Research Assistant #0254

Potsdam, NY
Sep 29, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Job TitleResearch Assistant #0254Posting NumberGF 2014000254FLSANon-ExemptFTEPay RatePay Grade LevelFull-time/ Part-timePart-timeIs this a temporary Position?YesJob Description Summary

Position Responsibilities

  • Responsible for transcribing (typing) audio interview recordings that range from 1-2 hours in length.
  • Will transcribe between 30-40 interviews over two semesters.
  • Dialogue with web archive and museum exhibit contractors.
  • Help maintain data files on hard drive, cloud, and public archive.
  • Provide input with website and logo design.
  • Assist with project pre-interviews and recording sessions.
  • Meet weekly with director for project updates and deliverables.
  • Create and maintain IPHP social media pages.
  • Help director plan museum displays.
  • Assist with end of project thank you gala with Entergy, Inc and power plant workers.
  • May visit Indian Point Energy Center and meet employees of Entergy, Inc.
  • Work with contractors and vendors for data storage or museum displays.
Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Undergraduate student (BA) with background in one of the following: history, humanities, social sciences, psychology, sociology, anthropology, journalism, English, or library science.
  • Must be adept at handling MS Office software. Strong writing and editorial skills. Organized and attentive to detail. Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the mission of Indian Point Heritage Project and Clarkson University Beacon Institute.
  • Must reside within commuting distance of Beacon Institute Campus.
  • Willingness to undergo radiation training program and tour Indian Point Energy Center.
Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate student (MA or PhD) with background in one of the following: history, humanities, social sciences, psychology, sociology, anthropology, journalism, English, or library science.
  • Previous experience as a research assistant, conducting interviews, and processing qualitative data in an academic setting.
  • Experienced in web design or archival work.
  • Concentration in energy or industry related topic.
Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, bend and stoop. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Clarkson is committed to complying with the guidelines set forth under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Special RequirementsOpen Date09/28/2020Close Date10/21/2020Open Until FilledYesApplicant Review Start Date10/21/2020Projected Start Date11/10/2020Special Instructions for this Posting

An equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, Clarkson University actively seeks and encourages applications from minorities, women and people with disabilities.

All offers of employment are subject to the applicant successfully passing a background check (including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal records).

Posting Specific Questions

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  1. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Academic Keys
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Clarkson Website
    • Massena-Potsdam Courier Observer
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • IM Diversity
    • Insight Into Diversity
    • JTPA
    • LinkedIn
    • New York Job Bank
    • North Country This Week
    • St. Lawrence Plaindealer
    • Veterans Administration
    • Watertown Daily Times
    • Ogdensburg Journal
    • Employee Referral
    • Alumni Referral
    • Conference Referral
    • Indeed
    • List-serv
    • Discipline specific journals
    • Discipline specific website
    • Times Union
    • Other
    • I do not wish to answer
  2. What is the highest level of completed education that you currently hold?
    • High School Diploma/GED
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • All But Dissertation (ABD)
    • Clinical Doctorate Degree (MD, DPT, OTD, DC, or similar)
    • PhD
  3. How do you embrace Diversity?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. List of References
Optional Documents

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