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Session Facilitator - HSB

Company: RTI
Location: Honolulu
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Pay DetailsThe pay rate for is $24.00/hour. Hourly wage is based on experience and geographical location.Travel time and mileage is fully reimbursable.Project DetailsRTI International, is seeking part-time employees to administer a school-based computerized assessment for the High School and Beyond study (HS B). This important research study is sponsored by the by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) within the US Department of Education. HS B provides reliable data on student achievement as students begin their high school education.Position DescriptionField Interviewers are responsible forMaking contact with schools to discuss the study, answer questions, confirm participation and review/set up assessment logistics.Collecting confidential information and administering standardized questionnaires.Administrate a school-based computerized assessment to students.Independently managing administrative duties, including participating in conference calls and completing online trainings.Set up an access point to establish connectivity to the student Chromebooks. Must be fully familiar with this process after the training and know how to troubleshoot when the Chromebooks do not connect. Must be quick on your feet to solve technical issues.Promptly transmit data after student sessions and completed parent interviews.Complete all required activities in a professional manner, while maintaining the integrity and confidentiality of all information acquired.When working in the field, must be willing to agree to any COVID-19-related protocols put in place by RTI. These could include, among others, wearing face coverings or respiratory protection, gloves, taking temperatures daily, social distancing with survey respondents, getting vaccinated, and/or completing a health pledge. All safety supplies required for use on the project will be provided by RTI.QualificationsMinimum Required QualificationsHigh school diploma or GEDMust be at least 21 years old at time of employmentPossess effective communication skills through speech and listening, and fluency in English through reading, writing, and speakingAvailable for entire training and data collection periodAble to successfully complete trainingMust have a valid driver's license and reliable personal automobile available for business useAble to keep project information confidential.Comfortable working in a school setting and in all types of neighborhoods.Able to lift and carry 20 pounds, and to transport a 55-pound rolling case in the field. You will also be required to bend over to take the tablets out of the rolling cases (which sit on the floor).Willing to work a variable work schedule, as dictated by school schedules (primarily early mornings through mid-afternoon on weekdays). Field staff will also work some evenings and weekends to complete parent interviews.Complete eQIP, a U.S. Department of Education background check and application and any related documents when requested. You may also have to meet with an OPM investigator to review your application.A requirement of this position is to have eQIP clearance prior to your start date. This includes completing an online application and arranging to have your fingerprints taken and submitting the fingerprint cards. The application will be reviewed by RTI's security office and the Department of Education. Any feedback you receive will need to be addressed in a timely manner. eQIP clearance will occur once the application is scheduled at the Defense Counterintelligence Security Agency (DCSA).The eQIP investigation also includes a review of your credit history. If you have any outstanding financial delinquencies, including federal taxes, you will be required to provide proof of payment and/or payment agreements. This may delay your approval to work on the project.Must pass a federal security background check. This includes fingerprinting and signing a confidentiality agreement and affidavit of nondisclosure. Employees also may be required to undergo additional security clearance required by some schools and/or districts.Preferred Qualifications for Ideal CandidatesPositive, self-motivated, curious, and enjoy interacting with people from culturally-diverse backgrounds.Effective time, schedule, and workload management skills to meet set deadlines.Computer skills, namely email and internet proficiency.Adherence to all project deadlines and maintaining accurate records of progress and administrative reports.Work ScheduleThe data collection period is expected to be September, 2022 through January, 2023.On average, you will be needed approximately 20 hours per week when work is available.On average, you should be available to work in the field 3 days each week.The majority of this work is anticipated to be weekdays during daytime hours.Each of your trips to the field are expected to be at least 4 hours longTraining DetailsSession Facilitators are required to attend a 4-day training with 2 days being virtual training and 2 days being in-person training, scheduled for the first week of August, 2022. Attendance at training is mandatory. Trainees must successfully complete training including online courses, teleconferences, and a certification to continue employment on the project.RTI International will accommodate our job application procedures for disabled veterans and other qualified individuals with disabilities. If you have a disability that affects the use of our online application system, or if you otherwise need accommodation in connection with the recruiting process due to a disability, please CLICK HERE for information on how to contact us to request an accommodation.RTI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. Clients rely on us to answer questions that demand an objective and multidisciplinary approachone that integrates expertise across the social and laboratory sciences, engineering, and international development. We believe in the promise of science, and we are inspired every day to deliver on that promise for the good of people, communities, and businesses around the world. For more information, visit www.rti.org.Physical and mental demands of this role include those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, as outlined above. Examples include: operating a computer, a phone, and other office machinery, driving to selected locations; walking from car to household; thinking, learning, and concentrating effectively and frequently communicating with other people, both within RTI and outside of RTI; frequently moving about inside and travel between households; ability to handle the stress associated in meeting frequent, multiple and tight deadlines;, ability to work a varied schedule, including evening and weekend hours based on project needs; consistent demonstration of mental stability and ability to have regular, reliable and predictable attendance.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job, per RTI procedure 4.2.1. For USA Job Postings Only: RTI participates in the US Government E-Verify program. Further information regarding the E-Verify program and laws that are designed to protect you against discrimination relating to your legal right to work in the US can be found at https://www.rti.org/careers. For San Francisco, CA USA Job Postings Only: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. Further information is available here.

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