Job Description

Job Title: Bilingual Telephone Interviewers - CalSES Project
Job ID: 4953
Location: Santa Monica
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Temporary


Telephone Interviewers, Bilingual English/Spanish - CalSES Project

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Position Description

The RAND Survey Research Group (SRG) is seeking 2-3 Bilingual English/Spanish Telephone Interviewers for the California Socioeconomic Survey (CalSES), a longitudinal survey of California families enrolled in CalWORKs, a state funded program for eligible, needy families.

This is a part-time, temporary, adjunct position without benefits. Expected duration of the position is end of August through December 2017, approximately 4 months.

Interviewers will conduct structured 35-minute telephone interviews in English and Spanish using CATI (Computer-Assisted Telephone Interviewing) with CalWORKs program beneficiaries. The interview asks about participants’ experiences with the program and the wellbeing of child beneficiaries. Interviewers work in our Santa Monica office and follow study protocols and strict quality control procedures.



Santa Monica

Special Note

Successful applicants must attend a mandatory 3-day paid training to be held August 22, 23, and 24 at the RAND Santa Monica office, from 10am to 5pm each day. 

Continued employment eligibility is contingent upon successful completion of training and passing a background check.


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