The Research Interviewer position will support the Survey Research Center (SRC) at the Brown University School of Public Health in conducting high quality survey research.Â The SRC is dedicated to conducting survey research in partnerships with university and hospital-based faculty and administrators, state and local government agencies, and nonprofit organizations. Research activities for this position will include recruitment, telephone interviews, mailed surveys, and in-person interviews.Â Interviews may be with children, adolescents, adults, seniors, and members of multiple cultural and ethnic groups. In addition, research activities will be conducted in multiple locations such as participantsâ™ homes, health care settings, and community-based locations.
Major Responsibilities include: Conduct structured research surveys/interviews with study participants, Assist with various tasks related to study enrollment and completion, Data entry and safeguard the integrity of survey data and other tasks are assigned.
Education and Experience
Associates Degree plus 2-3 years of related experience, or equivalent education/work experience, Bachelor's Degree preferred.
Experience with human subjectsâ™ research; in-person interviewing preferred, Bi-Lingual or Spanish preferred
Experience in using computers/technology, including competent use of MS Office products (Word, Excel) and databases plus willingness to learn new software applications and technologies; REDCap experience preferred.
Excellent oral, telephone and written communication skills, especially one-on-one communication skills
Good with people; ability to be at ease with strangers, culturally sensitive, and able to readily establish professional rapport
Strong attention to detail, superior work ethic, professionalism, and organizational skills
Ability to closely follow study protocol and enter data accurately
Ability to multitask and prioritize effort to meet project goals
Must provide own transportation to research site
Ability to work evenings and weekends, as needed
Possess a willingness and ability to support and promote a diverse and inclusive campus community
Background check: Criminal and Education required
This is a fixed-term position with a current end date 10/31/22. All fixed-term positions can be renewed if funding is available.
In order to maintain 90% or greater universal vaccination rates on campus, all newly hired employees at Brown University must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work, unless they are approved for a medical or religious exemption. For more information, please visit theHealthy Brown site.Â
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