The William J. Hughes Center for Public Policy is seeking to fill a Research Associate position to manage all phases of research required for the center, including public opinion surveys on issues of New Jersey or national interest. The position will also be responsible for coordinating programs and events for the center. A summary of duties is below:
Manages the daily operations of the Stockton Polling Institute, which includes training, scheduling, supervising of call center employees.
Designs, develops and prepares quality academic research surveys and polls using statistical techniques, research knowledge and methodologies.
Generate reports using statistical analysis, that are delivered in tables, charts such as frequency tables and crosstabs.
Ensure that all computer assisted applications are programmed to industry and university standards.
Coordinate programs and events for the center.
Assist in the development and writing of press releases
Support Stockton University’s diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission.
Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor's degree supplemented by a Master's degree in a field related to the position. Applicants who do not possess the required education may substitute required experience on a year?for?year basis (30 credit hours is considered one year of college).
Two years of professional experience in a related field required. One of which must be in conducting polls in an academic or commercial organization.
Professional writing experience.
Background in or familiarity with NJ politics, government or public policy
Salary commensurate with experience and is accompanied by an extremely competitive University benefits package.
Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
To apply please visit: https://stockton.hiretouch.com. Only electronic documents will be accepted. Please complete the on-line application in addition to providing the following required documents. All required documents must be submitted in order for your application to move forward. You may upload documents using Microsoft Word or PDF.
A letter of interest describing specific skills and experiences
A current résumé
A list of three professional references (included in the application): Name, Organization, Email address and Telephone
All offers of employment are contingent upon a favorable background check.
Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact: Sharon Hunt, Recruitment Manager at 609-652-4384.
In accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective September 1, 2011, new public employees in certain positions (faculty exempt) are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment. Applicants must meet the requirements listed.
Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crimes Statistics Act (Clery Act), prospective employees may access Stockton’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (ASFSR) available at https://www.stockton.edu/police/documents/crime-stats/2018AnnualReport.pdf. The ASFSR contains the previous three years of reported Clery Act crime statistics, fire safety information and information regarding campus and personal safety. If you would like a paper copy of the report, please visit the Stockton University Police Department, building 71, 101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway Township, NJ, or call 609-652-4390, to request that a copy be mailed to you.
Stockton University is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants, visit; http://www.stockton.edu/affirmative_action. Additionally, pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Stockton University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.
Internal Number: Job ID: #1791 / #000849
About Stockton University
Stockton University is ranked among the top public universities in the Northeast with more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as continuing education opportunities. The University, one hour from Philadelphia and two hours from New York City, offers unique living and learning environments throughout southern New Jersey, including the 1,600 acre Galloway campus in the Pinelands National Reserve and Stockton University Atlantic City, located on the Boardwalk, just steps from the beach. Additional locations include Hammonton, Manahawkin and Woodbine. As a public university, Stockton provides an environment for excellence to a diverse student body, including those from underrepresented populations, through an interdisciplinary approach to liberal arts, sciences and professional education. Founded in 1969, Stockton held its first classes in 1971 and is planning its 50th anniversary. The University’s commitment to cultural diversity and its welcoming and vibrant community makes Stockton a great place to learn and work! Learn more about the many reasons to choose Stockton at www.Stockton.edu