and other projects
  • Meet deadlines for various data collections and reports
  • Assist members with all federal and state reporting requirements, and maintain collegial and effective working relationships with data and research personnel
  • Develop improved methods of data collection and dissemination
  • Conduct literature searches
  • Analyze quantitative and qualitative data, and make critical observations for management about data collected and reported by others
  • Share major trends, issues, and research of various topics with management and relevant work groups
  • Work with management to respond to internal and external ad hoc requests for information and analysis
  • Input, extract, and analyze data using Excel, Access, STATA, or other pertinent and relevant programs
  • Prepare spreadsheets, reports, and illustrations to facilitate interpretation of data
  • Prepare clearly written technical and analytic reports
  • Create and deliver professional verbal presentations for internal and external meetings
  • Participate in professional training, workshops, and conferences
  • Maintain knowledge of policies, procedures, and emerging issues in higher education research

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree; will be familiar with post-secondary education and social sciences research and reporting; will have skills related to MS Office products and the development and administration of databases; and will have knowledge of and experience with computer programs related to data collection, analyses, and presentation.

This is a very important position and there will be a lot of job satisfaction in this role. Call a recruiter today at 608-257-2411 or apply online at!

Job Pays: $20 - $22/hr

Job #: 834739