Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Hourly Data Analyzer Position - The Information School

Hourly Data Analyzer– Keeping Found Things Found Project
University of Washington Information School

Position Title
Data Analyzer

Start Date: 12/17/2009, or as soon as possible
End Date: 03/15/2010, with a possible extension into spring quarter

Information School, Roosevelt Commons Building

Position Description
To be alive and active is to have projects. Some projects are work-related (“finish marketing report”); some are not (“move to Boston”). How do we plan the projects we wish to complete? How do we manage the information, in many different forms, needed to complete these projects? What problems do we encounter and how might tools help?
The Keeping Found Things Found (KFTF) project (http://kftf.ischool.washington.edu/) has received funding from the National Science Foundation to complete a study that explores these and related questions. A consider amount of data has been gathered. Now it is time to analyze this data.

We are looking for a person with the skills and the motivation to analyze the transcripts of interviews collected from scores of participants over a two- year period. These interviews are likely to provide material for several publications. The successful candidate will be encouraged to participate in and share authorship credit for the completion of these publications.

This position will average 5 to 15 hours per week.

• Excellent communication and organization skills
• Self-motivated with the ability to take initiative and work independently
• Experience with SPSS or other statistical packages is a plus.
• Experience with Atlas or other tools in support of qualitative analysis is a plus.

$12-$18.00 per hour--DOE

This hourly position is open to all University of Washington students. . This position is not benefits eligible. Questions regarding this position should be directed to Crystal Yost, Assistant HR Manager crystaly@uw.edu or 206-543-4738.

To apply
1. Please include a cover letter describing your skills and experiences relevant to position.
2. Attach a current resume that includes your work history and academic accomplishments.
Please submit all application materials to Ulibee Corner at iApply@uw.edu with "Data Analyzer" in the subject line or to Mary Gates Hall, Suite 370. This position is open until filled.

Note: This job classification is governed by a negotiated labor contract and is subject to union shop provisions. For more information about union shop provisions, visit: www.washington.edu/admin/hr/jobs/apl/union-info.html