Research Coordinator - VKRP (Wage)

Location
Charlottesville, VA
Posted
Feb 28, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Research Coordinator - VKRP (Wage)

Position Type: Hourly Wage

Department: Curry School of Education

Location: Charlottesville
Richmond
Fairfax
Alexandria
Loudoun

Posting Date: 02-02-2018

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 Virginia Kindergarten Readiness Project Math Assessment Pilot. Incumbents conduct assessments with pre-k, kindergarten, and first grade children, collect data using project guidelines, and upload collected data. Positions will be at multiple locations across the Commonwealth of Virginia including Northern Virginia, Bedford County, Amelia County, and Fredericksburg. Additional locations may be added.

An associate's degree or equivalent course work is required, a bachelor's degree is preferred. 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, as is experience with Early Childhood or Social Science research. Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills are required, as are strong organization skills, an attention to detail, and the ability to work effectively with a diverse population. Reliable transportation for traveling between schools (mileage reimbursed) is required. Must be able to attend training in late March 2018. Ability to use and troubleshoot with technology, including laptops and tablets, is required, as is knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word).

Data collection will occur for approximately 8-10 weeks in the spring of 2018 (April and May). Hourly rate is commensurate with experience.

These are at-will wage positions that do not carry benefits. To apply visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0622609, complete a job application online, and attach a cover letter and resume.

For questions about the position or application process please contact Ted Keefe, at twk7b@virginia.edu.

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 late March/early April 2017.

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