ESS Research Assistant

Great Hearts Phoenix , AZ 85002

Posted 2 months ago

POSITION: ESS Research Assistant - Temporary Assignment

DEPARTMENT: Exceptional Student Services (ESS)

LOCATION: Great Hearts Home Office

REPORTS TO: National Director of ESS

FLSA STATUS: Part-time, Non-Exempt, Hourly, $12-$14/hour

Position Summary

The primary goal of the Research Assistant for the Social Challenges Screening Project is to assist in a limited study on parent engagement in the screening process.

The research assistant's primary duties will be to contact parents of students who were part of the study in 19-20 and interview them about their decision-making when offered a free clinical evaluation after their child was flagged by the screening tool, and why they did or did not proceed.

Contact Tom Doebler at tdoebler@greatheartsaz.org to apply!

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Become acquainted with the project goals and purpose

  • Coordinate with SARRC research lead, Great Hearts Project Manager, GH Director of ESS

  • Contact parents through a variety of modes to assess their interest in participating in an interview

  • Conduct interviews

  • Note, code, and track interview data

  • Other similar tasks and duties may arise throughout the year.

Qualifications, Competencies & Strengths

  • Excellent written and verbal communication

  • High emotional intelligence and ability to build relationships

  • Humble and open to feedback and collaboration

  • Highly organized and self-motivated, takes initiative to solve problems

  • Experience with Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat Pro, etc.

  • Achievement-oriented, have a great deal of stamina to work hard and take satisfaction from being productive.

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of Autism and inclusive environment

  • Bilingual (Spanish and English)

Licenses or certifications

Type of fingerprint clearance: Must possess or obtain valid Arizona Department of Public Safety fingerprint clearance card.

Physical functions: Requires but is not limited to standing, sitting, repetitious hand and body movements, bending, squatting, and reaching. May be required to move or position equipment up to 15 pounds approximately.

Contact Tom Doebler at tdoebler@greatheartsaz.org to apply!

This description reflects management's assignment of essential functions, it does not exclude or restrict the tasks that

may be assigned.

Great Hearts Academies is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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