Research Assistant II - History/Political Science - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Assists the director of the Office of New Urban Mechanics by serving as the lead conducting research related to various civic engagement projects; working directly with community partners and clients to assure successful and timely completion of projects; collecting and analyzing data; developing written reports; and assisting with the design and execution of major events and activities in association with local government leaders and community partners. The research assistant will assist with other administrative tasks as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor’s degree in a field of study directly related to the research subject or equivalent combination of education and experience totaling four years.

Preferred Qualifications

Any experience with graphic design, digital media, social media, or general marketing will be considered favorably.


Knowledge of research design and procedures, specifically in approaches anchored in “design thinking”.


Skills in conducting interviews, focus groups, surveys, and general research design.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


Ability to produce professional quality research, writing, and findings in a timely manner.

Pay Range

$13.01 to $16.26 per hour

Special Instructions to Applicants

Under “Reference’s Letter” Please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

Keyword Phrases

  • History/Political Science
  • Research Assistant II - History/Political Science
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • Laboratory and Research
  • Data Analysis
  • Economic and Business Development
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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