RULER Study Data Collector (Staff Wage)
Job ID: R0028756 | Classified - Lab & Research Techs and Specs | Part time | Remote, VA
POSITIONS LOCATED IN FAIRFAX, 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 learning approach in elementary schools. Incumbents conduct observations within elementary classrooms and assist with individual computer-based child assessments. They collect data using project guidelines and then upload the data that has been collected.

These are part-time positions working an average of 20 hours a week during the data collection window in January-March 2022, with the possibility of continuing in the winter/spring 2023 data collection window. Hours will ultimately vary based on project timeline and needs, but they are typically during school hours (8:00 am-4:00 pm) with some pre- and post-data collection work to complete at home.

Applicants must be able to attend training and collect data at schools in Fairfax, VA. If hired, must have the ability to start in late-November/December 2021 and have a flexible schedule.
  • A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Completed coursework at an institute of higher education or a Bachelor's Degree in the Social Sciences, Education or a related field is preferred.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills are required.
  • Strong organization skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work effectively with a diverse population are essential.
  • Reliable transportation for traveling between schools (mileage reimbursed) is required.
  • 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).
  • Certification in 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.
  • 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.
  • Candidates with written and speaking fluency in another language (such as Spanish, Arabic, Mandarin, Korean, Urdu, Hindi, etc.) are encouraged to apply.

 

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Completed coursework at an institute of higher education or a Bachelor's Degree in the Social Sciences, Education or a related field is preferred.

Experience: 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.
Licensure: Certification in 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.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The job requires traveling some distance to schools for data collection, attend meetings, and training. Additionally, incumbents must be able to move short distances within schools (e.g. from classroom to classroom) for observations and assessments).


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