Brown University — Bilingual (Spanish) Research Interviewer

Job Description:

The Bilingual Research Interviewer position will support the Survey Research Center (SRC) at the Brown University School of Public Health in conducting high quality survey research in English and Spanish.  The SRC is dedicated to conducting survey research in partnerships with university and hospital-based faculty and administrators, state and local government agencies, and nonprofit organizations. Research activities for this position will include recruitment, telephone interviews, mailed surveys, and in-person interviews.  Interviews may be with children, adolescents, adults, seniors, and members of multiple cultural and ethnic groups. In addition, research activities may be conducted in multiple locations such as participants’ homes, health care settings, and community-based locations.

Job Qualifications:

Education and Experience

  • Associates Degree plus 1-3 years of related experience, or equivalent education/work experience, Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Experience with human subjects’ research; in-person interviewing preferred, Bi-Lingual or Spanish preferred.
  • Experience in using computers/technology, including competent use of MS Office products (Word, Excel) and databases plus willingness to learn new software applications and technologies; REDCap experience preferred.

Job Competencies

  • Written and verbal fluency in Spanish
  • Excellent oral, telephone and written communication skills, especially one-on-one communication skills
  • Good with people; ability to be at ease with strangers, culturally sensitive, and able to readily establish professional rapport
  • Strong attention to detail, superior work ethic, professionalism, and organizational skills
  • Ability to closely follow study protocol and enter data accurately
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize effort to meet project goals
  • Must provide own transportation to research site
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends, as needed
  • Possess a willingness and ability to support and promote a diverse and inclusive campus community

This is a fixed term position with a current end date of 12/1/2023, which may be extended based upon available funding.

All offers of employment are contingent upon a criminal background check and education verification satisfactory to Brown University.

Recruiting Start Date:

Job Posting Title:
Bilingual (Spanish) Research Interviewer

School of Public Health

Grade 7

Worker Type:

Worker Sub-Type:
Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Time Type:
Part time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

Position Classification:
Hybrid Eligible

Submission Guidelines:
Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

Vaccination Requirements:
In order to maintain 90% or greater universal vaccination rates on campus, all newly hired employees at Brown University must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work, unless they are approved for a medical or religious exemption. All employees must also receive a COVID-19 booster within thirty (30) days of becoming eligible. For more information, please visit the Healthy Brown site.

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