Staff Research Associate IV

Riverside, CA
Mar 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Full/Part Time
50% Part Time

8AM - 5PM

$57,108 - $91,896

Position Information
Under the direction of the Principal Investigator, the responsibilities of the Staff Research Associate include: Supervise and train graduate students in administration of standardized educational assessments in both individual and group settings with middle school students (Grades 6 - 8) who are receiving special education services. Independently lead and manage multi-faceted testing procedures (both group and individual) for the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) grant funded research.

Minimum Requirements
Ph.D. in Education and minimum of 5 years experience in related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Demonstrated skills in creativity, flexibility, adaptability, initiative, planning, and organization.
Demonstrated experience in supervising, teamwork, and leadership.
Demonstrated professional, managerial, and technical knowledge.
Demonstrated skills in accuracy and precision of work, responsiveness, follow-up, reliability, and decision-making.
Demonstrated skills in prioritizing, productivity, and timeliness.
Strong communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate a message in written and oral expression.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with others with tact and diplomacy.

Preferred Qualifications
Demonstrated knowledge of reading acquisition and improvement.
Demonstrated excellent computer skills, especially with Word, Excel, Access, SPSS, and SAS.
Demonstrated skills to independently select, set up, adjust, modify, train others, and administer a wide-range of standardized and researcher-developed measures with precision and accuracy.
Knowledge of safe procedures and professional interactions with adults and students.
Knowledge of local school districts and general working structure of middle school campus and class environs.
Scientific abstract research and diligent writing aptitude.

Additional Information
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

At UC Riverside we celebrate diversity and are proud of our #12 ranking among the nation for most diverse universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014). Become part of a place that fosters success for all its constituents, students, faculty, and staff, and where work/life balance and campus culture are integral to our way of life.

UCR is ranked 55th among top public universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014).

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview


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