Sr Professional Research Asst

Colorado Springs, CO
Oct 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The College of Education at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) invites applications for a part-time (50%) Senior Professional Research Assistant. The successful candidate will be involved in implementation of all aspects of research related to the National Professional Development Grant Project. The Senior Professional Research Assistant will engage in research and program evaluation activities such as statistical, qualitative and quantitative analysis and interpretation. Responsibilities also include assisting with project data management, such as coordination of internal and external scheduling related to project data tasks and analysis. The Research Senior Professional will work closely with Co-Principal Investigators, Project Director, Lead Supervisor, Data Manager, Coaches and external evaluator to monitor grant activity related to research and data analysis.

The annual salary for this 50% position is $30,000.

The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package. Information on benefits programs can be found at:

The University of Colorado is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To assist in achieving this goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check and, when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history check.

UCCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for with disabilities by contacting the Office of Human Resources at (719) 255-3372.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) is one of four campuses in the University of Colorado system and is home to over 12,400 undergraduate and 1,800 graduate students. UCCS is among the fastest growing universities in the state and is consistently ranked as one of the top Western regional universities by U.S. New & World Report. Colorado Springs, (pop. 400K+) is situated at the base of Pikes Peak, offers many recreational and cultural activities and was recently ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top Best Places to Live in the U.S.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • MA in TESOL or closely related field
  • at least 12 months of experience in analyzing data from various sources
  • at least 12 months of experience with MS Office suite

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Doctoral degree in education or closely related field
  • at least three years of experience in program evaluation and research, including research conceptualization and evaluation planning, design, data collection, data management and analysis and pulling, merging and joining data from various systems
  • at least 12 months of experience with statistical analysis and interpretation
  • at least 12 months of experience conducting qualitative research and analysis

Special Instructions to Applicants:Applications received by October 20, 2017 will receive full consideration.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, Unofficial transcript(s)

Application Materials Instructions:In order for an application to be considered, applicants must label each required attachment with the relevant title, attach the required documents for this position announcement to the submission and check the Job Specific Attachments box next to each document in the submission. If you have technical difficulties with your application, please contact the CU Careers help desk at 303-860-4200 #5 or Job related inquiries should be directed to the posting contact.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Colorado Springs

Department: C0001 -- Colorado Springs Campus - 40036 - College of Education

Schedule: Part-time

Posting Date: Oct 6, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Anita Sepp

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00460797


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