Summer 2022 HLC Self-Study Research Assistants

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About The College of Wooster:

Wooster offers an excellent, comprehensive liberal arts education, culminating in a rigorous senior project, in which each student works one-on-one with a faculty mentor to conceive, organize and complete a significant research project on a topic of the student’s own choosing. Through this distinctive program, every Wooster student develops abilities valued by employers and graduate schools alike: independent judgment, analytical ability, creativity, project-management and time-management skills, and strong written and oral communication skills. Founded in 1866, the college enrolls approximately 2,000 students.

The College offers a comprehensive benefits program that includes: Health, Dental, Retirement, and Tuition Remission.

Job Description:

Wooster’s HLC Self-study and Information & Planning teams (Professor Anne Nurse, Professor Amber Garcia, Ellen Falduto) seek two students to assist with various data collection, organization, and analysis projects relating to our upcoming Higher Learning Commission visit in spring 2023. Work may be full-time or part-time from late May through July 2022 and must be on campus.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Collect data, update, and maintain College data and information needed to support our five self-study working groups
  • Analyze data and artifacts collected by working groups during spring 2022
  • Assist with an analysis of course syllabi
  • Other projects may be identified, including assisting Information Technology staff with archiving the old “wiki” site


  • Must be a current student at The College of Wooster
  •  Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work with groups and individuals
  • Strong organizational, detail, and analytic skills
  • High-level of proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to learn SharePoint and WordPress
  • Previous work in social science research or related area
  • Preference given to students who have successfully completed a statistics class

Additional Information:

The College of Wooster does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex/gender, gender identity, gender expression, medical condition, political affiliation, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, disability, age, marital status, family responsibilities, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other characteristic protected by institutional policy, or by state, local, or federal law. All offers of employment are subject to verification of the legal right to work in the United States as required by federal law. The College of Wooster is committed by policy and practice to diversity, equity and inclusion. For more information see our nondiscrimination policy.

Application Instructions:

For highest consideration please submit a resume, cover letter, and a list of three faculty, staff, or supervisory references which includes name, telephone number and email address.