Research Assistant

Ashburn, VA, US
May 28, 2021
Job Title Research Assistant Location Ashburn, VA, US Organization Name Administration Building Department Description Department of Instruction Brief Description The Research Assistant supports the collection, analysis, and presentation of data to inform decision making for different stakeholders. The Research Assistant collaborates with staff in the Research Office and other departments to ensure
that the services are aligned to their needs.

Detailed Description The following information is intended to describe the overall nature and scope of the work being performed in relation to the position. This is not a comprehensive listing of all responsibilities or tasks; other work may be assigned when deemed appropriate:
* Supports the development, administration, analysis, and dissemination of results from surveys of key stakeholders.
* Assists with responding to data requests from different stakeholder groups.
* Supports the review, approval, and monitoring of research requests in the division.
* Assists with development, writing, and sharing of reports as needed.
* Assists with providing data for assisting schools with conducting needs assessments and developing school improvement plans.

Job Requirements * Bachelor's Degree required
* Two years of experience as a research assistant or related experience
* Experience with Excel and statistical analysis software (SPSS, SAS, R, etc.)
* Experience with the design and dissemination of surveys
* Possesses personal characteristics necessary to work effectively with administrators and inter-departmental teams
* Strong oral and written communication skills

Physical Requirements
The following provides a brief description of physical requirements for this position:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly talking, expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. The employee must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately,
loudly, or quickly. The employee must possess normal cognitive abilities including the ability to learn, recall and apply certain practices and policies. Frequently sitting and/or remaining in a stationary position for long periods of time.
Exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
Additional Details Classified Salary Scale , Level 17
Supervisor: Supervisor, Research
The Loudoun County School Board seeks to cultivate a high performing team of professionals focused on its mission and goals. The School Board values merit and excellence within its workforce and encourages the highest levels of professionalism for all its employees.
The School Board also recognizes and values the diversity of the students and broader community it serves and encourages diversity within its workforce.
The Loudoun County School Board is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The School Board does not discriminate against qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, national origin, ancestry, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, marital status, age, religion, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any basis protected by law.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:
Assistant Superintendent for Department of Human Resources and Talent Development
Loudoun County Public Schools
21000 Education Court
Ashburn, VA 20148

How To Apply To submit an application online, please select "Apply Now"
To be considered for the vacancy, please complete ALL sections of the application. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.
Please be sure to upload the following:
•Three (3) current professional references (Name, phone number, email address). At least one reference should be a current supervisor or most recent supervisor.
Interview Date School Year SY_2021-2022 School Year 2021-2022 Job Type Classified Closing Date Contract or Assignment Days/Hours Per Day 12 months / 8 hours Amount of Travel

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