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Field Interviewer - M-Cares - Warren, MI

Apply now Job no: 495381 Work type: Intermittent Location: Warren, MI Capability Area: Field


NORC at the University of Chicago is an objective, non-partisan research institution that delivers reliable data and rigorous analysis to guide critical programmatic, business, and policy decisions. Since 1941, our teams have conducted groundbreaking studies, created and applied innovative methods and tools, and advanced principles of scientific integrity and collaboration. Today, government, corporate, and nonprofit clients around the world partner with us to transform increasingly complex information into useful knowledge.


Are you a self-motivated, people person looking to make meaningful contributions through work that impacts the nation? NORC’s field interviewer opportunity offers a flexible role where you will engage with all types of people in a clinical setting to examine effects of subsidies for family planning services. The aim of the study is to provide estimates of the consequences of eliminating funding for family planning services by quantifying the differences in various life outcomes for women who do and do not receive subsidies for contraceptives through randomized intervention. Our field interviewers play close attention to details, making sure all data is appropriately recorded so our researchers can use the information you collect to learn more about how our world works. Own your workload, while still being a team player sharing accurate and thorough data reports with colleagues in a timely fashion.

  • Interviewers will be staffed at selected Planned Parenthood clinics. Participants will be asked three eligibility questions and interviews will be done in-person at the clinics on a tablet or online. Respondents will be compensated for their time.
  • Attend NORC’s paid training to ensure you have the tools you need to be a successful field interviewer. In-person trainings will take place in Michigan, in late summer/early fall 2019. We’ll pay to get you to the trainings! In addition to standard NORC general and project training, there will be one or two days dedicated to a clinic visit with mentoring by experienced staff.
  • Report back to field managers regularly with thorough and detailed data. (note: NORC will outline data quality expectations in training.)
  • Each interviewer is expected to meet or exceed data quality targets.
  • Work is part-time and temporary, usually 20-25 hours per week, with short periods of up to 40 hours per week.
  • Interviews will take place in Planned Parenthood clinics during standard clinic hours of operation.
  • Days worked and assignments may vary by clinic locations. 
  • Data collection will continue through December 2019.
  • An opportunity to work on an important, national research project.
  • Temporary employment with hourly pay, and retirement benefits, subject to eligibility.
  • Field interviewers get to work on a project that will affect government policy and meet interesting people while conducting the in-person interviews on an important topic.
  • Paid training.

To see all of the benefits, including retirement savings and a limited health plan, click here.

  • Present evidence of identity and authorization to work in the United States (I-9 documentation).
  • Have a valid driver’s license, have unlimited use of an automobile in working condition, and present proof of auto liability insurance (exceptions can be made for applicants from major urban centers).
  • Ability to carry a tablet, survey documents, and supplies.
  • Attend in-person, paid training sessions.

NORC is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that values and actively seeks diversity in the workforce. NORC evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and other legally-protected characteristics.


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