Job Details

Metropolitan State University of Denver
  • Position Number: 5257224
  • Location: Denver, CO
  • Position Type: Laboratory and Research

Research Assistant (Temporary Hourly Administrative)

Metropolitan State University of Denver

Social Work

Salary For Announcement

The Hourly Rate for this temporary position is $18.29 per hour.
This position is a Temporary position that is not benefits-eligible.

Position Summary

The Research Assistant (RA- Temporary Hourly Administrative) Program facilitates opportunities for recent graduates to participate in faculty/administrator research, scholarly, and creative endeavors.


Work may include preparation of research materials, analysis of data, literature review, conference preparation, or other similar tasks associated with academic scholarship. The RA must be able to function in a fast-paced, demanding educational environment. The ideal candidate is someone who pays attention to detail, is thorough, organized, a quick-learner, works independently with little supervision, can make sound decisions, and is committed to supporting the mission and values of the Department of Social Work and MSU Denver.

Required Qualifications
  • Proficiency with APA, MS Word, MS Excel
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Important Note: Successful applicants will ensure their resumes clearly demonstrate that their work experience describes how they meet ALL required qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous research experience
  • Familiarity with SPSS or equivalent quantitative analysis software
  • Familiarity with QSR or equivalent qualitative analysis software

Work Hours
  • 19 hours per week maximum
  • 1 year contract maximum

Instructions to Apply

For full consideration, please submit the following documents:
  • Resume
  • Cover letter describing relevant job experiences as they relate to listed job qualifications and interest in the position

This position is a Temporary position that is not benefits-eligible.

Closing Date

Posting Representative
Darrick Conroy

Posting Representative Email


MSU Denver is pleased to offer our current and potential employees a wide array of benefit options. To learn more, please visit the following link:

Employee Benefits Offerings

Diversity Statement

Metropolitan State University of Denver is a unique, access-oriented campus community that values diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. Our student population consists of nearly 58% first generation students and over 50% students of color. We are a designated Hispanic Serving Institution located in downtown Denver.

We create an equitable learning and working environment in concert with individuals who consistently demonstrate commitment to equity and inclusion. We greatly value the diverse identities and perspectives of our students, faculty, and staff and recognize that in order to achieve a just and equitable society, diversity must go beyond simple representation. It requires critical inquiry and dialogue and a commitment to action. We strive to provide a culture of belonging for all community members to achieve personal and professional success.

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