Research Specialist

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Position Information

Working Title Research Specialist Department Public Policy Center-1525 Requisition Number S_200188 Posting Open Date 03/30/2020 Application Review Date: (To ensure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date) 06/22/2020 Posting Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Description of Work

Work with dynamic teams on variety of public policy projects, including those in behavioral health, public participation, and other applied social sciences endeavors.
Will conduct and facilitate research, coordinate projects and stakeholder involvement processes, design survey instruments, collect and analyze data, write reports, and present findings that impact state, local and federal policy. Some travel required.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See:

Minimum Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree plus two (2) years’ of experience researching and presenting policy reports. Knowledge of and experience with community and statewide public policy issues. Outstanding verbal, interpersonal, planning, and writing skills required; the ability to work effectively and collaboratively with national, state, and local policymakers and stakeholders; the ability to multitask and perform assigned tasked quickly and accurately.

All applicants must possess a valid driver’s license and the ability to pass a DMV background check authorizing them to operate university vehicles.

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