Student Employment | Kent State University

Student Employment

TELEPHONE INTERVIEWER

Through the SRL, students can attain a part-time position collecting information for research purposes. The position involves contacting prospective respondents over the telephone and administering a standardized survey instrument. This position involves no sales or fundraising.

Applicants must be willing to work a minimum of one full shift per week throughout the Fall, Spring, and/or Summer.

Interviewers often work a flexible schedule of evening and weekend hours, which can vary according to a project’s needs. Check with the SRL Supervisor (Merrill Hall 226) about current shift times.

Starting wage is $9.25/hr with opportunities for $.35–$.70 raises based upon performance evaluations.

A premium starting wage is available to interviewers fluent in both English and Spanish.

Search for job openings through the Career Center website. Interested students can register and apply for open positions through this recruiting system. Applications will only be accepted through the Career Center recruiting system.

Applicants that meet the requirements will be contacted via e-mail for an interview.

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL:

  • Possess excellent communication skills
  • Strictly maintain the confidentiality of the information they gather
  • Be available to work evenings and weekends
  • Arrive promptly and ready to work to every shift
  • Adhere to all policies and the procedures of the SRL