We currently seek an English/Spanish bilingual Data Collector to assist with the Infant-Toddler CHILD Project. The Infant-Toddler CHILD Project in New York City supports family child care providers by providing early childhood mental health consultants who work with these providers with a framework for strengthening the quality of interactions between providers and the children/families in their care.
This position is for part-time employment, and available immediately. Because of the language of most of our study participants, Spanish fluency is a requirement, as well as the ability to be flexible in working hours (e.g., Data Collector is available to call a family child care provider in the evening). Most of the working hours will be during the weekdays/early weeknights. This individual must undergo human subjects research training. This position does not require travel and can be performed remotely. Cellular phones for data collection purposes will be provided.
Start and end dates: May 2022 – November 2022 (Approximately 20-30 hours per week)
Scope of Work:
· Take Human Subjects Research Training provided by Yale
· Familiarize themselves with the study, including the purpose, process, and current progress.
· Translate documents that study participants read into Spanish.
· Connect with study participants through phone calls, emails, and texts to guide them through the study process, consent forms, and answer any questions they may have.
· Communicate complex processes in simple, accessible language.
· Administer study surveys via phone in both Spanish and English.
· Maintain database with up-to-date information about each study participant with regards to their progress in the study.
· Attend lab meetings to discuss study progress and address questions and concerns that arise throughout the process.
· Understand, read, write, and speak in conversational Spanish
· Flexible work hours
· Attention to detail
· Familiarity with data entry/research process
· Team player
· Patience and respect toward our study participants
If interested: please send a letter of interest highlighting your availability, fluency in Spanish, and research experience (if any). Please also attach your CV/resume, and name and contact information of reference. Letters and CV/resumes may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.