Senior Telephone Screener

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 01/03/2018
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 03/03/2018
Working Title Senior Telephone Screener
Job Classification Administrator II
Department Name 39074-Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0136083
Hiring Range TBD based on qualifications
Position Description

The University of Pittsburgh’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute is seeking a Senior Telephone Screener. The incumbent will perform Telephone Screener duties, including answering and placing phone calls to Pitt+Me Registry Participants and individuals interested in participating in the PA Cares for Us Research Project.

In addition, the Senior Telephone Screener will perform management functions. This includes creating weekly staffing schedules, monitoring call volume data reports, monitoring other Screeners performance for quality assurance, and maintaining Screening Office policies and procedures. This position requires excellent interpersonal skills, over the phone and in person.

Education Required Baccalaureate
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 1-2 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

Experience working in a telephone-related position with a customer service background, along with experience managing employees. Baccalaureate Degree with 1-2 years of experience outlined above OR Associates Degree with 3-4 years of experience.
Should have experience or High School Diploma with 6-7 years experience.

Proficiency with PC software (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook), and internal software (training provided) is required. Excellent interpersonal skills are essential, both over the phone and in person. Must be able to analyze data and identify changes/emerging trends, have excellent computer skills, and must be able and comfortable working in multiple computer programs at the same time, while on the phone with participants. Incumbent must be detail-oriented, with the ability to organize, prioritize, and meet deadlines. The ability to exercise confidentiality, discretion and a professional demeanor are essential for this position.

Required Licenses/Certifications
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 Regular, Full-Time
Percent Effort 100
Scheduled Work Hours 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify

Will need to work 11a-7:30p one day a week

If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours
Campus Pittsburgh
University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:

• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you hear of this position at the University of Pittsburgh?
    • Career Development Center (CDC)
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Commonwealth Workforce Development System (Formerly PA CareerLink)
    • Currently a University Employee
    • Pitt Career Services
    • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    • Pittsburgh Technology Council
    • PittSource Search
    • Referral (Friend, University Employee, etc.), please specify below
    • Internet Search
    • Other: (Please specify below)
  2. Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents