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The College of Arts & Sciences, University of Miami, is soliciting applications for individuals interested in a Research Support Specialist position providing research and strategic planning support to advance the Master of Public Administration (MPA) Program housed in the Department of Political Science. This individual will report directly to the MPA Program Director and will serve to expand the scope of the Department's MPA Program by aiding in the development and execution of a robust research agenda in the field of Public Administration.
Primary responsibility includes conducting multi-disciplinary background research on topics in Public Administration, Political Science, Ethics, and Psychology, including extensive searches of online databases and library holdings for relevant literature and data; collecting, organizing and analyzing data on applicants, students, and alumni; analyzing trends in the Department and the discipline as a whole, conducting job market research, and evaluating the viability of initiatives proposed by the faculty. Position requires a highly organized individual who is proficient in MS Office (with advanced knowledge of Excel and Access) and able to manage multiple work flows simultaneously.
Bachelor's degree Public Administration, Political Science, or related fields and 2 years relevant experience. MA degree preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and be detail-oriented; effective time management skills, strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
Review of resumes will continue until a successful candidate has been identified.
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
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