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Assistant Research Specialist, prov.

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Location: Rochester, NY
Title: Assistant Research Specialist, prov.
Deadline: July 13, 2024 5:00pm
Salary: $58,543 - $80,512 annually
Agency/Dept.: Research Strategy & Development

Description of Duties

This position is responsible for assisting in conducting research and providing subject-related advice to the department.  The employee will apply their understanding of the sociocultural factors that contribute to social impact, with a specific focus on underrepresented communities. The employee assists with gathering and analyzing data to ensure facts, findings, and resources adhere to required methodologies. This position works with information technology, database design and maintenance, and quality checks and systems integrity to aide in identifying trends in the community. The employee reports directly to, and works under the direct supervision of, the Assistant Director of Research Strategy and Development or other higher-level staff member.  Does related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma plus, EITHER:

  1. Graduation with a Master’s degree, plus one (1) year paid full-time or its part-time equivalent professional* experience in research, working with community-based participatory research, or in applied research; OR,
  2. Graduation with a Bachelor’s degree, plus three (3) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent professional* experience in research, working with community-based participatory research, or in applied research; OR,
  3. An equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B) above.

*Professional experience for the purposes of these minimum qualifications, does not include secretarial/clerical or similar experience.

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