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User Experience Researcher (part-time)

User Experience Researcher (part-time)

Interfolio is on a mission to build smart, inspired and appealing products for faculty and academic communities. By providing the first administrative enterprise SaaS solution to facilitate academic decision support, Interfolio has built an engine for intelligent decision making in higher education. ByCommittee, Interfolio’s enterprise solution for committee workflow management, provides a platform for analytics and business intelligence to help universities make informed, strategic decisions about recruitment, tenure, and professional service. Interfolio is the first mover in defining and leading the market for faculty support solutions that cultivate goal-oriented collaboration around academic decision-making.

What’s even better than that? We’ve crafted a fun, collegial, dynamic culture that celebrates team and individual success almost daily. We’ve got a lean team of super-smart, hard working, local and remote colleagues who collaborate closely to produce a valuable service for an industry we’re passionate about. And, we genuinely like working with each other and with our clients.

Like what you’ve heard so far?

Then consider joining our User Experience team. The position of UX Researcher can be performed remotely or locally at our Washington, D.C office.   

Interfolio is committed to diversity and the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national, social or ethnic origin, age, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, family or parental status, or any status protected by the laws or regulations in locations where we operate.

Position Responsibilities

As a UX Researcher at Interfolio, you will:

  • Conduct user research on multiple Interfolio products and experiences
  • Research will primarily focus on usability of current and proposed product experiences, but interest in broader contextual inquiry and user mental model is encouraged
  • Collect, analyze and present user behavior data from a variety of sources - user testing, semi-formal interviews, observation, and analytics tools
  • Recruit and schedule users and non-users for tests
  • Compile results and present outcomes using both quantitative and qualitative examples of findings - clearly delineating between informed opinion and found user behavior
  • Work directly with Interfolio UX Designers and Front End Engineers to inform product decisions

Qualification and Experience 

  • Currently pursuing a degree or certificate in User Experience Design, Human-computer Interactions, Human Factors Engineering Design or similar field
  • Must commit to no less than 2 terms of school and 12-30 hours/week in chunks no less than 2 hours.  The position pays $12/hour.
  • Strong academic results and 2 references focused on your work and working style
  • Please submit work samples with your application
  • Demonstrated command of qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Experience conducting UX research and/or product research a plus
  • Clear communicator verbally and in writing
  • Detail-oriented and able to handle multiple projects

This is a fantastic way to gain experience working with a fast-paced and talented team, make a real contribution directly to product design decisions, and augment your studies.

Our culture sets us apart—we look forward to sharing more about our company and our team!

To apply, please visit: http://interfolioinc.applytojob.com/apply/fbSiHYnDEv/User-Experience-Researcher-parttime

 

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