Research Assistant

7 days left

Rockville , MD
Oct 23, 2021
Dec 16, 2021
Analyst, Research
Full Time
Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments. Westat's research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC.

Job Summary:
Westat is seeking a self-motivated, highly organized individual to join our health services research team. We are seeking a professional who has excellent attention to detail and organizational skills, is logic and process minded, and is deadline driven. The successful candidate will support a variety of research projects focusing on health care delivery, finance, and evaluation.
Job Responsibilities:
•    Conducting compliance and quality control checks.
•    Reviewing data.
•    Maintaining project documentation.
•    Taking meeting notes. 
•    Supporting scheduling and technical logistics for webinars.
•    Coordinating work across teams to ensure task success.
•    Providing quality assurance of task-related work.

Basic qualifications: 
•    A bachelor's degree.

Minimum Qualifications: 
•    Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills. 
•    Strong MS Office skills, including MS Word and Excel. 
•    Strong interpersonal and writing skills.

Westat offers a well-rounded and comprehensive benefits program focused on wellness and work/life balance. Eligible employees may participate in:
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Holiday Leave
  • Professional Development
  • Health Advocate
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Travel Accident Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Savings Account

Protecting the health and safety of our employees and survey participants is a top priority for Westat. As a federal government contractor, Westat will require Westat staff, regardless of work location, to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon hire or prior to December 8, 2021, whichever is later, and to follow all safety protocols, subject to approved accommodations under applicable law.

Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or any other protected status under applicable law.

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