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Quinnipiac Poll Bi-Lingual Interviewers

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Type: Temporary
Campus: Mount Carmel - Hamden, CT
Categories: Staff



Quinnipiac University invites applicants to apply for the position of Bilingual (English/Spanish) Telephone Interviewers working from a state-of-the-art facility in Hamden, CT.

As part of a large and diverse team, Bilingual Interviewers conduct public opinion research making outbound phone calls from a state-of-the-art polling center at Quinnipiac University. Using a Computer Assisted Telephone Interviewing system to conduct surveys on elections and public policy, interviewers gather the views of people from around the country about issues in the news. A Bilingual Interviewer is able to effectively conduct surveys in Spanish or English as required by the person answering the phone. Qualities sought in a Bilingual Interviewer are: good communication skills, attention to detail, and patience. Above all, a Bilingual Interviewer seeks to ensure excellence by upholding the standards of the Quinnipiac University Poll, while acting as a representative of the Poll with English and Spanish speaking respondents around the country.

Part-time positions available offering a competitive $12.00 per hour pay rate with required evening and weekend hours.

About Quinnipiac:

Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 7,000 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in 100 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report’s America’s “Best Colleges” issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in Princeton Review’s “The Best 380 Colleges.” Quinnipiac has been named a “Great College to Work For” as determined by a comprehensive industry survey. For more information, please visit An education at Quinnipiac embodies the University’s commitment to preparing graduates for 21st century careers and citizenship, creating an inclusive, excellence-driven community, nurturing and positively impacting internal, local and global communities and fostering lifelong connections and success. The University believes in educating a diverse student body to become valued and contributing members of their communities through vital and purposeful educational programs. Students engage with real-world issues through practice and considering different perspectives. The University’s innovative curriculum further prepares undergraduate and graduate students to understand their roles and responsibilities as members of the Quinnipiac community as well as the larger national and global communities.


  • Make outbound telephone calls from a state-of-the-art polling center located at Quinnipiac
  • Use a Computer Assisted Telephone Interviewing system (CATI) and a scripted questionnaire to
    conduct telephone surveys to collect public opinion from people around the country on issues in
    the news.
  • Effectively conduct public opinion surveys in Spanish or English as required by the person
    answering the phone.

Education Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED required.


  • Fluency in speaking and reading both English and Spanish.
  • Good general communication skills.
  • Familiarity with basic computer skills.
  • Be able to follow detailed instructions.
  • Must be flexible in hours and availability.
  • Possess a positive, friendly attitude while adapting to varied personality type.
  • Be able to handle/manage rejection.
  • Be timely and dependable.
  • Ability to meet quality and quantity standards of the Quinnipiac University Poll.
  • Able to work in a group setting with diverse population.
  • Position requires on-site training and on-site work. Training will be provided and time attending training will be paid.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Quinnipiac University is considering only those applicants who have valid authorization to work in the United States. Quinnipiac University does not sponsor employment based visas for this position.


Applications must be submitted electronically and include contact information for three references on the application form.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusion throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who enhance that diversity.

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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