Senior Research Aide in Center for Child and Family Policy

North Carolina, United Sates
21 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
21 Jan 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Part Time

Job Description

Occupational Summary

Note: This position is a part-time, 15/hours per week position.  Bilingual (English/Spanish) is required.

Perform a variety of duties to assist investigators in the implementation of a research study with families and children.

Work Performed

  • Explain consenting process, schedule and conduct home based interviews with parents and children in English and Spanish, as applicable, including the collection of biological samples.
  • Develop and implement practices for retaining families. Maintain detailed and accurate records of all family interactions, including attempts to schedule and data collection.
  • Attend and contribute to project meetings and other meetings held at the Center for Child and Family Policy as appropriate.
  • Prepare a variety of reports for data management, including assisting Research Project Manager in data cleaning from US.
  • Assist in the compilation and distribution of reports related to research findings.
  • Prepare and type related correspondence; operate office machines as required.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
  • The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.

In addition, the successful candidate will possess these qualities/attributes: Previous interviewing experience Previous experience engaging with children/families in a professional capacity Bi-lingual (English-Spanish) Flexible hours that allow availability of approximately 15-19 hours per week, primarily evening and weekend hours. Highly dependable and reliable *Reliable transportation is required.

Requisition Number: 401508647
Job Family: Level 06
Exempt/Non-Exempt: Non-exempt
Full Time/Part Time: FULL TIME 
Regular/Temporary: Regular 
Shift: First/Day

Minimum Qualifications

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex,sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation,creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions

Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.


Work requires knowledge of basic mathematical, data collection and research principles normally acquired through two years post secondary education.


Work requires one year research or clerical experience to be familiar with the basic techniques and forms used to compile and store information in a manual or computerized research data file.OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE* An optional typing speed of 40 corrected words per minute may be required.

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