Bilingual Data Collector - PALS - Central Virginia (Staff Wage)
Job ID: R0031099 | Classified - Lab & Research Techs and Specs | Part Time | Remote, VA
The Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning (CASTL) in the School of Education and Human Development seeks applicants for UVA Bilingual Data Collector – PALS – Central Virginia (Wage) positions to collect data in Pre-K–3 classrooms in the Central Virginia region (e.g., Charlottesville/Albemarle, Harrisonburg/Rockingham, Richmond/Henrico and Chesterfield counties). The UVA Bilingual Data Collector – PALS – Central Virginia (Wage) collects data for the Phonological Awareness Literacy Screening (PALS) pilot project, which aims to iteratively develop, test and refine PALS for use with students in grades Pre-K to 3. Duties of this position include administering assessments of students' language and literacy, as well as data entry, data uploading, ensuring data integrity and providing feedback to improve and refine the instruments.

Work activities will occur from January through May 2022 following a typical school day schedule of Monday through Friday, 8:00am - 3:00pm. Specific workdays and number of hours per week are flexible based on the UVA Bilingual Data Collector – PALS – Central Virginia (Wage)'s availability.

Primary requirements for this position include the following:
  • Spanish proficiency in speaking, reading and writing
  • A high school diploma (or equivalent)
  • Some experience working with children in an educational or out-of-school setting (such as a summer camp or an after-school program)
  • Reliable personal transportation for traveling to, from and between schools

Additional requirements include:
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse population
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, and Word)
  • Proficient use of the internet as well as laptops, tablets and/or PCs
  • Experience uploading/downloading information using cloud storage platforms
  • Ability to troubleshoot technology
  • Ability to attend training sessions in January and/or February, which may include a combination of videoconference and in-person meetings
  • A bachelor's degree in a social science, education or related field is preferred

Pay range: $20 - $25 per hour

This is a wage position that 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 University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment (SPAKA).



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