RULER Data Collector, Staff Wage
Job ID: R0040082 | 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 multiple RULER Data Collector (Wage) positions in Fairfax County, VA. RULER Study Data Collectors assist with on-site data collection activities of the RULER Study in Fairfax, VA.

The RULER Study evaluates the effectiveness of RULER (Recognizing, Understanding, Labeling, Expressing, and Regulating emotions) as a social-emotional curriculum in elementary schools. Incumbents conduct observations within elementary classrooms and assist with individual computer-based child assessments. The Data Collectors collect data using project guidelines and then upload the data that has been collected. These are part-time positions working up to 35 hours a week that will continue to be offered into winter 2022/spring 2023.

Hours will ultimately vary based on project timeline and needs. Applicants must be able to attend training in Fairfax, VA. If hired, must have the ability to start in late-November/December 2022 and have a flexible schedule.

Anticipated pay range: $20-25/hour

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis as project need is identified.

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. (SPAKA)

Questions related to the application process may be directed to Jen Krahn, Sr. HR Specialist, at



  • A high school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • At least one year of experience performing direct work with children in either an educational setting or an out-of-school setting, such as a summer camp or an after-school program is required.
  • Reliable transportation for traveling between schools (mileage reimbursed) is also required.


  • Certification in K-3 and/or Upper Elementary CLASS (Classroom Assessment Scoring System) by Teachstone Training, LLC is preferred but is otherwise paid and provided for by the School of Education and Human Development.
  • Completed coursework at an institute of higher education or a Bachelor's Degree in the Social Sciences, Education or a related field.
  • Strong organization skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work effectively with a diverse population are essential.
  • Ability to use and troubleshoot technology, including laptops and tablets, is required, as is knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word) and Google suite (Docs, Sheets, and Calendar).
  • Candidates with written and speaking fluency in another language (such as Spanish, Arabic, Mandarin, Korean, Urdu, Hindi, etc.) are encouraged to apply.



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.

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