Kai Lynn Dailey
Academic Research/Sociology/Questionnaire Design/Interviewing
TEN years experience providing research assistance, field data collection and interviewer-administered surveys (in-person & telephone) to ACADEMIC, NONPROFIT and GOVERNMENT research entities.
**NOT currently accepting market research projects for commercial businesses.**
University of Massachusetts-Boston
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
summa cum laude ~ GPA 4.0
MENU OF OFFERINGS:
*SECONDARY RESEARCH including background research and interviews for documentary film, authors and creative projects; subject matter expert identification and outreach.
*PROFESSIONAL INTERVIEWING (in-person, telephone, video) I've conducted hundreds of hours of quantitative and qualitative one-on-one and group interviews. I've completed more than 80 hours of classroom training and professional development covering interviewing protocols and techniques (probing, redirect, summarizing, and data quality steps). Significant experience with advanced calls and first contact situations for respondent recruitment. Experienced with script consultation and editing to improve interview flow, comprehension, data quality and completion rates.
*BASIC SURVEY QUESTIONNAIRE DESIGN & IMPLEMENTATION for telephone, in-person, device or desktop. Based on the questions you want to answer and your project budget, I can identify a data collection method that's right for you and develop a survey instrument to meet your needs. Need your survey project completed from start to finish? I can recruit and train survey staff, monitor and manage case completion and deliver your dataset in a traditional "field and tab" manner.
*QUALITATIVE CODING: I can assist you with thoughtful and accurate coding of your qualitative data. Experienced Dedoose user. Patient and thorough. I take following SOPs and protocols seriously.
*CREATIVE COACHING ACCOUNTABILITY AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT: Fifteen years of experience providing coaching and support to creative professionals. I've assisted and/or partnered with creative professionals in a variety of industries (software, graphic design, health and fitness, lecture and seminar, and film production) on long-term and short-term projects in the areas of:
--brainstorming and emotional support
--regular accountability meetings
--prioritizing todo lists based on iterative discussions and identified milestones
--expediting project steps and solving problems
--administrative and virtual assistant services
--keeping busy creatives on time and on target to help them successfully reach their goals
I love contributing to the creative process through coaching. Seeing the finished project and watching the creative development of my clients is very satisfying. And it's a lot of fun. I bring a lot of energy, ideas, and enthusiasm to client interactions.
The only thing I love more than working with creative coaching clients is meeting new ones. I would love to speak with you about your need for a creative accountability coach. Whether you need a monthly meeting or want to check-in a couple times a day, let's see what we can create together to keep your creative momentum energized, focused and moving in a direction that's right for you.
Here are some of my recent Projects:
-Field Interviewer for Medical Expenditure Survey for U.S. Dept. of Health
-Program Evaluation Interviews for micro-enterprise nonprofit. (See portfolio.)
-Secondary Research and Creative Coaching for documentary film on gay parenting. (See portfolio.)
RECENT AREAS OF DATA COLLECTION
• U. S. Household Health Care Cost & Utilization.
• Micro-enterprise programs in North America and associated program
outcomes related to full-time entrepreneurship, economic mobility and