Research Specialist Quality Collaborative (Wage)

Location
Alexandria, VA
Posted
Feb 24, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Research Specialist Quality Collaborative (Wage)

Position Type: Hourly Wage

Department: Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning

Location: Alexandria

Posting Date: 02-23-2017

Posting Summary:
The Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning (CASTL) in the Curry School of Education seeks multiple Research Specialists (wage) to assist with the Evaluation of Quality Collaborative Early Education PD Pilot in Alexandria, VA. Incumbents conduct observations within pre-kindergarten classrooms, collect data using project guidelines, and upload collected data.

A Bachelor's Degree is required. At least one year of experience performing direct work with children in either an educational setting or an out-of-school setting such as a summer camp or an after school program is preferred. Early Childhood or Social Science research experience is strongly preferred. Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. Strong organization skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work effectively with a diverse population are essential. Reliable transportation for traveling between schools (mileage reimbursed) is required. Ability to use and troubleshoot with technology, including laptops and tablets, is required, as is knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word). Certification in Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS) Observers by Teachstone Training, LLC is preferred. Applicants must be able to attend training in Alexandria, VA.

These are at-will wage positions that do not carry benefits. Collection periods are intermittent and last 4-6 weeks at a time.

To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0620424. Complete an application online; attach a cover letter, and resume/curriculum vitae.

For questions about this position, please contact Ted Keefe at twk7b@virginia.edu.

The Curry School of Education and the University of Virginia welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities; we seek to build a culturally diverse intellectual environment. We are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. Strong organization skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work effectively with a diverse population are essential. Reliable transportation for traveling between schools (mileage reimbursed) is required. Must be able to attend training in Alexandria, VA.

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