Westat NAEP 2019 - Assessment Coordinator in Jonesboro, Arkansas

Job ID 14270BR

Job Title NAEP 2019 - Assessment Coordinator

City AR - Jonesboro

AR - Paragould

Job Status Part-Time

Job Description

Westat is currently seeking motivated individuals who are committed to excellence and are experienced in working with primary and secondary school students to work as Assessment Coordinators (ACs) for the 2019 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). Assessment Coordinators will assist participating schools with activities to prepare for assessments and lead an assessment team of 3-4 Assessment Administrators (AAs) in conducting assessment sessions, using tablets with 4th-, 8th-, and 12th-grade students in participating schools across the country. This opportunity is ideal for retired educators.

Interested applicants should view the NAEP Introduction video to learn more about digitally based assessments before applying:

Watch the NAEP Video at https://westat-jobs.westat.com/videos/NAEP_Assessments.cfm

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Basic Qualifications

Candidates must:

·Be at least 18 years old;

·Successfully complete online training in November 2018; and

·Be available to complete pre-training home study in November 2018 and attend a 5-day, in-person training from December 1 - 5, 2018, or December 7 - 11, 2018 (prior to the start of data collection).

Minimum Requirements:

·Be available to work for the specified data collection period of January 28 through March 8, 2019;

·Be available to work up to 40 hours per week;

·Attend and successfully complete in-person training;

·Be able to coordinate/be responsible for the transportation of a rolling case containing technical equipment weighing up to 50 pounds to and from schools, with or without reasonable accommodations;

·Be able to move around the assessment room in order to monitor assessment activities and respond to student questions;

·Have regular and reliable access to telephone service with a long-distance calling feature, either landline or cellular;

·Have regular and reliable access to a high-speed Internet connection (a tablet and mobile broadband device will be provided);

·Have regular and reliable access to an insured vehicle (except in certain metropolitan areas);

·Have a valid (current) driver’s license that is not under suspension (except in certain metropolitan areas); and

·Have a high school diploma or GED.

Preferred candidates will also be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds (which includes technical equipment) and be able to climb stairs if needed, with or without reasonable accommodations.

Any offer of employment may be contingent upon receipt of acceptable results from a post-offer background screening, if required for this position, based on the specific position which may include, for example, identity verification, employment history, or criminal records history.

This is a part-time nonexempt position not initially eligible for benefits. Pay rates are based on geographical location. Working on this study can be a fascinating, rewarding experience. If you are a reliable self-starter, this position may be right for you.

Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity, or any other protected status under applicable law.

Requisition ID 18058