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Student Worker - Matter of Balance Research Project

Job ID 334 Location : San Marcos, CA, US Date posted 06/10/2020
The mission of The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is the development of professional health care practitioners through innovation, individualized, and quality classroom, clinical, and distance education.

This position is only available to those students who are eligible for the Working Scholars Program.

The principal duty of a Student Worker – Matter of Balance Research is to contribute to the research agenda in the area of Matter of Balance. The Student Worker will work under the supervision of the Assistant Professor overseeing the research agenda to review, edit, and compile existing data and content for the Matter of Balance Research project.

  • Completion of training for protection of research subjects
  • Review the previous work on the assigned research agenda
  • Compile and enter data into Excel, Access, or SPSS
  • Distribute, collect, and enter data as needed
  • Complete literature review and create an annotated bibliography of the relevant articles
  • Proofread and make necessary edits to research documents to ensure accuracy
  • Assist in editing a current manuscript on research agenda
  • Coordinate with supervisor to ensure accuracy on created or updated information
May perform other duties and responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.


Reports to:Assistant Professor

Positions Supervised: Not applicable


To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.Incumbents will be evaluated, in part, based on performance of each essential function.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


  • The successful candidate must have an overall GPA of 3.0 or better on all coursework completed and be currently enrolled in a graduate level degree program (highly preferred, but not required for Working Scholars Program)
  • Individuals should be in good standing with the University and at least in the second term of study (exceptions may apply)
  • Must possess strong professional writing, editorial, and communication skills
  • Must be organized and capable of solving issues, responding to general questions and responding to routine requests for information.
  • Be able to work independently, as well as in a team environment, and demonstrate an understanding of the academic and professional experiences of students.
  • Must be able to prioritize tasks and manage multiple projects with minimal supervision
  • The Student Worker should plan to commit up to 20 hours per week to this position


Not applicable


Not applicable


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Collaborates - Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
  • Being Resilient - Rebounding from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations.
  • Instills Trust - Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.
  • Drives Results - Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.
  • Innovation - Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful.
  • Customer Focus - Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

Work is performed primarily in a standard office environment but may involve exposure to moderate noise levels. Work involves operation of personal computer equipment for six to eight hours daily and includes physical demands associated with a traditional office setting, e.g., walking, standing, communicating, and other physical functions as necessary.

The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.  

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