Chicago Teachers Union

Research Assistant

Based in Chicago, IL

The Chicago Teachers Union has an immediate opening for a part-time temporary Research Assistant. This individual will need to be available for at least 20 hours per week.

Candidate will assist the Education Policy Department in facilitating the gathering of materials and data for various projects and reports. Prepare, enter, and verify collected data into a computer. As requested, write summaries of project findings to include prepared tables, graphs, and fact sheets. Research topical areas via the use of literature, data, and web searches. Provide assistance with the preparation of project-related reports for publication or presentations. Heavy computer work. Other job-related duties as assigned.

Candidate must be reliable, highly organized, detail oriented, and tenacious. Must have some research experience and be somewhat familiar with the issues that the Chicago Teachers Union supports. Candidate should possess solid understanding of writing and grammar rules and structure. Experience developing infographics and other computer skills required including Microsoft Office Suite– advanced Excel skills preferred. Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures, managing files and records, designing forms and other office procedures required. Strong organization and interpersonal skills preferred.

To Apply
For consideration, please forward cover letter, resume and source of opportunity to: HR@ctulocal1.com. No phone calls, no faxes please.

EOE/M/F/D/V/SO/GI. All are encouraged to apply. This position is also applicable to any registered graduate students seeking credit for an internship.

Submission Deadline: February 28, 2018.

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