BUILD Evaluation Researcher (Research Technician III) - Office of Research & Sponsored Programs/SF BUILD (Building Infrastructur

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: San Francisco, CALIFORNIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 02 Jul 2022
San Francisco
Job ID: 501518
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Date Posted:
July 2, 2021
Closing Date:
July 2, 2022
Benefits Link:
CSUEU (Unit 2, 5, 7, 9)
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Working Title

BUILD Evaluation Researcher 

SF State University

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Office of Research & Sponsored Programs/SF BUILD (Building Infrastructure Leading to Diversity)

Appointment Type

Temporary: Position will end on or before  August 31, 2022. Permanent status cannot be earned in this grant funded position. This Temporary appointment can be concluded prior to the stated temporary appointment end date, normally with a two-week notice period. Continuation of this temporary appointment is contingent upon grant funding.

Time Base

Full-Time (1.0)

Work Schedule

Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Anticipated Hiring Range

$6,180.00 per month ($74,160.00 annually) 

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Position Summary

Under the general direction of the Program Evaluation Director, the BUILD Evaluation Researcher will provide support and oversight for the daily function of the BUILD evaluation team. This individual will lead the development and analysis of quantitative measures to evaluate site-level efforts at SF State and partner institution, UCSF. Additionally, the candidate will work closely with SF BUILD Leadership, external evaluators, SF State students and community members for quantitative analysis and data management to support evaluation efforts. The candidate will also work with the national Coordination and Evaluation Committee to ensure the consortium-wide evaluation plan developed in collaboration with all BUILD sites is maintained at the SF BUILD site.

Position Information

Quantitative Data Analysis

- Interpret data analyzed from site-level & consortium-level studies and provide SF BUILD leadership with recommendations on how to move the project forward.

- Develop program to analyze large site-level and national-level datasets based on research questions of the BUILD team and collaborators

- Prepare graphic representations and interpretations of data results to distribute

Lead Duties

- Lead a small team to implement site-level evaluation of SF BUILD activities and interventions using Mix-method approaches

- Oversee research assistants and trainees in quantitative analysis and data management to support evaluation efforts

- Lead a small team on the processing of data, and the analysis of quantitative and qualitative statistical data

- Provide research training support and guidance to research assistants and trainees


- Report findings to the SF BUILD Leadership

- Collaborate with the Coordination and Evaluation Center to assess the student and faculty outcomes for participating in SF BUILD programs and activities

- Represent the SF BUILD program at conferences and meetings to discuss program outcomes and interpretations of data

- Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledges and Abilities:

Thorough knowledge of research techniques, including the planning of studies and investigations, the determining of variables and the developing of reference materials; thorough knowledge of research reporting techniques; general knowledge of machine tabulation techniques and the programming of data; thorough knowledge of the techniques and treatment of data such as simple correlation methods, trend analysis, frequency distribution analysis, sampling techniques, hypothesis testing and methods of interval estimation; familiarity with the principles of personnel management and effective supervision and ability to direct the work of others. Ability to reason logically and capacity for independent and creative thinking on research problems; ability to develop techniques for handling a large variety of detailed data and ability to analyze these data ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships; ability to speak and write effectively; ability to analyze situations accurately and to adopt an effective course of action.


  • Three years of progressively responsible technical research or statistical experience including or supplemented by one year in the interpretation and graphic presentation of data.
  • Graduate study in the social sciences, economics, mathematics, statistics, public or business administration or engineering may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.


Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university. (Additional qualifying professional experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.)

Preferred Qualifications

- Doctorate Degree in Education, Social Psychology, or relevant field

- Experience with higher education research

- Prior experience with data management software for maintaining and analyzing large data sets

- Candidates should have experience conducting mix-method, qualitative, and quantitative research

- Prior experience working with Diversity, Equity and Inclusion efforts

Pre-Employment Requirements

This position requires the successful completion of a background check.

Eligibility to Work

Applicants must be able to provide proof of US Citizenship or authorization to work in the United States, within three business days from their date of hire.


Threaded through our Total Compensation package is a commitment to Bridging Life's Transitions.  SF State is committed to providing our employees with a comprehensive program that rewards efforts that are appreciated by your colleagues, students and the customers we serve.
We offer a competitive compensation package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Pension, 401k, Healthcare Savings Account, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Vacation and Sick Leave as well as State Holidays and a dynamic Fee Waiver program, all geared towards the University's commitment to attract, motivate and retain our employee.

Additional Information

The Human Resources office is open Mondays through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and can be reached at (415) 338-1872.

Please note that this position, position requirements, application deadline and/or any other component of this position is subject to change or cancellation at any time.

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