Job TitleEvaluation Coordinator-Catherine Hershey School for Early Learning, Hershey, PA
Position TypeFull Time
Job Category Staff
Salary Range -
Location Hershey, PA US
Application Deadline March 11, 2023
Contact Name UPittTA@pitt.edu
Educ-Office of Child Development – Pennsylvania-Hershey – (23000441)
The Office of Child Development (OCD) is seeking an experienced, creative, and versatile professional capable of handling a variety of administrative and research tasks for the Evaluation and Research Team (ERT). This employee will provide targeted administrative support and research assistance for a comprehensive evaluation of an innovative Early Childhood Education (ECE) program in Hershey, PA. Responsibilities include: collecting quantitative and qualitative assessment data from young children and adults, entering and analyzing data in a variety of software programs; managing scheduling, communications, and logistics for project activities; and providing project-wide administrative support.
Maintaining positive, professional relationships with a variety of stakeholders from school staff to parents is essential. Must understand detailed research plans and follow protocols, and have skill, competence, and comfort working with young children in early childhood education settings. Ability to collect data from children as well as their educators and families. Detail oriented in data documentation and storage. Responsibilities will also include collaborating with supervisor and practitioners to organize and support writing of various reports, preparing and administering surveys with Qualtrics, maintaining databases, and coordinating meetings/events. Experience in interviewing and conducting focus groups preferred. Position requires regular in-person work at CHS Hershey in Hershey, PA. The University of Pittsburgh Office of Child Development is deeply committed to having staff with diverse backgrounds and identities and staff who represent the make-up of the communities, schools, and families that we serve. We are committed to fostering a culture of inclusion in which diversity can thrive for all members within the University community. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people of all cultures, races, abilities, and backgrounds.
Bachelor’s degree with two to three years of experience required. Equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted per university guidelines. Experience related to early childhood education settings required. Experience with Excel, SPSS, quantitative, and qualitative data collection (interviews; focus groups) and analysis, survey design and analysis, and use of Qualtrics preferred.
The University of Pittsburgh is committed to championing all aspects of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility within our community. This commitment is a fundamental value of the University and is crucial in helping us advance our mission, which includes attracting and retaining diverse workforces. We will continue to create and maintain an environment that allows individuals to discover, belong, contribute, and grow, while honoring the experiences, perspectives, and unique identities of all.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.
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Assignment Category Full-time regular
Job Classification Staff.Research.III Non-Exempt
Minimum Education Level Required Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required 2-3 years experience
Work Schedule Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Work Arrangement Hybrid: Combination of On-Campus and Remote work as determined by the department.
Hiring Range TBD Based Upon Qualifications
Relocation Offered No
Visa Sponsorship Provided No
Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks are required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
Required Documents Resume, Cover Letter
Optional Documents Not Applicable