Kenyatta University Hiring Tharaka Nithi Creche RCT Measurement Coordinator


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Tharaka Nithi Creche RCT Measurement Coordinator

Kenyatta University and the Economic Growth Center at Yale University are seeking the expertise of a Measurement Coordinator for a project based in Tharaka Nithi County. The measurement coordinator will be responsible for leading the coordination of assessments for an early childhood development curriculum targeted at 3- and 4-year olds. The Coordinator will work in collaboration with child psychologists, local stakeholders from Tharaka Nithi County and researchers from Kenyatta University, Yale University, Bangor University and University of the West Indies.

Key responsibilities:
● Lead the piloting of pre-primary child assessment tools (including WPPSI-IV) with a group of at least 60 children between 3– years old
● Iteratively adapt and re-test existing child assessment tools to the target age group (3–4 year olds), local language and local context
● Provide ongoing supervision and guidance to Research Assistants, helping to problem-solve issues as they arise and ensure the successful adaptation of tests to suit the local context and defined curriculum outcomes
● Work closely with the assessment leads to refine the testing tools and support as necessary
● Coordinate translation of assessment tools into appropriate local language(s) at a level suitable for children
● Lead and coordinate the acquisition, adaptation and reproduction of all necessary tools and resources associated with child testing (e.g. books, record forms, etc.)
● Assist in the development of the assessment training guides and record forms
● Assist with recruitment and training of the child tester team (under the direction of the assessment leads)
● Work alongside the curriculum intervention supervisor and government project manager at the county level to ensure the efficient running of the assessments
● Enter data into a statistical program (e.g. SPSS or Stata) to examine the range of scores and for reliability testing

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Contract period and time requirements:
3 months full-time, with possibility to extend
As soon as possible but no later than June 1, 2023

Applicants should submit certificates and testimonials by sending resume and statement of
interest to [email protected] with “Tharaka Nithi Creche RCT Measurement Coordinator [last Name, First Name]” in the subject line

To be received not later than
May 30th , 2023

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