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Social Sciences/Humanities Research Associate III

Job Description

TITLE: Social Sciences/Humanities Research Associate III

JOB CODE: 4007



EEO6 CODE: 3 = Professional/Non-faculty

GRADE: Pay Grade 9

PAY PLAN: Annually
minimum 31,572.00
midpoint 40,416.00
maximum 49,260.00

PURPOSE: To perform responsible research work involving planning, directing, supervising and participating in field of social science or humanities. Responsible for gathering and interpreting data and preparing materials for publication in the field of specialization.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Sometimes required to partially of entirely plan projects. . May assist a superior in planning research projects. Participates in research in any field, which comes within the scope of interest of the job; plans, organizes the study, analyzes and interprets the results of the research; directs and participates in the preparation of the results of the research in the form of publication. Act as a consultant for certain groups of individuals by assisting them with specific problems, preparation of materials, analyzing problems and recommending possible solutions. Provides updates on current information and allied research projects being performed elsewhere. Assists with the general administrative duties, such as assuming responsibility for the proper conduct of administrative procedures such as purchasing, accounting, record keeping, the safekeeping of finished publications and their distribution and sale. Performs related duties as required. May assist in the selection of personnel for an entire area, interviewing applicants, making recommendations, employing part-time employees. Prepares answers to inquiries from citizens, public officials and private organizations covering diverse subjects within the field of specialization.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: REPORTS TO: General from faculty member, administrative officer, or senior Social Science/Humanities Research Associates. SUPERVISION: N/A SUPERVISION-OTHER: General over Social Science/Humanities subordinates.


REQUIRED EDUCATION-OTHER: Master's degree with major course work in the field of assignment.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES-OTHER: REQUIRED EXPERIENCES/COMPETENCIES: Two years of related experience. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Ability to use the typewriter and related office equipment and knowledge of data processing equipment. Proficiency in all phases of the duties required. Excellent. Specific job requirements or physical location of positions allocated to this classification render the position security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Section 51.215 Texas Education Code.