Africana Studies Research Center - Temporary Part-Time Health Survey Research Aide - Western/Central New York

Cornell NYC Tech

United States

February 10, 2022

Description

Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.

Effective January 1, 2022, all new Cornell hires, regardless of role and work location, must be fully vaccinated and present proof of an FDA- or WHO- authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccination or have a university-approved disability/medical or religious exemption. Failure to demonstrate compliance with this requirement prior to the first day of work will result in the delay of employment with Cornell and may result in the offer of employment being rescinded.

We are hiring part-time, Temporary Health Survey Research Aides for a series of community-based research studies. As part of this project, we will be examining patterns of rural opioid use and drug injection in Western and Central New York. This IRB-approved research will consist primarily of qualitative interviews and brief surveys with individuals and various professional/community stakeholders. We are seeking professional, organized Research Aides to support our recruitment of participants and data collection efforts.

Primary responsibilities for this position will be to help coordinate data collection. This will consist of making and receiving calls from current and prospective participants and doing various recruitment screenings. The Temporary Health Survey Research Aides will also conduct surveys and qualitative interviews in-person and remotely. There will be no cold calls-- all communications will be with existing participants or individuals who have indicated an interest in the research project.

Weekly time commitment will average between 7 and 15 hours, however this may vary. Scheduling is somewhat flexible. This is a paid position, but is not eligible for benefits. Anticipated start date is March 2022 with an end date in early 2023.

Job Duties:

· Screening participants for studies via phone/Zoom (no cold calls)

· Ongoing travel throughout Western and Central New York to conduct data collection

· Making and receiving phone calls about studies

· Conducting surveys or interviews in-person and via phone/Zoom

· Entering and managing screening and survey data in a database

· Other optional professional development opportunities

Requirements:

· Reliable personal transportation

· Outgoing personality and willingness to interact with diverse people via phone, email and possibly Zoom

· Demonstrated interest in public health or social services

· Must live in Western/Central New York

· As Associate's degree or higher

· Experience using a laptop or tablet (e.g., Microsoft Surface or Apple iPad)

· Access to laptop or tablet and reliable wireless internet at home

· Excellent email/phone communication and reading/writing skills

NOTE: Only applications that include all required information (cover letter and resume) will be considered. We have found it most efficient to save cover letter and resume as one document prior to attaching.

No visa sponsorship or relocation assistance are provided for this position.

University Job Title:

Temporary Research Aide

Job Family:

Temporary Academic Support

Level:

No Grade - Hourly

Pay Rate Type:

Hourly

Company:

Contact Name:

Tara Wilder

Number of Openings:

3

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    2022-01-10-08:00

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