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Part-Time Field Interviewer in Nashville, TN at Headway Workforce Solutions

Date Posted: 7/6/2018

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Job Description

Are you looking for a part-time work that allows you to work independently? Do you enjoy traveling for work? Do you look forward to meeting new people? If you so, you might be a great fit for our Part-Time Field Interviewer position with Headway and RTI!

We are currently seeking self-motivated individuals to work on a FDA sponsored research study the Evaluation of the Fresh Empire Campaign on Tobacco (EFECT).  As a Part-Time Field Interviewer, you will travel to participant homes in assigned areas and conduct research interviews with eligible youth between the ages of 12 and 18. Some of these youth will be past respondents and other will be newly recruited respondents. The interview is primarily ACASI (audio computer-assisted self-interview) – an additional wave will be fielded in March of 2019.  

This position falls under the Services Contract Act (SCA). Hourly wage will be determined based on the county in which work is being performed. In addition to hourly pay, a Health and Welfare stipend of $4.27 per hour will be provided for up to 40 hours per week.

As a Part-Time Field Interviewer, you will:
  • Adhere to a schedule set by your supervisor that ensures respondents are contacted in a timely fashion
  • Administer an RTI-provided computer-assisted questionnaire to youth in the youth’s home
  • Contact households over the phone to collect parental permission for their youth to complete an online survey
  • Complete the required number of interviews by the end of the data collection period in an efficient and timely manner according to project protocols
  • Accurately complete all project documentation, including electronic survey instruments and all reporting forms
  • Maintain a professional, cooperative relationship with your Field Supervisor and other project staff, objectively sharing your thoughts while displaying an understanding of project management’s concerns
  • Attend an in-person, 3 day paid training in early August. Attendance at training is mandatory. Trainees must successfully complete training and certification to continue employment on the project

  • At least 21 years or older
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Available at least 20-25 hours per week to conduct interviewing during the field data collection period
  • Reliable, personal automobile available for business use
  • Available and willing to work primarily evenings and weekend hours as required by your specific assignment
  • Ability to read text verbatim from a computer screen and paper documents
  • Must have regular access to a Wi-Fi or broadband internet for data transmissions

Physical Demands:
  • Ability to carry project-related equipment, approximately 10 pounds, up steps and from car to household

About EFECT:

EFECT collects data from participants in order to understand attitudes and beliefs toward tobacco use, as well as media use. Data collected from this study will help researchers and policy makers understand the impact and effectiveness of public education activities aimed at reducing tobacco use and the health risks of using tobacco.

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, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.