Research Assistant (Clerc Center)

Gallaudet University
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Job Title: Research Assistant (Clerc Center)
Location: Gallaudet University
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Full/Part Time:
Job ID: 313
Application Information POSITION TITLE: Research Assistant

DEPARTMENT: Monitoring, Research and Evaluation
FT/PT: Part-Time
FLSA: Non-exempt

The Monitoring, Research and Evaluation team at the Clerc Center is looking for a motivated and experienced research assistant, who is responsible, organized, and flexible, to work with a collaborative diverse, equity-focused team to provide support for various projects. Persons of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assists with notetaking of meetings

  • Provides support with project logistics

  • Transcribes videos of project meetings

  • Creates visual graphics of data

  • Assists with data analysis

  • Performs miscellaneous clerical and project-related tasks as needed


  • Must have at least a BA degree

  • Has satisfactorily completed at least one research method course

  • Has experience working on a research project

  • Has experience using apps and programs for organization, presentations, reports, documents and graphics (e.g., Smartsheet, Microsoft apps, Google apps, Piktochart, Prezi)

  • Is flexible and motivated

  • Likes to work with people

  • Is a self-initiator

  • Is fluent in American Sign Language and Written English

  • Trilingualism (ASL, Written English, and another language) is a plus.

Application Information:

Employment Information:

    All employees hired must undergo and pay for a background investigation if selected for the job and must be cleared before starting first day on the job. Current fee for the investigation is $35.50 and fee can be higher if you are from out-of-state.

    Background Check and Gallaudet Student Conduct Office Records must be in a good standing

    Compensation: up to $22.00 per hour / 15-20 hours per week commensurate with experience.

    If you have any questions, please contact Clerc Center Human Resources Office at [email protected]

    Deadline: Until Filled



Gallaudet University, the world’s premier university for living and learning in ASL and English, founded in 1864 by an Act of Congress, which was signed into law by President Abraham Lincoln.



Although Gallaudet is a private institution, by an Act of Congress the University is able to participate in certain Federal benefits programs, specifically the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) and Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS), the Federal Employees Health Benefits program (FEHB), the Federal Employees Group Life Insurance program (FEGLI), Federal Long Term Care Program (FLTCIP), Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAFEDS), and Federal Employers Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP).


Other benefits, privileges, and conditions of employment described in this website pertain solely to Gallaudet University and have been approved by the Gallaudet University Board of Trustees and/or President. Outstanding customer service is a high priority for our department and for the Division of Chief Operating Officer. Your opinion of our service is important to us, and we encourage you to offer feedback on our  Customer Satisfaction Survey. If you have any questions, please feel free to Contact Us.


Mission Statement:

As a strategic collaborator at Gallaudet University, it is the mission of Human Resources to maximize the potential of our greatest asset - our employees.  We embrace change and the opportunities it brings. We are committed to recruiting, developing and retaining a high-performing diverse and bilingual workforce.


Vision Statement:

To be recognized as a valued and trusted strategic partner that supports the mission of Gallaudet University and become an Employer of Choice for top talent.



  • We value, encourage and support a diverse, inclusive and bilingual workforce;
  • We cultivate a culture where people are motivated, valued and engaged;
  • We create and enhance strategic partnerships through collaboration;
  • We continually improve individual and organizational effectiveness; and
  • We enhance services through technology.


Core Values:

Belonging: We cultivate a sense of belonging by valuing, encouraging, engaging and supporting a diverse and bilingual workforce.

Inclusiveness: We solicit the input of others and strive for transparency and inclusiveness and encourage the diversity of thoughts, experiences, and backgrounds.

Service: We have a passion for customer service and are committed to knowing our employees, anticipating their needs, and exceeding expectations.

Openness: We are open to possibilities and foster creativity and innovation to support continuous improvement.

Nobility: We honor our commitments and conduct our work in a manner that promotes fairness, confidentiality, respect, honesty, and trust. We lead by example and advocate equitable treatment in our behaviors, policies, and practices.


Generous Benefit

Gallaudet employees have access to a wide variety of benefits, including:

* Competitive federal insurance plans
* Generous paid time off
* Federal retirement plan matching contributions up to 5% of your pay
* Workplace flexibility
* Career growth opportunities
* Educational benefits & assistance 
* Bison perks and discounts


Learning Opportunities

Gallaudet University is a community where the personal and professional development of our employees always continues. Employees can choose to:

  • Pursue an advanced degree with support from the university’s educational benefits program
  • Participate in on-site professional development as well as LinkedIn courses at no cost
  • Make the most of opportunities such as professional conferences, workshops, and seminars.


Diversity Profile (coming soon)


  • Students: 1523
  • Alumni: 23,000
  • Employees: 900

For more information, please visit at


Gallaudet at a glance

  • Bilingual, diverse, multicultural institution
  • Includes the Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center, a beacon of Deaf education
  • Has a range of programs, resources, and services that includes the following
    • National Deaf Education Center
    • Kendall Demonstration Elementary School (KDES)
    • Model Secondary School for the Deaf (MSSD)

    Based in the heart of Washington, D.C.

To apply, visit at

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(202) 250-2284
Austin Main Office College Hall, Room 106
800 Florida Ave, NE
Northeast Washington
District of Columbia
United States

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