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Research Assistant II

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Position Details 

Position Details

Position Number 8300709
Job Category University Staff
Job Type Part-Time
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Campus Rogers Park-Lake shore
Department Name PSYCHOLOGY
Location Code PSYCHOLOGY (02119A)
Is this split and/or fully grant funded? Yes
Duties and Responsibilities

- Conducts visits to high schools, middle schools and community organizations for recruiting participants.
- Travels once a week to high schools, middle schools and community organizations to lead mentoring sessions.
- Recruits and provides training for mentors participating in Cross-Age Peer Mentoring Project.
- Maintains relationship with community partners that are collaborating with the lab.
- Provides support for mentors throughout the program.
- Performs other tasks as assigned.
- Ensures all data packets (e.g., questionnaires) are administered, collected and maintained for site.
- Communicates with other site team members.

Minimum Education and/or Work Experience

Bachelor’s degree in related field and one to two years of related experience.


- Part-time Research Assistant is expected to be trained in all relevant research procedures for studies examining community violence and exposure to violence in youth.
- Must be able to engage youth and collaborate and communicate effectively with community collaborators, other Research Assistants and Principal Investigator.



Computer Skills

Proficiency with MS Office Suite, Internet and email applications.

Supervisory Responsibilities No
Required operation of university owned vehicles No
Does this position require direct animal or patient contact?
Physical Demands None
Working Conditions None
Open Date 08/29/2017
Close Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Quick Link for Posting

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least a bachelor's degree in a related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have at least one year of previous job-related experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other
  4. * Why do you want to work for Loyola University Chicago?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application