University of Missouri-Kansas City Urban Education Research Center
(UERC), The School of Education, Social Work and Psychological
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.
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
· 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
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
Hourly compensation is up to $23.00/hour commensurate with
experience, education, and internal equity.
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.
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