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Research Assistant (Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey)

Research Assistant (Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey)

Department: (see application details) Applied Human Sciences
Job no: 511348
Employment type: Staff Part Time (Unclassified - Term)
Location: Other
Categories: Administrative / Professional, Office / Clerical, Research / Scientific / Grants, Health & Safety
Pay Grade: 06B

About This Role:

The Department of Applied Human Sciences, within the College of Health and Human Sciences, is seeking a Research Assistant to join their work on a USDA-funded Family Advocacy Program study at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey . This position will serve as the on-site administrator of the sponsored project to facilitate daily implementation of the research project by promoting the program, selecting research participants, designing and implementing database information, and collaborating with the researchers at Kansas State University, Northern Illinois University, and Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst. This position reports to the sponsored project's principal investigator.

This is a part-time position that is benefits eligible. Selected candidates will be expected to work approximately 20 hours per week.

Why Join Us:

The Department of Applied Human Sciences consists of seven primary academic programs (Conflict Resolution, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Couple and Family Therapy, Early Childhood Education, Human Development and Family Science, General Human Ecology, and Family and Consumer Sciences Education), as well as Cooperative Extension. The department is committed to conducting comprehensive research with a focus on well-being through multidisciplinary collaborations; providing transformational educational experiences to students; and enhancing the well-being of individuals, families, and communities through engaged and collaborative research, teaching, and service that addresses human needs and improves societal conditions.

The College of Health and Human Sciences is home to six academic departments (Applied Human Sciences; Food, Nutrition, Dietetics & Health; Hospitality Management; Interior Design & Fashion Studies; Personal Financial Planning; and Kinesiology) and three academic units (Interdisciplinary Program in Gerontology, Family and Consumer Sciences Education, and General Human Ecology Studies). In addition, the college received approval from the Kansas Board of Regents to begin a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies program. The College enrolls roughly 2,800 students (graduate and undergraduate) and employs more than 115 full-time faculty members in teaching, research, and Extension positions ( https://www.hhs.k-state.edu/ ). The College is committed to promoting research, scholarship, creative activity, and discovery with a strategic and cohesive focus on health and human behavior.

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off - vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit: https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits  

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion.  The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You'll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in liberal arts, human ecology, or business related field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • General knowledge of administration and research methodology at academic institutions
  • Experience in conducting research
  • Knowledge of domestic violence
  • Demonstrated ability to work with confidential materials
  • Computer competency

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment


How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Three professional references


Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$ 17.77 - $ 30.20 per hour

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

Advertised:

Sep 15, 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications close:

Posted
09/01/2021
Salary Range
$27,000.00 - 43,000.00
per Year
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Location
KS, US