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Research Associate

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School Frontiers
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Philadelphia, PA
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Published 25 days ago

About this Job

Seeking a Research Associate to assist the Director and to work as a member of a team in conducting evaluation research field work, data management and reporting for urban education projects in Philadelphia and surrounding areas. Under supervision, the Research Associate will assist with grant writing and proposal development, school evaluation research projects, school improvement projects- including charter schools and private schools, and school data analysis. The position is located in our Bala Cynwyd office, conveniently located to Septa's R5 and R6 lines and 44 bus line.


The position will support the Director by conducting literature reviews and background research related to charter school development, grant writing, and on-going program evaluation research. Some oversight of junior level staff may be required at times. is required.



Duties will include, but are not limited to: 

  • interacting with school community members such as teachers, students, parents and administrators to collect data, develop and administer school surveys (e.g., using SurveyMonkey), and similar activities
  • data entry
  • data cleaning
  • data analysis
  • managing data spreadsheets, and monitoring ongoing data collection for completeness and timeliness
  • reporting research results in the form of graphs and descriptive statistics for evaluation data, contributing to summary reports of evaluation activities, and correspondence with program stakeholders
  • designing and facilitating professional development for educators

Skills

  • proficiency in Microsoft Office (required)
  • SPSS or working knowledge similar statistical package (desired, but not required)

Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or master's degree in a related field
  • using and understanding a range of approaches to evaluate student learning
  • interest in K-12 education policy and educational equity
  • previous work experience in an urban education setting a plus


About this Job

Seeking a Research Associate to assist the Director and to work as a member of a team in conducting evaluation research field work, data management and reporting for urban education projects in Philadelphia and surrounding…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    August 2, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    July 30, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Benefits

  • Flexible Schedule
  • Opportunity for growth
  • Creative environment
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Opportunity for growth
  • Creative environment

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Philadelphia, PA
Associated Location
Philadelphia, PA, USA

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