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Field Data Collectors- Future Opportunities

Company: ICF International, Inc
Location: Austin
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Are you a retired teacher or school administrator looking for part-time work? Are you a recent college graduate interested in field research? Are you currently enrolled in a graduate program and looking for real world experience before you enter the job market? Then this could be the right opportunity for you! We are looking for Field Data Collectors to administer important surveys and collect data for Youth, Health, and Education Surveys!

we are looking for on-call Field Data Collectors to join our Survey Research Practice. A talented community of survey researchers, we build robust solutions for government, university, and commercial clients. ICF survey products aim to demonstrate quality, credibility, reliability, innovation, responsiveness, and transparency. We have the largest and most extensive history in conducting the CDC's behavioral risk factor surveillance surveys (BRFSS); Youth risk behavior surveys (YRBS) and other health surveys at the national, state, community, and cross-international level; data coordinating and statistical support services; as well as internationally renowned transformative projects such as the Demographic and Health Survey.

These positions will be located throughout the continental US and will require travel (> 50%) and in-person facilitation activities at collections sites, schools, ICF offices, and other physical locations.

What you will do:

* Receive assignments via the Internet. This will require the candidate to have a personal electronic device with reliable internet access for receiving and sending information.


* Travel among schools in each location (TBD) to administer a web survey to 1-4 classes per school.
* Speak in front of large and diverse groups, comprised of individuals of differing ages, backgrounds, and language abilities.


* Build rapport with others and eliciting engagement and collaboration from survey participants.


* Serve as a representative of ICF to the client, working with them to solve both simple and difficult/complex logistical and operational situations in a calm and professional manner.


* Act as on-site liaison with school personnel.




* May coordinate scheduling and follow-up on non-respondents and conduct makeup sessions.


* Perform quality control on the collected information and package it for return to the survey processing center.


* Complete required web-based documentation for each visited classroom.


* Maintain detailed logs and progress reports.



What you will need to have:

* Professional degree or equivalent years of direct work experience within an education, research, or customer service role.


* Previous public speaking experience.


* Experience in field data collection, survey/social science research, sales, marketing, and/or customer service.


* Ability to lift, carry, and transport up to 30 lbs. of data collection materials between classrooms and schools.


* A personal cell phone for use in the field and possession of a reliable, personal electronic device to conduct work and email correspondence upon.


* Ability and willingness to travel up to 50% or more.


* Good driving record, valid driver's license, and able to drive long distances within TBD Region within the continental US.


* Must be authorized to work in the US



What we would love for you to have:

* Prior experience working with children and adolescents, particularly in high school settings.


* Computer skills, including navigating the Internet, using web applications, emailing, and attaching files, and reasonable typing speed


* Extremely well-organized, with a strong eye for detail


* Ability to adhere to strict time schedules and arrive on time and prepared for all appointments



Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.

We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

COVID-19 Policy: New or prospective U.S. employees must provide proof of complete vaccination on the date of their commencement of employment. If selected for employment, you will provide proof of your full vaccination status, defined as vaccinated two weeks after receiving the requisite number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved or authorized for emergency use by the FDA.

Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination: EEO is the law and Pay Transparency Statement.

Fairfax, VA (VA01)

Keywords: ICF International, Inc, Austin , Field Data Collectors- Future Opportunities, Other , Austin, Texas

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