Student Research Assistant - IE

Position Details

Working Title Student Research Assistant - IE Posting Number J1816 Position Type Institutional Employment Position Status Part Time College/Division Advancement Information Services Department 100494 - Prospect Research Pay Rate Hourly Specify Range or Amount 9.50 - 11.50

General Information Student Research Assistants works for the Office of Prospect Research supporting University Advancement by identifying and maintaining data points to guide fundraising efforts. Successful candidates will be responsible for entering, calculating, evaluating, organizing, writing and editing data. Student Research Assistants are expected to work 8-12 hours per week. Duties and Responsibilities Database verification of constituents.
Scanning newspapers and internet/news alerts.
Assisting Central Filing.
Data analysis, statistical computations and data entry.
Project support and maintenance.
Proper handling and disposal of confidential documents.
Additional duties as assigned. Qualifications Requires strong analytical, written, and verbal communication skills, as well as proficiency in data entry, database management, and Microsoft Excel. Previous experience with statistical packages is a plus. Conditions of Employment

Students must be degree-seeking students, enrolled on at least a half-time basis (6 credits for undergraduate and 5 credits for graduate).

E-Verify Notice: After accepting employment, new hires are required to complete an I-9 form and present documentation of their identity and eligibility to work in the United States. James Madison University uses the E-Verify system to confirm identity and work authorization.

Posting Date 08/31/2021 Beginning Review Date 09/15/2021 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Proposed Starting Date 09/23/2019 EEO Statement

James Madison University is committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.

We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality.

Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.

Reasonable Accommodation Request

If you are a student with a disability and need assistance please contact the Office of Disability Services at (540) 568-6705 or . You may also visit the Office of Disability Services, located in the Student Success Center, Suite 1202 and they will be happy to assist you.

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Social Science Research Assistants


Bachelor's Degree

Job type

Full time

Salary Range
$25,000.00 - 36,000.00
per Year
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Harrisonburg, VA 22801, US
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