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Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 10/25/2017
Working Title Interviewer
Department 34209-GSPH-Behavioral & Community Health Sciences
Job Type Temporary
Hourly Rate $11.00
Job Summary

The University is seeking interviewers for a funded, sponsored research project to make “cold calls” for our survey center. Ideal candidates must be able to work during the day or evenings and at least one four hour shift on the weekends. Total work hours will range from 20 to 37.5 hours a week. Responsibilities include: initiate and code phone calls in our Survey Unit and complete interviews following prescribed scientific protocol. Attend and participate in all training provided by the Survey Unit; maintain the confidentiality of records and data collected; meeting quality assurance measures established for the Survey Unit interviewing staff; interact in a professional manner when dealing with the public, with co-workers; and with supervisors; willing to assist other Survey Unit related activities as assigned.

Job Requirements

• The ideal candidate will be willing to work 20 to 37.5 hours a week during the day or evenings and on the weekends
• Ideal candidates will feel comfortable discussing sensitive health topics/conditions
• Experience with telephone interviews and in-person interviews is preferred
• Strong social and interpersonal skills
• Computer proficiency
• Ability to follow detailed instructions
• Self-motivated
• Excellent telephone demeanor
• Ability to work well with the public
• Research experience is preferred

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check.
Assignment Category
Campus Pittsburgh
Work Hours and Days Variable
Posting Number T-0415432-P

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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter