Research Assistant, El Paso, Texas

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Created 01/12/2019
Reference 269585
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State Texas
City El Paso
Salary $35,577.31 - $50,804.40 Annually

Candidate must have a Bachelor's degree in business or public administration, journalism, social/behavioral sciences with major course work involving application of research methods.

Licenses and Certificates :None.

General Purpose

Under general supervision, design studies and surveys, research information, evaluate statistics, write technical documents and reports, and implement work processes.

Typical Duties

Design and develop analysis techniques and methodologies.Research pertinent information, develop, draft policies and procedures, reports and other technical documents.Involves:Research and review pertinent regulations, laws, manuals and procedures.Recommend changes to update procedures manuals, directives and policies. Incorporate new laws and technology into policies and procedures.Prepare reports including analysis of existing operations and conditions and recommendations for improvement.Use and maintain history and research files.Write speeches, white papers, and articles for publication, award nominations, ordinances, job specifications and announcements, and update department Annual Report.Research, write and submit nominations for national recognition & awards.

Analyze strategic plans and make recommendations for change.Involves, as required:Develop and draft long and short-range business and strategic plans. Identify employee training needs, develop and implement training programs.Make recommendations regarding budget and planning issues.Implement operational procedures.
Support grant and contract applications and administration.Involves, as required:Research, draft and submit federal and state grant applications.Research federal and state guidelines. Identify funding sources and monitor expenditures.Monitor contracts for compliance with terms.Schedule and track property maintenance in compliance with contract.Maintain aging report and rental adjustment schedules or other similar technical reports.
Generate, compile and maintain tracking systems.Involves, as required:Develop data analysis systems.Enter data. Identification of patterns and trends.Compile and evaluate data and develop statistical data and prepare reports. Distribute reports.Maintain and update filing system and keep records and reports. Records management.

Represent the department and communicate effectively with the public.Involves, as required:Participate in task forces.Plan and organize special events.Represent the department at community and interagency meetings, forums.Coordinate work projects with department divisions, other City departments and other governmental agencies.Prepare and make public presentations.Respond to public information inquiries.

Supervise assigned staff.Involves:Schedule, assign, instruct, guide and check work.Appraise employee performance.Provide for training and development.Enforce personnel rules and regulations and work behavior standards firmly and impartially.Counsel, motivate and maintain harmony.Interview applicants. Recommend hiring, discipline, merit pay or other employee status changes.

General Information

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Salary Range: hourly $17.10 - $22.59 per hour
The starting salary is generally at the beginning of the salary range.

Test Date: February 5, 2019

Please Note: Current opening is at the Police Department. However, this eligible list could be used to fill positions located in other City departments.

Note: Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This position will close when a preset number of qualified applications have been received.
Closing Date/Time: 1/15/2019 11:59 PM Mountain

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