ICF’s Survey Research Line of Business is searching for Research Recruiters/Research Associate(s) to support efforts in recruiting schools, school districts, communities, states, and national-level organizations to participate in research and evaluation studies on a variety of public health topics.
Primary responsibilities for this position include establishing rapport with states, school districts, communities, and/or schools that have been randomly selected to participate in community, state, or national studies, obtaining clearances and agreements to participate, carefully selecting appropriate respondents, and scheduling data collection activities.
Ideal candidates should be articulate with strong verbal and written communication skills, well-developed active listening skills, and the ability to be both succinct and persuasive in written and oral communication. Candidates should be adept at engaging others in conversation and interpreting possible objections based on verbal and non-verbal cues. Applicants must be resilient and present effective responses/alternatives in overcoming respondents’ resistance to participation.
Candidates must have the ability to manage assignments effectively and work under extremely tight timelines while following study protocols. Applicants should be self-motivated and able to work well as part of a team. Study assignments and tasks are performed using Microsoft Office products, such as Word and Excel. Additionally, each study utilizes a comprehensive on-line data collection management application; therefore, comfort with technology and ability to use computers are required.
Experience, including, but not limited to recruitment, college admissions, educational administration, teaching, field data collection, fund raising, public relations, direct sales, and health education/promotion would be ideal.
The position(s) is anticipated to be full-time, off-site from September 2020 mid-May 2021. Successful candidates will be required to attend a multi-day virtual training in September 2020.
This position is remote and must be in the mid west area.
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