Quinnipiac University

  • Quinnipiac Poll - Bi-Lingual Interviewer

    Posted Date 1 month ago(3/16/2018 1:18 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-2420
    # Positions
    5
    Department
    Polling Institute
    Category
    Polling Interviewer
  • Overview

     

    The Quinnipiac University Poll is a nationally known polling organization that conducts public opinion telephone surveys on various issues in the news (i.e., political races, public policy, etc.)

     

    We are currently seeking bi-lingual (English/Spanish) telephone interviewers to join our vibrant team of interviewers, working from a state-of-the art facility in Hamden, CT. 

     

    Part-time work is available year round. Flexible evening and weekend hours.

     

    About Quinnipiac University:

     

    Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 7,000 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in 100 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report’s America’s “Best Colleges” issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in Princeton Review’s “The Best 380 Colleges.” The Chronicle of Higher Education has named Quinnipiac among the “Great Colleges to Work For.” For more information, please visit www.qu.edu

     

     

     

    Responsibilities

     

     

    • Make outbound telephone calls from a state-of-the-art polling center located at Quinnipiac University
    • Use a Computer Assisted Telephone Interviewing system (CATI) and a scripted questionnaire to conduct telephone surveys to collect public opinion from people around the country on issues in the news
    • Effectively conduct public opinion surveys in Spanish or English as required by the person answering the phone

      

     

    Qualifications & Special Instructions to Applicants

    • Fluency in speaking and reading both English and Spanish
    • Good general communication skills
    • Familiarity with basic computer skills
    • Must be a high school graduate
    • Be able to follow detailed instructions
    • Must be flexible in hours and availability
    • Possess a positive, friendly attitude while adapting to varied personality type
    • Be able to handle/manage rejection
    • Be timely and dependable
    • Ability to meet quality and quantity standards of the Quinnipiac University Poll
    • Able to work in a group setting with diverse population
    • Ability to sit down for extended period of time
    • Position requires on-site training and on-site work. Training will be provided and time attending training will be paid.

    This is a part-time position that is non-benefits eligible and requires evening hours and weekend hours. Part time work is available year round. Flexible evening and weekend hours.

     

    Hourly rate starting at $12.00.

     

    Conditions of Employment:

     

    It is our policy that employees of the Quinnipiac University Poll may not be actively participating in any of the following activities:

    • In any political campaign on behalf of (or in opposition to) any candidate for elective public office either as a paid consultant or employee, or as an unpaid volunteer
    • In any attempt to influence legislation (commonly known as lobbying) either as a paid consultant or employee, or as an unpaid volunteer
    • Performing any services for a media outlet (such as an internet news company, newspaper, radio station) either as a paid consultant or employee, or as an unpaid volunteer

    These policies ensure that all surveys are done accurately and without bias.

     

    Quinnipiac University is considering only those applicants who have valid authorization to work in the United States. Quinnipiac University does not sponsor employment based visas for this position.

    TO APPLY:

     

    Applications must be submitted electronically and include a cover letter, curriculum vitae or resume and the names and contact information for three references on the application form.

     

    Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusion throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who enhance that diversity.

     

    Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



    Job Code: 2018-2420

     

     

     

     

     

     

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