Research Assistant

Children's Forum

Assist with database management and data collection, analysis, and reporting for research projects administered by the Children’s Forum. Ensure timely and efficient completion of deliverables and coordinate and collaborate with other team members as needed. Must hold a Bachelor’s degree or higher with at least two years of data analysis or research related experience.

Department: Research Department

Status: Full-time, Exempt

Location: Tallahassee

Salary range: $45,000 to $50,000

Job Function:

Responsible for assisting with research activities of the Children’s Forum under the supervision of the Vice President of Research. Position will include conducting data collection and data management, analysis, and reporting for research projects administered by the Children’s Forum.

Specific Job Duties:

  1. Data Collection: Obtain existing data through public sources or data requests and collect survey and interview data.
  2. Data Analysis: Conduct descriptive statistics (such as frequencies, percentages, averages, medians) and content analysis.
  1. Reporting: Develop data charts, graphs and displays; prepare written research reports; prepare power point presentations; and assist with the distribution of research reports and materials.
  1. Database Management: Manage research activities and tasks including database management; ensure timely and efficient completion of deliverables; coordinate and collaborate with other team members as needed to accomplish the work of the position.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to work well independently and as part of a team.
  • Must be able to organize multiple tasks to complete deliverables accurately and on time.
  • Must have experience with conducting statistics such as percentages, frequencies, averages, and medians.
  • Must be able to edit, write, and develop research reports, briefs, and other documents.
  • Must be computer literate and have knowledge of Microsoft Office tools including Excel.
  • Must be able to be able to set up and hold meetings via virtual platforms (e.g., ZOOM).
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds.

 Education and Experience: Must have a Bachelor’s degree with at least (2) two years of data analysis or research related experience.

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