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Bilingual (English/Spanish) Research Assistant (RA) - CSBR Interviewer

Materials to Submit: Resume and the attached Available Hours document.

*Learn skills sought by employers after graduation

Job Description: Interviewers play a vital role at the Center for Social and Behavioral Research (CSBR). They conduct scientific studies using a Windows-based computer-assisted telephone interviewing (WinCATI) program. Using WinCATI, interviewers call and interview participants and accurately record their answers. Interviewers are professional, courteous, have excellent communication skills, and pay attention to fine detail.
Current topics: health risk behaviors and STEM
Interviewers conduct interviews over the telephone, set up appointments as necessary, and code each call accordingly. Strong persuasion skills are vital to convince reluctant participants to participate in the research project. There are no telemarketing or political calls and we do not ask for money. Maintaining confidentiality of the responses of all participants is critical.
·      Speak English & Spanish fluently
·      Enunciate clearly on the phone
·      Detail-oriented
·      Strong oral and written communication skills, including spelling and grammar
·      Ability to be persuasive
·      Weekend & evening shifts required
·      Have flexible schedules
·      Have ability to adapt to changing work schedules and project demands
We can offer:
*Starting pay of $16.00/hour
*The possibility of a raise every semester including summers
*An on campus location
*Fun work environment
*Experience in scientific research
*Work a minimum of 12 hours per week
*Work a minimum of 3-4 individual weekend shifts each month
*Work mostly evening & weekend shifts with some daytime available each month

Conduct vital research on the UNI campus for clients such as:
- Centers for Disease Control
- National Institute of Health
- National Science Foundation
- Iowa Department of Public Health
- Iowa Department of Natural Resources
- Black Hawk County Public Health