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Research Asst. Intermediate

Job in Las Cruces - Dona Ana County - NM New Mexico - USA
Part Time position
Listed on 2019-10-10
Salary 21343.5 USD Yearly USD 21343.5 YEAR
Job specializations:
  • Education
    General Education, Institutional Research
  • Science
    Biology
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Requisition Number 1901994S
Classification Title Research Asst,Inter
Position Job Title Research Asst,Inter
College/Division President Office
Department 520835-Accreditation, Outcomes & Acad Plng
Position Number 716692
Internal or External Search External - Open to all applicants
Appointment Full-time Equivalency 0.675
Reports To Position Title Program Manager, Sr.
Target Hourly/Salary Rate $21,343.50
Pay Level 06
Pay Base Salary
Recruitment Summary

New Mexico State University is a comprehensive land-grant institution of higher learning accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Universities. An active research university, NMSU anchors the southern end of New Mexico’s Rio Grande Research Corridor, exceeding $140 million in research and public service expenditures. NMSU is classified as a Hispanic-serving institution by the federal government with a total minority enrollment over 48%. Home to the state’s NASA Space Grant Program, NMSU is located in Las Cruces, which features desert mesas, the farmlands of the Rio Grande Valley, and the Organ Mountains, an extension of the Rocky Mountain chain. The University is committed to building a cultural diverse educational environment.
Job Duties and Responsibilities

Resolves problems in areas of systems, applications, and reporting through comprehensive review and planning. Assists with data collection and organization, report writing, and documentation. Ensures that all projects meet required organizational milestones. Drafts, reviews, and finalizes project reports and ensures that documentation is complete. Completes technical duties related to operating and administrative projects that affect the status and successful completion of various organizational activities. May be required to coordinate with others who assist in specific assignments. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Classification Summary

Intermediate-level professional in support of a project in a research discipline. Involved in leading lower-level professional and technical support staff or in complex scientific research. Performs complex data collection, reduction, and laboratory techniques requiring the use of independent judgment. Performs tests and analyses to determine procedures to be used and interprets results.
Classification Standard Duties

Collects, processes, and assists in the compilation and verification of research data, samples, and/or specimens, following strict protocol and detailed instructions. Performs or assists with the execution of routine research protocol, such as interviewing, testing, and/or scientific procedures. Uses specialized analytical equipment, instrumentation, and/or statistical software, as specifically assigned, to assist with routine data analysis and interpretation, as appropriate to the position. Assists in the setup, operation, and maintenance of research equipment, instrumentation, and/or facilities, as specifically instructed. May travel to field research sites or other locations to collect and record data and/or samples, as appropriate to established study objectives and protocols. Follows established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety, environmental, and/or infection control standards.
Knowledge

Knowledge and understanding of principles, procedures, regulations, and standards applicable to the job. Understanding of the University’s mission, vision and goals.
Skills

Skill in the use of computerized systems and databases.
Abilities

Ability to understand and follow basic scientific research protocol and procedure. Ability to understand and follow complex, detailed technical instructions.
Required Education

Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
Required Experience

No previous work experience required.
Equivalency None
Preferred Qualifications
Required Certification/License
Special Requirements
Other Departmental Requirements
Standard Work Schedule Standard (M-F, 8-5)
If not a Standard Work Schedule, please describe
Physical Work Location State NM-New Mexico
Physical Work Location County, if in New Mexico DA-Dona Ana
Work Site
Contingent Upon Funding Contingent upon external funds
Bargaining Unit Eligible Posting Announcement Statement This is NOT a bargaining unit position with American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME).
Tenure Track No
Posting Date 10/03/2019
Closing Date 10/31/2019
Anticipated Job Begin Date (optional)
Anticipated Job End Date, if applicable (optional)
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants

The electronic application is the official document that will be used to qualify applicants. Paper/email documents will not be accepted. Required documents must be attached to this application.
Quicklink for Posting (Please contact us using the "Apply for this Job Posting" box below)
Working Conditions and Physical Effort

Environment Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
Physical Effort No or very limited physical effort required.
Lifting Requirements Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 10 pounds or some standing or walking.
Risk No or very limited exposure to physical risk.
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

   * Where did you become aware of this position opening?
       NMSU Website
       Las Cruces Sun News/El Paso Times
       Albuquerque Journal
       Chronicle of Higher Ed
       New Mexico Department of Labor
       Other (If other please answer next question)
   If you became aware of this posting from another source, please describe?

   (Open Ended Question)
   * Do you have a Bachelor's degree or higher level of education?
       Yes
       No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents

   Resume/CV
   Letter of Interest/Cover Letter
   Unofficial Transcripts (Undergraduate and Graduate Combined)

NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
Position Requirements
Bachelor,   Less than 1 Year work experience
Tableau, GIS, Data Analysis, EXCEL, Statistical Software
Required Language Skills:
  • English - Very good
Contact Information
Contact Name: New Mexico State University
Contact Phone: 5756463352
Preferred method of contact: Email with CV via Application Box below.
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