Posted in Research 14 days ago.
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Location: Lexington, Kentucky
|Job Title||Administrative Research Assistant Senior|
|Work Location||Lexington, KY|
|Type of Position||Staff|
|Position Time Status||Full-Time|
|Click here for more information about equivalencies:||http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies|
|Required Related Experience||
Sitting and/or standing at the work station for extended periods; and lifting and/or carrying light weight objects up to 20 pounds.
Days, Monday-Friday; occasional weekends and evenings as needed; and extensive in-state day travel.
The Sociology Department is seeking an Administrative Research Assistant Senior to work on grant-funded research studies collecting data from individuals involved in or employed by the criminal justice system. This is a limited-term (4-5 years) position. Duties include recruiting participants, collecting survey data, conducting qualitative interviews, locating participants for follow-up data collection, and adhering to study protocols. The successful candidate will also be expected to coordinate daily operations; draft study materials; serve as a liaison; monitor the study tracking system; prepare reports; and perform other duties as assigned.This position requires strong interpersonal skills for establishing rapport with participants and development a partnership with the Kentucky Department of Corrections staff and administration, as well frequent team work with the research team. This position will require frequent in-state day travel.
|Skills / Knowledge / Abilities||
Data collection knowledge; basic computer skills including MS windows, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint; REDCap (or other survey platform); social media skills.
|Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?||No|
Bachelor's Degree; and Driver's license preferred.
|Deadline to Apply||12/01/2019|
|University Community of Inclusion||
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