Part-time Field Interviewers Job at Penn State University, University Park, PA

  • Penn State University
  • University Park, PA

Job Description

  • CURRENT PENN STATE EMPLOYEE (faculty, staff, technical service, or student), please login to Workday to complete the internal application process. Please do not apply here, apply internally through Workday.

  • CURRENT PENN STATE STUDENT (not employed previously at the university) and seeking employment with Penn State, please login to Workday to complete the student application process. Please do not apply here, apply internally through Workday.

  • If you are NOT a current employee or student, please click "Apply" and complete the application process for external applicants.


The Survey Research Center at The Pennsylvania State University is currently looking for self-motivated, reliable part-time Field Interviewers to administer surveys to adults via video teleconference. Applicants must be available to work between 5-35 hours per week, not to extend beyond 16 weeks, including evenings and weekends. The successful applicant for this part-time position will gain valuable experience in the collection of social science data and survey administration. Excellent people skills, attention to detail, a flexible and reliable schedule, and a quiet work environment free of distractions are required for consideration. Prior research experience is preferred.

Successful candidates will be able to follow a specific protocol;
  • Be available to attend mandatory virtual project-related training.
  • Have experience with computer and reliable Internet technology is a must, particularly for video teleconferencing.
  • Be capable of establishing and maintaining a good rapport with study respondents.
  • Be organized and detail-oriented.
  • Keep detailed records of all work activities.
  • Obtain required clearances.

This position can be done remotely or at the Survey Research Center, University Park.

The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and sustainability in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity in society and nature, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.


Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here.

Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.


Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473.

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University Park, PA

Job Tags

Part time, For contractors, Remote job, Flexible hours, Afternoon shift,

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