Temp Research Assistant - A Lamm

University of Georgia

United States

June 1, 2022


Posting Details

Position Details

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 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Location of Vacancy Athens Area EOO Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (hrweb@uga.edu).

UGA Statement

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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

Position Details

Position Information

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

FLSA Non-Exempt UGA Job Code FTE 1.00 Minimum Qualifications Position Summary

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 lab.

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 travel time.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies Physical Demands Is this a Position of Trust? No Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? No 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) No

Contact Information

Recruitment Contact

Contact Details

For questions concerning this position or recruitment progression, please refer to the Recruitment Contact listed below.

Recruitment Contact Name Alexa Lamm Recruitment Contact Email alamm@uga.edu Recruitment Contact Phone

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  • Resume/CV
  • List of References with Contact Information