The Department of Mental Health Research is seeking Interviewers for a project funded by the Bloomberg American Health Initiative and National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, which will evaluate the impacts of public housing redevelopment on the health of youth (14-17 years of age) and adults in East Baltimore.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Screen, schedule and administer structured interviews with youth and adults residing in affordable housing communities in East Baltimore. Interviews will be conducted by phone until social distancing guidelines are lifted.
Elicit information on behavioral health, sexual risk behaviors, perceived social support and environmental context.
Data entry, performing data quality control checks, literature reviews and administrative tasks may be required.
Interviewers may also have the opportunity to lead analyses and/or assist with the development of manuscripts and reports.
Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma/GED. Some related experience preferably in conducting in-person interviews with underrepresented racial/ethnic groups and/or under-resourced populations.
Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum experience required for the respective job.
Preferred Qualifications:Some college courses preferred. Prefer some related coursework or administrative experience. Experience conducting analysis with statistical software is preferred, but not required. Applicants interested in serving as interviewers for youth surveys with prior experience interviewing youth highly preferred.
Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must have excellent attention to detail and have the ability to coordinate multiple tasks, work independently, communicate effectively with others in community settings, and have the ability to adapt to change.
Technical Qualifications: Familiarity with use of a tablet and desktop computer.
Physical Requirements: Must be willing and able to travel to affordable housing communities in East Baltimore and attend community events offsite, when social distancing guidelines are lifted.
Classified Title: Research Program Assistant Working Title: Interviewer Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CB Starting Salary Range: $12.31-$16.93/Hour; Commensurate with experience Employee Group: Casual / On Call Schedule: 10 - 20 per week Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: School of Public Health, East Baltimore Campus Department Name: Mental Health Research Projects Personnel Area: School of Public Health
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