FP3 Research Specialist (Wage)
Working Title: FP3 Research Specialist (Wage)
Position Type: Hourly Wage
Department: Curry School of Education
Posting Date: 05-31-2017
The Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning (CASTL) in the Curry School of Education seeks applicants for multiple Research Specialist (Wage) positions around Fairfax County, VA. The FP3 Research Specialist (wage) assists with on-site data collection activities of the FP3 Project in Fairfax, VA. Incumbents conduct observations within elementary classrooms and individual child assessments, collect data using project guidelines, and upload collected data. These are part-time positions that will continue to be offered into spring 2018 and thereafter. Hours will vary based on project timeline and needs.
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 are required. 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, is required, as is knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word). Written and speaking fluency in Spanish is preferred, but not necessary. Certification in Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS) Observers by Teachstone Training, LLC is preferred, but is otherwise provided. Applicants must be able to attend training in Fairfax, VA.
***Candidates bilingual in Spanish are highly encouraged to apply.***
These are at-will wage positions that do not carry benefits.
To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0621067. Complete a job application online and attach a cover letter and resume.
For questions about the position or application process please contact Ted Keefe, HR Generalist, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Curry School of Education and the University of Virginia are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. We seek to build a culturally diverse intellectual environment and welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.
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 Fairfax, VA.
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