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Field Interviewer - NSHAP - Tennessee Rehires

Apply now Job no: 495389 Work type: Intermittent Location: Field Capability Area: Field

NORC AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO:

Please only apply if you have previous NORC experience.

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.

IDEAL CANDIDATES:

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 the area to collect data and information about the impact of social support and personal relationships on health and aging. 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 with a great amount of autonomy, while still being a team player sharing accurate and thorough data reports with colleagues in a timely fashion.

WHAT TO EXPECT:
  • This is the second pretest for Wave 4 of the NSHAP Project. This is the multimode pretest. For it, respondents will be contacted by phone only to gain cooperation and conduct a 75 minute phone interview. Following the interview, the FI will gain cooperation with respondents concerning self-collection of their own physical measurements.   
  • Make initial contact with respondents in a productive and efficient manner, documenting the information and activity in NORC’s system in a consistent and professional manner.
  • 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.
AVAILABILITY:
  • Work is part-time and temporary, usually 20-25 hours per week, with short periods of up to 40 hours per week.
  • Daytime, evening and weekend hours will be required based on the availability of respondents for interviews.
  • Data collection for the multimode pretest will go from November 2019 through January 2020.
  • Actual hours worked will vary during the assignment.
TRAINING:

Attend NORC’s paid training to ensure you have the tools you need to be a successful field interviewer. Training will be remote at the end of October, 2019.

BENEFITS:
  • 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.

REQUIREMENTS FOR FIELD INTERVIEWERS:

In addition to meeting specific job requirements, employees hired for this position must present evidence of their identity and authorization to work in the United States (I-9 documentation). We also require: a valid drivers license (exceptions can be made for applicants from major urban centers such as New York City), proof of auto liability insurance and unlimited use of an automobile in good working condition; a working home phone number; ability to carry a laptop computer and survey documents and supplies, and availability to attend in-person, paid training s​e​​ssions (no exceptions).

ABOUT NORC:

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, NORC has 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 NORC to transform increasingly complex information into useful knowledge.

NORC conducts research in five main areas: Economics, Markets, and the Workforce; Education, Training, and Learning; Global Development; Health and Well-Being; and Society, Media, and Public Affairs.

We provide comprehensive and integrated services that span the research cycle, and offer solutions that anticipate and address critical needs in research and data science. We approach all work with deep technical expertise, a spirit of collaboration, and a commitment to scientific integrity.  

EEO STATEMENT: 

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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