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Part Time Field Interviewer in Indianapolis, IN at Headway Workforce Solutions

Date Posted: 11/20/2018

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Job Description

Are you passionate about how health is affected by factors such as social and physical environments, cultures, behaviors, and genetics? Would you love being part of a research study to improve the overall health of your community?

On behalf of Indiana University, Headway Workforce Solutions is currently seeking experienced part-time and full-time Field Interviewers to support the Person to Person Health Interview Study (P2P). As a Field Interviewer, you will help collect data from fellow Hoosiers to better understand how various factors fit together to influence community and individual health. This is an exciting opportunity to participate in ground-level research that will directly benefit your community.

Total compensation will be based on qualifications and responsibilities but starts at $16 / hour. We also provide mileage reimbursement for use of a personal vehicle for project tasks.


As a Field Interviewer for the P2P Study, you will:
  • Travel to selected households throughout Indiana, conducting household enumeration surveys to identify eligible respondents
  • Recruit and obtain informed consent from the eligible respondent based on study protocol
  • Conduct computer-assisted personal interviews (CAPI), collect saliva, and take anthropometric measures (height, weight, blood pressure; hip, waist and neck circumference)
  • Use project-specific maps, study materials, and an Android study tablet
  • Complete daily data transmittal to Indiana University using an Internet connection and tablet
  • Follow standard operating procedures (SOPs) by adhering to strict rules regarding participant confidentiality
  • Work with other research team members, communicating with and reporting to our central offices in Bloomington

Field Interviewer Qualifications:
  • At least 18 years’ old
  • Strong computer skills and experience using a tablet computer
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Comfortable asking sensitive questions with potential participants
  • Valid driver’s license, proof of insurance, and dependable personal automobile for local travel
  • Able to pass mandatory background check and drug screening

Hours & Training:
  • Flexible schedule involving day, early evening, and/or weekend shifts
  • Approximately 24 to 40 hours per week (minimum of 20 hours required)
  • Must attend 5 day paid-training and certification session in Bloomington, IN from January 14-18, 2019
  • Required to attend weekly meeting with field supervisor by phone or in person

Physical Demands:
  • Ability and willingness to work in all kinds of weather conditions, locations within the state, and within participant households
  • Ability to be on-foot, including walking various distances per study needs
  • Physically able to carry study materials/supplies as needed
  • Ability to read, speak, and write in English

Additional Information:
  • Prior household enumeration and or computer assisted in person interview (CAPI) experience strongly preferred
  • Prior saliva collection and/or anthropometric measurement experience preferred

For more on the P2P Health Interview Study please visit https://precisionhealth.iu.edu/current-studies/person-to-person.html 

Headway Workforce Solutions 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. In addition to federal law requirements, Headway Workforce Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.