Columbia, SC
Oct 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number STA00370PO17 Classification Title Research Associate Internal Title Researcher/Evaluator Campus Columbia 01 College/Division College of Social Work Department Center for Child and Family Studies Band Unclassified Advertised Minimum Salary Salary commensurate with qualifications. Advertised Salary Range Salary commensurate with qualifications. Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule Type of Staff Position Research Grant (RGP) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Other Professional

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

This position assists the principal investigator or lead researcher/evaluator in completing complex research and evaluation projects. The research associate will also assist with participant recruitment, data collection, data entry, sampling, and written reports.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Master's degree and 1-year related program
experience, or bachelor's degree and 3 years
related experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience analyzing qualitative and quantitative data. Experience with SPSS for data analysis. Highly motivated and will possess the ability to work both independently and collaboratively with other project partners.


Must have an acute attention to detail and possess excellent organizational skills. Must have experience with using Social Media. Advanced user of Excel. Must possess follow-up skills. Demonstrated mastery of data collection skills, ability to assist with qualitative and quantitative analysis; ability to write and analyze data in reports.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 12/01/2017 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date 07/01/2017 Job Open Date 10/09/2017 Job Close Date 11/30/2017 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least a Master's degree and 1-year related program experience, or bachelor's degree and 3 years related experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents