Research Assistant I (Coder)

Thu, 08/29/2019 - 18:57

JBS International’s California office seeks a part time or full time bilingual Research Assistant position available on our long running project, the National Agricultural Workers Survey (NAWS). The main focus of this position is data entry and support of field and data collection activities for the National Agricultural Workers Survey. The Research Assistant I performs data entry and assists with other tasks assigned by the project. The Research Assistant I must be able to work with teams successfully. This role is important to the project; ensuring that the data we produce is of the highest quality by reviewing questionnaires and catching mistakes before entering the data accurately and verifying it is as clean as possible.


  • Code data from data collection instruments into MS Access
  • Review completed questionnaires for completeness and quality
  • Call NAWS interviewers/interviewees to verify and correct data on data collection instruments
  • Receive Grower calls made to the toll free line and forward to NAWS staff
  • Respond to requests of field staff as directed
  • Prepare field staff assignments and requests
  • Review and give feedback on survey material and data entry system


Language: Spanish/English fluency (spoken and read) required.
Education: HS diploma required.
Experience: One year experience required. 
Software Proficiency: Familiarity with Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint). 


Experience: Previous experience in data collection and data processing preferred. Experience working in/with minority or hard to reach communities or evaluation/research fields a plus.

If you meet the minimum qualifications for this role, please click on the “Apply” link posted below and submit a cover letter and resume. If you have technical difficulty, please email

Our company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Applicants can learn more about the company's status as an equal opportunity employer by viewing the federal "EEO is the Law" poster at EEOpost.pdf.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


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