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"Sociologist"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Study human society and social behavior by examining the groups and social institutions that people form, as well as various social, religious, political, and business organizations. May study the behavior and interaction of groups, trace their origin and growth, and analyze the influence of group activities on individual members.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

 

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Sociologist"

1) Prepare publications and reports containing research findings.

2) Analyze and interpret data in order to increase the understanding of human social behavior.

 

3) Plan and conduct research to develop and test theories about societal issues such as crime, group relations, poverty, and aging.

4) Collect data about the attitudes, values, and behaviors of people in groups, using observation, interviews, and review of documents.

5) Develop, implement, and evaluate methods of data collection, such as questionnaires or interviews.

 

6) Teach sociology.

7) Direct work of statistical clerks, statisticians, and others who compile and evaluate research data.

8) Consult with and advise individuals such as administrators, social workers, and legislators regarding social issues and policies, as well as the implications of research findings.

9) Collaborate with research workers in other disciplines.

10) Develop approaches to the solution of groups' problems, based on research findings in sociology and related disciplines.

11) Observe group interactions and role affiliations to collect data, identify problems, evaluate progress, and determine the need for additional change.

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Job Description for "Sociologist" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge


"Sociologist"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  I-A-S        SOC:  19-3041.00


 

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