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#108028 Survey Worker

Extended Deadline: Fri 4/30/2021

This posting has been changed from Internal to External, all applicants are welcome to apply!

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 03/04/21 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 03/09/21. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


Assist with research study on veteran health. Duties will include phone calls with potential study subjects to explain study participation, email links to online questionnaires and provide follow-up with subjects regarding missing data. Modify online questionnaire (using Qualtrics survey software) as requested by the PI. Responsible for maintaining accurate records of interviews and all data collected and assessing the appropriateness of responses. Must be alert to sensitive, personal information and must ensure completeness of data for each interview. Provide assistance with subject recruitment and recruitment tracking. Provide other general research assistance as directed by the PI to include grant and scholarly product administrative tasks.


  • Graduation from high school or a GED and one (1) year of experience, preferably in public contact work; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Must possess the knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.

  • Strong writing and communication skills with ability to draft letters and memos, using correct spelling, grammar, punctuation, composition, text editing, and excellent proofreading skills.

  • Proficient experience using word processing applications, creating spreadsheets and reports, and entering data into databases and spreadsheets. Experience with Qualtrics survey software or willingness to be trained.

  • Excellent organizational skills, including ability to prioritize workload.

  • Demonstrated experience working independently and meeting deadlines with minimal supervision.

  • Good oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to handle repetitive details.


  • Experience conducting phone or in-person interviews with research participants relating to medical or psychological studies with ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Experience in a biomedical research setting.


  • The office is located off campus. 9333 Genesee, Suite 210 San Diego, CA 92121
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!


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UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

UC San Diego School of Medicine
Payroll Title:
MEDICINE/General Internal Medi
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
La Jolla
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
CX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday - Friday


As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.