NORC, the oldest social science research center established to do social research in the public interest is looking for Spanish bilingual telephone interviewers.
Our Spanish bilingual telephone interviewers enjoy flexible part-time evening and weekend hours, ideal Loop location, casual dress, friendly work environment and a premium starting wage with the possibility for promotion or pay increase within the first year. Interviewers have the chance to talk with all kinds of people, and to see America from different points of view. If you're curious about the world around you, are open to talking with all kinds of people, having new experiences, and like challenges, this may well be the job for you.
Interviewers administer carefully developed, field-tested questionnaires to respondents using a computer. For example, you may conduct phone interviews that are part of a major effort by the federal government to improve vaccination rates across the United States.
NORC is looking for self-motivated, reliable people with the ability to learn and work on multiple tasks who are interested in challenging and dynamic part-time work. Although there is no product or service selling, you must feel comfortable calling all kinds of people and persuading them to do the survey. You will also talk with many who may have opinions that differ from yours.
- High School Diploma or Equivalent
- Fluent in both English and Spanish
- Experience interviewing residential households or businesses by telephone preferred.
- Knowledge of a PC Windows environment required.
- Ability to follow all standard operating and project-related procedures.
- Must be able to sit for long periods of time in a production work environment.
- Ability to pay attention to detail.
- Ability to work in a production team environment.
In addition to meeting specific job requirements, all employees hired for this position must present evidence of their identity and authorization to work in the United States (I9 documentation) and undergo a background check.
NORC at the University of Chicago is an independent research organization headquartered in downtown Chicago with additional offices on The University of Chicago's campus and in Washington, D.C. and Bethesda, Maryland. NORC also supports a nationwide field staff as well as international research operations. With clients throughout the world, NORC collaborates with government agencies, foundations, educational institutions, nonprofit organizations and businesses to provide the data and analysis that supports informed decision making in key areas including health, education, economics, crime, justice, energy, security, and the environment. NORC's 70 years of leadership and experience in data collection, analysis, and dissemination--coupled with deep subject matter expertise--provides the foundation for effective solutions.
NORC is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that values and actively seeks diversity in the workforce.