CSP Project Associate
Working Title: CSP Project Associate
Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff
Department: Curry School of Education
Posting Date: 02-01-2017
***Position is located in Louisville, KY******
The Center to Promote Effective Youth Development (Youth-Nex) in the Curry School of Education seeks a Project Associate for the Compassionate Schools Project (CSP). The CSP Project Associate supervises the data collection in the Jefferson County Public Schools for the Compassionate Schools Project. The incumbent interfaces closely with both the PI and Jefferson County leaders to ensure the success of the project. Duties include coordinating the training of project participants and wage data collectors, supervising data collection, serving as a liaison between stakeholders in Jefferson County Public Schools and principal investigator (PI), maintaining project timelines and deliverables, and implementing project changes as necessary. The position is based in Louisville, KY.
A bachelor's degree is required, preferably in education or a related field. A minimum of two years' experience in coordinating or leading projects is required. A master's degree is preferred and may substitute for some experience. Prior experience conducting evaluations or research data collection is required. Substantial knowledge and skills in developing and maintaining strong partnerships is essential. The ability to supervise and direct the work of others is a must. Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills are also required. Strong organizational and time management skills, an ability to multitask, and the ability to meet regular deadlines while delivering high quality results are essential. Experience working in or professionally interfacing with an institution of public education as a teacher, consultant, or administrator is preferred as is knowledge of classroom observation methods. Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word) is required. Knowledge and the use of statistical research software such as Stata or SAS are preferred.
To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0619392. Complete a job application online, and attach a cover letter and resume.
This is a restricted position and continuation is dependent upon funding and satisfactory performance.
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:
Substantial knowledge and skills in developing and maintaining strong partnerships is required, The ability to supervise and direct the work of others is a must. Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills are also required. Strong organizational and time management skills, an ability to multitask, and the ability to meet regular deadlines while delivering high quality results are essential.
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