School Research Recruiter, Multiple US Regions (REMOTE)
Company: ICF International, Inc
Posted on: June 23, 2022
ICF's Survey Research Team is growing, and we are hiring
multiple Research Recruiters across the country to support efforts
in recruiting schools, school districts, communities, states, and
national-level organizations to participate in research and
evaluation studies on a variety of public health topics.
If you have a working knowledge of schools and can be persuasive
and effective in communicating the value of public health via phone
interactions, we love that combination and want to hear from
School Research Recruiters at ICF need to be articulate and
demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills,
well-developed active listening skills, and the ability to be both
succinct and persuasive in written and oral communication. As the
School Research Recruiter, you will need to be adept at engaging
others in conversation and interpreting possible objections based
on verbal and non-verbal cues. This role requires resiliency, and
the ability to present effective responses/alternatives in
overcoming respondents' resistance to participation.
These roles are full-time, remote based (work-from-home) from
August 2022 through December 2022. Some roles may extend to mid-May
2023. Successful candidates will be required to attend a multi-day
training in Rockville, MD in August 2022 (dates TBD).
What you will be doing:
* Establish rapport with states, school districts, communities,
and/or schools that have been randomly selected to participate in
community, state, or national studies.
* Recruit schools, school districts, communities, states, and
national-level organizations to participate in research studies on
a variety of public health topics. Perform respondent
identification in accordance with study protocol.
* Obtain clearances and agreements to participate, carefully
selecting appropriate respondents, and scheduling data collection
* Actively work to fill gaps in scheduling assignments and monitor
logistics for assigned field data collection staff.
* Use a computer to complete an online data collection management
application for each study and complete study assignments and tasks
using Microsoft Office products, such as Word and Excel.
* Bachelor's degree in behavioral or social sciences, public
health, communications/marketing, or education field.
* At least 2 years of relevant work experience in the field of
education, research, and/or evaluation
* Home WiFi access required
* Proficiency with Microsoft Office software (i.e., Word, Excel,
and PowerPoint) is essential in this fast-paced, client-oriented
* Familiarity with school environments is ideal.
* Prior experience recruiting participants to participate in
research studies preferred. Recruitment, college admissions,
educational administration, teaching, field data collection, fund
raising, public relations, direct sales, and health
education/promotion would be ideal.
* Master's degree preferred.
* Strong verbal and written communication skills, well-developed
active listening skills, and the ability to be both succinct and
persuasive in written and oral communication.
* Experience engaging others in conversation and interpreting
possible objections based on verbal and non-verbal cues.
* Ability to think on one's feet to analyze a situation, identify
potential problems, and recommend solutions.
* Detail oriented with well-developed ability to document
* Demonstrated level of professionalism in providing task support,
including ability to exercise good judgment, discretion, tact, and
* Sound business ethics, including the protection of proprietary
and confidential information required.
* Time-management, including the ability to manage assignments
effectively and work under extremely tight timelines while
following study protocols.
* Ability to work independently and with all levels of staff to
achieve project goals.
Working at ICF
Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with
intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day.
Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle
unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and
governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual
respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.
We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an
inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal
opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any
protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin,
color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation,
religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status.
Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and
collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals.
For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.
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proof of complete vaccination on the date of their commencement of
employment. If selected for employment, you will provide proof of
your full vaccination status, defined as vaccinated two weeks after
receiving the requisite number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine
approved or authorized for emergency use by the FDA.
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