Work at Edu
Are you detail-oriented and tech savvy?
We need a research assistant to support and assist our evaluation team.
You will help complete multi-year studies to monitor and improve
large research and education projects at universities.
We are looking for team player to work on a wide variety of research and data-related tasks.
This is a part-time work from your office.
Provide quantitative and qualitative research support to evaluators
Help Edu team members to plan and manage tasks and projects
Create analytics reports to facilitate decision-making by evaluators
Data entry skills
Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office, Google Suite, Adobe Acrobat, and web-based services
Analyze and interpret simple data sets
Fluency in and ability to learn software and online services
Anticipate and solve problems
Communicate effectively via email and video conferencing
WHAT YOU'LL DO
In your role as research assistant, you will work in a small team of three to five consultants to provide general support to evaluators. This includes maintaining project timelines, updating dashboards, and creating analytics reports using the LiquidPlanner project management software.
You will support research and evaluation studies by preparing and assisting with interviews and focus groups, administering surveys, and performing data entry, as well as by conducting simple quantitative and qualitative analysis.
Plan on doing web-based research and review of grey literature and academic publications. Experience in or the ability to quickly learn bibliometrics is helpful.
You will be encouraged to bring a critical eye to your work – always look for ways to improve the status quo. Your feedback on the quality and efficiency of our evaluation protocols, methods, and processes will be highly valued.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
One to two years of experience in a research or library science role.
Post-secondary degree from an accredited institution. Graduate studies preferred.
While a degree and/or certification is preferred Edu will consider equivalent experience that lets you demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities to do the job.
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