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University at Albany, SUNY
Research Foundation for SUNY
New York
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Posted: 02/16/2017
Data Collector
Salary: $45,000 - $55,000 DOE
Data Collector (R17-05)

About RF for SUNY at the University at Albany:

Employment is with The Research Foundation for the State University of New York, a private, nonprofit, educational corporation that provides essential sponsored program administration and innovation support services to SUNY faculty and students whose ideas and research generate ground-breaking discovery and translate to entrepreneurial and economic development opportunities for New York State.

Working at the SUNY Research Foundation for the University at Albany, you will be part of a team that provides essential services to the University as it moves to the front ranks of American higher education, supporting the advancement of education, research and discovery. The University at Albany, a nationally recognized research university with outstanding faculty, researchers and staff, offers challenging, exciting and rewarding careers to those who seek opportunities to grow and excel.

Job Description:

Description of Duties:

The Center for Human Services Research, University at Albany, is seeking a Data Collector to conduct in-home interviews with youth and families involved in children's behavioral health services, in the county of Cayuga, NY.  Responsibilities include recruit and interview families, collect information from records, enter data, support other local evaluation activities, track families, ensure principles of cultural competency are met, ensure ongoing protection of participants by strictly adhering to IRB procedures, and participate in meetings.  Hours will be variable and include nights and weekends.


Minimum Qualifications:

1.      Experience interviewing families and collecting data.
2.      Computer skills, particularly data entry.
3.      Knowledge of or experience with families with children with emotional and behavioral challenges.
4.      Demonstrated ability to work with a culturally diverse population.
5.      High School Diploma

Preferred Qualifications:

1.      Knowledge of mental health system navigation and experienced interviewers will be given priority.
2.      Some postsecondary education in Social Sciences or Human Services.

Additional Information:

Salary Range:  $45,000 - $55,000 DOE

Federal law and regulations require notice to all prospective employees regarding crimes that have occurred on campus in the current three year period. Please refer to the following website for the complete Annual Security Report ("Clery Report"):

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin and veteran or disability status.

The Research Foundation for The State University of New York offers exceptional benefits such as healthcare, dental, vision, pension plans, competitive pay, generous paid time off, tuition assistance, life insurance and long-term disability insurance. The University at Albany offers a variety of performing arts, world class libraries, and competitive sporting events.

Application Instructions:

Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume, three work-related references, along with a letter of application at

Applicants must address in their application their ability to work with a culturally diverse population.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.