17 Oct
Part-Time Field Representative (Independence, AR)
Arkansas, Jonesboro

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On behalf of RTI International, Headway Workforce Solutions is currently seeking Part-Time Field Representatives to work on a government sponsored research study.

Position Summary:
Field Representatives will work on the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being (NSCAW), and will be responsible for conducting computer-assisted interviews with caregivers, children, and caseworkers.

Position Type:
The position is part-time, offering roughly 20-25 hours per week between November 2017-February 2019. We are interested in individuals who can work evening and flexible weekend hours, and who can commit to the duration of the project. Additional work may be available past February 2019 as part of future phases of the study. Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities and Availability

Conduct valid, high quality in-person interviews in compliance with all project protocols covered at training and documented in the project manual.
Adhere to a schedule set by supervisor that ensures respondents are contacted in a timely fashion.
Need to be available to conduct interviewing during the field collection period, which is currently scheduled for November 2017 through February 2019, as follows:
At least 20-25 hours per week, but sometimes as much as 40 hours per week (in weeks involving mandatory training). Note the number of hours in each work week may fluctuate depending on case load.
Primarily on evenings and weekends (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) and possible regional travel assignments.
Must be able to spend at least 4 hours (not counting travel time) locating and contacting selected respondents on each field visit when work is plentiful.


Positive, self-motivated
Effective interpersonal and verbal communications skills
Experience using a laptop computer
Reliable personal automobile available for business use
A valid drivers’ license and automobile insurance as required by your state
Have regular access to an in-home internet connection for data transmissions
Applicants must be at least 21 years of age by the first date of employment
Availability for overnight travel either by personal automobile or air travel as specifically required for project trainings and other activities
To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States and should not require now, or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status
High school graduate or GED.
Physical Requirements

Must be physically able to carry the necessary equipment, including a laptop computer. The total weight of required equipment for a child/caregiver interview visit is approximately 20 pounds.
Must be physically able to go up and down stairs with equipment if necessary.
Must be physically able to perform the required child assessments, including sitting on the floor to perform assessment activities with young children.
Preferred Qualifications

One year of experience directly or indirectly related to interviewing is preferred.
Experience conducting direct assessments with children.
Required Training
There is an in-person 5-day training tentatively scheduled for November 13-17, 2017 in Raleigh, NC. Attendance at training is mandatory. Completion of training is required to continue on the project. RTI will cover the cost of travel, meals, and lodging.


Pay rate for this position is based on relevant experience.
Per diem for overnight travel and mileage reimbursement.

Please Apply Here: https://app.headwayinresearch.com/rti-nscaw-nov-2017-ptfr-26312-inde

Headway Workforce Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. 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, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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