Research Assistant Senior

  • University of Kentucky
  • Lexington, KY
  • Mar 15, 2019

Job Description

University of Kentucky

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Research Assistant Senior
Requisition Number RE17611
Working Title
Work Location Hazard, KY
Grade Level 41
Salary Range $14.77-23.63/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education
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Required Related Experience
2 yrs
Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
Sitting long periods of time
Days, Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm
Job Summary
The Center for Excellence in Rural Health is currently seeking a Research Assistant Senior to handle data management, basic data visualization and tracking in accordance with research projects and IRB protocol.

This position will assist research teams to ensure time frames and deadlines are met. The Research Assistant Senior will also work to establish and maintain a social media plan with the Center, along with internal and external tracking and monitoring of Center events.

This position will be integral in coordinating marketing efforts in conjunction with academic functions. In addition, this position will establish a training calendar and assist with the coordination of these efforts.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Communication skills, advanced computer skills, and database skills.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Bachelor's degree plus more than two years related research experience preferred.
Deadline to Apply 03/20/2019
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.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * University of Kentucky HealthCare seeks to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent employees, to provide the best experience for every patient, every time. If selected for a position, do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Values of diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.
    (Open Ended Question)
  3. * Are you aware that this position is located in Hazard, KY?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Please choose the answer that best describes your amount of paid, full-time experience working with IRB protocols.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 2 years
    • More than 2 years, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years
  5. * Describe your experience using social media for educational and/or professional purposes, including writing, editing, and/or managing those accounts.
    (Open Ended Question)
  6. * Describe your experience working with data input, generating reports and research tracking database.
    (Open Ended Question)
  7. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents