JOB NO.: 91147-AS
Work Type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Categories: Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement, Grant, Research, Contract Management, Research, Scientific
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Terminal
Position Vacancy ID: 91147-AS
Working Title: Evaluator
Official Title: RESEARCHER(E05DN) or ASSOC RESEARCHER(E05FN) or ASST RESEARCHER(E05LN)
Hiring Department: A177500-SCHOOL OF EDUCATION/WCER
FTE: 50% - 100%
Anticipated Begin Date: SEPTEMBER 01, 2017
Term: This position will end on AUGUST 31, 2019.
Minimum $45,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
Master's degree required, PhD preferred in education, science education, evaluation, psychology or other social science or related field
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
* At least two years of successful experience in project/program evaluation.
* Demonstrated training, knowledge and practice in evaluation theory, methods, design, and implementation.
* Knowledge about informal science education evaluation in K12 and postsecondary institutions.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
* Ability to work in cross-disciplinary teams on evaluation projects.
* Ability to work autonomously and with initiative.
* Ability to develop and maintain productive client relationships.
* Experience in mixed methods evaluation.
* Experience working as an educator or mentor in K12 educational settings
This position is housed in the Wisconsin Center for Education Research (WCER) within two evaluation centers - the Wisconsin Evaluation Collaborative (WEC) and the Learning through Evaluation, Adaption, and Dissemination (LEAD) Center. Specifically, this position would be supervised by staff at WEC and the LEAD Center with regular interaction and guidance from the WARF and Morgridge Institute for Research outreach staff at the Discovery building (i.e., the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery). This position entails conducting evaluation about informal science education programming (inclusive of participants and program providers of informal science programs), as well as training and supporting faculty and researchers in evaluating their own informal science education initiatives (50%). Additionally, the person will be responsible for the evaluation of an NSF-funded project (AISL), and working within WCER as a professional evaluator (5%).
This position may be extended or made renewable pending additional funding.
Instructions to applicants:
Please upload a cover letter addressed to Dr. Annalee Good, CV, and provide contact information for three professional references on the reference form within the application.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
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Advertised: 21 Jun 2017 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: 28 Jul 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time