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Data Collection Manager

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AP-Administrative Professional

University Title:

Data Collection Manager

Working Title:

Data Collection Manager


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Social and Economic Sciences Research Center

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Social and Economic Sciences Research Center

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Summary of Duties:

The Data Collection Manager for the Social and Economic Sciences Research Center 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 at the 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.

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View hrs.wsu.edu/employees/benefits/benefit-details for information regarding competitive benefits available.

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Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Required Qualifications:

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 of supervisory experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Preferred Qualifications:

-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.

Will this position require a background check?:

This position has been designated by the department to require a background check

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Screening is currently underway and will continue until the recruitment is filled.

Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume 2) a cover letter and 3) contact information for at least three (3) professional references. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.

EEO Statement :

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or [email protected]

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Job No:
Posted: 11/10/2020
Application Due: 1/9/2021
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