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Statistics, Data, and Survey Research Consultant


Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning


Research Assistantship


50 percent

Description, Responsibilities, and Qualifications

Statistics, data, and survey consultants' main priority is to support quantitative instruction and research. CITL consultants are available to students, faculty, and staff for drop-in consulting during the week. In addition to one-on-one consulting, consultants are also assigned to develop new workshops and work on survey research projects.

Specific duties may include:

(1) Giving hands-on demonstrations of software to students and faculty
(2) Writing documentation to accompany software demonstrations
(3) Assisting clients with the creation and implementation of surveys
(4) Managing and documenting client requests through a ticket system

CITL teaches eight to twelve workshops per semester covering a range of topics from introductions to specific computer programs to more advanced topics. Consultants are responsible for maintaining the documentation, teaching, and administering these workshops in the early evenings.
The minimum requirements for this position include:
(1) Being in at least your second year of graduate study in a PHD program (may include previous work experience in a similar field, and study at other institutions)
(2) Having completed a two-semester sequence of graduate-level statistics courses
(3) Working knowledge of at least one statistics (SPSS, SAS, Stata, R, etc.) computer program
(4) Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
(5) Ability to work in a team environment
(6) Teaching experience
(7) Having successfully passed the English Proficiency Interview (EPI) or SPEAK test, if applicable

Time commitment:
(1) 15 hours per week scheduled
(2) One-hour weekly consultant meetings
(3) Four hours weekly for research, training, and preparation for clients
(4) Teaching three to five two-hour workshops per semester




Application Procedure

Applicants may apply at:

Application Deadline

Contact Info

Contact Name

Maryalice Wu, CITL Director Data Analytics

Contact Email

Contact Phone


Contact Address

Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 249 Armory Building 505 E. Armory Ave. Champaign, IL 61820

Start Date

Monday, August 22, 2022