Research Assistant

  • Ohio State University
  • Columbus, OH
  • Apr 09, 2021
Full time Education Research

Job Description

The Research Assistant assists in the general coordination and conduct of quantitative and qualitative research and assessment for the Center for the Study of Student Life by collecting and analyzing data, preparing and distributing reports of new and existing research and assessment projects. Assists in collaboration and consultation with Student Life departments regarding their assessment and research; performs critical analysis of literature related to current research and best practices; launches assessments via existing software; tabulates and assists in processing and analysis of data; generates reports summarizing results of research and assessment; presents results to constituents when appropriate. Manages various administrative and research task for the office, including managing website, users in Qualtrics survey software, Annual Report online system, manages Institutional Review Board protocol and ensures CSSL materials are accessible.

Additional Information:

Required: Bachelors degree in Social Science or equivalence combination of education and experience. One year of experience conducting social science or education research.

Desired: Experience using Word, Excel, SPSS and Qualtrics software; coursework completed in research methods, descriptive and inferential statistics; experience managing large datasets; experience conducting literature reviews, creating tables and charts in American Psychological Association (APA) format; experience writing research protocols for Institutional Review Board.

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