Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Data Collection Manager
Title: 1188-NN - Data Collection Manager
Business Title: Data Collection Manager
Employee Type: Admin. Professional
Job Family: Administrative Professional - Not OT Eligible
Summary of Duties:
The Data Collection Manager for the Social and Economic Sciences Research Center (SESRC) coordinates and schedules data collection activities for survey projects and maintains a project calendar. The person in this position also is responsible for supporting the SESRC mission of providing quality survey research services. The Data Collection Manager oversees the Data Collection Unit within SESRC; supervises the data collection needs of the center, and collaborates with SESRC staff as well as WSU faculty or internal and external clients in carrying out survey research projects.
A Bachelor's degree in social sciences or related field AND four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in professional survey data experience included data collection AND at least one (1) year supervisory experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Knowledge of data collection standards
advanced knowledge of Computer Assisted Telephone Interviewer (CATI) programs and survey methods
Demonstrated skills in managing others, and advanced skills in handling multiple projects, deadlines and large scale mailings.
Previous sample management and sample distribution experience a plus.
This posting has been updated to open until filled. Screening is currently underway and will continue until the recruitment is filled.
This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.
Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application:
2) a cover letter
3) contact information for professional references.
Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 12 Month
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