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Job Req ID:  654

Research Program Assistant

Salary: $11.95-$16.44

Status: Limited, Monday-Friday, 35-40 hrs/wk.

School: Bloomberg School of Public Health

Department: Mental Health

Location: School of Public Health

Location City: Baltimore

Location State: MD


General Description

General Summary:

The Research Program Assistant is responsible for organizing and completing a variety of school-based assessments with students, teachers, and parents enrolled in NIH/IES research projects.


Duties and Responsibilities:


•Collecting data using computerized and paper-pencil interviewing materials designed to assess a broad range of tailored and comprehensive cognitive scores and classroom behaviors.

•Conducting cognitive/achievement assessments in schools with identified students enrolled in the trial.

•Conducting classroom observations and working closely with teachers and school administrators around scheduling the observations.

•Verifying and logging confidential data into a centralized database.

•Reviewing data for accuracy and completeness and generating access reports.


B.A./B.S. in Psychology, Mental Health, Social Work, Public Health, or related field and must be able to travel in and around schools in Baltimore City, Baltimore County & Prince Georges County or other participating school systems as needed.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience working with confidential data & conducting student assessments within a school setting.

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