Baltimore Research Coordinator (Staff Wage)
Job ID: R0028929 | Classified - Lab & Research Techs and Specs | Part time | Remote, MD

The Center to Promote Effective Youth Development (Youth-Nex) in the School of Education and Human Development at the University of Virginia seeks applicants for multiple PART-TIME positions in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. Those hired in the Research Coordinator (Wage) position will conduct classroom observations within elementary and/or middle schools enrolled in research projects being conducted with the Anne Arundel County Public School System in Maryland. Hours for these positions will vary depending on the schools involved; hires can expect to work between 16-30 hours per week. Research Coordinators will work approximately 8 to 12 weeks in the Fall of 2021 beginning in mid to late September with mandatory trainings and reliability testing.

Incumbents will be collecting data in elementary school classrooms using the Assessing School Settings: Interactions of Students and Teachers (ASSIST) observational measure. Should you be selected for hire, you will need to complete the ASSIST certification (i.e., a training and reliability assessment) to properly perform the role which will be paid for by the department. Observational data collection will begin in October 2021 and run through early December of 2021. Duties include scheduling and completing computerized classroom observations.

Requirements include:

  • Associate's Degree or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Reliable transportation to be able to travel between schools in Anne Arundel County, MD.
  • Availability to work at least 2 days per week during school hours (Monday-Friday, 7:00 am - 4:00 pm).
  • Ability to use and perform basic troubleshooting of technology, including tablets is essential.
  • Exceptional organization skills and the ability to work independently
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse populations.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.

Preference will be given to candidates with some coursework or experience in education or social science research.


Anticipated Position Compensation: $16.00 Hourly

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:

The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. (FSAKA)

Any K12 schools' requirements take priority over UVA guidelines regarding professional dress, behavior, adherence to school policies and procedures as well as vaccinations and prevalence testing. In addition, UVA employees working in a school division should continue to mask and submit to prevalence testing if that is school policy and if the K12 school makes testing available to them as a function of working in the school.


Education: Associate's Degree or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Experience: None
Licensure: None


This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.

COVID Vaccination Requirement

Due to the scope of President Biden's Executive Order 14042 issued in early September, all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption. The University has updated policy SEC-045 to reflect these new requirements.

If hired by the Academic Division, excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption.

Note: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.

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