Research Professional II

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Posting NumberS05278PWorking TitleResearch Professional IIDepartmentPSO Carl Vinson Institute of GovtAbout the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/DepartmentCollege/Unit/Department websitePosting TypeExternalRetirement PlanTRSEmployment TypeEmployeeBenefits EligibilityBenefits EligibleFull/Part timeFull TimeWork ScheduleAdditional Schedule Information

Normal hours are M-F, 8-5.

Advertised Salary$25,175 - $40,000Posting Date10/07/2020Open until filledYesClosing DateProposed Starting Date11/01/2020Special Instructions to ApplicantsLocation of VacancyAthens Area EEO Policy Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).

Classification TitleResearch Paraprofessional/ProfessionalFLSANon-ExemptJob FamilyFTE1.00Minimum Qualifications

Requires technical knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship, a 2-year degree, or professional certificate. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Preferred QualificationsPosition Summary

Project/technical assistance/client management including: client meetings, development of data collection instruments and data collection strategies, focus groups and interviewing, data analysis, and communication of results/findings/conclusions via report-writing and professional presentations.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or CompetenciesPhysical Demands

Normal for office environment. Driving.

Is driving a responsibility of this position?YesIs this a Position of Trust?YesDoes this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?NoDoes this position require a P-Card? NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? NoDoes this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?NoDoes this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)NoCredit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.

Duties/Responsibilities

Duties/Responsibilities

Provides technical assistance and programmatic support for survey research and evaluation projects.

Percentage of time30Duties/Responsibilities

Performs data collection and data analysis using appropriate data management and statistical procedures. Assists with interviews and focus groups on matters related to proposal development, cost estimation, and data collection.

Percentage of time30Duties/Responsibilities

Assists with drafting research and technical assistance reports. Collaborates on presenting research and technical assistance reports, highlighting data trends, findings, and results for client and professional meetings.

Percentage of time20Duties/Responsibilities

Meets and interacts with clients in developing projects and research design, reviewing data analysis, and presenting findings. Executes and/or assists with project timelines and deliverables to ensure contract compliance.

Percentage of time10Duties/Responsibilities

Manages data analyst, student, temporary, and other support staff involved in survey and evaluation projects.

Percentage of time10Posting Specific Questions

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    Posted: 10/8/2020
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