Research Assistant

Administrative, Office & Clerical

Contract to Perm
Apply now

Why You Want to Work Here:

Great opportunity to join a premier association that provides invaluable support to the urologic community. Our mission is to promote the highest standards of urological clinical care through education, research and the formulation of health care policy. We have more than 23,000 members worldwide who have been transforming and improving our mission for over 100 years. The Research Assistant serves primarily in a supportive role for the Office of Research initiatives and programs related to research grants and investigator support and research education. 

Major Responsibilities of the Research Assistant:

  • Works with the department team to asset short and long-term goals

  • Works closely with the Research Director to assist with the administrative tasks

  • Provides general support to the department staff including administrative, clerical, and analytical functions

  • Handles meeting scheduling, creating meeting agendas, and coordinating attendance

  • Provides support for communications and correspondence, and maintains official documents, within the department

  • Assists with the marketing department to promote all research, education, and grants programs 

  • Research information in support of proposals for research grants and education funding 

  • Interacts with external individuals and groups to execute and promote research activities

  • Maintains the inventory of the departments' office supplies

  • Provides primary assistance with the department's meeting scheduling, meeting participant coordination, materials preparation, and post-meeting follow-up tasks

  • Provides staff support for other research programs and events as needed

Qualifications of the Research Assistant:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably with experience in health science-related areas  

  • Willingness and ability to attend evening conference calls as required and work weekends for special events

  • Research or grants program administration experience preferred

  • Advanced Microsoft Office Suite proficiency

  • Proficient virtual meeting platform competency (e.g., Zoom, Teams, other)

  • Online survey programming proficiency, such as Survey Monkey (preferred)

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment

  • Effective time management

Apply now

ROCS Grad Staffing serves these cities and more:

Arlington, VA

Fairfax, VA

Alexandria, VA

Reston, VA

Herndon, VA

Vienna, VA

Great Falls, VA

Falls Church, VA

Crystal City, VA

Winchester, VA

National Landing, VA

Oakton, VA

Chantilly, VA

Centreville, VA

McLean, VA

Burke, VA

Clifton, VA

Lorton, VA

Manassas, VA

Purcellville, VA

Sterling, VA

Ashburn, VA

Leesburg, VA

Springfield, VA

Tysons, VA

Washington, DC

Bethesda, MD

Rockville, MD

Frederick, MD

Silver Spring, MD