16 days old

Administrative Research Assistant Senior

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Administrative Research Assistant Senior
Requisition Number RE21048
Working Title
Department Name 8E140:Sociology
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 42
Salary Range $16.49-26.38/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

2 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Sitting and/or standing at the work station for extended periods; and lifting and/or carrying light weight objects up to 20 pounds.


Days, Monday-Friday; occasional weekends and evenings as needed; and extensive in-state day travel.

Job Summary

The Sociology Department is seeking an Administrative Research Assistant Senior to work on grant-funded research studies collecting data from individuals involved in or employed by the criminal justice system. This is a limited-term (4-5 years) position. Duties include recruiting participants, collecting survey data, conducting qualitative interviews, locating participants for follow-up data collection, and adhering to study protocols. The successful candidate will also be expected to coordinate daily operations; draft study materials; serve as a liaison; monitor the study tracking system; prepare reports; and perform other duties as assigned.This position requires strong interpersonal skills for establishing rapport with participants and development a partnership with the Kentucky Department of Corrections staff and administration, as well frequent team work with the research team. This position will require frequent in-state day travel.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Data collection knowledge; basic computer skills including MS windows, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint; REDCap (or other survey platform); social media skills.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Bachelors Degree; and Drivers license preferred.

Deadline to Apply 12/01/2019
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2019-11-05 Expires: 2019-12-05

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