Research Coordinator (Wage)
Working Title: Research Coordinator (Wage)
Position Type: Hourly Wage
Department: Curry School of Education
Posting Date: 12-07-2017
***THIS POSITION IS LOCATED IN BALTIMORE, MD****
The Center to Promote Effective Youth Development (Youth-Nex) in the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia seeks applicants for multiple part-time positions. The Research Coordinator (Wage) position works with subjects/students enrolled in an Institute of Educational Services research project being conducted within participating public school systems in Maryland. The research studies focus on creating safe and supportive school environments for middle school students and on evaluating the effects of interventions on improving student performance and behavioral outcomes.
Incumbents work approximately 8 to 12 weeks in the Spring of 2018. Mandatory trainings and reliability testing will occur mid to late February, and observational data collection will begin in March and run through May. Duties include scheduling and completing computerized classroom observations and administering, scoring and coding achievement tests. Must have reliable transportation and be able to travel between schools in Anne Arundel County, Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Montgomery County, and other participating school systems as needed.
An Associate's degree or equivalent coursework is required. Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills are required. Exceptional organization skills and the ability to work effectively with diverse populations are essential. Ability to use and troubleshoot technology, including video cameras, laptops and tablets is essential. Preference will be given to candidates with at least one year of experience working with school-age youth in a school setting.
These are at-will wage positions that do not carry benefits.
To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0621543. Complete a job application online and attach a cover letter and resume. Positions remain open until filled.
For questions about the position or application process please contact Nicole Robinson, Human Resources Generalist, at [email protected]
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. Exceptional organization skills and the ability to work effectively with diverse populations are essential. Must have reliable transportation and be able to travel between schools in Baltimore City, Baltimore County and Prince Georges County or other participating school systems as needed.
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