The Department of Family Medicine and Community Health is seeking data collectors to assist with Project TRUST. Project TRUST is a study assessing the relationship between school connectedness and academic achievement and health in diverse populations. There may be an opportunity for additional work in Spring 2018. Position Responsibilities:
1. (20%) Study recruitment – speaking to classrooms of 6th and 9th grade students in St. Paul Public schools about the opportunity. 2. (40%) Obtaining consent – calling potential participants to obtain consent. 3. (40%) Data collection – administering surveys to students at schools.
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials.
High school or GED diploma.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to work well independently and with a team.
Ability to interact with diverse populations and youth.
Strong organizational skills.
Documented history of regular, consistent, and punctual attendance.
This is a Casual appointment, working 14 hours per week or less.
Preferred Qualifications (please mention on resume, if applicable):
The University of Minnesota, founded in the belief that all people are enriched by understanding, is dedicated to the advancement of learning and the search for truth; to the sharing of this knowledge through education for a diverse community; and to the application of this knowledge to benefit the people of the state, the nation, and the world.