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Research Assistant - MSB Faculty Services, McDonough School of Business (MSB)
Located at the intersection of business, government, and international relations, Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business develops principled leaders committed to serving both business and society. Through our global perspective, we prepare students to compete in today's international business environment.
The Research Assistant for Faculty Services serves as a research scholar for MSB faculty as well as an overall assistant for special projects. He/She will assist the faculty in defining research projects and implementing a variety of research tasks, some of which require a sophisticated set of skills. The Research Assistant t will, at times, have to interface with individuals and organizations external to MSB and GU in order to help implement special projects. .The Research Assistant will also provide some administrative support to faculty. Reporting the Director of Faculty Services , t he Research Assistant has duties that include but are not limited to:
Assist the faculty in implementing research projects and instructional course development.
Assist the faculty in defining tasks and methodologies and then implement the special projects and research initiatives.
Perform literature searches using web sources, hard copy sources, and CD ROM products.
Create tables, charts, and graphics using existing data.
Prepare materials for submission. Manage and respond to research project related email.
Acquire materials and supplies needed for the project.
Database management, including collecting and evaluating data; performing statistical analyses; creating tables, charts, and graphics; crafting written reports of results. Maintain accurate records of all data gathered for access by the faculty member. Data entry, project file maintenance, and website maintenance. Use of complex software to achieve required results
Some faculty administrative support responsibilities, such as entering grades, reserving rooms, posting to Canvas, correspondence, scheduling.
Manage student workers assigned to faculty on as-needed basis.
Other tasks as required.
Bachelor's degree; Master's degree preferred in Business, Public Policy or other relevant field
3 to 5 years of business or research experience
Experience within a global organization is ideal in order to allow a real-world perspective on the research performed and on data collected
Strong organizational skills and the ability to work creatively and independently
Ability to work as part of a team when necessary
Advanced computer skills, especially with spreadsheets, databases, and statistical analysis software. Familiarity with library search databases
Advanced skills in Excel, PowerPoint and Word and be familiar with Google Drive, calendar management, and travel arrangements
Previous supervisory experience (students) is desirable
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