University of California - San Diego #93599 Research Associate in San Diego, California

#93599 Research Associate

Filing Deadline: Wed 5/30/2018

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Please submit a cover letter for a complete application packet.

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UC San Diego Extension is fully self-supporting, operating year-round (12 months of active instruction) with a budget of $45 million annually in primarily fee income. The unit has over 200 career employees, including academic, management, staff and executive, as well as represented and non-represented positions. Many casual or contract employees and student workers also serve in the organization. In addition, Extension employs about 1,000 active by-agreement instructors.

Extension operates in 200,000 square feet of managed space, including a large off-campus classroom facility. The unit maintains a robust online learning platform, operating 24/7 (including some Spanish language elements) with web-casting and video-conferencing capability. Extension also a strong web presence with e-commerce operating 24/7. There are over 60,000 enrollment transactions annually; 35,000 outreach certification transactions and 25,000 service transactions. Extension supports a robust network of representatives, agents, and students (both residential and online) around the globe. Along with all of this, Extension operates two television stations, a variety of public lecture programs and is active in federal, state, local, and private research and technical assistance programs and activities.


The Staff Research Associate will work closely with the CRRE Director and research associates to perform a variety of tasks including (but not limited to) cleaning and analyzing data, conducting semi-structured interviews (with guidance), reviewing and abstracting published literature, reviewing and abstracting relevant data from case files and databases, coding data elements, and creating summary charts and tables for inclusion in reports. The research associate will participate in making important contributions to the research studies and adhere to the goals of the assigned research programs. Other duties within scope of description.

  • Please submit a cover letter for a complete application packet.

  • This position is at Extension's Campus on Villa La Jolla Dr location.


  • Demonstrated excellent research experience in order to decipher substantive and relevant content for research use. Experience with research study policies and procedures.

  • Strong analytical experience identifying problems and developing innovative solutions and compiling, synthesizing, and interpreting data and results.

  • Advanced experience with computer applications: MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Photoshop or Indesign etc. to produce high-impact visual depictions of research findings and conclusions for a diverse range of audiences and project stakeholders.

  • Demonstrated experience writing academic reports including publication design and layout.

  • Demonstrated experience with technological innovations, global trends, and industry developments that shape regional economies.


Job offer is contingent upon satisfactory clearance based on Background Check results.

Duties may require direct contact with children (defined as individuals under the age of 18); completion of the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA) form will be required.

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$20.74 - $23.62 / Hour



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Days, 8 hrs/day, Mon-Fri