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Ball State University Temporary PT Contact Tracer in Muncie, Indiana

POSTING NUMBERless thanbr>202000648SFless thanbr> NUMBER OF VACANCIESless thanbr>20less thanbr> DESIRED START DATEless thanbr>09/07/2020less thanbr> POSITION END DATE (IF TEMPORARY)less thanbr>06/30/2021less thanbr> OPEN DATEless thanbr>09/02/2020less thanbr> CLOSE DATEless thanbr>09/16/2020less thanbr> OPEN UNTIL FILLEDless thanbr>Noless thanbr> SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS SUMMARYless thanbr> POSITION TITLEless thanbr>Temporary PT Contact Tracerless thanbr> ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONless thanbr> SALARY GRADEless thanbr> NEW HIRE RATEless thanbr>15.00less thanbr> FLSAless thanbr>Non-Exemptless thanbr> HRS/WEEKless thanbr>0-29 (variable based upon need)less thanbr> PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENINGless thanbr>Requires successful completion of a background check.less thanbr> POSITION FUNCTIONless thanbr> The Contact Tracer will be responsible for contacting members of the Ball State University community confirmed with COVID-19 infection to provide education regarding the recommendation to self-isolate, assess their ability to safely comply with the recommended control measures, and to elicit information on close contacts who need to be notified of their exposure. All contact and interview work will be completed by phone, with all information collected logged into an on-line system.less thanbr> MINIMUM EDUCATIONless thanbr> High school diploma, or equivalent required.less thanbr> Completion of an on-line contact-tracing course of instruction with a passing score within one week of hire date.less thanbr> MINIMUM EXPERIENCEless thanbr> None.less thanbr> Contact tracers will be provided with a laptop computer. Contact tracers must meet the Ball State University requirements for Working Remotely, as described in the COVID-19 Remote Work Request form.less thanbr> MINIMUM OTHERless thanbr> Ability to speak, read, and write English.less thanbr> Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and professionalism.less thanbr> Internet connection with minimum of 10-15 Megabits per second download speed.less thanbr> Ability to exhibit a professional and positive attitude and a strong work ethic .less thanbr> Ability to follow directions given by assigned local health department and regional supervisor to ensure the needs of the program are being met.less thanbr> Exhibit excellent interpersonal skills required and ability to interact professionally with culturally diverse populations.less thanbr> Ability to think critically and use good judgement in all decision making.less thanbr> Ability to show empathy to distressed individuals.less thanbr> Proficiency with data entry and computer use.less thanbr> AUTHORIZATION TO WORK IN THE USless thanbr>Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.less thanbr> PREFERRED EDUCATIONless thanbr> PREFERRED EXPERIENCEless thanbr> PREFERRED OTHERless thanbr> POSITION TITLE(S) SUPERVISEDless thanbr> Noneless thanbr> EEO STATEMENTless thanbr> Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.less thanbr>EEO/AA Employer/Veterans/Disabled.less thanbr> ABOUT BALL STATE UNIVERSITYless thanbr> Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and commun