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Research Assistant

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please submit a cover letter explaining how you meet the qualifications for the position. Resume is desirable but optional. Position will be open until filled or 10/07/2017, which ever comes first.

Position Information

General Information

Position Number FWS75
Working Title Research Assistant
Division Academic Affairs
Department College of Education (Col)
Work Unit Reading & Elementary ED
Work Location College of Education
Vacancy Open To UNC Charlotte Students Only
Position Designation Federal Work Study
Employment Type Temporary - Part-time
Hours per week 10 to 12
Work Schedule

Flexible and varies depending on student’s availability. To be worked out.

Pay Rate 10.00
Minimum Experience/Education

Must be a currently enrolled UNC Charlotte student. Additionally, must have been awarded, and accepted, Federal Work Study funding as part of a financial aid package as administered by the Office of Student Financial Aid.

For this position you need to have (1) Knowledge of Microsoft Word, (2) Knowledge of Excel, (3) Excellent typing skills, (4) Excellent organization skills and (5) Perform assigned tasks in a timely and responsible manner.

Departmental Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education:
Duties and Responsibilities

1) Transcribing recorded interviews into Word documents, 2) Conducting searches for scholarly articles on academic databases (ERIC, for examples) on the Atkins Library website, 3) Writing brief summaries of articles

Other Work/Responsibilities

Some copying and scanning of documents

Necessary Licenses or Certifications
Proposed Hire Date 09/25/2017
Expected Length of Assignment 8 months
Posting Open Date 09/08/2017
Posting Close Date 10/07/2017
Special Notes to Applicants

Please submit a cover letter explaining how you meet the qualifications for the position. Resume is desirable but optional.

Position will be open until filled or 10/07/2017, which ever comes first.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Have you been awarded and accepted the Federal Work Study Grant, by the Student Financial Aid Department?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you currently enrolled as a student at UNC Charlotte?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
Optional Documents
  1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae