Posting Summary: **POSITION IS LOCATED IN LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY**
The Center to Promote Effective Youth Development (Youth-Nex) in the Curry School of Education in the University of Virginia is seeking applicants for multiple Project Assessor positions. Incumbents will work approximately 12 to 30 weeks during the academic year. Incumbents recruit and consent subjects and assist with organizing and implementing data collection activities (e.g., computer and paper assessments, classroom observations), scoring or coding student data, communicating with families and school staff about the project, and clerical tasks (e.g., copying, preparing data collection materials, making phone calls). Work is with subjects/students enrolled in participating JCPS elementary and middle schools.
Experience communicating and working with children and adults from diverse backgrounds is required. Candidate must also have experience in education, customer service, sales, human services or similar capacity. Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills are essential. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in survey administration or experience conducting educational or clinical assessments with children and/or adults. Experience working in a public school setting is also preferred.
Must have reliable transportation and be able to travel between schools in Jefferson County, Kentucky. Positions start fall of 2018. Must be able to attend training August 27-30, 2018.
The pay rate is $16.50 per hour.
To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0623538. Complete a job application online and attach a cover letter and resume.
Questions about the position should be directed to Robin Cook at 502-224-6444 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Ramie Martin-Galijatovic at 502-262-6005 or email@example.com.
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.
The Curry School of Education and the University of Virginia are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. We seek to build a culturally diverse intellectual environment and welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree or Equivalent Experience Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education, experience and or training.
Preferred Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Preferred
Preferred Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's degree preferred.
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Required Specific Experience: Experience communicating/working with children and adults from diverse backgrounds in education, customer service, sales, human services or similar capacity.
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Preferred Specific Experience: Experience with survey administration or experience conducting educational or clinical assessments with children and/or adults. Experience working in public education setting is also preferred.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. Must have own transportation and be able to travel between schools in Louisville and Jefferson County KY.
Required Computer Applications: Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word), and use of the internet. Proficiency with laptops, tablets and/or PCs.
Internal Number: 353_84901
About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.