Field Interviewer - Part Time - Fayette County

Job type:Part time
Business Sector:Life, Physical, & Social Science
Job ref:ZR_2103_JOB
Post Date:November 03, 2023

On behalf of our client, Headway Workforce Solutions is seeking a motivated and detail-oriented Survey Research Field Interviewer to join our dynamic team. In this role, you will play a crucial part in collecting accurate and reliable data through in-person interviews for the Social Environment and Cognitive Health in Urban and Rural Areas Study (SECHURA) in Connersville (Fayette County) Indiana.


The ideal candidate has excellent communication skills, a strong sense of professionalism, and is comfortable working in diverse settings.


As a Field Interviewer, you will help collect data from fellow Hoosiers ages 55+ identifying associations between social networks, community, and cognitive function across rural and urban areas. 


The position is hourly with a pay rate starting at $20.00 to $22.00 per hour. Experienced survey research field interviewers with CAPI experience will be considered for a higher pay rate.


As Field Interviewer, you will:


• Drive to selected households in Fayette County, Indiana to conduct a 60-minute survey

• Recruit in-person and obtain informed consent from the respondent based on study protocol

• Administer a survey with the household member using a tablet computer

• Transmit data to Indiana University using an Internet connection

• Follow strict rules regarding operating protocols and participant confidentiality

• Work with other research team members, communicating with and reporting to our central offices in Bloomington

• Attend weekly meetings with field supervisor by phone


Field Interviewer Qualifications:


• Must reside in Indiana or within 40 miles of selected counties for this study

• Responsible and accountable adults, age 18 and older

• Strong computer skills and experience using a tablet computer

• Excellent communication and organizational skills

• Comfortable making unannounced visits to homes asking individuals to participate in this research study and asking sensitive questions

• Valid driver’s license, proof of insurance, and dependable personal automobile for local travel

• Prior experience working with the public or interviewing preferred

• Must give consent to a background , motor vehicle record check and drug screening

• Must have an acceptable driving record


Hours and Training


• Attend paid in-person training at Indiana University in Bloomington IN (hotel accommodation and travel reimbursement included) from December 12-15, 2023.

• Flexible schedule (day, evening, weekend hours all required)

• 24-32 hours per week (minimum 24 hours up to 40 hours if work is available) for approximately three to six months.


Physical Demands of a Field Interviewer:


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


• Ability and willingness to work in all kinds of weather conditions

• Ability to be on-foot, including walking various distances per study needs

• Physically able to carry study materials/supplies as needed

• Ability to read, clearly speak, and write in English

• Ability to read, speak, and write in English clearly


About Headway:


Headway Workforce Solutions is a leading B2B (Business to Business) provider of workforce solutions with an array of contract-based integrated services and national staffing solutions. Passionate about our work and dedicated to our clients, we are committed to exceeding expectations in the human capital service sector. To learn more about us visit:


Headway Workforce Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetics, or protected veteran status. 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, training, tuition assistance, education, social recreation programs and benefits.


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