Field Interview Supervisor

Penn State University

Southeastern Part of Pennsylvania
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Vice President for Research
SSRI/Survey Research Center
Full/Part Time:


The Penn State Survey Research Center is working with Bartram’s Garden to hire a Southwest Philadelphia resident to supervise interviewers conducting door-to-door surveys this fall. The surveys will give Southwest residents a chance to share their experiences and priorities with Bartram’s Garden facilities, programs, and civic engagement. Candidates must be at least 18 years old, and be available to attend mandatory in-person training on October 6th at Bartram’s Garden. Minimum requirements for the position are: live near the Bartram’s Garden area; be available to work for the entire period of October 6, through November 30, 2017; be available to work a minimum of 20 hours per week, with mostly afternoon, evening, and weekend hours, when work is available; be able to organize and supervise field interviewers to collect data door to door, and be available to answer questions from field interviewers and address issues as they arise; be able to keep detailed records of all work activities and ability to complete administrative tasks on time and accurately to be submitted to the project manager; be able to work independently; have strong reading and verbal skills; have regular and reliable access to cellular phone service; be able to communicate with people from all walks of life and socio-economic groups; have excellent computer skills (be able to access and browse the Internet, use the keyboard, send/receive email) and assist Field Interviewers with technology issues; be capable of establishing and maintaining a good rapport with interviewers, resident survey participants and research team; be available to fill in for interviewers if necessary; and be able to meet the physical requirements of the position with reasonable accommodation. This includes the ability to lift and carry 10 - 15 pounds of equipment and materials, walk two blocks at a time, and climb a flight of stairs while carrying equipment with or without accommodation.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088