Educ-Office of Child Development - United States - (19003455)
The University of Pittsburgh Office of Child Development (OCD) is seeking data collectors who will administer assessments and observations in schools as part of a larger research study. We are seeking professional, detail-oriented, reliable candidates with good interpersonal, problem-solving and communication skills who can adhere to all University of Pittsburgh, University of Oregon and University of Oregon Center on Teacher Learning policies regarding the expectations of research work.
Responsibilities include administering pre-test, post-test, and intermittent progress monitoring assessments. The majority of data collection will occur via iPads, although some paper and pencil tests will be administered. Both individual assessments and group-administered assessments will be collected.
Daylight Monday through Friday availability required. Willingness to travel throughout Allegheny County.
NOTE: The hiring range is for full-time positions and will be prorated based on 60% effort.
Preferred Experience with iPads, technology, working with young children, in schools and/or research.
Assignment Category: Parttime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Research.II
Minimum Education Level Required: Associate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 1-2 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Hiring Range: $20,904.00 - $32,760.00
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter
Internal Number: 19003455
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