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Part-time Sr Research Assistant, UMKC School of Education, Social Work and Psychological Sciences,

University of Missouri Kansas City
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 7, 2023

Hiring Department

University of Missouri-Kansas City Urban Education Research Center (UERC), The School of Education, Social Work and Psychological Services

The mission of the Urban Education Research Center (UERC) is to create reliable, usable knowledge about education in urban areas with the goal of promoting excellent schooling and improving the lives, opportunities, and communities of urban residents in the Greater Kansas City community and the nation.

Job Description

At the direction of the UERC leadership team, the Sr Research Assistant will assist with evaluation design and data collection, analysis, and reporting. The successful applicant will have strong organizational and analytical skills and the ability to communicate effectively with UERC team members and external partners.


· Work with UERC leadership team to design evaluation projects

· Administer surveys and conduct focus groups

· Assist with quantitative and qualitative data analysis

· Assist with the preparation of charts, tables, graphs, or written summaries of data

· With UERC staff, present findings to external partners

· Other duties as assigned

Five years of experience or equivalent knowledge and skills is a plus.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants for this position requires a Master’s degree including relevant experience working with grants, research projects, data, and program evaluation.

Full Time/Part Time

Part-time, 38-50% FTE, approximately 15-20 hours per week, non benefit-eligible, temporary position. This grant funded position is anticipated to be a 9 month appointment.

This position is open until filled, review of applications to begin immediately.


Hourly compensation is up to $23.00/hour commensurate with experience, education, and internal equity.

Application Instructions

To be considered, you must complete the application which contains two (2) sections: 1. Name and Contact Information 2. Combine all application materials (a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a list of at least five references) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.

Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /,&, %, etc.).

If you are experiencing technical problems, please email .

For questions about the position, please contact including the Job Identification number 48548 and name of the position.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Values Commitment

We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.
In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research and engagement.

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