Teaching Strategies, LLC
  • Research
  • Bethesda, MD, USA
  • Full Time

Teaching Strategies is a dynamic early childhood education company that provides the most innovative and effective curriculum, assessment, professional development, and family connection resources to programs serving children from birth through kindergarten. With ground-breaking solutions and a strong belief that the most powerful way to impact child outcomes is to improve teacher effectiveness, Teaching Strategies has been supporting the critical work of early childhood educators for over 25 years.

As a company, our philosophy is that the best outcomes result from working together as a team. Located in downtown Bethesda, MD, our company's headquarters are within steps from Bethesda Row and the Bethesda Metro stop. Candidates who fit with our values, vision, and mission will find a casual and fun work environment that fosters creativity, innovation and career growth. Along with great benefits and competitive compensation packages, we at Teaching Strategies pride ourselves on the impact we have on the early childhood field through supporting teachers who are doing the most important work there is teaching children to become creative, confident thinkers.

 

Position overview:

The Senior Research Associate is responsible for departmental projects with an emphasis on research studies/client pilot programs and data management and analysis. 

 

Specific roles and responsibilities:  

  • Manages and analyzes data, and uses research methodology to construct pilot studies
  • Collects, edits, and organizes data in the appropriate manner in order to report and provide results
  • Prepares charts, graphs, and other visual representations of data analysis
  • Responds to correspondence with policy makers, researchers, and other technical and high-stakes inquirers
  • Collaborates with other departments to serve customer and research needs
  • Takes statistical and research language and writes/interprets in user-friendly language for all to review and reference 
  • Maintains IRB protocols by completing required documents and all other aspects of the IRB and by identifying those resources internally and externally that need to be included in the process
  • Manages the recruitment of study participants for research studies, including arranging potential participants, screening participants, and creating and collecting initial data on the site/participants
  • Manages and contributes to departmental technical writing (e.g., data analysis write-ups, information for grant/application submissions, etc.)
  • Works with Director of Research to design studies and prepares methodologies based on the variables being tested
  • Analyzes data from peer reviews of new products

 

Qualifications:

  • MS degree required (research or education focused major preferred with statistics, research methodology, SPSS coursework)
  • Minimum of 3-4 years of relevant work experience in data analysis and management preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years of data management experience (Excel, SAS, or SPSS preferred) in a professional environment
  • Strong organizational and written skills
  • Ability to manage several projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability and willingness to travel as required

 

Teaching Strategies, LLC is an equal opportunity employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individual with Disabilities

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