Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Planning and Research Assistant, Institutional Planning & Research, FT Limited Term, Doheny Campus
About Mount Saint Mary's University:
Mount Saint Mary's is the only women's university in Los Angeles and one of the most diverse in the nation. The University is known nationally for its research on gender equality, its innovative health and science programs, and its commitment to community service. As a leading liberal arts institution, Mount Saint Mary's provides year-round, flexible and online programs at the undergraduate and graduate level. Weekend, evening and graduate programs are offered to both women and men. Mount alums are engaged, active global citizens who use their knowledge and skills to better themselves, their communities and the world. www.msmu.edu.
Mount Saint Mary's University is an equal opportunity employer. The University is thoroughly committed both to providing equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees, and to providing a work environment that is free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
Applicants must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States. The University will not assist applicants with any visa matters. A background check will be required.
The Planning and Research Assistant provides administrative support to the Director and staff of the Office of Institutional Planning and Research.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Assists Director with a variety of routine data collection procedures (abstracting secondary data from existing records, taking notes, etc.)
Performs routine data management procedures (e.g., coding raw data, data entry, importing/exporting data across platforms, producing basic reports, data cleaning);
Prepares grant proposals, reports, surveys, presentations;
Generalized office work (e.g. filing, scheduling appointments, submitting work orders and supply requests)
Attends meetings as required
Maintains established institutional and departmental policies and procedures and objectives
Maintains collaborative team relationships with peers and colleagues in order to effectively contribute to the working group's achievement of goals, and to help foster a positive work environment
Performs other duties as assigned
Other Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Other office/ administrative support tasks not listed above.
Strong attention to detail
Prioritize and complete assigned work duties in a timely manner
Abilities and Skills:
Ability to perform basic data management tasks (data coding, entry, cleaning, maintenance);
Ability to perform basic data analysis and reporting (in words, numbers and graphics);
Excellent organizational and time management skills;
Excellent communication skills (oral and written);
Bachelor's degree is required
Proficiency with Microsoft Office including Word and Excel
Work Location: Doheny Campus (Downtown Los Angeles)
Start Date: Immediately
Applications Deadline: Open until filled
The University is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse student population and workforce as a reflection of our commitment to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of learning. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and parenting status), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply to be a student or to work for the University.
Mount Saint Mary's University is an independent, Catholic, liberal arts university which provides a values-based undergraduate education for women, as well as innovative programs for professional men and women on two historic campuses in Los Angeles. The Mount is the only Catholic university primarily for women in the Western United States. It is also nationally recognized for its academic programs, its culturally diverse student body, and its focus on preparing the next generation of citizen leaders.