Research Assoc. Job Opportunity w/ WestEd's Health & Justice Program

Sep 12, 2018

WestEd's Health and Justice Program (https://www.wested.org/program/health-and-justice-program/) is currently seeking applications to fill a Research Associate position. 
 
Responsibilities
  • Conduct web searches and download data from state, district, foundation data sources. 
  • Request information of schools, districts, and state departments of education. 
  • Manage large data sets, effectively summarize descriptive data, have demonstrated experience with Stata. 
  • Conduct complex analyses (e.g., factor analysis, hierarchical linear modeling) using Stata. 
  • Produce tables and findings for reporting purposes. 
  • Perform other tasks that support the research and evaluation projects. 
  • Contribute to or lead the conceptualization and writing of small-to-large project reports and proposals.
Qualifications
  • Master’s degree education, the social or behavioral sciences, or economics, specifically coursework in quantitative methods and data analysis. 
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience managing large data sets and conducting analyses in Stata. 
  • Experience managing data sets and using descriptive statistics in Stata. 
  • Experience writing and implementing Stata code to conduct analyses. 
  • Ability to develop charts, tables, and other graphics for reports and presentations. 
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies for data collection, analysis, and reporting of findings. 
  • Ability to work across multiple projects, manage multiple tasks, and report to multiple project directors and coordinators simultaneously. 
  • Strong knowledge of Stata and MS Office, including Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. 
  • Excellent organizational skills. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a team player and to treat staff and clients respectfully. 
  • Must be authorized to work in USA (visa sponsorship not available).

For more information and to apply, please go to WestEd's Career Page: https://careers.wested.org/cs/jp/print/docs/we/jobs.htm



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