NC-LSAMP Looking for Graduate Research Assistants
The NC-LSAMP program is seeking a graduate research assistant to participate in the design, implemenation and analysis of a formative evalution of the NC-LSAMP program here at A&T.
Job Description: NC -LSAMP Graduate Research AssistantProgram Overview
The North Carolina Louis Stoke Alliance for Minority Participation (NC-LSAMP) seeks to increase the quality and quantity of students successfully completing science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) baccalaureate degree programs, and the number of students interested in, academically qualified for, and matriculated into programs of graduate study. NC-LSAMP provides program activities designed to increase recruitment, retention and degree conferral among student populations historically underrepresented in STEM fields.
The overall goals of the NC-LSAMP are to:
- Increase the pool of competent underrepresented STEM graduates with bachelor's degrees;
- Identify significant factors that promote baccalaureate degree attainment, retention in academic programs, and entry into graduate school in STEM areas;
- Increase the number of students who matriculate into STEM graduate schools.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
- Support the implementation of program evaluations;
- Assist with the development of survey instruments for various evaluation projects; Summarize data for internal and external reports;
- Analyze quantitative and qualitative data and organize data for programmatic decisions;
- Assist in the preparation of reports and papers;
- Assist staff in design and maintenance of online surveys and relational databases, primarily Microsoft Access;
- Prepare and maintain print documents, web pages, and social media sites;
- Assist staff in the design, execution and evaluation of research projects, including literature reviews, surveys, focus groups, data integration and analysis; and
- Provide additional administrative support to the NC-LSAMP program as needed.
Qualified applicants must be enrolled at North Carolina A&T State University as a full time graduate student (minimum of 9 credit hours) and in good academic standing (minimum GPA 3.0). In addition, qualified applicants must demonstrate the following skills:
- Strong computer skills with Microsoft Office;
- Experience using both quantitative and qualitative methodologies;
- Experience in analyzing, interpreting, and reporting data;
- Ability to use a variety of computer programs and applications related to qualitative and quantitative data analysis;
- Ability to effectively present program evaluation results, in both written and oral forms, to internal and external stakeholders;
- Successful experience working both independently and as a team member;
- Ability to take responsibility in meeting deadlines and making progress without direct supervision; and
- Articulate, tactful, and strong spoken and written communications skills.
The NC-LSAMP Graduate Research Assistant will be required to work 10 hours per week.
For More Information, Contact:
NC-LSAMP Program Manager