New Brunswick, New Jersey

Position Summary: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Research Project Assistant for the Survey Research Center of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy. The position provides support to the BCSR’s project coordinators with daily responsibilities on ongoing survey research projects. Among the key duties of this position are the following Assists on current data collection projects in a variety of states related to the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System ( PRAMS ) and reports to the project coordinators on a daily basis. Primary project responsibilities are on collection of survey data for the PRAMS project where this position is responsible for handling all phases of data collection including mailings, survey administration, phone follow-ups, and on-site data collection tasks. Works closely with the part-time staff on all data collection operations related to the projects. Assists on training and providing support to the part-time staff throughout the completion of all tasks. Minimum Education and Experience: Bachelors Degree in a social science or and equivalent combination of education and/or experience. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Computer literate and have excellent interpersonal skills, especially on the telephone. Knowledge of pregnancy-related health issues. Ability to manage and motivate part-time interviewing staff. Bi-lingual (English and Spanish). Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated attention to detail in prior social science research studies is highly preferred. Equipment Utilized: Microsoft Access, Word, Excel and the PRAMS Integrated Data System ( PIDS ) for these projects. Physical Demands and Work Environment: Requires organizing and moving boxes of supplies and surveys into allocated storage areas throughout the office on various projects. Boxes may weigh up to 40lbs. Moving and setting up tables and chairs for group meetings. Regular shift for this position will be 1PM-9PM with an occasional weekend shift required. Posting Number: 20ST2341 Location: Downtown New Brunswick

New Brunswick, New Jersey

The Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) is a national nonprofit network of higher education and affiliated employers, committed to institutional collaboration, creating diverse workplaces, and assisting dual career couples. Searching for a job in higher ed? Our job board hosts over 30,000 faculty and staff jobs at workplaces that value diversity, equity, and inclusion. Set up your job seeker account today at: http://www.hercjobs.org For our member institutions, we offer recruitment and retention resources, vibrant regional networks, and a new online community of practice, HERConnect. All of our resources can help you advance inclusive excellence at your institution.

Similar jobs