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The Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development has two positions open for graduate student assistants. The positions are open to any CWRU graduate students; preferred candidates will be students of social sciences. Please see below for details and contact information to submit resumes.


Graduate Student Assistant Position #1

The Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development has an opening for a Graduate Student Assistant to work on various research projects. The Center works to inform public policy and program planning through data and analysis to address urban poverty, its causes, and its impact on communities and their residents.

The graduate student will work with the ChildHood Integrated Longitudinal Data system (CHILD) team. The CHILD system incorporates administrative data from nearly 35 social service, educational, and other agencies, providing integrated data on over 600,000 children. The data are used to evaluate outcomes, drive decision making, target resources, and gain an understanding of how the collective work of agencies and systems are addressing the needs of the community.

The student will assist with data editing, cleaning, and linking large databases such as birth certificates, Medicaid, and school test scores. The student will also assist with preparing documentation for the system. The Graduate Assistant will work closely with the project Analyst and other members of the Center.

The position is ongoing, 15-20 hours per week throughout the academic year, and 30-40 hours per week during breaks and throughout the summer. This position requires experience working with social science or epidemiologic data. Experience with SAS, SPSS, or other statistical software is desired.

Please forward all resumes to Nina Lalich at nina.lalich@case.edu.

 

Graduate Student Assistant Position #2

The Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development has an opening for a Graduate Student Assistant to work on community-facing technical assistance, evaluation, and research projects. The Center works to inform public policy and program planning through data and analysis to address urban poverty, its causes, and its impact on communities and their residents.

The graduate student will work with the Center’s public-facing data tools, including, but not limited to, the NEO CANDO data system, the NST Web App, and GIS data portals. These web-based data systems provide a public window into the Center’s research and data warehouse on children, families, and communities in Northeast Ohio.

The student will assist with data editing, cleaning, address coding, and processing. The student will also assist with preparing data documentation and training materials for users of the web tools, including written materials and video materials. The student will use GIS tools; ESRI’s ArcMap, ArcPro, and ArcGIS Online regularly in their work. The student will work closely with the project analyst and other members of the Center staff.

The position is ongoing, 10-15 hours per week throughout the academic year, with the possibility of additional hours during academic breaks. The position requires excellent communication skills and enthusiasm for working with community members and community data. Experience with GIS, SAS, SPSS, or other statistical software is preferred.

Please forward all resumes to April Urban at april.urban@case.edu.

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