Temporary Data Research Associate

Northwestern University Evanston, IL

About the Job

**Department Marketing Statement** Position: **Temporary Research Associate** Hours: This is a **full-time** position (**40** hours per week/ 8:30am-5:00pm / M-F) Pay: $18.00 / hr Campus: **Evanston** Approximate start date: **ASAP** Approximate end date: **TBD** Northwestern University is seeking a temporary **Full-time Research Associate**for the **Evanston** campus. **_Temporary Job Description:_** The Research Data Associate will support competitive research and internal data and information gathering and processing for the strategic initiatives. * The Research Associate will support the entry, creation, maintenance, and analysis of data that track initiative activities. Utilize spreadsheets and various institutional data resources (salesforce, google analytics, etc.) to gather, enter, and analyze data. * The Research Associate will perform qualitative research projects on the competitive landscape and internal assets to inform area leadership and support decision making. * The Research Associate will help with the preparation of reports and communications to ensure insights are disseminated and understood by stakeholders, including administration and faculty. * The Research Associate will perform administrative duties as needed, will be responsible for data entry, and will support events as needed. **_Qualifications Required:_** * A Bachelor's Degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired; * 2 or more years of relevant industry or functional experience (may include research and analysis in a qualitative or quantitative setting); * Proficiency with Microsoft Projects (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook); * Some experience or interest in learning basic data analysis tools and software (Excel, Tableau, Google Analytics, etc.); * Verbal and written communication skills; * Excellent interpersonal, time and project management skills; **_Software Required:_** MS Office suite 2013 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook). Data Analysis Suites a bonus Northwestern University seeks to employ a varied and diverse range of dynamic people who understand the importance of our mission and vision. When you consider a temporary opportunity at Northwestern University, you know that you are joining an institution with a deep history of academic, professional and personal development. *As per Northwestern University policy, this position requires a criminal background check. Successful applicants will need to submit to a criminal background check prior to employment.* Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States. **Department Marketing Statement** Position: **Temporary Research Associate** Hours: This is a **full-time** position (**40** hours per week/ 8:30am-5:00pm / M-F) Pay: $18.00 / hr Campus: **Evanston** Approximate start date: **ASAP** Approximate end date: **TBD** Northwestern University is seeking a temporary **Full-time Research Associate**for the **Evanston** campus. **_Temporary Job Description:_** The Research Data Associate will support competitive research and internal data and information gathering and processing for the strategic initiatives. * The Research Associate will support the entry, creation, maintenance, and analysis of data that track initiative activities. Utilize spreadsheets and various institutional data resources (salesforce, google analytics, etc.) to gather, enter, and analyze data. * The Research Associate will perform qualitative research projects on the competitive landscape and internal assets to inform area leadership and support decision making. * The Research Associate will help with the preparation of reports and communications to ensure insights are disseminated and understood by stakeholders, including administration and faculty. * The Research Associate will perform administrative duties as needed, will be responsible for data entry, and will support events as needed. **_Qualifications Required:_** * A Bachelor's Degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired; * 2 or more years of relevant industry or functional experience (may include research and analysis in a qualitative or quantitative setting); * Proficiency with Microsoft Projects (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook); * Some experience or interest in learning basic data analysis tools and software (Excel, Tableau, Google Analytics, etc.); * Verbal and written communication skills; * Excellent interpersonal, time and project management skills; **_Software Required:_** MS Office suite 2013 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook). Data Analysis Suites a bonus Northwestern University seeks to employ a varied and diverse range of dynamic people who understand the importance of our mission and vision. When you consider a temporary opportunity at Northwestern University, you know that you are joining an institution with a deep history of academic, professional and personal development. *As per Northwestern University policy, this position requires a criminal background check. Successful applicants will need to submit to a criminal background check prior to employment.* Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States. *Regular/Temporary:* Temporary *Job ID:* 32971 *Location:* Evanston, Illinois *Job Title:* Temporary Data Research Associate