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OPS Research Assistant CEDB

Apply now Job no: 494554
Work type: Temporary, Staff Part-time
Location: Pensacola - Main Campus
Categories: Temporary, Center for Environmental Diagnostics and Bioremediation (CEDB)

The University of West Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Disabled/Veteran employer. Any individual requiring special accommodation to apply is requested to advise UWF by contacting UWF Human Resources at 1-850-474-2694 (voice) or 1-850-857-6158 (TTY). E-Verify is required for employment. All applications for employment at the University are subject to Florida public records law. 

Please review job requirements carefully.  Failure to submit all pieces of the application may result in disqualification. Applications are accepted on the University of West Florida career site: https://careers.uwf.edu. For assistance contact UWF Human Resources at 850-474-2694 or jobs@uwf.edu.

Employment based visa sponsorship will NOT be considered for this position.

Position Title (Classification Title):  OPS Research Assistant
Job Summary: The responsibilities of the Research Assistant/Associate are research-related. Research
Assistants/Associates provide professional-level support related to research and creative activities that
contribute to the mission of the CEDB, under direct supervision by the Director or Principal Investigator.
Examples of responsibilities
Serves in a research capacity for project within the university, which may
include the following duties and responsibilities:
• Performs tasks related to specific function/program assigned
• Assumes responsibilities and assists faculty members in research and creative activities for a
designated research area
• Develops work plans in accordance with research objectives
• Assists in the collection, analysis, and dissemination of data and/or research findings
• Assists with development and evaluation of materials related to the scope of the research project
• Assists in specialized administrative, technical, or editorial duties connected to research and creative
activities
• Prepares reports as needed
• Supervises/coordinates participants for data collection
• Supervises/coordinates scoring of project data
• Completes other tasks as assigned by the principal investigator(s)
• Works on supporting ongoing research grants and assisting faculty with developing new grant
applications.
Department CEDB
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Minimum Qualifications: • Experience with issues pertaining to research and scope of research projects
• Experience with higher education research principles and practices
• Experience with establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with staff and faculty
• Skilled with organizing resources and establishing priorities
• Skilled with planning, organization, coordination of activities
• Skilled in the use of personal computer and related software applications
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
Position Qualifications: • Experience with issues pertaining to research and scope of research projects
• Experience with higher education research principles and practices
• Experience with establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with staff and faculty
• Skilled with organizing resources and establishing priorities
• Skilled with planning, organization, coordination of activities
• Skilled in the use of personal computer and related software applications
• Strong verbal and written communication skills

Physical Demands:
  • Physical Requirements: Occasional and/or light lifting required. Limited exposure to elements such as heat, cold, noise, dust, dirt, chemicals, etc., but none to the point of being disagreeable. May involve minor safety hazards where likely results would be cuts, bruises, etc.
  • Impact of Deadlines: Routine deadlines. Usually sufficient lead time. Variance in work volume, seasonal, and predictable. Priorities can be anticipated. Some interruptions are present. Involves occasional exposure to demands/pressures from persons other than immediate sup.
  • Standing: Frequently
  • Walking: Frequently
  • Sitting: Frequently
  • Reaching with hands and arms: Frequently
  • Climbing or balancing: Frequently
  • Stooping: Frequently
  • Use of hands to handle objects: Frequently
  • Lifting up to 10lbs: Frequently
  • Lifting up to 25lbs: Occasionally
  • Lifting over 25lbs: Occasionally
  • Talking as express or exchange of ideas verbally: Daily
  • Hearing as perceive sound by ear: Daily
  • Vision as distinguish colors & depth: Daily
Special Requirements or Considerations of the Job: This position requires a criminal background screen
Number of Vacancies 1
Work Hours 20-30 hrs/week
FTE .5 - .75
Salary Range 20.00
Pay Basis Hourly
Preferred Response Date: 9/21/2022
Special Instructions to Applicants: Candidates must apply online through the University of West Florida website: https://careers.uwf.edu. Applicants are required to attach a resume, cover letter and contact information for three references. *References will be contacted upon submission of this application. An opportunity to upload these documents will be provided during the application process. For assistance, please contact Human Resources at 850-474-2694 or email jobs@uwf.edu.

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