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Human Services Research Institute (HSRI) | Tualatin, OR
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Human Services Research Institute (HSRI)


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Published 15 days ago

Salary

commensurate with skills and experience


We’re seeking a full-time (40 hours a week) research assistant. This position involves working in a team setting focusing on human services research with an emphasis in child welfare. 

Who We Are 

HSRI is a nonprofit organization that conducts research and evaluation to improve health and human service systems. We work at the local, state, and federal level to help develop measures and data collection instruments and protocols, to conduct analysis, and to develop implementation strategies. Our goal is to help public agencies understand and demonstrate the real-world impact of the services they provide, helping them transform their policies and practice to produce meaningful outcomes. 

HSRI is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. Our office, located in Tualatin, Oregon, is accessible by public transportation.

What We’re Looking For

We’re seeking a full-time research assistant to contribute to multiple research projects in our Tualatin, Oregon office. The work will entail maintaining project records and files, assembling and assisting with the preparation of meeting materials, compiling information gathered through literature reviews and web searches, and scheduling and tracking surveys and interviews.

In addition, the work may involve basic data cleaning and very basic analysis of qualitative and quantitative data, and contributing to the end products that convey our findings by assisting with the creation of tables, graphs, or other data visualizations; proofreading and conducting other editorial tasks; and assisting with the preparation of presentation materials, reports, and briefs. We’re looking for someone who communicates well, who is detail-oriented, with good writing skills and who can cheerfully and quickly jump in when requested to help with whatever activity comes up.

Responsibilities

• Conducts research, analysis and development under the direction of project staff

• Conducts data entry, data cleaning and minimal management 

• Makes standard computations 

• Works on presentations, materials, reports and briefs including conducting fact checking, editing, formatting and generating tables and graphics

• Manage and create project documentation

• Performs additional project-related activities as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

• Education or experience commensurate with a bachelor’s degree in a social science 

• Good communication, organizational, and writing skills

• Experience conducting literature searches and reviews

• Experience with productivity software such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

• Basic knowledge of data analysis and research methods

• Ability to learn additional software and applications such as those used for web conferencing, online meetings, and for managing and storing project schedules, information, and materials

• Ability to work as part of a team

Desired Qualifications 

• Education or experience commensurate with a master’s degree in a social science

How to Apply

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a Cover Letter and Resume/CV through HSRI’s Career Center.  


You can also cut/paste the URL into your browser: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=hsri&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP&lang=en_US  


Materials can also be sent to: 

Attention: Human Resources 

Human Services Research Institute

7690 SW Mohawk Street

Building K

Tualatin, OR 97062


No phone calls please.


Additional Information

Pay is commensurate with skills and experience. 

For more information on HSRI, please visit www.hsri.org


We’re seeking a full-time (40 hours a week) research assistant. This position involves working in a team setting focusing on human services research with an emphasis in child welfare. 

Who We Are 

HSRI is a nonprofit organization that conducts…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Entry level

Benefits

HSRI offers complimentary health insurance to individuals that are benefits eligible. Additional benefits offered are:

  • Dental
  • Group Disability (short term disability, long term disability, life insurance)
  • Voluntary Life
  • Retirement Savings
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Paid Holidays

HSRI offers complimentary health insurance to individuals that are benefits eligible. Additional benefits offered are:

  • Dental
  • Group Disability (short term disability, long…

How To Apply

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a Cover Letter and Resume/CV through HSRI’s Career Center

You can also cut/paste the URL into your browser: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=hsri&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP&lang=en_US

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a Cover Letter and Resume/CV through HSRI’s Career Center

You can also cut/paste the URL into your browser: https://workforcenow.adp…

Location

Tualatin, OR

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