Data Manager/Analyst (Research Associate III)
HOW YOU CAN CONTRIBUTE
The Research Associate III will work with the Senior Research Associates, Statistician, as well as other Science staff in the timely accomplishment of varying research/evaluation activities. Core duties and responsibilities include (but are not limited to): constructing datasets for research/evaluation projects, preparing data for and conducting analyses applying quantitative and/or qualitative analytic techniques and methods, ensuring methodological and data quality across assigned projects, contributing to grant, manuscript and report writing, and developing and/or maintaining project databases. This position can be based in Oakland or Scotts Valley, California.
- You possess excellent communication and relationship-building skills with colleagues, partners and clients with utmost integrity, courtesy and diplomacy.
- You are capable of embracing the ideas of others and seek to understand others’ points of view in order to further our shared mission and vision.
- You enjoy working independently as well as collaboratively to meet goals and deadlines. You are capable of using technology to effectively and professionally communicate with co-located and remote colleagues.
- You are self-motivated and capable of strategically prioritizing multiple tasks in a fast-moving environment.
- You embrace a spirit of learning and curiosity in your work and proactively seek out answers and solutions to questions and challenges that arise.
WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO BE SUCCESSFUL
- Master's degree or equivalent in Education, Program Evaluation, Public Health, Psychology, Social Work, or related area; educational background in research and evaluation preferred.
- At least 8 years post-Master’s experience, including serving as a Project Coordinator/Manager on a research project for at least 1 year.
- Experience with analysis involving multilevel, structural equation, mediation, and/or moderation models desirable.
- Experience with missing data procedures desirable.
- A track record of strong leadership skills as evidenced by the independent direction of multiple research projects or at least on multiyear large project.
- Extensive content/method expertise and ability to interface with partner organizations.
- Ability to adapt to time line adjustments and reorganize work accordingly.
- Responsible and able to follow through on all tasks with minimal supervision.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team, and to manage several tasks simultaneously.
- Willingness to travel nationally.
- Willingness to travel to Scotts Valley office twice a month for a minimum period of 6 months (and periodically after this period, as needed) to meet with project staff face to face.
- Excellent interpersonal, organizational, analytic, verbal, and writing skills.
- Ability to manage and mentor junior staff successfully.
- Experience in research and evaluation design, instrument development, quantitative and qualitative data collection/management/analysis; interview skills are required.
- Proficiency in Office 365 and SPSS, Stata, or similar analysis programs required.
- Valid California driver’s license; acceptable DMV record and proof of insurance required.
Starting Pay Range: low to mid 70’s annually- DOE
WORKING AT ETR
ETR employees enjoy a competitive salary, amazing 401(K) and health benefits as well as generous PTO and holiday pay. You will contribute to making a difference in the world!