Non-Rep Research Temporary - Survey Lab Support Staff
Wayne State University is searching for an experiencedNon-Rep Research Temporary - Survey Lab Support Staffat its Detroit campus location.
Wayne State is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit, Michigan where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high-quality education. Our deep-rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities which prepare students for success in a global society.
Essential functions (job duties):
Research Technician - Survey Lab Support Staff
February - August 2024
This position offers flexible hours, meaningful in-person work, and competitive starting wages.
The benefits to working as a Research Support Staff at a premier urban research institution at Wayne State University include
Flexible part-time hours: Work a minimum of 20 hours per week, and up to 40 hours per week; evening and weekend shifts available (one Saturday or Sunday shift is required).
Meaningful work: The Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to conducting high-quality social science research in the public interest.
Stimulating work: Survey research is challenging and dynamic work that draws heavily on your interpersonal skills.
Competitive pay: Research Support Staff have a starting wage of $18 - $22 per hour depending on experience or bilingual status (Spanish or Arabic), with opportunities to take on other assignments within the Center.
Professional development: Upon completion of training on protection of human participants, you will be certified under the University's IRB (institutional review board). This job is a great resume builder as well as a chance to develop skills that can be applied to a wide variety of professions. Many of our full-time researchers started off as Telephone Interviewers and Support Staff.
Must work in-person and attend all in-person training sessions.
A Bachelor's degree (including political science, social work, sociology, education, psychology, public health, survey methodology, and urban studies), especially coursework in survey research, is an advantage.
One year of experience interviewing residential households by telephone.
Demonstrated experience with supervision or management, preferably in a CATI lab environment.
Strong diplomatic skills and high professional standards must be demonstrated.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills; answer questions and concerns effectively.
Good computer skills; able to use a Windows-based system.
Ability to follow all standard operating and project-related procedures and pay attention to detail.
Must be able to focus on relevant tasks and work shift hours as required.
Solid work ethic and reliability.
In addition to meeting specific job requirements, all employees hired for this position must present evidence of their identity and authorization to work in the United States (I-9 documentation) and undergo a background check.
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Background check requirements:
University policy requires certain persons who are offered employment to undergo a background check, including a criminal history check, before starting work. If you are offered employment, the university will inform you if a background check is required.
Equal employment opportunity statement:
Wayne State University provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. The university encourages applications from women, people of color and other underrepresented people. Wayne State is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.