Public Policy & Administration Economics - General Social Sciences - General Urban Studies and Planning
Research Data Analyst 3 (6257U), Institute of Governmental Studies - 45770
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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: December 2, 2022
Plans studies, including the preparation of proposals, design of survey instruments, and analysis methods.
Gathers, analyzes, prepares, and summarizes information and data collection; recommends statistical approaches, trends, sources, and uses.
Prepares data for presentation.
Conducts independent research and develops policy development papers and briefs with limited oversight.
Manages and supports small student research teams in conducting major research projects, including literature reviews, data collection, data analysis, and reporting on findings.
Leads and manages external research partnerships, including working with senior staff to establish new research collaborations.
Designs, organizes, and manages the database of research data for projects.
Translates academic research into policy briefs and other materials intended for non-academic audiences.
Collaborates wtih city and community partners to co-create research approaches, including conducting interviews and facilitating focus groups and meetings.
Supervises data entry, database management, and research analysis of students, support staff, and/or lower-level analysts.
Thorough skills in interviewing, facilitation, analysis, and consultation.
Skills to communicate complex information in a clear and concise manner both verbally and in writing.
Skills in project management.
Research skills at a level to evaluate alternate solutions and develop recommendations.
Master's degree in City and Regional Planning, Public Policy, or related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Thorough knowledge of research design.
Thorough skills associated with statistical analysis and systems programming.
Salary & Benefits
This is a 12-month, 100% full-time (40 hours per week), contract position that is eligible for full UC benefits with the possibility of extension.
This position is exempt and paid monthly. The annual salary for this role is commensurate with experience within the range of $82,400.00 - $85,000.00.
This is a remote-friendly position, eligible for 100% remote capability.