Telephone Research Interviewer at The University of Iowa – NIPPLOT

Telephone Research Interviewer at The University of Iowa

Part-Time, Shift & Schedule, Temporary, Weekend
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Shift & Schedule

Weekend availability

Evenings as needed


Flexible schedule

Full Job Description

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Public Policy Center/VP Research


Temp Professional Employee

Working Title

Telephone Research Interviewer


Telephone Research Interviewer

Temporary Staff Position (October 2022- November 2022)

Department/Agency: Iowa Social Science Research Center (ISRC)

Contact: Dawn Bower

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: 319-384-3810

Address: 605 E Washington St, Iowa City, IA 52242

Rate of Pay: $13.00 Hours per Week: 12-20

This position allows staff members to work in a professional environment while gaining valuable employment and research experience in public policy and opinion polling. Interviewers conduct survey data collection for academic and private business research. This position involves contacting and asking questions of respondents over the telephone. Survey questions are standardized and must be read exactly as written.


The candidate must have the following qualifications:

  • Absolute attention to detail.
  • Efficient, professional manner with good customer service skills.
  • Excellent communication skills. English fluency (verbal and written) is required.
  • Self-motivated with flawless discretion.
  • Works well in a team environment.
  • Solid work ethic and reliability.

Experience in research and previous exposure to a Computer Assisted Telephone Interviewing (CATI) system is not required.


Serving as a Telephone Research Interviewer: Interact by phone with outside parties, such as businesses or private individuals to obtain data for an assigned research project. Recent study topics surround health and health systems as well as opinion research. Review and edit completed interview questionnaires for completeness and accuracy. Maintain accurate records and files pertaining to one or more research studies. Training is provided and paid.

Skills to be Acquired/Refined:

  • Customer Service
  • Communication and listening.
  • Research and survey methodology

Work Schedule:

Moderately Flexible Hours: (We make accommodations around Holidays)

  • 12-20 per week, as dictated by our study schedule and your availability.

Hours Available:

  • Primarily evenings and weekends.

**This job is temporary. However, extended employment opportunities are possible for successful employees!


Phone: 319-384-3810
Email: [email protected]

Application Instructions

You may apply by sending your resume and email of interest to [email protected]

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