RULER Study Data Collector (Staff Wage)

Employer
University of Virginia
Location
Annapolis, MD
Posted
Oct 23, 2021
Closes
Oct 25, 2021
Ref
160307713
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
POSITIONS LOCATED IN FAIRFAX, VA The Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning (CASTL) in the School of Education and Human Development seeks applicants for multiple RULER Data Collector (Wage) positions in Fairfax County, VA. RULER Study Data Collectors assist with on-site data collection activities of the RULER Study in Fairfax, VA.The RULER Study evaluates the effectiveness of RULER (Recognizing, Understanding, Labeling, Expressing, and Regulating emotions) as a social-emotional learning approach in elementary schools. Incumbents conduct observations within elementary classrooms and assist with individual computer-based child assessments. They collect data using project guidelines and then upload the data that has been collected.These are part-time positions working an average of 20 hours a week during the data collection window in January-March 2022, with the possibility of continuing in the winter/spring 2023 data collection window. Hours will ultimately vary based on project timeline and needs, but they are typically during school hours (8:00 am-4:00 pm) with some pre- and post-data collection work to complete at home.Applicants must be able to attend training and collect data at schools in Fairfax, VA. If hired, must have the ability to start in late-November/December 2021 and have a flexible schedule.+ A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Completed coursework at an institute of higher education or a Bachelor's Degree in the Social Sciences, Education or a related field is preferred.+ Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills are required.+ 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.+ Ability to use and troubleshoot technology, including laptops and tablets, is required; as is knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word) and Google suite (Docs, Sheets, and Calendar).+ Certification in CLASS (Classroom Assessment Scoring System) by Teachstone Training, LLC is preferred but is otherwise paid and provided for by the School of Education and Human Development.+ 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, is required.+ Candidates with written and speaking fluency in another language (such as Spanish, Arabic, Mandarin, Korean, Urdu, Hindi, etc.) are encouraged to apply.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS**Education** : A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Completed coursework at an institute of higher education or a Bachelor's Degree in the Social Sciences, Education or a related field is preferred.**Experience** : 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, is required.**Licensure** : Certification in CLASS (Classroom Assessment Scoring System) by Teachstone Training, LLC is preferred but is otherwise paid and provided for by the School of Education and Human Development.PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe job requires traveling some distance to schools for data collection, attend meetings, and training. Additionally, incumbents must be able to move short distances within schools (eg from classroom to classroom) for observations and assessments).**COVID Vaccination Requirement**The University of Virginia expects all current and new employees (UVA Health System and Academic), to be vaccinated against COVID-19.**If hired to work within the University Health System, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to receive the vaccination.** Employees may request a medical or religious exemption from vaccination.If hired to work on the Academic side of the University, excluding the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UPG, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to submit to mandatory, weekly prevalence testing. Employees that are working 100% remotely will not be subject to weekly prevalence testing; however, if the employee works on UVA Grounds (including the Medical Center) even intermittently, then they are required to be tested for COVID-19 once per week on an indefinite basis and follow masking mandates.NOTE: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how the vaccination and testing requirements will apply to you at your work location, see the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements (https://hr.virginia.edu/covid-vaccination-requirements-uva-new-hires) webpage._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._The University of Virginia is an iconic public institution of higher education, boasting nationally ranked schools and programs, diverse and distinguished faculty, a major academic medical center, and proud history as a renowned research university.In January of 1819, the Commonwealth of Virginia's General Assembly chartered what would become the University of Virginia. Entering our third century, the University has served Virginia, the nation, and the world by: educating responsible citizen-leaders; advancing, preserving, and disseminating knowledge; and providing world-class patient care. These responsibilities are enduring and continue to inspire our efforts.The UVA Health System is renowned for providing outstanding patient care, educating tomorrow's health care leaders, and discovering new and better ways to treat diseases. The UVA Medical Center and Physicians Group, School of Medicine, and School of Nursing are recognized for their excellence in patient care, education, and research.At UVA, we offer a rich collection of benefits, which have long been recognized and valued for their comprehensiveness and competitiveness in the market. In addition to a robust array of traditional benefits such as health care, time off, and retirement, UVA offers an array of other benefits and services to support faculty, staff, and UVA Health team members with their personal and family needs.We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity for _all persons_ and welcome diversity in all forms. For more information on the University of Virginia and the surrounding area, visit our Why UVA (https://hr.virginia.edu/careers-uva/why-uva) and Why Charlottesville (https://hr.virginia.edu/careers-uva/why-charlottesville) webpages

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