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POST DATE 8/10/2016
END DATE 10/13/2016

University of California - Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA

Company
University of California - Los Angeles
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
24429
AJE Ref #
575838962
Location
Los Angeles, CA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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JOB SUMMARY

Requisition Number:
24429

Job Title:
PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE I

Working Title:
Data Collector

Salary:
$16.62 - $32.90 hourly

Job Type:
Contract

Department Name:
0070-EDUCATION

Department Website URL:


Job Summary Statement:
Under the supervision of the Project Director and Project Manager, serve as data collector and researcher using a variety of child assessment/observation measures. The data collector independently or with a partner travels to homes, schools, and child care settings to observe and assess programs, children and/or teacher-child interactions; maintains complete and accurate records; coordinates data collection schedules with other data collectors, school personnel, and families; and assists with entering data, assembling data packets and mailings, and other office duties, as assigned. Position requires use of critical thinking and analytical skills to successfully execute live classroom observations using constructs from multiple research measures simultaneously.

Percentage of Time:
75

Shift Start:
8:00 am

Shift End:
3:00 pm

QUALIFICATIONS FOR POSITION

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QUALIFICATIONS
REQUIRED/PREFERRED


Bachelor's degree in Child Development or related Social Science; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred


Exceptional interpersonal skills to build and maintain positive working relationships with research participants, directors of child care programs, and other researchers; ability to gather and convey information accurately and respectfully.

Required


Demonstrated experience and skill in using complex interview, observation, and assessment instruments, including CLASS (multiple versions), Environment Rating Scales (multiple versions), Adult Involvement Scale, PPVT, TVIP, Woodcock-Johnson, and Woodcock Munoz.

Preferred


Demonstrated critical thinking and analytical skills in order to apply constructs from multiple research instruments simultaneously during live classroom observations.

Required


Observe all rules and regulations pertaining to various study requirements.

Required


Ability to maintain accurate records for collecting, analyzing and sending data.

Required


Ability to work independently and meet required deadlines.

Required


Ability to provide own transportation as needed to various work site locations.

Required


Ability to maintain confidentiality concerning sensitive issues.

Required


Good organizational skills, and attention to detail

Required


Demonstrated proficiency in the English and Spanish language for accurate observation and assessment of child care settings

Required


Experience with young children

Preferred


Continued employment contingent upon satisfactory background check.

Required



ADDITIONAL POSTING INFORMATION

Bargaining Unit:
99-Policy Covered

Application Deadline:
10-11-2016

External Posting Date:


Quicklink To Posting:
hr.mycareer.ucla.edu/applicants/Central*quickFind=68775

Special Instructions:
This is a 1-year contract position.

Contact information:


Number of Positions:


SPECIAL EMPLOYMENT DESIGNATIONS/ REQUIREMENTS PER UC POLICY

Conflict of Interest:
N/A

Critical:
Continued employment contingent upon completion of satisfactory background investigation.

Driving Record:
N/A

E-Verify Check:

Certain positions funded by federal contracts/subcontracts requires UCLA to notify job applicants that an E-Verify check will be conducted and the successful candidate must pass the E-Verify check.

More Information This position does not require E-Verify check.

CANRA:
Is this position designated as a mandatory reporter under CANRA* Yes - Please have the employee sign the "Statement Acknowledging Requirement to Report Child Abuse".

Other Special Employment Requirements:
TB Test: Continued employment is contingent upon completion of satisfactory TB test.

POSITION IS SUBJECT TO PERFORMANCE STANDARDS AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY WIDE POLICE POLICIES AND ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES.


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