Research Assistant - Assessor (Temporary, Part-Time) at University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida

Posted in Other 11 days ago.





Job Description:


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Part-Time Research Assistant:


The Assessor is a key team member, in the Miami-Dade area, of the AMP-IT-UP reading program team focused on remediating reading problems for middle school students with and at-risk for reading disabilities. This hourly position is from March 1, 2024 through September 30, 2024. Pay is $18.00 an hour. Number of hours are intermittent and change weekly dependent on the schools.



Principal Duties:



  • Participate in training of how to implement standardized assessments to an interrater compliance of 95%.


  • Implement standardized assessments to middle school students with and at-risk for reading disabilities.


  • Assist with coordinating all assessment schedules.


  • Represents the program professionally at meetings and community events.


  • Ensure all aspects of data collection of the protocol are being implemented rigorously.


  • Organize timely and accurate data reporting in program data systems such as excel.


  • Travels to schools to conduct assessments.


  • Provides weekly program and assessment updates to supervisor and attends program meetings.


  • Work flexible schedule which includes mornings, afternoon, evenings and some Saturdays.


  • Other duties as assigned.





Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:



  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate well with others.


  • Understanding of how to work with middle school students.





Education Requirements (Essential Requirements):



  • High school diploma; Bachelor's degree preferred.





Work Experience Requirements (Essential Requirements):



  • Minimum 1 year of relevant experience.


  • Experience with standardized assessment implementation.


  • Must have a valid Florida driver's license.




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Job Status:

Part time



Employee Type:

Temporary



Pay Grade:

A1
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