Research Assistant IV

  • location: Sunnyvale, CA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $40 - $44.17 per hour
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job description

Research Assistant IV

job summary:
  • As a Research Participant Recruiter, you will work to find the very best research participants for User Experience Researcher's wide range of research efforts.
  • You'll work closely with members of the UX Research Participant Recruitment team supporting researchers for various Google products.
  • You'll collaborate with researchers to understand their study objectives, clarify their participant requirements and plan the logistics of recruitment support.
  • You'll operate with awareness of our ethical obligations to our participant candidates, including informed consent and privacy concerns.
  • You're a responsible and organized individual who can keep tabs on many projects, pay close attention to details, and plan well while accommodating the unexpected.
  • Using your strong communication skills, you'll effectively contact members of the public to confirm their suitability for studies and schedule their participation in a variety of study formats.
  • There is also the opportunity to gets hands on experience running research sessions and assisting other User Experience Researchers with larger research studies.
 
location: Sunnyvale, California
job type: Contract
salary: $40.00 - 44.17 per hour
work hours: 9am to 6pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
Responsibilities:

  • Recruit research participant candidates drawn from enrollees in our public program, customer lists, and employee referrals.
  • Scrutinize study specifications and planned assessments to ensure quality data is gathered from the right people.
  • Screen candidates for availability, interest level, and appropriate qualifications using online questionnaire responses and phone interviews.
  • Coordinate the logistics of user research, including participant scheduling, facility scheduling, and distribution of incentives.
  • Adhere to ethical codes related to conducting user research at Google
 
qualifications:
BA/BS in Human Factors, HCI, Psychology, Computer Science, or Social Sciences Organized, detail oriented and able to work independently on multiple projects at once.

 
skills: Skill/Experience/Education

Mandatory

  • BA/BS in Human Factors, HCI, Psychology, Computer Science, or Social Sciences Organized, detail oriented and able to work independently on multiple projects at once.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills. Excellent assessment and analysis skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with office productivity tools including email, web browser, web apps, database search, spreadsheets/word processors (Google Apps).
  • Interest in and familiarity with technology products.
  • 2+ years experience in participant recruitment and/or user research Strong oral and written communication skills.
Desired

  • Work experience in an applied research setting supporting data collection from human subjects or customer-facing work in the tech industry

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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