Internal Job Number: P00924CT
This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Education Project Assistant position for The School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences (SOBE) at Oregon State University (OSU). This is a limited duration appointment expected to last approximately 1 year from the appointment begin date.
SOBE is one of two Schools in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences. SOBE includes academic programs in Health Management & Policy (HMP), Health Promotion & Health Behavior (HPHB), and Human Development & Family Sciences (HDFS). The School has large and very successful undergraduate programs, as well as masters and doctoral programs. It also houses tenure-lines for faculty in HDFS at the OSU – Cascades Campus in Bend, and in the Extension 4-H Youth Development and Family and Community Health programs. In addition, the School includes the Child Development Center, which offers an accredited early education program funded partially through external funds. It offers the University-wide Certificate in Gerontology to undergraduate students from throughout OSU. The School also has very active and externally funded research programs. The School has nearly 1700 undergraduate majors, as well as PhD, MS, and MPH students. On the Corvallis campus, the School has over 25 tenured/tenure-track faculty, 10 fixed-term instructional/clinical faculty, professional and research faculty, and 2 classified staff.
This position will work under the guidance of the Principal Investigator (PI) who is conducting research on school readiness and self-regulation in young children. The position will be responsible for assisting project staff with duties related to the project, including data collection, data entry, and communicating with teachers and parents involved with the research.
Minimum Qualifications (Staff) / Guidelines (Faculty):
Education, training, or experience sufficient to perform the duties required by the specific research, extension, or other educational project; AND Knowledge of spoken and written English sufficient to obtain, provide, or exchange information. Some positions may require skill in typing (proficiency level based on individual position requirements).
- Excellent written and verbal, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
- Strong decision making and problem-solving abilities, self-directed, motivated, and successful at meeting deadlines.
- Ability to work independently and as a part of a team.
- Ability to partner and collaborate with parents, teachers, and schools.
- Computer related skills in Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, email, and internet navigation.
- This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months.
- This position requires driving a University vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the University; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Motor Vehicle History Check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver’s license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per OSU Standard 576-056-0000 et seq.
Salary (Minimum): $2079
Salary (Maximum): $2892