Job Opportunit​y – Bilingual (Spanish/E​nglish) Child Assessor

Interested in doing field research with preschool and elementary school children?
Do you have experience with child assessments?
Position Summary: SRI International, in collaboration with University of Minnesota and the US Department of Education, is looking for one temporary, part-time, bilingual research assistant to conduct assessments with preschool and elementary (preschool and K through 3rd grade) school children. The position is temporary, part-time. The applicant should have experience in conducting research and/or working with young children in preschool and elementary school settings, and must be fluent in Spanish in order to conduct a small number of the assessments with Spanish-speaking children.
Duties and Responsibilities:
– Participate in an orientation and training on collecting child assessment data (e.g., Card Sorting Battery, Woodcock Johnson Applied Letter-Word and Applied Problems subtests) on September 9, 2013.
– Conduct child assessments during the data collection period between October and November 2013.
Qualifications:
– Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Education, Psychology, Social Work or other related field is preferred.
– Prior experience conducting research and/or working with young children.
– Experience in conducting preschool through 3rd grade child assessments preferred.
– Ability to work at least 15-20 hours per week.
– Reliable car, valid driver’s license or access to public.
– Must be able to pass a criminal background check.
– SRI is looking to hire an assessor who is located near Saint Paul Public Schools.
– Must be bilingual in Spanish and English.
How To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to: katherine.ferguson@sri.com