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Part-Time Test Administrator in Boston, MA at Headway Workforce Solutions

Date Posted: 1/9/2019

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Job Description

Mathematica Policy Research, a nationally recognized social policy research company, will support the administration of SELweb, an online and emotional assessment to elementary school students in six school districts across the country. The districts are participating in the Partnership for Social and Emotional Learning Initiative (PSELI). PSELI is being conducted to improve students’ social and emotional learning (SEL) skills.

On behalf of Mathematica Policy Research, Headway Workforce Solutions is seeking part time field staff to assist with survey administration on this study. Part time test administrators will work as employees of Mathematica Policy Research.

As a Part-Time Test Administrator, you should live within a 30-mile radius of the Boston school district. Local in-person training will be held in mid-February, project work will begin on March 4 and continue for four weeks.

We offer to you:
  • An average of 20-25 hours work per week
  • $18.00/hour
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Paid local training on March 1, 2019 

For this study, survey administrators’ tasks may include:
  • Setting up lab for survey administration
  • Assisting students to log in to the web-based survey
  • Recording progress
  • Assisting with make-up assessments as necessary

Staff may be called upon to perform different activities at the schools they visit depending on the needs of the school. Part Time Test Administrators must complete all duties as assigned by management.

  • Experience working in a school setting and ability to interact with staff and students
  • Basic understanding of computers
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Able to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Must be local to school district
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable personal transportation

Physical Requirements:
  • Travel frequently to school locations
  • Communicate through speech and listening
  • Transport electronic devices for data collecting and materials related to the nature of this study
  • Able to lift and carry up to 15 pounds of equipment and climb stairs while carrying equipment
  • Walk, stand, sit for periods of time, use their hands and fingers, grasping, reaching, lifting, talking, hearing and repetitive motions.

Ideal Candidates will:
  • Have school data collection or survey administration experience
  • Have a fully flexible and available schedule to work (Monday through Friday between 7:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.) 
  • Ability to speak Spanish a plus

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class