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Recruiting New Jersey, Philadelphia and West Virginia data collectors

The National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER), Graduate School of Education, Rutgers University‐-New Brunswick, seeks to hire data collectors for training and administering child and classroom assessment instruments in pre‐K classrooms for the months of February to June 2018.


  • Applicants preferred: graduate students, applicants with a BA, or current upperclassman undergraduate students with a focus on child development, early childhood, psychology or related field, withholding an excellent academic record (GPA of 3.0 or better)
  • Knowledge about child development and developmentally appropriate early childhood teaching practices (e.g. Teacher) is preferred. Experience in classroom settings and/or working with children is highly preferred.
  • Applicants must be available to work a minimum of 3 days per week during the months of data collection, during regular school hours (8:00 AM‐3:00 PM).
  • Schedules are flexible though attendance to mandatory training (9‐5 pm) (varies across projects)
  • Reliable transportation is necessary.

Pay ranges from $85.00–$175.00/day

To apply please send a letter of interest, curriculum vita/resume, transcript (if currently a student), and the names of two references to Carol Contreras, at

Please include the phrase “Data Collector” and your current location in the subject line.

For more information on the position, our company, or for any questions, please contact Carol Contreras at 848‐932‐4350.

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