Job Description

Job Title: Survey Coordinator, I
Job ID: 4881
Location: Washington, DC
Full/Part Time:
Regular/Temporary: Regular


Survey Coordinator


Survey Coordinator I

Overview of RAND

The RAND Corporation is a research organization that develops solutions to public policy challenges to help make communities throughout the world safer and more secure, healthier and more prosperous. RAND’s research and analysis address issues that impact people everywhere, including security, health, education, sustainability, growth, and development. Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, RAND has close to 1,800 people from approximately 50 countries working in offices in North America, Europe, and Australia, with annual revenues of more than $308 million.

RAND is nonprofit, nonpartisan, and committed to the public interest.  Our research is sponsored by government agencies, charitable trusts, and community nonprofits. In addition, we rely on philanthropic support to pursue visionary ideas; address critical problems that are under-researched; shape emerging policy debates; and devise innovative approaches for solving acute, complex, or provocative policy challenges. RAND values objectivity and integrity in both its research processes and internal interactions. We emphasize a collegial environment that respects the contributions and dignity of all staff.

Position Description

The Survey Coordinator works as a member of the Survey Research Group (SRG) team assisting senior staff with management of data collection on topics related to public policy.



Must be able to pass a background check

1-2 years of experience in conducting primary data collection in at least one mode (mail, telephone, in-person, record abstraction, or web) is required




Education Requirements

Bachelor's degree


Knowledge and experience with several data collection procedures

Familiar with most aspects of data collection including instrutment design and pretesting, carrying out sampling plans, survey management, and reporting of methodological results.

Bilingual in Spanish or Chinese a plus

Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects or tasks simultaneously

Some travel may be required

Security Clearance

Must be able to obtain a secret clearance


Arlington, VA

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