Survey Interviewer II
Posting Number: #1720
Position Title: Survey Interviewer II
Closing Date: Until Filled
Location: San Francisco Bay Area
The Public Health Institute (PHI) is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting health, well-being, and quality of life for people throughout California, across the nation and around the world. As one of the largest and most comprehensive public health organizations in the nation, we are at the forefront of research and innovations to improve the efficacy of public health statewide, nationally, and internationally.
As one of the Public Health Institute’s programs, Health Intervention Projects for Underserved Populations (HIPUP) conducts community-based research/programs for underserved populations (e.g., gender and ethnic minorities) in the field of substance abuse, HIV/AIDS, and trauma prevention and treatment. Through collaboration with targeted communities, HIPUP strives to have a significant impact on health promotion and human rights for underserved communities locally and internationally.
The Survey Interviewer will work for the new study collaborating with Emory University. We aim to conduct an epigenomics study of kidney function, HIV infection, and hormone use among transwomen living in the San Francisco Bay Area.
This is a temporary part-time position that is expected to work 40% FTE (16 hours/week) and last no more than 89 days. This position is required to travel to the San Francisco Bay Area (mainly San Francisco) to meet with participants and conduct recruitment. The person hired for this job must reside within a 50-mile radius of San Francisco and be able to work on site as required.
Full pay range for this position: $18.81 to $25.63 per hour. The typical hiring range for this position is $18.81 (minimum) to $22.22 (midpoint) per hour. The starting wage is determined based on the candidate’s knowledge, skills, experience, as well as budget availability.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
- Actively build collaborative working relationships with CBOs and other social groups.
- Conduct community outreach (in-person and online) and recruit participants who are transwomen in the San Francisco Bay Area.
- Coordinate with the local health clinic to schedule the blood drawing for each participant.
- Meet with participants at the local clinic and conduct assessments.
- Collect and enter assessment and outcome data.
- Process incentive payments to participants.
- Travel to the San Francisco Bay Area (mainly San Francisco) to meet with participants and conduct recruitment.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- High school diploma
- 1 year of relevant work experience preferred.
- Some working experience in the transgender communities.
- Knowledge of HIV, substance abuse, and health disparity issues in the transgender community is plus.
- Ability to maintain accurate record keeping.
- Ability to recognize and resolve problems as they occur.
- Good attention to detail, self-motivation, ability to work independently as well as part of a team, and good organizational skills.
- Ability and comfort in engaging in open and nonjudgmental conversations with participants from diverse backgrounds (e.g., ethnic, gender, and sexual minorities) with sensitivity.
- Prior computer experience (e.g., Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel).
- Ability to travel locally and work some non-standard hours as required.
- Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required.
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