Education: Research Assistant (Short-term Assignment)
The American Institutes for Research (AIR) is one of the largest behavioral and social science research organizations in the world. AIR is a collaborative organization that works with clients to examine a wide range of projects from early childhood development to adult education as well as individual and organizational performance. AIR prides itself in conducting high-impact, high-stakes projects for significant federal, state, and private organizations. AIR's vision is that research-based problem solving can improve the lives of all people. We are currently seeking two Research Assistants to join our team to conduct in-person interviews with male and female inmates in Indiana prisons.
This is a temporary 3 month assignment.
• Conduct in-person interviews with male and female offenders at facilities in Indiana; • Willingness to travel to facilities to supervise or conduct interviews • Oversee daily electronic data transfers • Adhere to highest standards of ethics, professionalism, and confidentiality • Must successfully complete Institutional Review Board Human Subject training
• Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, health, education, psychology, sociology, public policy, criminal justice, or other related field • Master’s degree in criminal justice, preferred • Experience in data collection • Must possess an exacting attention to detail • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to handle multiple competing priorities under time constraints • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, including the ability to maintain a professional and effective working relationship with project staff and respondents
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