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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume.  The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline your skills and related experience.

Job Summary

The Youth Policy Lab (YPL) at the Survey Research Center (SRC) within the Institute for Social Research (ISR) is seeking a Research Assistant to support the Math Alignment in the Earliest Years of Formal Schooling project. The primary role of the Research Assistant is transferring data from paper classroom observation protocols to a digital format and maintaining the data files. Other responsibilities include weekly meetings with the project supervisor and checking codes for consistency with the established coding protocol. Because protocols contain Personal Identifiable Information, all work must be completed onsite.

Required Qualifications*

Experience working with Microsoft EXCEL

Prior data entry experience

Coursework in a related field (public policy, education, statistics, economics)

Strong writing and communication skills

Attention to detail

Desired Qualifications*

Experience working on a research study

Experience working in a school or classroom setting

Bachelor's degree

Additional Information

This is a temporary hourly position of approximately 10 hours/week through the end of April. 

The Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan, to maintain the excellence of the university, and to ground our research in varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.