||Professor Eleanor Loiacono is seeking a Research
for the 2014-2015 academic year to help with a grant project, which develops an online mentor training module for students with disabilities. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, attending face-to-face mentor training sessions, acting as a liaison between Professor Loiacono and members of the Office of Disabilities
Services, working with peer mentors, attending grant (research) meetings, researching relevant academic literature, assisting in data collection & data analysis, obtaining human subject certification, and participating in GRAD 2015.
Strong problem solving skills, as well as, written & oral communication skills are required. This position will give candidates first-hand experience in working on grants, conducting research, data collection and analysis methods, human subject training (certification), and public presentation skills (as participant in GRAD 2015).
-Facilitate communication between professor and Office of Disability Services coworkers.
-Assist in all meetings and mentor training sessions.
-Update Professor Loiacono on mentor training sessions in a timely manner.
-Collect data (through surveys and interviews) and assist in data analysis.
-Compile relevant literature reviews.
-Survey development (through Qualtrics).
-Collect and analyze data using quantitative and qualitative statistical packages (through SPSS and NVivo).