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Research Assistant (Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana)
Department: 3670055050 Applied Human Sciences
Job no: 511037
Employment type: Staff Part Time (Unclassified - Term)
Categories: Administrative / Professional, Health Profession, Research / Scientific / Grants, Social / Behavioral Sciences
Pay Grade: 06B
About This Role:
The Department of Applied Human Sciences, within the College of Health and Human Sciences, is seeking a Research Assistant to join their work on a USDA-funded Family Advocacy Program study at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana. This position will serve as the on-site administrator of the sponsored project to facilitate daily implementation of the research project by promoting the program, selecting research participants, designing and implementing database information, and collaborating with the researchers at Kansas State University, Northern Illinois University, and Barksdale Air Force Base. This position reports to the sponsored project's principal investigator.
This is a part-time position that is benefits eligible. Selected candidates will be expected to work approximately 20 hours per week.
Why Join Us:
The Department of Applied Human Sciences consists of seven primary academic programs (Conflict Resolution, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Couple and Family Therapy, Early Childhood Education, Human Development and Family Science, General Human Ecology, and Family and Consumer Sciences Education), as well as Cooperative Extension. The department is committed to conducting comprehensive research with a focus on well-being through multidisciplinary collaborations; providing transformational educational experiences to students; and enhancing the well-being of individuals, families, and communities through engaged and collaborative research, teaching, and service that addresses human needs and improves societal conditions.
The College of Health and Human Sciences is home to six academic departments (Applied Human Sciences; Food, Nutrition, Dietetics & Health; Hospitality Management; Interior Design & Fashion Studies; Personal Financial Planning; and Kinesiology) and three academic units (Interdisciplinary Program in Gerontology, Family and Consumer Sciences Education, and General Human Ecology Studies). In addition, the college received approval from the Kansas Board of Regents to begin a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies program. The College enrolls roughly 2,800 students (graduate and undergraduate) and employs more than 115 full-time faculty members in teaching, research, and Extension positions (https://www.hhs.k-state.edu/). The College is committed to promoting research, scholarship, creative activity, and discovery with a strategic and cohesive focus on health and human behavior.
Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off - vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit: https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits/overview/
We Support Diversity and Inclusion:
Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the https://www.k-state.edu/about/community.html
What You'll Need to Succeed:
• Bachelor's degree in liberal arts, human ecology, or business related field
• General knowledge of administration and research methodology at academic institutions
• Experience in conducting research
• Knowledge of domestic violence
• Demonstrated ability to work with confidential materials
• Computer competency
• Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
How to Apply:
Please submit the following documents:
• Cover Letter
• Three professional references
Screening of Applications Begins:
Immediately and continues until position is filled.
Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:
$ 17.77 - $ 30.20 per hour
Equal Employment Opportunity:
Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.
Background Screening Statement:
In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.
Advertised: Sep 20, 2021
Application Closes: Open until filled