AZ - Yuma
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 for the 2024 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). This opportunity is ideal for retired educators and others who are comfortable working with children.
NAEP is the largest nationally representative and continuing assessment of what America's students know and can do in various subject areas. The primary role of the NAEP Assessment Coordinator is to supervise assessment team activities in sampled schools in the assigned region, administering digitally based assessments. Assessments are conducted at grades 4, 8, and 12 in public and private schools. NAEP 2024 will also include a pilot test that will explore new items, including the transition to new devices.
To protect the health and safety of field staff, school staff, and students, COVID-19 vaccinations will be required for jurisdictions or schools that require it, and regular testing and use of PPE may be required. If required, field employees hired on NAEP 2024 must provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon hire, and they must follow all safety protocols, subject to approved accommodations under applicable law.
*Training dates may be subject to changes.
Any offer of employment may be contingent upon receipt of acceptable results from a post-offer background screening, if required for the specific position, which may include, for example, identity verification, employment history, motor vehicle driving record history, and criminal or sexual offender records history.
The hourly rate for this position is dependent on geographic location and level of experience. The hourly rate for this location ranges from $19.00 to $20.50.
This is a part-time variable hour, non-exempt position. This position is eligible for overtime pay. This position is not initially eligible for health insurance. All field positions accrue sick leave (based on hours worked) and are eligible to participate in the 401(k) program (employer matching is dependent on hours worked and disbursement is subject to program rules).
Upon successful completion of this assignment, you will be eligible for consideration for reassignment on other Westat field data collection projects if they become available.
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, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or any other protected status under applicable law.