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East Tennessee State University

Information Research Technician 1

Title Code: 4280 

Occ. Group: 111.683 

Information Research Technician 1

Expectations for All Employees

East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee's job performance must support and exhibit the university's core values:

PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential;
RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust;
of people and thought is respected;
is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic;
is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.


Employees in this class are under general supervision. Work performed in assisting in various research projects and performing related work as required. 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Determines information and reporting needs through talking with various college personnel.

Determines the location and accessibility of present data.

Works with the proper personnel in consolidating data and developing needed systems.

Coordinates responses to external data reports.

Assists in conducting statistical research studies.

Prepares initial statistical analysis of data.

Performs other work as assigned.  

Required Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of the basic methods of securing data.

Knowledge of basic statistical theory, interpretations and procedures.

Knowledge of business English and arithmetic.

Ability to perform basic informational research projects.

Ability to gather and compile data.

Ability to express ideas clearly, concisely and convincingly.

Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with the public and other employees.  

Recommended Qualifications

Applicants possessing these qualifications have a good probability for success in this class. However, applicants not possessing these qualifications should apply if they believe their training and experience will enable them to perform the work successfully. Graduation from a standard high school including or supplemented by courses in statistics and mathematics. Experience involving basic statistical research techniques and methodology. 

Date         Skill         Eval            
4/18/85        6     623021331

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.

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