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Job Posting ID# 62219


Employer Information

Name:
Roper Center for Public Opinion Research
Address Line 1:
136 Hoy Rd.
Address Line 2:
651 Rhodes Hall
City:
Ithaca
State:
NY
Postal Code:
14853

Contact Information

Contact Name:
Brett Powell
Contact Title:
Associate Director
Telephone Number:
607-255-6507
Telephone Extension:
Email:
bmp6@cornell.edu

Job Specifics

Term:
Academic
Worksite:
Rhodes Hall
Region:
Cornell Campus
Title:
Graduate Student Research Assistant (Dataset Archiving)
Description:
The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research is seeking a graduate student to assist with the preparation and processing of public opinion research data. This position works directly with the archive management team and will assist with ingest and quality review.

Duties include:
• Cleaning and harmonizing data
• Writing syntax to read and translate ASCII data files
• Proofreading data labels
• Performing basic statistical analyses as data quality checks
• Participating in other archive-related projects

Required qualifications:
• Prior research experience using data
• Knowledge of statistical package, such as SPSS, SAS, or STATA
• Awareness of the purpose and use of metadata
• Conscientious attention to detail and accuracy
• Excellent interpersonal skills and independent problem-solving abilities
• Good written and oral communication skills

Preferred qualifications:
• Familiar with the public opinion data

Details:
• Schedule: Flexible with office hours between 9 am – 5 pm.
• Hours: Flexible with a minimum 8 hours per week and a maximum of 20/week
• Pay: $13/hr
• Term: Spring 2019, renewable

More information about the Roper Center may be found at http://ropercenter.cornell.edu/

Special Requirements:
Mostly working at a desktop computer in an office setting.
Work Schedule:
Flexible, hours between 9am and 5pm.
Minimum of 8 hrs/week, maximum of 20 hrs/week.
Weekly Hours:
8-20
FWS Required:
No
Positions Available:
1
Paid:
Yes
Wage:
13.00
Employment Start Date:
11/01/2018
Employment End Date:
05/31/2019

Career Field Information

Career Field:
All Majors - opportunities open to everyone
Career Field:
Research Opportunities
Career Field: