Social & Scientific Systems (S-3)

Senior Volunteer Recruiter

US-MD-Silver Spring
Job ID
Regular Full-Time


Social & Scientific Systems (SSS) works to improve public health worldwide by providing technical, research, and program management services to government, nonprofit, and commercial clients. The SSS team offers a synergy of expertise in clinical research services, epidemiology and public health studies, health data management and analysis, and program evaluation and policy analysis. Please join our dedicated staff of employee-owners in an environment that values diversity and supports health, well-being, and professional growth.


  • Plan and coordinate recruitment efforts in conjunction with the rest of the study team, including:
    • Review and understand protocol inclusion/exclusion criteria, informed consent forms and study schedules;
    • Recruit volunteers for studies, in a professional manner, clearly and succinctly disseminate approved protocol information to prospective subjects.
    • Create/assist in creation of both generic and study specific ads and recruiting campaigns, in print and in social media, as all advertisements and recruiting materials must meet ethical guidelines;
  • Create study specific recruitment information in privately held volunteer database;
  • Place and maintain advertising (flyers, newspaper, web based ads, list server, etc.).
  • Assist in tracking advertising efforts, placement cost and return for dollars spent;
  • Schedule appointments of prospective research subjects for briefings and screenings; follow-up those who did not keep appointment to either reschedule or closeout the encounter;
  • Create forms, reports, and other documentation;
  • Initiate and implement new venues of advertisement to include approve social media outlets.


  • B.S. in health science preferred; 3 to 5 years of applicable experience. Candidates without direct research experience may be considered.
  • Experience working with the U.S. Army considered a plus.
  • Prior experience with clinical trials preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Computer literate with knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe.
  • Creative and willing to learn the appropriate regulations related to position.
  • Requires clear verbal communication skills
  • May require working evenings and weekends.
  • Must be able to work independently following a brief period of specific technical training.
  • Must be able to work in a team setting.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication, organization and prioritization skills.


SSS is committed to fostering a diverse workforce and is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by law.


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