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									The George Washington University’s National Clearinghouse for English Language
Acquisition (NCELA), within the Graduate School of Education and Human
Development, seeks qualified applicants for a Senior Research Associate or
Research Scientist position. Funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of
English Language Acquisition (OELA), NCELA collects, analyzes, synthesizes, and
provides technical assistance information on the education of English language learners.

Qualifications: Master’s degree or doctorate in educational psychology, education,
linguistics, policy, or related area; demonstrated knowledge of English as a second
language/bilingual education methodology and the educational/research needs of
English language learners and the personnel serving them in pre-K-12 institutions;
demonstrated ability in quantitative research or research on assessment; familiarity with
the U.S. Department of Education/OELA and No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB);
excellent written and oral communication skills; strong service orientation; Internet, MS
Office/Windows; minimum 3-5 years’ experience working with linguistically and culturally
diverse students in U.S. schools or in related organizations. Bilingual ability preferred.

Responsibilities: Identify, collect, analyze, synthesize and provide technical assistance
information related to the implementation of NCLB, particularly Titles I and III; assist with
analysis of annual reports of state departments of education and federal grantees; assist
with development of conference agendas and program materials; respond to requests
for information related to the education of limited English proficient students; analyze
data and assist with producing online resources.


The George Washington University’s National Clearinghouse for English Language
Acquisition (NCELA) within the Graduate School of Education and Human Development
seeks qualified applicants for a full-time Research Associate/Librarian position.
NCELA is funded by the U. S. Department of Education’s Office of English Language
Acquisition (OELA).

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in library science or in education, linguistics,
policy, or related area; 2-3 years of experience developing and managing a collection in
a library or similar environment including organizing materials and evaluating records;
excellent written and oral communication skills; strong service orientation; basic
understanding of librarianship, reference practices, and organizing information for a web-
based environment. Preferable: bilingual skills; education and social science reference
practices and resources.

Responsibilities: Identify, collect, analyze, and synthesize educational information
related to the implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, particularly Titles I
and III; analyze data and research trends in library and information science; manage
resource collection library, database, and Internet and library search strategies; gather
and create policy, guidelines, and procedures for resource collection library; produce
and assist with technical documentation for website; identify material and assist with
quarterly newsletter; determine reference and bibliographic needs for clientele; and
respond to related requests for information on the education of limited English proficient
students.

								
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