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Survey Researcher II (6262U) Job
University of California Berkeley

Date Posted Jan. 14, 2020
Title Survey Researcher II (6262U) Job
University University of California Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Department N/A
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Research/Technical/Laboratory

Survey Researcher II (6262U) Job

About Berkeley

At the University of California, Berkeley, we are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome and included. Our culture of openness, freedom and belonging make it a special place for students, faculty and staff.

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's leading institutions of higher education, distinguished by its combination of internationally recognized academic and research excellence; the transformative opportunity it provides to a large and diverse student body; its public mission and commitment to equity and social justice; and its roots in the California experience, animated by such values as innovation, questioning the status quo, and respect for the environment and nature. Since its founding in 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world.

We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community. When you join the team at Berkeley, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, staff, students and community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position at Berkeley, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our Guiding Values and Principles, our Principles of Community, and our Strategic Plan.

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: 1/24/20

Departmental Overview
TSRC was formed to study the economic, social, environmental, and technological aspects of sustainable transportation. It is housed at the Institute of Transportation Studies
(link is external)

at the University of California, Berkeley.

The Survey Researcher II position involves collection of survey data; may conduct research, including the design and validation of survey instruments.


40% Gathers and analyzes resource data and prepares and summarizes information and/or recommendations contributing to peer review journal article submissions.

20% Participates in the design and implementation of data collection procedures and protocols to ensure study goals are met efficiently and within study budgets.

20% Under general supervision, provides analysis of moderately complex survey projects.

10% Maintenance of shared mobility/mobility on demand databases and repositories.

5% May propose alternate strategies and design modifications.

5% Helps to monitor staffing levels.

Required Qualifications
  • Working knowledge and experience with data collection activities.
  • Working knowledge of the design and implementation of data collection procedures and protocols.
  • Strong analytical skills required at this level.
  • Working knowledge and skills associated with report preparation.
  • Working knowledge of shared mobility research- including carsharing, bikesharing and ridesharing.
  • Capacity to execute programming and analysis using Python, R, Excel, or other similar languages encouraged.
  • Capacity to execute analysis using GIS software or other visualization software encouraged.
  • Able to work independently or in teams.

Capacity to execute or manage fieldwork that may include sensor installation or survey data collection encouraged.
  • Ability to design and implement robust and clear surveys capable of high quality data collection.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in a deadline oriented environment.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Masters degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training with a Bachelors.

Salary & Benefits

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:

  • The hourly salary range designated for this position: $24.14 - $29.00; however, starting salary will be commensurate with experience.

Conviction History Background

This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see:
For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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