Posting Number G/R17025P
Working Title Temp Research Assistant - A Lamm
Department CAES-Ag Leadership, Ed & Comm
About the University of Georgia
The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with
statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state's oldest, most
comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education
(https: // www. uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 15 public
universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is
located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended
campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by
the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the
country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and
more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 39,000
students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and
professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as
well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health
Sciences Campus in Athens.
About the College/Unit/Department
The Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communication
focuses on messaging, educational strategies, and leadership designed to
advance agricultural and environmental science. Through research, coursework,
study abroad, student clubs, and other exciting opportunities, we contribute
to Georgia's land grant mission of improving lives and organizations.
College/Unit/Department website https: // alec.caes.uga.edu/
Employment Type Employee
Additional Schedule Information
Advertised Salary $10/hour
Anticipated Start Date 05/16/2022
Posting Date 04/18/2022
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Location of Vacancy Athens Area
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PLEASE NOTE: On December 7, 2021, the federal District Court for the Southern
District of Georgia issued a preliminary injunction against enforcing the
vaccine requirement for
Federal Contractors pending further review. As a result, the requirements of
the Executive Order and associated guidance, including the vaccination
requirement for covered contractor employees, are currently not in effect.
The University of Georgia is a Federal Contractor as defined by Presidential
Executive Order 14042 and subject to the requirement that Federal Contractors
must ensure that all covered employees, including those working remotely, are
fully vaccinated by January 4, 2022. You may be required to show proof of your
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Please approximate the percentage of time spent on each task (out of 100%)
during a typical work week. List these tasks in order of importance, with the
most critical task coming first. Do not list more than 6 entries – do not go
below 5% time per assigned duty.
Data collection with iPads for Qualtrics surveys in communities (i.e. at
grocery stores or other community locations)
· Data entry of Qualtrics survey data collected in five counties
· Coordinating distribution of research participation incentives
· Notetaking for community focus groups
· Synthesizing notes collected from focus groups in the community
· Facilitating transcription orders for focus group recordings
· Travel to and from counties, with the possibility of overnight stays
· Taking photographs of focus groups, community events, etc. while in county
· Meet with graduate student supervisors for continued collaboration and
consistency in data collection
· Perform other related duties as needed
Percentage of time 100
Minimum Qualifications should list both the minimum degree and the field which
the degree must be earned. If prior work experience is required, the posting
should list both the job in which the experience must be gained, and the
minimum duration that will be accepted.
Classification Title Temporary Office/Clerical
UGA Job Code
The Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication is
looking for four undergraduate student workers to assist with data collection
activities for a program evaluation in five rural communities in Georgia
during the summer term of 2022 under the supervision of Dr. Alexa Lamm and her
Objective: To assist with data collection and entry (Qualtrics surveys and
focus groups) for the evaluation of a Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention (CDC) Healthier Together project in Calhoun, Clay, Dooly,
Stewart, and Taliaferro counties in Georgia.
Timeframe: Flexible summer research assistance with priority availability in
May and June.
Research assistants may work up to 80 hours over the summer period, including
Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
Is this a Position of Trust? No
Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?
Does this position require a P-Card? No
Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No
Is driving a requirement of this position? No
Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age
of 18 or direct patient care? No
Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security,
personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)
For questions concerning this position or recruitment progression, please
refer to the Recruitment Contact listed below.
Recruitment Contact Name Alexa Lamm
Recruitment Contact Email email@example.com
Recruitment Contact Phone
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