Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Sep 11, 2020
Employment Type
Part Time
Job no: 226858-AS
Work type: Staff-Part Time
Department: EDUC/WCER
Location: Madison
Categories: Research, Scientific, Other

Position Summary:

The ACRES Project Coordinator will be responsible for participant recruitment and consent, scheduling coaching and observation sessions with participants, interviewing participants, arranging for fidelity checks, implementing training workshops, managing the coders' schedules and training participants to use the iPads to record their own teaching. In this role the project coordinator will also assist in the collection and analysis of formative and summative assessment data over the course of the 4-year project.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's required, Master's or PhD preferred, in special education, teacher education, or a related field

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Experience collecting qualitative or quantitiative data for academic research
Experience teaching or coaching adult learners
Knowledge of special education best practices related to engagement or classroom management

Experience working in PK-12 schools
Experience or familiarity with issues affecting rural schools
Experience managing teams and/or research projects
Familiarity with research software (e.g., R, Stata, SPSS, NVivo)

Additional Information:

Addressing Emergency Certification in Rural Education Settings (Project ACRES) is a Development and Innovation project within the topic area of Professional Development for Educators and School-Based Service Providers. Project ACRES will develop, revise, document the feasibility and usability, and test the promise of a multicomponent professional development (PD) intervention to address pressing needs of emergency certified special educators working in rural schools.



Work Type:

Part Time: 50% - 65%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $50,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please upload a resume, a cover letter addressed to Dr. Kimber Wilkerson, and a list of three professional references. Please provide the contact information for your current or most recent supervisor.


Franchesca Beswick
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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


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Applications Open: Sep 11 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Sep 25 2020 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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