Location
Coral Gables, Florida
Posted
Apr 06, 2018
Ref
61809566
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The University of Miami is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making UM a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world.

Status: Temporary


Responsibilities include: completion of all prerequisites for research team participation, which includes CITI Certification, training for project procedures, training in administration and/or scoring of standardized vocabulary assessments in Spanish and English, as well as fingerprint clearance to enter/access Miami-Dade County Public Schools and school-based after school care programs. Sr. Research Assistants may observe classroom instruction, administer standardized or project-developed assessments to participating students, collect and monitor forms completed by participants. These duties require all to strictly adhere to specialized procedures for secure data transfer of data files, as well as the monitoring and handling of all other data (i.e., parent questionnaires) collected for the project to protect.

Minimum qualifications: Flexible schedule is needed with some weeks requiring more working hours than others to complete the work needed for the research project; data collection may take place during the school day and/or in elementary school after school care programs; excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work as part of a team. Must be bilingual/biliterate (English/Spanish), with previous work experience in schools or with children preferred. Bachelor’s degree required.

Apply online. Position R100022844

The University of Miami is home to some of the brightest minds in the world. We are committed to educating and nurturing students, creating knowledge, and providing service to our community and beyond. The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Come join us!

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