Research Assistant

Location
Columbia, MO
Posted
May 25, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Description

This position is working with a team of University of Missouri Extension educators conducting varied educational and applied research activities. Job responsibilities will include:
*Prepare written analysis as required for different phases of grant and Extension projects.
*Research and prepare communications, presentations, and publications for stakeholders.
*Conduct survey, economic impact analysis, web programming and program evaluations as needed.
*Supervise undergraduate student employees who are assisting in data collection and other projects.
*Provide leadership on office financial management, policies and procedures.
*Perform other duties as assigned.




Qualifications

*A Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics or a similar degree program is required.
*Excellent written and communication skills is required.
*Experience working with state and national granting agencies/programs is required.
*Experience designing and implementing social media and web platforms is required.
*Minimum of 3 years professional work experience is preferred.




Salary

Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.





Application Materials

All applications must include a letter of application, current resume/CV, and contact information for three professional references.




Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Missouri is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.

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