Research Assistant I - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Provide research and administrative support to the office of Institutional Research and Information Analysis; this support may include:
Gathering, compiling, cleaning and/or entering data.
Assist with transcription and/or coding of qualitative data; Assist in programming, coordinating, and conducting survey research, focus groups and other data collection efforts by cleaning and analyzing data
Assist in producing, cleaning, and analyzing data files; Produce summaries of data from data sets
Assist in organizing, coordinating, and calendaring events; Assist front office by answering phones and providing customer service to walk-in traffic
Assist with general informational requests sent to the office; Assist with paperwork, filing, and other general office duties to support the office administrative staff

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent education plus one year of related experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of/experience with SPSS, Tableau, Qualtrics, or other data analysis/collection tools and experience with or coursework in research methods, statistics, project management is helpful but not required.


Filing and knowledge of general office duties
Basic understanding of research methodology
Basic awareness of descriptive and inferential statistics


Good communication skills (written and verbal)
Customer service skills
Computer skills (Internet, Excel, Windows, Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint)


Good work ethic
Ability to be a team player
Willingness to learn/try new things

Pay Range

$10.54 - $13.17

Keyword Phrases

  • Institutional Research/IInfo
  • Research Assistant I
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • Institutional Research and Planning
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: High School
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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