Hourly Research Assistant

University of Utah
Full Time
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 (East Bench area)+4 locations
$15 an hour
Posted 30+ days ago
Job description



Open Date
Requisition Number PRN11808N
Job Title Hourly Research Assistant
Working Title Hourly Research Assistant
Job Grade B
FLSA Code Nonexempt
Patient Sensitive Job Code?
Type Non Benefited Staff / Student
Standard Hours per Week 10
Full Time or Part Time? Part Time
Shift Day
Work Schedule Summary
Is this a work study job? No
VP Area U of U Health - Academics
Department 00241 - Biomedical Informatics
Location Campus
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range $15.00
Close Date
Job Summary The primary responsibilities of this research assistant will be to complete administrative tasks related to the conduct of an ongoing CDC funded trial. Duties will include ordering electronic gift cards to compensate study participants, and sending out reminders for study participants to complete surveys. Other duties will include assisting the Principal Investigator and Graduate Research assistant in general activities to accomplish study objectives.
Once trained, this work can be completed remotely, and on a flexible schedule. However the tasks do need to be completely within a prescribed time frame.

Responsibilities 1. Complete orders for electronic gift card to compensate study participants. 2. Send electronic reminders to study participants to complete study questionnaires. 3. Send study related emails and letters to study participants
4. Attend a weekly study team meeting and report on progress related to assigned tasks
5. Assists the Principal Investigator and Gradate research assistant in other study related tasks.

Minimum Qualifications
Special Instructions Summary
Additional Information The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.
Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.
To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:
Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


[email protected]

Online reports may be submitted at oeo.utah.edu

To inquire about this posting, email: [email protected] or call 801-581-2300.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

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