CAS RESEARCH SUPPORT ASSISTANT

Campus/Location:
Penn State York
Date Announced:
11/16/2018
Job Number:
84220
Work Unit:
Penn State York
Department:
Communication Arts and Sciences
Full/Part Time:
Part–Time
Hourly Rate:
$9.50

Description

The CAS Research Assistant(s) will be tasked with contributing to Dr. Joe Downing`s, Associate Professor in Communication Arts and Science, research productivity. More specifically, Dr. Downing`s research focuses on how social scientists can use crowdsourcing software like Amazon`s Mechanical Turk to recruit participants. Dr. Downing is also interested in how organizations use social media technologies as part of the organization`s broader crisis management efforts. Research assistant(s) should be interested in both of these areas. Job responsibilities include: Conducting literature reviews using Penn State`s library resources, including Simmons OneVIew and other market research databases. Learning advanced functions in Microsoft Excel, including how to link tables between Excel and Access. Managing and responding to project-related email. Preparing, maintaining, and updating website materials. Attending project meetings on the Penn State York campus. Preparing articles, reports, and presentations. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned as needed. Must be a Penn State York student to apply.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088