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Part-Time Data Collection

SURVEY OPERATIONS CENTERS: Princeton, NJ, Chicago, IL, and Oakland, CA

We currently have openings in the Survey Operations Centers for Research Project Assistants to work on important national studies in areas such as health care, education, disability, nutrition, and other related topics. Research Project Assistants may handle the following tasks:

  • Interviewing – conduct interviews with study participants over the phone and provide general data collection assistance
  • Locating – obtain updated contact information for hard to reach study participants
  • Editing – receipt hard copy questionnaires, code responses, and check documents for errors
  • Data Entry – enter survey data into a database or spreadsheet
  • Field Assistant – make travel arrangements and field assignments for in-person (field) interviewers; obtain field staff reports and enter information into the project database; process expense reports; and perform other duties such as faxing and copying

 Mathematica offers:

  • A supportive and collegial environment that allows employees to pursue fulfilling careers   
  • Pleasant office in convenient locations
  • Flexible scheduling; hours and weekly working hour requirements will vary by office location
  • Excellent starting wage; premium wage for Spanish bilingual staff (tested and certified)
  • Differential pay for late night and weekend hours
  • Potential for benefits after 6 months employment
  • Paid training program
  • Absolutely No Selling

Applicants should possess:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including a pleasant phone manner
  • Excellent computer skills including a proficiency in MS Office software
  • Data entry applicants must have experience and be able to key a minimum of 8,000 keystrokes per hour
  • Ability to work required minimum number of hours (generally 20) per week
  • Willingness to undergo a low level security clearance   

Interested applicants should call our Staffing Office at (609) 897-7492 between 9 AM and 5 PM EST to apply OR e-mail CallCenter@mathematica-mpr.com.