Title: Junior Research Analyst, Computational Thinking Equity Project
Research Organization: Center for the Transformation of Schools; School of Education & Information Studies; University of California, Los Angeles
Start Date: Immediately
Application Link: https://ucla.in/3kmcmlA

Job Description:
The Center for the Transformation of Schools (CTS) at UCLA’s School of Education and Information Studies serves as a thought partner and critical source of support for schools, districts and county offices of education across the country in fulfilling their mission of ensuring that all children receive the education they deserve. CTS’ research and tools helps school systems, government leaders and community members reimagine the ways in which they can raise academic achievement by getting students more motivated and involved in learning, building on their strengths and the cultural resources of their families, and using education as a means to break cycles of poverty.

Under the general direction of the NSF Project Director, Research Director, Executive Director, and Faculty Directors, the CTS Junior Research Analyst is responsible for gathering data from city and county databases, conducting field observations and site visits, and synthesizing the data into visually coherent tables, graphs, and infographics for formal reports. In collaboration with other research team members, the incumbent will also specifically support the National Science Foundation funded Research Practice Partnership (RPP) project conducting interviews with students, teachers, and administrators. Other responsibilities include day to day monitoring of multiple databases of information compiled for the CTS research projects, updating them as needed and requested by the NSF Project Director; applying CTS templates for all documents for the purpose of maintaining consistent external branding and communication with community groups and organizations; assisting in organizing research data across all projects.

The CTS Junior Research Analyst will provide support in the execution of CTS reports and policy releases, including group research meetings, data collection, and dissemination of project findings and resource information. Must be highly organized with great attention to detail; have ability to work on multiple projects with competing deadlines, under the direction of multiple staff members. The incumbent may be asked to assist with other CTS projects as needed.

Apply now on the UCLA Careers website: https://ucla.in/3kmcmlA