Senior Research Associate, Center for Intervention Research in Schools (CIRS) Beacon
Location: Athens, Ohio
Internal Number: 39782
The Senior Research Associate will play a leadership role in a project funded by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) evaluating novel ways to leverage interactive technologies and training of school-based personnel to support teachers use of culturally-sensitive and equitable positive behavioral support strategies. The Associate will serve as a full-time consultant to school mental health staff (e.g., school psychologists, school counselors, intervention specialists) in K-12 schools. Job duties include developing partnerships with school personnel, training them to use the Beacon system, providing ongoing support for use of system, and helping them integrate the Beacon system into their school procedures. The Associate will also assist the research team with project development, data collection, and helping to inform product development.
1. The Senior Research Associate will be responsible for helping educators learn the Beacon system and use it at their school. The Associate will provide training at schools, provide technical support, and work to understand how the Beacon system can operate within each unique school context. This will require the Associate to thoroughly know how to use the Beacon system as an educator-user and as an administrator/developer. The Associate will effectively represent the Beacon investigators at schools, regional meetings, and conferences.
2. The Senior Research Associate will provide regular written and verbal information to the investigators about the feedback of users and others that can be used to inform the product development work.
3. The Senior Research Associate will attend project meetings and contribute to the development work of the Beacon system.
Candidates must have a master's degree by the start date of the position in Psychology, Counseling, or related fields.
Minimum of 1 year of related experience.
Valid drivers license will be required.
Training and a minimum of 1-2 years experience in consultation with educators.
Working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures associated with evidence-based classroom management procedures, use of positive behavioral supports in schools, and school-based consultation, and ability to use these concepts and practices in varied situations.
Planning Unit: College of Arts & Sciences
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Employment Type: full-time regular
Salary is commensurate with experience and credentials and is accompanied by our generous university benefits such as tuition for self and dependents, a comprehensive insurance package (including but not limited to health, prescription, vision, dental, and life insurance), an excellent retirement plan including company contributions, parental leave, adoption reimbursement, and more. OHIO is also proud to offer wellness programs, on-site wellness facilities, and a generous employee assistance program. Additional Information is available at https://www.ohio.edu/hr/benefits/.
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