Assistant Researcher - Data Collection - 12295BR
Assistant Researcher - Data Collection
Please note these are approximately 10 month positions working from August 1 to May 31, with the summer (June and July) off of work. The employees have a potential to be appointed to leave without pay status (with possible benefits) during these summer months. The leave without pay appointment and continuation of these positions into the next school year will be contingent upon successful grant funding and individual employee performance. These positions also require strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to work with a team of professionals. Must have reliable transportation and ability to be flexible in scheduling around school and staff schedules. Please note that all offers of employment are contingent upon the satisfactory completion of the background check. Continuation is dependent on satisfactory yearly evaluation and funding.
- 70% - Facilitate data collection with children and teachers using standardized assessments, observational measures, and surveys; build and maintain rapport with research partners such as teachers and program administrators; communicate and work with research partners and project staff to coordinate the scheduling and administration of assessments and appropriately handle care of assessment data.
- 25% - Assist the project team with the preparation of research materials and delivery and dissemination thereof to project staff and research partners; complete research tasks, such as scoring and submitting data, data entry and checking, participant tracking and assist in conducting reliability assessments.
- 5% - Attend data collection team and research project meetings.
- High school diploma/GED and four years of related experience or Bachelor’s degree or higher in social work, psychology, early childhood, special education, counseling, or related field.
- Six month’s minimum experience working with young children in school, daycare, home, or community settings.
- Effective organizational skills as evidenced by application materials.
- A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation is required for this position.
- Master’s degree in social work, psychology, early childhood, special education, counseling, or related field.
- Experience administering assessments and conducting observations of young children.
- Experience participating in research projects related to early intervention/education.
- Experience with data management.
- Experience with culturally diverse children.
- Fluent in Spanish and English, written and oral.
Additional Candidate Instructions
Review of applications will begin July 16, 2018 and will continue until all positions are filled. Applications received by the review date will be given first consideration.