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UVA Education Data Collector (Research Specialist), Curiosity in Classrooms Project (Wage) - Various Locations (Staff Wage)

UVA Education Data Collector (Research Specialist), Curiosity in Classrooms Project (Wage) - Various Locations (Staff Wage)

  • R0040291
  • United States
  • Research
  • The University of Virginia
UVA education research data collectors in Virginia and Pennsylvania.

The Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning (CASTL) in the UVA School of Education and Human Development seeks applicants for multiple Research Specialist (Wage) positions across Virginia school districts and in the broader Philadelphia PA area.

The Curiosity in Classrooms Project Research Specialist (Wage) will conduct on-site sessions at partner elementary schools, working directly with students and teachers. Incumbents will collect data using project guidelines and ensure secure transfer of collected data. The position involves establishing rapport with young participants along with knowledge of study research procedures and protocols, so experience interacting with children and attention to detail are necessary. Extensive training will be provided.

Sessions are scheduled according to the needs of the study. Availability during normal elementary school hours (7:45 am - 3:30 pm) is essential.

Anticipated start date will be late September to mid-October, 2023.

Anticipated Position Compensation: $17-21/hour commensurate with education and experience.

To apply, please submit an application online through Workday at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs and attach a current resume and a brief cover letter describing prior experience working with children and/or any research or clinical experience. Search on requisition number R0040291.

The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. This position will also require an additional fingerprint background check. (SPAKA & fingerprinting)

This is a wage position which is not eligible for leave or other benefits and is limited to 1500 hours of work in a year. For more information, refer to the Wage Employment link: http://uvapolicy.virginia.edu/policy/HRM-029

Questions related to the application process may be directed to Jen Krahn, HR Specialist, at jak8w@virginia.edu

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Required/essential: a high school diploma or equivalent is required; excellent interpersonal communication skills; Experience using Microsoft office programs (Powerpoint, Word, Teams, Excel, Outlook); Comfort using technology and troubleshooting in programs on tablets and/or laptops; Strong organization skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work effectively with a diverse population. Reliable transportation (mileage reimbursed) is required.

Preferred: completed coursework at an institute of higher education, at least one year of 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.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

This is primarily a sedentary job involving use of desktop computers, laptops, and tablets during sessions. The job does occasionally require walking some distance to attend sessions, meetings, and programs.

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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