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IU Center for Survey Research is currently seeking two (2) Research Associate, Data Collection Field Supervisors to join the Person to Person Health Interview Study team. These positions are located in Bloomington, IN. The Person to Person (P2P) Health Interview Study will examine what affects the health of Hoosiers and impacts our ability to recover. The Study will recruit and enroll up to 3,000 Hoosiers. Participation in the Study is voluntary.

The Data Collection Field Supervisors will work out of the Center for Survey Research office supervising the data collection staff working throughout Indiana to enumerate households, recruit eligible study participants, obtain signed consent, conduct in-home computer assisted in-person (CAPI) interviews, collect saliva and take body measurements. These positions require availability to conduct weekly one-on-one meetings with assigned P2P data collection staff to review individual workload and strategize case assignments to meet production goals.

Compensation will be competitive based on experience.

This is a limited term appointment funded through IU’s Grand Challenges Initiative with the potential for an extension (funds permitting).

Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume. All application materials should be submitted through IU’s job portal here: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/7603.

Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to Karen Tucker, Center for Survey Research, Smith Research Center 123, 2805 E 10th St, Bloomington, IN 47408.

Applications received by April 4, 2019 will be given full consideration; however, search will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

Specific Job Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting in field staff hiring and training
  • Coordinating the schedules of field staff to ensure research work is completed on schedule
  • Ensuring that field staff adhere to all study protocols
  • Validating the performance of the field staff
  • Maintaining receipt and delivery of supplies and materials
  • Managing participant incentives
  • Reporting to the CSR Field Director

Some travel required throughout state of Indiana.

THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS MUST BE MET TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THESE POSITIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Public Health, Health Administration, Social Work or other social science or health-related field
  • 2 to 4 years of work experience supervising data collectors
  • Strong interpersonal communication and writing skills
  • Ability to apply research expertise to various field recruitment and data collection activities
  • Excellent organizational and prioritizing skills
  • Strong computer skills

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Indiana University’s non-discrimination statement is found in policy UA-01 at http://www.policies.iu.edu. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. The address for Indiana University’s Title IX Coordinator is: 400 E. 7th Street, Poplars 833, Bloomington, IN 47405. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, containing policy statements, crime and fire statistics for all Indiana University campuses, is available online at https://protect.iu.edu/police-safety/annual-reports/index.html. You may also request a physical copy by emailing IU Public Safety at iups@iu.edu or by visiting IUPD.

IU Center for Survey Research is currently seeking a Research Associate, Data Quality Analyst to join the Person to Person Health Interview Study team. This position is located in Bloomington, IN. The Person to Person Health Interview Study will examine what affects the health of Hoosiers and impacts our ability to recover. The Study will recruit and enroll up to 3,000 Hoosiers. Participation in the Study is voluntary.

The Data Quality Analyst will work out of the Center for Survey Research office, in close collaboration with the Study Director and the Research Technologies team, and external vendors.

Compensation will be competitive based on experience.

This is a limited term appointment funded through IU’s Grand Challenges Initiative with the potential for an extension (funds permitting).

Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume. All application materials should be submitted through IU’s job portal here: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/7574.

Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to Karen Tucker, Center for Survey Research, Smith Research Center 123, 2805 E 10th St, Bloomington, IN 47408

Applications received by April 4, 2019 will be given full consideration; however, search will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

Specific Job Responsibilities include:

  • Identify, compare, and resolve data quality problems with a large dataset of survey responses
  • Evaluate datasets for quality and accuracy
  • Determine business impact level for data quality issues
  • Work with key technical stakeholders to correct data quality errors
  • Determine causes for data quality errors and make recommendations for long-term solutions
  • Research and determine scope and complexity of issues so as to identify steps to fix
  • Develop process improvements to enhance overall data quality
  • Develop and execute data cleanup measures
  • Maintain a tracking record of data changes (what was changed, why, and when)
  • Ensure adherence to data quality standards
  • Resolve all internal data exceptions in timely and accurate manner
  • Identify areas of improvement to achieve data quality
  • Analyze, query and modify data with the Research Technologies team according to requests by study director or core study team
  • De-identify data
  • Deliver data

THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS MUST BE MET TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Informatics, Information Systems, or Computer Science
  • 3 years of work experience working with and cleaning datasets
  • Proficiency in developing and executing data management methods and processes
  • Proficiency with database, data management tools, and statistical software packages such as SQL, SPSS, Excel, Access, SAS, or other common data platforms
  • Understanding of execution and navigation of common data security practices
  • Excellent organizational and prioritizing skills

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Indiana University’s non-discrimination statement is found in policy UA-01 at http://www.policies.iu.edu. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. The address for Indiana University’s Title IX Coordinator is: 400 E. 7th Street, Poplars 833, Bloomington, IN 47405. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, containing policy statements, crime and fire statistics for all Indiana University campuses, is available online at https://protect.iu.edu/police-safety/annual-reports/index.html. You may also request a physical copy by emailing IU Public Safety at iups@iu.edu or by visiting IUPD.

The Research Laboratory of the Center for Survey Research seeks to expand its production team of part-time Telephone Interviewers. This position does not involve telemarketing or fundraising. Primary duties of production team interviewers include conducting research interviews over the telephone on academic and public interest topics and keeping track of called cases using a computer interface. Telephone work experience or familiarity with social research is preferred but not required.

Work schedules are flexible but require a minimum of 10 hours per week. Must be available for some evening shifts. Shift times are as follows:

  • Morning Shift, 9AM-1PM
  • Afternoon Shift, 1PM-5PM
  • Evening Shift, 6PM-9:30PM
  • Late Night Shift, 9:30PM-12:30AM (occasional)

The Research Lab is in the 120 Suite (Room 123) of the Smith Research Center building, off 10th Street and the State Road 46 bypass.

In addition to your IU Jobs application, please complete an Interviewer Application Form.

Please be advised that interviewer applications are accepted on a rolling basis and reviewed depending on Center hiring needs.

Center for Survey Research
Smith Research Center 123
2805 E 10th St
Indiana University
Bloomington, IN 47408
(812) 856-0779 or (800) 258-7691
csr@indiana.edu
Consulting Hours:

Excludes first week of classes, holiday breaks and exam weeks

Tuesdays 10AM-12PM
Social Science Research Commons, Woodburn Hall 200
Wednesdays 12PM-2PM
Scholars' Commons, Herman B. Wells Library
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