Research Assistant, Lexia Learning

Rosetta Stone Inc. • Concord, MA 01742

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

We Are Lexia Learning

We are Lexia Learning, a Rosetta Stone company. As one of the best-known and most highly respected reading-technology companies in the world, we are dedicated to empowering literacy educators and students through personalized learning and adaptive assessment. Lexia currently helps over 2.5 million K12 students learn to read and we are looking for passionate, talented individuals to join our mission driven team.

We Are the Education & Research Team

We are looking to add a new Research Assistant to our Concord, MA based team. This person will be a key member of the Education and Research Department, responsible for supporting and coordinating various research activities. The ideal candidate is flexible, intuitive, detail-oriented, and self-motivated with the ability to communicate well with others.

Role Objective

* Work across and support Education and Research Department teams.

* Assist with data collection and support day-to-day aspects of multiple research projects and reports.

This role is full-time, benefit eligible and will work from our Concord, MA office location.

All About You

INITIATIVE: You are curious and take initiative and see your work from initiation to completion.

ACCOUNTABLE: You are accountable for your work and take responsibility to be efficient with all tasks.

COLLABORATIVE: You thrive on collaborating with others and maintain respect and professionalism when doing so.

ADAPTABLE: You are adaptable and easily adjust to new or changing situations.

Essential Job Functions:

* Coordinate data exchange agreements and data files using data privacy protocols.

* Clean and prepare data files for analysis.

* Maintain timelines for research project success through scheduling, organizing and reporting on status of research activities

* Support report writing by assisting with literature reviews and preparing manuscripts for publication (e.g., APA style formatting).

* Participate in the development of data reports and visualizations to support customers.

* Keep track of deadlines for conference proposals and publication notifications.

Essential Skills & Qualifications

* Bachelor's degree in psychology, education, or a related field

* 1-2 years of research or similar experience

* Strong interpersonal, written, verbal, and communication skills

* Excellent time management with the ability to work both independently and on a highly collaborative team

* Impeccable attention to detail

* Fluency with MS Office (especially Excel)

* Familiarity with research methodologies in education, highly preferred

* Basic statistical knowledge, experience with statistical software a plus (e.g., SPSS)

At Rosetta Stone we speak, learn, and interact differently, we embrace and thrive on these differences! We deeply benefit from the diversity that each individual has to offer. We are dedicated to fostering a culture that celebrates unique backgrounds, ideas and experiences. Rosetta Stone is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.

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