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Interviewer II (Temp)

Job Summary

The primary responsibility for this position is conducting semi-structured telephone interviews regarding access to health care in the state of Michigan. Interviews will take place at the offices of the Child Health Evaluation and Research (CHEAR) Center. This position will provide training and experience in survey research methods.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our strategic principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.


  • Conduct interviews using a structured protocol
  • Record interview responses using a computer-assisted data entry module
  • Participate in quality assurance and performance improvement activities
  • Outstanding performers will have opportunities to become shift supervisors

Required Qualifications

  • Ability to communicate clearly and politely via telephone
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong computer/keyboarding skills and familiarity with Windows-based computing
  • Ability to work well with others in a shared workspace
  • Reliable and punctual attendance

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience conducting professional interactions by telephone
  • Comfort talking with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Individuals fluent in Spanish or Arabic should note that on application

Additional Information

This job posting is for a University of Michigan Temporary position. Temporary employment may be full or part time, but in either case is limited in duration. Please review the full posting description for details.

Additional Information

  • Training will begin mid-January 2020, followed by survey launch late January
  • Standard schedule can range from 6-30 hours per week, depending on interviewer availability. Schedules will likely include evening hours.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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