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Office of Educational Innovation and Evaluation (OEIE)

Graduate Assistantship for Project Evaluation

Positions Currently Available 

Position Description

Are you interested in applied social science research and evaluation? Would you like to get some real-world experience in collecting, analyzing
and reporting qualitative and quantitative data while still in school? Our office is looking for an energetic graduate assistant to join our team!

Duties

As part of the evaluation team, you will work with full-time staff to:

  • Development instrumentation
  • Conduct a variety of quantitative and qualitative analysis including Social Network Analysis, Bibliometrics, descriptive statistics, content
    analysis, etc.
  • Design visual representations of data
  • Create report summaries and technical reports
Required Qualifications
  • Interest in applied social science research and evaluation
  • Expertise with Microsoft applications Word, Access, and Excel.
  • Flexibility and ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, accuracy, and attention to detail.
  • Ability to maintain work schedules, meet deadlines in completing assignments, and follow instruction.
  • Ability to think critically to solve problems, and show initiative.
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with staff and maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and follow through on assignments.
Preference given to applicants with experience in:
  • Writing technical reports
  • Coding quantitative and qualitative data
  • Performing basic statistical software functions in SPSS and/or SAS
  • Securing data and mapping in ArcGIS
  • Working with Microsoft Access and Publisher
Application Process

Click here to apply, or copy and paste following link: https://kstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_b437DLIqBuUkp01

Screening and interviews will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Hours: 16-20 hours a week, Monday-Friday (.4 - .5 FTE)

Note: Admission to the Kansas State University Graduate School and minimum enrollment in 6 credit hours (maximum 10 credit hours) isrequired. The graduate student filling this position is eligible to participate in health insurance commensurate with a .5 GTA/GRA appointment.
After one semester of employment, the student may be eligible for up to 9 hours of tuition support.

This is a twelve-month position requiring 16-20 hours per week (.4 - .5 FTE).

Institution Information

Kansas State University is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Background check required.