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Technician B

Sociomedical Sciences

Technician B

  • 528248
  • Medical Center
  • Sociomedical Sciences
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Aug 5 2022
  • Technical Grade 4
  • Job Type: Support Staff - Union
  • Bargaining Unit: SSA
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours Per Week: 35

Position Summary

The Department of Sociomedical Sciences at the Mailman School is seeking an Office Technician B for a New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYC DOHMH) funded Community Health Project. Under the direction of the Project Director, and working closely with the Field Director, the person hired for this position will be responsible for documenting the studies’ data collection efforts. This will include screening recruitment documents, entering recruitment information on to the client tracking system, screening completed interview packets for completeness, and entering the information on to the client tracking system. They will also be responsible for list-based recruitment coordination and updating agency databases when new entry is required. As a data editor, responsibilities include coding and editing completed interviews to ensure quality of the data.


  • Tracking field efforts including recruitment and completed interviews (40%)
  • List-based recruitment coordination (20%)
  • Code and edit submitted interviews (20%)
  • Prepare correspondences with research participants (15%)
  • Other duties as assigned (5%)

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education, training, and work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience with social science and/or survey research
  • Good general computer literacy
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) is a plus

Other Requirements

  • Ability to communicate with people from various backgrounds and to maintain the confidentiality of research participants
  • Ability to follow detailed research protocols and guidelines

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.

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