Open Positions

 

Program Manger

Percent Time of Work:

  • 100%

Service Schedule:

  • Calendar Year

Position Description:

  • Oversees all aspects of the conduct and management of research projects under the umbrella of the Center for Educational Transformation (CET) 
  • Assists in identifying and addressing research and evaluation needs, including conducting comprehensive literature reviews, needs assessments, conceptualizing and preparing proposals and grants, designing research and evaluation studies, and summarizing  results of research projects.
  • Communicates and disseminates research progress and results
  • Prepares reports, publications, grants, and other written materials
  • Prepares and gives oral presentations on study findings,
  • Identifies funding opportunities and provides technical assistance with the development and submission of grant and research proposals
  • Provides support, training, and assistance to internal and external stakeholders including but not limited to local, national and international partners, research fellows and affiliates, students, and staff
  • Supports the CET director on all aspects of project-related partnerships, communications, and dissemination related to the CET

Education Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in educational research, education psychology, or related field required.

Required Qualifications:

  • At least 3 years of research management experience
  • Research/grant writing experience
  • Ability to lead and direct complex research projects
  • Familiarity with diverse external funding mechanisms (e.g. National Science Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, National Institutes of Health, etc.)
  • Strong knowledge and skills with the composition and submission of grant proposals
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Strong knowledge and skills with quantitative and qualitative research design, data gathering, and qualitative and quantitative software

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in related field; experience working in research center; documented history of external funding; and mixed methods experience preferred.

Application Process: 

 


Undergraduate Research Assistant*

(Note: *This is an hourly student employee position for the academic year only)

Terms of Employment: 

  • For 2019-2020 academic year only 12 hours per week, ending May 8, 2020.

Compensation:

  • Hourly compensation is $10.75 per hour.

Qualifications:

  • Must be enrolled in classes at UNI.

  • Must have and maintain a strong GPA.

  • Willingness to make a one year commitment.

  • Some interest in research topics related to diversity and culture preferred.

  • Some interest in formal and informal human helping (e.g., coaching, counseling, law, medicine, nutrition, psychology, social work, teaching).

Application Process:


Work Study Research Assistant

Terms of Employment: 

  • For the academic year.

Compensation:

  • Hourly compensation is dependent on student’s work study award.

Qualifications:

  • Student must be awarded Federal Work-Study for the academic year.

  • Must be enrolled in classes at UNI.

  • Must have and maintain a strong GPA.

  • Willingness to make a one year commitment.

  • Some interest in research topics related to diversity and culture preferred.

  • Some interest in formal and informal human helping (e.g., coaching, counseling, law, medicine, nutrition, psychology, social work, teaching).

Application Process:


Summer 2020 Undergraduate Research Assistant*

(Note: *This is an hourly student employee position for the summer only)

Terms of Employment:

  • For Summer 2020 only 20 hours per week, beginning May 11, 2020 and ending August 21, 2020.

Compensation:

  • Hourly compensation is $10.75 per hour.

Qualifications:

  • Must be enrolled in classes at UNI.

  • Must have and maintain a strong GPA.

  • Willingness to make a one year commitment.

  • Some interest in research topics related to diversity and culture preferred.

  • Some interest in formal and informal human helping (e.g., coaching, counseling, law, medicine, nutrition, psychology, social work, teaching).

Application Process:


Academic Year Graduate Research Assistantship

Position Title:

  • Graduate Research Assistantship for the Center for Educational Transformation.

Reports to:

  • Dr. Lisa M. Hooper, Richard O. Jacobson Endowed Chair for Research and Director for the Center for Educational Transformation.

Terms of Employment:

  • For the fall semester -August 26-December 20, 2019: 20 hours per week, beginning first week of the semester and ending the last day of final exam week. Does not include the week of Thanksgiving Break.

  • For the spring semester -January 13-May 8, 2020: 20 hours per week, beginning first week of the semester and ending the last day of final exam week. Does not include the week of Spring Break.

Compensation:

  • Full Assistantship salary is $5,284 per semester. Half time Assistantship salary is $2,642 per semester.

  • Salary will be prorated weekly for late start.

  • Graduate Assistants may qualify for in-state tuition and fees.

  • Graduate Assistants receive University holidays and do not work during. Thanksgiving Break, Spring Break, or the interims between semesters.

  • The Graduate Assistantship and Tuition Scholarship will be applied for and awarded separately. Receiving one will not insure that the other will be awarded to the applicant.

Qualifications:

  • Must be a full-time, degree-seeking student in a UNI graduate program.

  • Maintain a UNI cumulative graduate GPA of at least 3.00. A newly admitted graduate student must have at least a 3.0 GPA for undergraduate or previous graduate work of at least 8 graded credit hours.

  • Must be enrolled in 9 graduate credits each semester of assistantship.

  • Some research experience preferred.

  • Some interest in research topics related to diversity and culture preferred.

  • Some interest in formal and informal human helping (e.g., coaching, counseling, law, medicine, nutrition, psychology, social work, teaching).

Position Description:

  • As a graduate research assistant, you will assist with the procedures associated with the conceptualization and conduct of ethical, culturally responsive research, and community engagement. Your duties may include:

    • Conducting literature reviews.

    • Writing annotated bibliographies.

    • Writing abstracts and presenting papers for conferences.

    • Writing papers, literature reviews, or other parts of manuscripts.

    • Conducting interviews and focus groups.

    • Cleaning and managing data.

    • Data analysis.

    • Attending Center meetings.

    • Assisting in locating and writing grants.

    • Measurement development.

    • Traveling to schools or other community agencies (i.e., conducting research activities off campus).

Application Process and Deadline:


Academic Year Hourly Graduate Research Assistant*

(Note: *This is an hourly student employee position for the academic year only)

Position Title:

  • Hourly Graduate Research Assistant for the Center for Educational Transformation.

Reports to:

  • Dr. Lisa M. Hooper, Richard O. Jacobson Endowed Chair for Research and Director for the Center for Educational Transformation.

Terms of Employment:

  • For Spring 2020 only 20 hours per week, beginning January 13, 2020 and ending May 8, 2020.

Compensation:

  • Hourly compensation is $16.00 per hour.

Qualifications:

  • GPA must be in good standing (i.e. at least a 3.0)
  • Some research experience preferred.
  • Some interest in research topics related to diversity and culture preferred.
  • Some interest in formal and informal human helping (e.g., coaching, counseling, law, medicine, nutrition, psychology, social work, teaching).

Position Description:

  • As a summer only hourly student employee and graduate research assistant, you will assist with the procedures associated with the conceptualization and conduct of ethical, culturally responsive research, and community engagement. Duties may include:
    • Conducting literature reviews.
    • Writing annotated bibliographies.
    • Writing abstracts and presenting papers for conferences.
    • Writing papers, literature reviews, or other parts of manuscripts.
    • Conducting interviews and focus groups.
    • Cleaning and managing data.
    • Data analysis.
    • Attending Center meetings.
    • Assisting in locating and writing grants.
    • Measurement development.
    • Traveling to schools or other community agencies during the summer (i.e., conducting research activities off campus).

Application Process and Deadline:

 

Summer 2020 Hourly Graduate Research Assistant*

(Note: *This is an hourly student employee position for the summer only)

Position Title:

  • Hourly Graduate Research Assistant for the Center for Educational Transformation.

Reports to:

  • Dr. Lisa M. Hooper, Richard O. Jacobson Endowed Chair for Research and Director for the Center for Educational Transformation.

Terms of Employment:

  • For Summer 2020 only 20 hours per week, beginning May 11, 2020 and ending August 21, 2020.

Compensation:

  • Hourly compensation is $16.00 per hour.

Qualifications:

  • GPA must be in good standing (i.e. at least a 3.0)

  • Some research experience preferred.

  • Some interest in research topics related to diversity and culture preferred.

  • Some interest in formal and informal human helping (e.g., coaching, counseling, law, medicine, nutrition, psychology, social work, teaching).

Position Description:

  • As a summer only hourly student employee and graduate research assistant, you will assist with the procedures associated with the conceptualization and conduct of ethical, culturally responsive research, and community engagement. Duties may include:

    • Conducting literature reviews.

    • Writing annotated bibliographies.

    • Writing abstracts and presenting papers for conferences.

    • Writing papers, literature reviews, or other parts of manuscripts.

    • Conducting interviews and focus groups.

    • Cleaning and managing data.

    • Data analysis.

    • Attending Center meetings.

    • Assisting in locating and writing grants.

    • Measurement development.

    • Traveling to schools or other community agencies during the summer (i.e., conducting research activities off campus).

Application Process and Deadline: