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Senior Project Manager for Cloud Operations (remote)

The Center for the Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning (CASTL) in the School of Education and Human Development seeks to hire a Senior Project Manager for Cloud Applications. The incumbent will work with Principal Investigators, external technology consultants, and a supervise a small team. Net and Angular software engineers to guide the design and implementation of an enterprise-level integrated web-based application. The application will draw from existing web-based applications that currently serve a variety of stakeholders focused on improving educational outcomes for young children in Virginia.

This role and project provide an exciting opportunity to create a novel solution by bringing together several state initiatives with proven records of collecting data to shape public policy in education. It will contribute to our understanding of how early experiences can shape children’s developmental outcomes. The ideal candidate has experience in government security reviews and compliance, with proven success in engaging stakeholders in working towards innovative solutions. A major aspect of the role will be to navigate data governance structures across multiple state-level stakeholders and to identify and implement a technical approach that corresponds to project-specific data sharing agreements. This will be a fully remote position.

The ideal candidate will have the following: 

  • Experience and ability to lead a small team of web-based software engineers using an Agile framework
  • University and state-level IT review and compliance
  • Data governance across multiple organizations and projects
  • Knowledge of On-prem to cloud migration
  • Strong understanding of system architecture and design for web-based application development
  • Experience presenting to multiple stakeholders, translating technical approaches for multiple audiences

UVA Data Collector – Statewide VKRP Position with Flexible Hours - In-Person (Staff Wage)

The Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning (CASTL) in the School of Education and Human Development and the Virginia Kindergarten Readiness Program (VKRP) seek applicants for Research Specialist (wage) positions to collect data in classrooms across the state of Virginia. The goal of these research efforts is to pilot math assessment items that will be used to expand existing math assessments being used around the Commonwealth. Incumbents will administer direct 1:1 assessments with students ranging in age from pre-k through 3rd grade. Duties also include data entry, data uploading, and ensuring data integrity.

Work activities will be intermittent through December 2023. The paid training period generally includes about 10-15 hours. Following training, hours are flexible based on your availability to work and can range anywhere from 10-30 hours a week.

Immediate positions available in the following area:

  • Tidewater (Hampton Roads, Norfolk, Virginia Beach)
  • Southwest Virginia (Roanoke, Pittsylvania, Wise, Scott County)
  • Central Virginia (Lynchburg, Amherst)

Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant (part-time, wage-Richmond)

The Center for the Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning (CASTL) in the School of Education and Human Development at the University of Virginia seeks applicants for a part-time Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant to join our highly collaborative diverse early childhood education (ECE) team. This position will work on the Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation (ECMHC) pilot in its second year 2 (2022-2023). The goal in year 2 of the pilot is to refine our birth-to-five mental health consultation model, in partnership with the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) and Child Development Resources (CDR). Our ECMHC model aims to support Virginia teachers to promote young children’s social-emotional skills and prevent expulsion of children from early care and education settings. This person’s work will intersect with the Advancing Effective Interaction & Instruction (AEII) initiative as the service models are integrated.

The individual in this position will conduct in-person work, including sessions with teachers and observations of children in classrooms located in the following Greater Richmond areas: Chesterfield, Henrico, Hanover, Goochland, Powhatan, Charles City, and New Kent County; Richmond, Colonial Heights and Petersburg City. In addition to in-person work, some virtual and hybrid formats will also be involved (e.g., virtual consultation using video). There is potential for in-person, virtual, or hybrid work in Charlottesville City and Albemarle County, as well as virtual work in other locations in Virginia.

To learn more about UVA opportunities, please visit Careers at UVA.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, 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 or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.