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Human Resource Services

Telephone Interviewer (extra help)

Posted On: Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Position Type: Extra Help
Department: Center for Governmental Studies
Contact: | kallembach@niu.edu | 815-753-0913
Phone: 815-753-0913


This is a temporary (extra help), part-time position. There is no selling involved in this position. We conduct major health and public policy surveys by telephone. Center for Governmental Studies telephone interviewers collect information for various clients, including State and Federal agencies, not-for-profit organizations, corporate businesses, townships/villages, libraries, park districts, and universities. This position involves contacting respondents by phone, asking scripted questions word-for-word, and accurately recording responses into the computer. Interviewers receive paid training on how to perform the interviews and use the computer programs necessary for the job.

$8.50/hour starting rate

Shifts: Evenings, Weekends; 15 hours per week minimum including one weekend shift


• Clear speaking voice
• Persuasive abilities necessary
• Good attendance

• Flexible scheduling
• Advancement opportunities
• Relaxed dress code

This is a security-sensitive position. Before any offer of employment is made, the University will conduct a pre-employment criminal background investigation, which includes a criminal background check.


Obtain an application at the Center for Governmental Studies:

William Monat Building
148 North Third Street
DeKalb, IL 60115

Hours to apply in person are Monday through Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm.

For more information, please call 815-753-0913, email kallembach@niu.edu

PLEASE NOTE: Current NIU students are not eligible for extra help employment