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Data Collector, Social Sciences and Health Policy, Part-Time

Winston Salem, NC, United States
Job ID: 118377
Job Family: Research Services
Status: Part Time
Shift: Day
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 55811085045117-Public Health Sciences-Social Sciences

Overview

Location: Charlotte or Winston-Salem

Job Description

We are seeking a passionate and dedicated Data Collector to contribute to research and community outreach efforts aimed at advancing health and social equity. The Data Collector will be an integral part of our team, actively participating in patient/participant recruitment, survey administration, data tracking, community outreach, and social media engagement. This is a great opportunity for current or future graduate students seeking opportunities for hands-on experiences and mentoring. If you are committed to advancing health equity and have a keen interest in making a difference, we invite you to be part of our dynamic team.

About Us

The CREATE Team, led by Dr. Tiarney Ritchwood, is at the forefront of transformative research aimed at advancing health and social equity. Our mission is to bridge gaps in healthcare and promote well-being in underserved communities through innovative, community-engaged research by leveraging research and multisectoral partnerships. The CREATE Team has a proven track record of impactful research that has positively influenced the health and well-being of underserved communities. From addressing health disparities to promoting community resilience, our previous work stands as a testament to our commitment to making a meaningful difference. Join us in our mission to create a healthier, more equitable future through cutting-edge research and genuine community engagement.

CREATE Team Data Collector

  • Work under the direction of study investigators and research staff.
  • Conduct patient/participant recruitment for research studies, aligning with our mission of inclusivity and community engagement.
  • Administer surveys and collect data in adherence to research protocols developed to address health disparities.
  • Efficiently track and manage research data to contribute to evidence-based solutions.
  • Actively engage in community outreach events, sharing our commitment to promoting health and social equity.
  • Utilize social media platforms to amplify community awareness and participation in our research initiatives.
  • Ensure strict compliance with research protocols and ethical standards.
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams, contributing to the collective goal of advancing health equity.
  • Maintain confidentiality, demonstrating sensitivity to intercultural relations and diverse community contexts.
  • Foster a positive image and uphold a professional appearance, reflecting our commitment to community respect.
  • -Assist with manuscript development, and scientific and community presentations.
  • -Travel between Winston-Salem and Charlotte, and occasionally to rural eastern NC.
  • -Other duties as assigned dependent upon interests and skills.

General responsibilities of Data Collectors

  • Performs duties involved in the collection and documentation of data in support of research and information gathering activities.
  • Participates in all aspects of research and evaluation activities. Edits collected data and performs follow-up activities.
  • Assists in the design and testing of questionnaires, data input sheets, and other data collection mechanisms.
  • Supervises and participates in the coding of data in preparation for computer operations.
  • Coordinates the collection and organization of materials and data used in research reports, publications, and program descriptions.
  • Assists in data analyses and preparation of charts, graphs, and reports obtained from research data.
  • Performs fieldwork on assigned research project.
  • Establishes and coordinates interview schedules and conducts interviews with patients, family members, and the public.
  • Assists individuals in filling out preliminary forms and questionnaires and answers questions as required.
  • Performs other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Social Science, Education, or Public Health; or, an equivalent combination of experience and education including training in research methodology, computerized data processing, and/or interviewing techniques.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills (verbal, non-verbal, and listening skills).
  • Basic computer skills required.
  • Excellent oral/written communication and organizational skills.
  • Excellent reading comprehension.
  • Sensitivity to intercultural relations and the maintenance of confidentiality.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish (preferred)
  • US citizen or permanent resident.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit their resume, cover letter (optional), and contact information for three professional references to [email protected] or apply online. Short-listed candidates will be required to complete an online application.

 

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