University of Central Oklahoma

  • FWSP Student Technical - Psychology

    Posted Date 10 months ago(8/27/2018 5:19 PM)
    $9.50 per hour
    Compensation & Benefits Package at UCO
    N/A for student positions
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  • Special Instructions to Applicants

    Please upload a PDF of your STLR Snapshot ( to this job application; if you have no STLR credits yet, an empty one is acceptable.

    Position Overview

    Student will assist staff or faculty in supporting the classrooms, labs, or departments. Duties may include, setting up, picking up, and checking-in classroom items for classes. May be requested to set-up audio/visual equipment, PowerPoint presentations, and/or computers for staff, faculty or students.

    Department Specific Essential Job Functions

    Essential Job Functions

    • Keeps the lab and surroundings neat, clean, organized, operational, and open according to schedule.
    • Updates documentation of laboratory procedures
    • Prepares training materials and processes
    • Trains others to use and maintain the lab equipment, hardware, software, and procedures.
    • Attends and participates in lab/project meetings.
    • Collects, cleans, organizes, transforms, and analyzes data.
    • Prepares IRB applications.
    • Writes or edits reports and presentations.
    • Maintains and administers the online research management systems (SONA and SAGENDA).
    • Provides support to researchers, instructors, and participants who use SONA and SAGENDA.
    • Organizes, maintains, and updates laboratory website and social media.
    • Coordinates department colloquia.
    • Serves as lab ambassador, cooperates with personnel from other labs, assists visitors
    • Troubleshoots and documents problems with lab operations.
    • Keeps lab director and co-managers informed and current about lab events.
    • Cover supervision of classes when faculty are absent.


    The student will be supervised by the psychology laboratory director, a faculty member. 

    Qualifications/Experience Required

    In order to be considered for the work study program, you must be approved for work study through the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships. ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS Fall/Spring Semesters All student employees must be enrolled at least half time to be eligible to work any UCO student position. Half time enrollment for Fall/Spring is considered 5 hours for graduates and 6 hours for undergraduates. Summer Semester Undergraduate Work-Study students must be enrolled in 6 hours to work on campus and Graduate Work-Study students must be enrolled in at least 5 hours. All other students must be enrolled in at least 3 hours to work on campus. Students not enrolled in summer classes must be enrolled in Fall classes in order to work on campus, but will be required to pay FICA taxes. If the number of hours needed to graduate is less than the minimum hours required to work, the student must obtain a letter from his/her advisor stating the number of hours needed to graduate. Call Human Resources Dept. for further information.

    Qualifications/Experience Preferred

    Qualifications/Experience Required

    • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office or equivalent (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    • Good working knowledge of SPSS and DirectRT
    • Ability to maintain a consistent, reliable schedule of laboratory presence
    • Ability to operate specialized lab equipment and technology
    • Reliable access to the internet when away from the lab


    Qualifications/Experience Preferred

    • Prior research experience
    • Prior psychology laboratory experience
    • Familiarity with at least one data analysis software
    • Final grade of B or better in a statistics course
    • Junior classification or above



    Applicant must have excellent written and verbal communication, interpersonal and intercultural skills, time management, organization, persistence, detail-orientation, creativity, and judgment.


    Physical Demands

    Repetitive movement of hands and fingers - typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms. Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required. The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


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