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NORC Field Interviewer - M-Cares - Kalamazoo, MI in Kalamazoo, Michigan

Field Interviewer - M-Cares - Kalamazoo, MI

Job no: 495261Work type: IntermittentLocation: Kalamazoo, MICapability Area: Field

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 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.

WHAT TO EXPECT:

  • ​​​​As an interviewer on the project, you 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.

  • 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 June/early July 2019. We’ll pay to get you to the trainings! In addition to standard NORC general and project training, there will be one-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

  • Timing and Hours

  • Work is part-time and temporary, usually 20-25 hours per week, with short periods of up to 40 hours per week.

  • Interviewers must be able to regularly work associated clinic hours.

  • Interviews will take place in Planned Parenthood clinics during standard clinic hours of operation. Days worked and assignments may vary by clinic locations.

  • Assignments may vary based on the number of Respondents in specified locations. We attempt to cluster geographically, but it may be necessary to travel longer distances in some situations.

  • Data collection will continue through December 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:

  • 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 laptop, survey documents, and supplies

  • Attend in-person, paid training sessions

  • Have a working home phone number

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.

Advertised: May 7, 2019Eastern Daylight TimeApplications close:

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