Research Associate

Posted on6/13/2018
Job typeFull-time
Reports toExecutive Director
Reports in officeCenter for the Study of Student Life
Application due date6/1/18
Job start date8/1/18
CityColumbus
State/ProvinceOhio
InstitutionThe Ohio State University
Institution descriptionFor 148 years, The Ohio State University's campus in Columbus has been the stage for academic achievement and a laboratory for innovation. It's where friendships are forged. It's where rivalries and revelry are born.

The university's main campus is one of America's largest and most comprehensive. As Ohio's best and one of the nation's top-20 public universities, Ohio State is further recognized by a top-rated academic medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center. As a land-grant university, Ohio State has a physical presence throughout the state, with campuses and research centers located around Ohio.
Job dutiesThe Research Associate leads and coordinates quantitative and qualitative data analysis, reporting and distribution of new and existing assessment and research projects (such as the Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Misconduct; Graduation Survey); assists in development research and assessment goals and plan work to attain these goals; designs and implements assessment and research on select topics related to higher education and student affairs; performs complex statistical analyses; designs and implements data management and processing systems to code research data and prepare comprehensive reports; writes and administers surveys; prepares research papers and manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals and presentation at regional and national conferences and workshops; prepares reports and visual representations of data, including interactive dashboards; consults with various internal and external partners on appropriate research methods; provides guidance and mentoring to undergraduate research assistants and graduate administrative assistants; completes ad hoc requests.The Research Associate leads and coordinates quantitative and qualitative data analysis, reporting and distribution of new and existing assessment and research projects (such as the Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Misconduct; Graduation Survey); assists in development research and assessment goals and plan work to attain these goals; designs and implements assessment and research on select topics related to higher education and student affairs; performs complex statistical analyses; designs and implements data management and processing systems to code research data and prepare comprehensive reports; writes and administers surveys; prepares research papers and manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals and presentation at regional and national conferences and workshops; prepares reports and visual representations of data, including interactive dashboards; consults with various internal and external partners on appropriate research methods; provides guidance and mentoring to undergraduate research assistants and graduate administrative assistants; completes ad hoc requests.
QualificationsRequired: Master’s degree in social science, education or related field or equivalent combination of education or experience; strong technical writing skills; one year of experience using Qualtrics survey software; advanced knowledge of data analysis and applied statistics of the social sciences, including multiple regression; three years of experience using SPSS or STATA; one year of experience using Microsoft Excel, Word and Access.
Salary range$40,000 - $60,000
Salary benefitsSalary range: $48,000-$55,000
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