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Internal Application: Telephone Interviewers (Part-time)

IPOR | Remote in Salem, VA | Part Time | From $12.00 to $12.00 per hour

Job Description

We are seeking Telephone Interviewers with the Institute for Policy and Opinion Research (IPOR) for a part-time position at our institution. IPOR conducts public opinion polls in the Commonwealth of Virginia. This entry-level opportunity allows you to connect with a broad scope of individuals, gathering valuable data for college operations and ongoing research programs. Be part of a carefully selected team devoted to maintaining the high-quality standards of our college via telephone interactions. For additional information about IPOR please visit Virginia Residents Only. This position is 100 % remote. . Applicants must live in Virginia and are expected to possess more technology skills, such as being able to download and use software, such as Zoom. Access to a computer and phone at home (to login to our survey software and dialing system) is required for remote positions.

This position is anticipated to work seven days per month with more hours available in some months. Must be able to work some evenings and weekends

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conducting telephone interviews to collect significant data related to ongoing research projects or other College initiatives
  • Adhering strictly to the preset interview scripts and ensuring the highest level of data integrity
  • Recording accurate and detailed notes of each telephone conversations
  • Maintaining the confidentiality of the research participants and company information
  • Assisting the supervisory team in any additional tasks related to the interviews

Desired Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a High School Diploma
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to adhere strictly to scripts and guidelines
  • Prior customer service or telemarketing experience
  • Proficient with computers and comfortable using database systems
  • Flexible availability, including evenings and weekends

About Roanoke College

Roanoke College is a place where every student who works hard has the opportunity to succeed. We champion potential, providing essential learning and leadership through innovative academic programs and transformative educational experiences, giving students the mettle, mindset, and empathy to pursue lives of purpose, build meaningful careers, and meet society’s most pressing needs. Located in scenic Salem, Virginia, Roanoke College is an intimate, welcoming community that has served the local region and beyond for nearly 200 years. Now, we’re building on momentum and offering a Roanoke experience for today’s students and a legacy that belongs to every Maroon.

Roanoke College is a nationally ranked residential liberal arts college affiliated with the Lutheran Church (ELCA), located in the beautiful Roanoke Valley of Virginia. A Phi Beta Kappa institution, Roanoke College is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks diversity among its faculty, staff, and students; women and members of under-represented groups are especially encouraged to apply.