Applied & Advanced Studies in Education
Position: Graduate Assistant
Starting Date: January, 2010
Minimum Qualifications: Knowledge and skills in the areas of data analysis, working with data files, and writing reports. Experience using Excel and SPSS programs. Applicant must be registered in a CSULA graduate degree program related to statistics, or data analysis (e.g. statistics, math, education or related field) and must be enrolled in course toward completing the graduate degree during the appointment period. Applicants should have the ability to relate well to others within the academic environment and demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multi-ethnic, multicultural environment.
Preferred Qualifications: Ability to work as an independent member of a team; conduct quantitative and qualitative research, write reports of results; and use various computer software packages including Excel and statistical software (eg. SPSS).
Duties: Under the general supervision of the University Assessment Coordinator, the Graduate Assistant will provide assistance in conducting data analysis and report writing as well as support for the on-going University assessment activities. Specific activities include coordinating institutional assessment surveys, compiling, tabulating and reporting statistical data and supporting assessment and evaluation activities.
Salary: $18 per hour, 10-15 hours a week.
California State University, Los Angeles, a comprehensive urban university and one of 23 campuses that comprise The California State University system, offers programs in more than 50 academic and professional fields. The campus is located at the eastern edge of Los Angeles, adjacent to the western San Gabriel Valley, with more than 22,000 full and part-time students reflecting the rich, ethnic diversity of the area. The University is committed to student-centered learning, free scholarly inquiry and academic excellence, hires on the basis of merit, and encourages qualified minorities, women and persons with disabilities to apply.
Required Documentation: Please send cover letter, resume, and three letters of recommendation. Employment contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States and completion of the University’s Application for Employment form.
Application Deadline: Application must be received by December 10, 2009. Address applications, required documentation and/or requests for information to: Dr. Anne Hafner; email@example.com, Department of Applied and Advanced Studies in Education, California State University, Los Angeles, 5151 State University Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90032-8103.
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