OMSI seeks Bilingual Research and Evaluation Apprentice

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organization:Oregon Musuem of Science and Industry
position summary:

Enjoy researching and implementing research and evaluation activities? The Bilingual Research and Evaluation Apprentice supports ethical treatment of human research and evaluation subjects, finalizes research and evaluation activity plans, participates in the development of study instruments, participates in the preparation and execution of literature reviews, data collection, and data analysis as needed, and compiles preliminary study findings, interpret data, develop recommendations, and/or write final report.

Salary / Pay Rate:Pay Range: $11.25 - $13.78 per hour
Required Skills and Abilities:The ideal candidate will be matriculated in an undergraduate degree program (Associate or Bachelors), have strong oral and written communication skills appropriate to the position. Ability to interface well with fellow paid and unpaid staff, audiences, and partners in professional, education settings, strong organizational, analytical, and problem solving skills as appropriate to the position, ability to effectively work independently and with teams on multiple, simultaneous, diverse tasks with a concern for accuracy and presentation. Includes ability to learn quickly and meet deadlines, basic knowledge of experimental design and data collection methods, basic knowledge of qualitative data collection methods and analysis, basic understanding of descriptive and inferential statistics, hands-on experience with word processing, spreadsheet analysis, database management, statistical software, computer graphics, and electronic data collection tools and demonstrated proficiency with at least two of these software types, and be Bilingual in English and Spanish. Basic understanding of audience research, cultural accessibility, physical accessibility, and safety and basic understanding of museum experiences (exhibits and programs) and the science, technology, engineering, and math learning involved is preferred. Candidate must have completed of courses in statistics, research methods, and theory of behavior or education, have experience with data collection, analysis, and reporting, experience working with people in a public venue and experience working as a member of a team. Must pass pre-employment and/or pre-duty checks, such as criminal background check and reference checks. Pay Range: $11.25 - $13.78 per hour If this sounds like the perfect position, please visit to apply! Applications are available to download on our website, as well as pick up in the Employment Office. To submit your application you have the option to fax, email, mail or drop off in person your completed application materials to: OMSI Attention: Human Resources 1945 SE Water Avenue Portland, OR 97214 OR Fax: 503.239.7818 or Email: [email protected] OMSI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Other:Equal Opportunity Employer