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Graduate Research Assistant (11-MO)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
Office of Public Health Studies
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Date Posted:
August 07, 2018
Closing Date:
August 21, 2018
Salary Information:
$22,140/annual (step 8/master’s level), $23,028 (step 9/doctoral level)
Monthly Type:
11 Month
Full Time/Part Time:
Part Time - Full Time Equivalency: 50%

Other Conditions:
  • • Pending position clearance and/or availability of funds, renewable depending on availability of funds, program/project needs and satisfactory performance
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. 1. Under the supervision of the Principal Investigator, assist with the evaluation of the Healthy Hawaii Initiative (HHI), a statewide program under the Hawaii Department of Health’s Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion Division (CDPHPD), using a social-ecological approach to improve health among the people of Hawaii.
  2. 2. Provide assistance to the PI and co-I in program coordination
  3. 3. Assist with data collection, including both field work and data entry
  4. 4. Prepare quantitative survey data sets for statistical analysis
  5. 5. Transcribe interviews and assist with qualitative coding and analysis tasks
  6. 6. Assist with abstract and report writing
  7. 7. Conduct literature reviews
  8. 8. Attend staff and project meetings and take minutes
  9. 9. Other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications
  1. 1. Classified University of Hawai’i graduate student
  2. 2. Knowledge of community health
  3. 3. Proficient in Excel and Microsoft Office software
  4. 4. Experience with qualitative data collection and analysis
  5. 5. Strong oral and written communication skills
  6. 6. Detail oriented and organized
  7. 7. Must be responsible, dependable, and efficient
Desirable Qualifications
  1. 1. Classified University of Hawai’i Public Health student
  2. 2. Knowledge of statistics and/or SPSS and/or STATA
  3. 3. Content knowledge and/or work experience in physical activity, nutrition, school health, and/or chronic disease
  4. 4. Experience preparing evaluation reports and/or evaluation-related publications

To Apply:
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  1. Becky Rodericks;

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