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Research Specialist (Staff Wage)

Company: University of Virginia
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

The Curry School of Education and Human Development is seeking a Research Specialist to support the curriculum of Special Education in the Curry School.

Position Duties include but not limited to:

  • The Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Special Education in the Curry School of Education and Human Development seeks applicants for multiple Research Specialist (Wage) positions.
  • The Research Specialist (Wage) assists with either on or off-site activities of various research areas. Incumbents assist with videotaping observations, video clipping and uploading, collecting, analyzing and upload data using project guidelines, writing manuscripts or presentations, develop lesson plans and posting content online.
  • Availability to work either on grounds or remotely preferred. Ability to use and troubleshoot with technology, including laptops and tablets, is preferred, as is knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word).

This is a wage position which is not eligible for leave or other benefits and is limited to 1500 hours of work in a year. For more information, refer to the Wage Employment link:"

To apply, please submit an application online through Workday at and attach a current CV and Contact information for 3 references. Search on requisition number: R0010671.

Questions related to the application process may be directed to Keith Johnson, HR Specialist at

The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. This position will require an Education Verification (FSAKA).


A bachelors degree or equivalent is required, completed coursework at graduate level is preferred. At least one year of experience performing direct work in a K-12 or post-secondary educational setting or an out-of-school setting such as a summer camp or an after-school program is preferred. Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills are required. Strong organization skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work effectively with a diverse population are essential.

Education: Bachelor's degree in related field.

Experience: None.

Licensure: None.


This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require walking some distance to attend meetings, and programs.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician's Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

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