Position Description: The Research Assistant works with Agile Visual Analytics Lab (AVAL) team to coordinate and implement complex, multifaceted social welfare program evaluation and research activities in a coherent and efficient fashion.
Responsibilities and activities include: -Coordinating research efforts and assisting with data collection (e.g., facilitating focus groups and interviews), management, preparation for analysis (experience with Alteryx preferred) -Conducting basic data analysis -Supporting the development, preparation, and dissemination of various reporting products (experience with Tableau preferred) -Aiding with other general administration of evaluation and research activities
The Research Assistant must operate in a complex technical environment using several software products (e.g., Tableau, Alteryx, R, Stata, ATLAS.ti, Asana, Calendly). The Research Assistant must manage day-to-day evaluation and research activities to ensure efficient and effective research operations. The Research Assistant must support existing data security and confidentiality procedures. The Research Assistant is also responsible for on and off-site evaluation and research support, including; organizing and attending meetings with research partners and stakeholders, collecting/managing data, and supporting the reporting of research and evaluation findings.
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