5 days old
2018-04-162018-05-16

Research Assistant $13/hr

UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Youngstown, Ohio
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Job Status
    Full Time, Part Time, Seasonal

The Michigan Youth Violence Prevention Center (MI-YVPC) at the University of Michigan is conducting a research study around community engagement and revitalization/greening in Youngstown, Ohio. For more information on the project, please visit our website: http://yvpc.sph.umich.edu/


Job Description: Research assistants are responsible for two main duties: administering surveys to Youngstown residents throughout local neighborhoods and conducting parcel assessments. Additional duties may be required as needed. Research assistants will work outdoors in teams while surveying residents door-to-door in the assigned neighborhoods and while rating the physical appearance of property parcels. The ideal candidate will be comfortable working in diverse communities working directly with the public. This position requires research assistants to be regularly scheduled in 8 hour shifts ranging from Monday thru Sunday, 8am to 7pm depending on the needs of the project. This is an outdoor position working in various types of weather. Must pass background check. This is a temporary position scheduled from April—September 2018.

 

Main duties:

  • Rating the physical appearance of property parcels (landscaping, building type, vegetation overgrowth, etc.)
  • Recruiting survey participants and administering surveys

Requirements

 

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Current legal driver’s license
  • Must have access to personal vehicle during all shifts (no reimbursement for gas/mileage)
  • Able to walk long distances (up to 8 miles per day)
  • Be able to work in teams
  • Ability to work without direct supervision
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills and attention to detail
  • Flexible schedule

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