• PennState
  • $70,265.00 -116,810.00/year*
  • University Park , PA
  • Scientific Research
  • Part-Time
  • 102 Eisenhower Rd

Campus/Location: Philadelphia Area Date Announced: 10/12/2018 Date Closing: open until filled Job Number: 83595 Work Unit: Vice President of Research Department: Social Science Research Institute/Survey Research Center Full/Part Time: Part-Time


Penn State will be collecting data in the neighborhoods around Rail Park and East Parkside and Cobb`s Creek and hiring a resident to supervise interviewers conducting door-to-door surveys this fall. The surveys will give residents a chance to share their experiences and priorities about facilities, programs, and civic engagement. Candidates must be at least 18 years old, and be available to attend mandatory in-person training at a site near the neighborhoods mentioned. Minimum requirements for the position are: be available to work a minimum of 10 to 15 hours per week, with mostly afternoon, evening, and weekend hours, when work is available; be able to organize and supervise field interviewers to collect data door to door, and be available to answer questions from field interviewers and address issues as they arise; be able to keep detailed records of all work activities and ability to complete administrative tasks on time and accurately to be submitted to the project manager; be able to work independently; have strong reading and verbal skills; have regular and reliable access to cellular phone service; be able to communicate with people from all walks of life and socio-economic groups; have excellent computer skills (be able to access and browse the Internet, use the keyboard, send/receive email) and assist field interviewers with technology issues; be capable of establishing and maintaining a good rapport with interviewers, resident survey participants and research team; be available to fill in for interviewers if necessary; and be able to meet the physical requirements of the position with reasonable accommodation. This includes the ability to lift and carry 10 - 15 pounds of equipment and materials, walk two blocks at a time, and climb a flight of stairs while carrying equipment. Any offer of employment may be contingent upon receipt of acceptable results from a

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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