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Regional Supervisor

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Social Sciences Research
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Regional Supervisor
 
Position Description

The Division for Research Services (DRS) is seeking a Regional Supervisor for a variety of field and multi-mode studies.  DRS provides high quality research services for all primary data collection contracts. The DRS unit manages state-of-the-art data collection and management systems and has developed best-in-class data collection protocols to support all types of survey data collection efforts. DRS is responsible for recruiting, hiring, training and managing data collection staff for in-person field interviewing. Regional Supervisors work under the direction of a Data Collection Task Leader (DTCL) or other senior project person and have direct management duties of field interviewers and/or field supervisors. Regional Supervisors are expected to lead the recruitment and management of field data collection staff.

 
Responsibilities:
 
  • Work independently with minimal supervision and meet strict deadlines

  • Coordinate and manage hiring of field staff
  • Monitor data collection production, quality, costs, budget and schedule for their area of supervision

  • Lead efforts to investigate and resolve data collection performance problems

  • Develop and implement effective data collection plans
  • Serve as lead or assistant trainer for interviewer/field supervisor training

  • Develop and/or provide technical input into for training manuals, training guides, mock interviews and other training exercises

  • Write sections of training guides and manuals
  • Review and develop project specific reports

Qualifications:
•  Minimum of Associates Degree

•  5 years of experience directly supervising field data collection staff

•  Available to travel for one week or more several times yearly

•  Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications

•  To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States and should not require now, or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience on RTI International studies supervising field data collection staff

Closing Statement

RTI participates in the US Government E-Verify program.  For specific information on this program, please visit our employment portal at www.rti.org/jobs. 

       

Equal Employment Opportunity 

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. Specific information regarding the laws that are designed to protect you against discrimination relating to your legal right to work in the US can be located at the employment portal www.rti.org/jobs.


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Physical and mental demands of this role include those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, as outlined above.  Examples include:  remaining in a stationary position for long periods of time; operating a computer and other office machinery; thinking, learning, and concentrating effectively and frequently communicating with other people, both within RTI and outside of RTI; frequently moving about inside and travel between offices and laboratories; frequently conducting laboratory site inspections (if applicable), ability to handle the stress associated in meeting frequent, multiple and tight deadlines, ability to work in excess of 40 hours per week as workload and deadlines may require, consistent demonstration of mental stability and ability to have regular, reliable and predictable attendance.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job, per RTI procedure 4.2.1. 


RTI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. Clients rely on us to answer questions that demand an objective and multidisciplinary approach—one that integrates expertise across the social and laboratory sciences, engineering, and international development. We believe in the promise of science, and we are inspired every day to deliver on that promise for the good of people, communities, and businesses around the world. For more information, visit www.rti.org.
 
For USA Job Postings Only: RTI participates in the US Government E-Verify program. Further information regarding the E-Verify program and laws that are designed to protect you against discrimination relating to your legal right to work in the US can be found here.
 
For San Francisco, CA USA Job Postings Only: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. Further information is available here.
 
We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Further information is available here.

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