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Field Interviewer - NSFG

Company: RTI International
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

The pay rate for this position is $21.00/hour. Hourly wage is based on experience and geographical location. NOW ALSO OFFERING A $750 HIRING BONUS! Travel time and mileage is fully reimbursable.Field Interviewers are responsible forMaking in-person contact with selected respondents to discuss the study, answer questions and obtain participationCollecting confidential information and administering standardized questionnairesIndependently managing administrative duties, including participating in conference calls and completing online trainingsAnswering questions and obtaining participationAdministering a screening interview and recruiting respondents for a longer main interview, if selectedCollecting confidential and personally sensitive informationMaintaining regular access to a reliable wireless internet connection in your home for project workMeeting weekly with supervisor via ZoomWhen working in the field, must be willing to agree to any COVID-19-related protocols put in place by RTI. These could include, among others, wearing face coverings or respiratory protection and completing a Work Place Health Pledge. All safety supplies required for use on the project will be provided by RTIRTI International is seeking self-motivated and outgoing individuals to work on an important and long-standing government-sponsored research study, the National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG) as Part-Time Field Interviewers. The National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG), conducted by the federal government since 1973, is a national survey of women and men, 15-49 years of age, designed to provide national estimates of factors affecting pregnancy and birth rates, and general reproductive health. The topics covered in the NSFG are sensitive but extremely important for understanding women's and men's health and well-being in the United States. The NSFG interview covers sexual activity, contraceptive use, pregnancy history (including pregnancy loss), infertility, relationship experience, (including marriages and cohabitation), use of medical services (including family planning, infertility services, and preventative health care), and experience with adoption and foster care. For more information on the NSFG research project and requirements, please see: Field Interviewers will make face-to-face visits to selected households to screen for eligible respondents and conduct in-person NSFG interviews. Given the survey description above, these interviews require asking sensitive questions to selected respondents in a private setting using a project-provided tablet. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals looking for a part-time, long-term career with a variable schedule that allows you to work independently and not be stuck in an office. As a part-time Field Interviewer, you will interact with others and approach selected households without a prior appointment. If you're interested in engaging people from diverse backgrounds and passionate about the health and well-being of others, this may be the job for you. Qualified candidates MUST be able to work when respondents are available and be comfortable working a consistent, varied schedule to accommodate project needs. The current data collection period is expected to run through December 2023, however there will be continued work beyond 2023, depending on sample locations, in future years.Minimum Required QualificationsMust possess High School Diploma or GEDMust be at least 21 years old at time of employmentPossess effective communication skills through speech and listening, and fluency in English through reading, writing, and speakingAvailable for entire training and data collection periodAble to successfully complete trainingMust have a valid driver's license and reliable personal automobile available for business useAble to keep project information confidentialMust be comfortable asking survey questions on personally sensitive subject matters (e.g. pregnancy, reproduction, sexual activity).Must be willing to work evenings and weekends on a weekly and regular basis with occasional daytime hours on weekdays.Preferred Qualifications for Ideal CandidatesPositive, self-motivated, curious, and enjoy interacting with people from culturally diverse backgroundsEffective time, schedule, and workload management skills to meet set deadlinesComputer skills, namely email and internet proficiencyPrior experience working on NSFG or on other surveys that involved interviewing individuals about personally sensitive subject mattersWillingness to travel to other areas for short periods of timeThe data collection period is expected to be July 2023 through December 2023.On average, you will be needed approximately 25 hours per week when work is available.On average, you should be available to work in the field 4 days each week.The majority of this work is anticipated to be during evenings and weekends.Each of your trips to the field are expected to be at least 4 hours long.You must attend a paid 7-day virtual training, which includes the weekend, scheduled to begin in mid July 2023, between the hours of 11:00 am and 4:00 pm eastern. You are also required to complete a self-administered homestudy prior to attending virtual training.NoneRTI International will accommodate our job application procedures for disabled veterans and other qualified individuals with disabilities. If you have a disability that affects the use of our online application system, or if you otherwise need accommodation in connection with the recruiting process due to a disability, please CLICK HERE for information on how to contact us to request an accommodation.RTI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. Clients rely on us to answer questions that demand an objective and multidisciplinary approach--one that integrates expertise across the social and laboratory sciences, engineering, and international development. We believe in the promise of science, and we are inspired every day to deliver on that promise for the good of people, communities, and businesses around the world. For more information, visit are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Further information is available here.For USA Job Postings Only: RTI participates in the US Government E-Verify program. Further information regarding the E-Verify program and laws that are designed to protect you against discrimination relating to your legal right to work in the US can be found at For San Francisco, CA USA Job Postings Only: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. Further information is available here.PDN-99253d06-0fd8-41c4-a942-b952782a1878

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