Job Title: Graduate Research Assistant for Surveys and Data Analysis: Office of Student Affairs Assessment and the Vice President of Student Affairs
Hours Per Week: 20
Wage: $1,111 monthly
Job Category: Graduate Assistantship Job Type: On-Campus Job
Work Type: Non work-study job
Position Description: The Graduate Research Assistant for Surveys and Data Analysis will work on survey, data analysis, data reporting, and website projects, and occasionally on student engagement projects in the Division of Student Affairs. The number of hours per week may vary somewhat but will average 20 hours per week. Specifically, this will include analyzing survey and assessment data, answering questions about survey design strategies and techniques, editing and collaborating on the development and implementation of surveys, creating written reports, graphs, tables, and charts, using software tools such as SPSS, Tableau, Power BI, or Adobe Illustrator to create data visualizations, and participating in efforts to support and engage students through programs and services in the Division of Student Affairs. Additionally, the position may also provide support to other projects or special events in the Office of the Vice President as needed.
This position is a full-time (20 hours per week) graduate assistantship for the fall 2016 and spring 2017 semesters. Summer funding for the summer of 2017 might be considered. Position could be renewable depending upon performance.
• Collaborate on survey development, design, and implementation.
• Support data analysis using appropriate software.
• Write data analysis reports and create tables, graphs, and data visualizations as directed.
• Support the sharing of data reports and communication with stakeholders through website review and improvement.
• Encourage student engagement by supporting programs and services in the Division of Student Affairs.
• Other responsibilities as assigned.
• Must be admitted to a graduate degree program at NDSU and maintain minimum enrollment per NDSU policy for the duration of the appointment. Must maintain good standing during the appointment period.
• Experience developing, administering, and supporting surveys. v
• Flexible scheduling including availability during regular daytime office hours.
• Computer knowledge, including Microsoft Office, and statistical analysis tools such as SPSS, SAS, Tableau, etc.
• Effective interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to work collaboratively with staff and students and to prioritize and track multiple projects.
• Professional presence.
• Significant experience working with surveys including formal coursework in survey design.
• Significant experience working with student engagement and involvement.
• Significant experience working with data analysis and analysis software programs, such as SPSS.
• Experience producing statistical reports and data visualizations.
• Experience working with websites.
This position provides a standard tuition waiver (not including fees) and a monthly stipend of $1,111.11 ($10,000 for 9-months), paid bi-weekly. Differential tuition, if applicable, will be the responsibility of the student. Position runs August 23, 2016 to May 13, 2017.
How to Apply: To apply, email a cover letter that clearly describes your qualifications and how they match the required qualifications, a resume, and a list of 3 references.