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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

The purpose of this project is to develop a dataset and system to examine the impact of the Educare model on children and their families affected by the Flint water crisis, using a variety of educational assessments, developmental screeners, and other forms of assessment that track child development and program outcomes. We will develop a coordinated data system to collect and analyze data, and report the results to inform practice, evaluate child development, and continuously improve program quality of two preschools: Educare Flint, and Cummings Great Expectations Early Childhood Learning Center (Cummings). We are looking for individuals interested in conducting a variety of assessments at the two preschools in the community of Flint. All necessary training will be provided. Morning hours are required for this position.

This temporary position is term limited and grant funded.

Required Qualifications*

  • Master's degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Psychology, Social Work or related field
  • Experience working with young children age 0-5
  • Ability to collaborate and work with the project team and teaching staff at preschools in teh community of Flint
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interaction skills
  • Experience working with deverse populations
  • Experience working in the Flint community 

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.