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Research Project Assistant

Research Project Assistant—Job Standard

Job Family: Technical
Series: Technical Research
Job Code: 4191
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Union Status:

This job standard may be part of one or more career progressions within the Technical Research Series.


Job Overview

Provide technical and administrative assistance and perform data management functions in support of University research projects.

Typical Functions

The duties listed are not all-inclusive. Duties assigned to individual employees may vary.

Provide technical and administrative assistance and perform data management functions in support of University research projects; use judgment in prioritizing work activities and decisions regarding technical applications within established guidelines; assist in or develop operational protocols and systems; ensure quality, consistency, and reliability of data collection and submission processes and compliance with internal and external confidentiality standards and regulatory guidelines.

Communicate with internal and external constituents; provide and gather detailed process and technical information related to clinical or research functions; use discretion in disclosure of information that may be sensitive or confidential in nature.

Perform data management functions; review and maintain clinical/research documentation and related materials; use standard or specialized software applications and oversee database maintenance; assist in or perform audits, analysis, and final review of data; may prepare reports, publications, or proposals specific to designated area.

May provide functional supervision to designated employees and/or affiliates.

Minimum Qualifications

Education and experience equivalent to: 

Bachelor's degree in related field and one to three years' related experience required.

Last modified September 21 2011 03:35 PM