Social Policy Research Associates (SPR) is seeking an Associate for full-time employment in our Philanthropy, Equity & Youth Division. We are a growing and dynamic research, evaluation, and technical assistance firm located in Oakland, CA. Currently, we are seeking applications for an entry- to mid-level researcher to join our Philanthropy, Equity & Youth Division. We are looking to hire an Associate skilled in quantitative research to help build and evaluate a portfolio of initiatives and programs aimed at improving outcomes for diverse communities, youth, and families.
The Company: At SPR, we believe in providing rigorous, high quality research, evaluation, training and technical assistance to improve the well-being of diverse groups of individuals, families, organizations, and communities. SPR’s work spans multiple areas of social policy, often focusing on supporting our clients with workforce development, employment training, education, philanthropy, youth development, health, and other human service issues. Over the past 25 years, SPR has earned national recognition for our work in evaluating the role of philanthropic and public-sector investments in policies and programs designed to improve outcomes for diverse populations across the country. Our clients consistently share an appreciation of the analytic lens and technical rigor that we bring to our work, and our ability to engage real-time data to inform continuous learning and iterative strategy improvements. For more information about SPR, please visit our website at www.spra.com.
What We Are Looking For: An Equal Opportunity Employer, SPR is an organization that values a staff with diverse perspectives and backgrounds. All candidates must meet all the following requirements to be considered for this position:
About the Position: Associates at SPR have key responsibilities for working within multiple project teams to implement research and evaluation studies and/or technical assistance projects, and (depending on experience) may oversee portfolios of work. Specific duties will vary by previous experience and research skills, but may include a mix of the following:
The Location: SPR is conveniently located right on top of the City Center BART station in downtown Oakland. The building plaza has great food options for lunch, and we are just a few blocks away from Chinatown restaurants. Our location in Oakland also allows us to be in close contact with many of the communities we support through our work.
Other Information: In this role, you can expect work in an office environment; occasional lifting up to 10 lbs; frequent telephone usage; standing/walking up to 50% of the time; sitting up to 80% of the time; use of office machines; heavy keyboarding. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. SPR offers excellent benefits, including health, dental, vision, and 401k plan.
How to Apply: Please apply through our website only at https://www.spra.com/about-spr/careers/. Deadline fore applications is January 31, 2020. Please note that we will move forward with promising candidates before this date. No phone calls please.
Social Policy Research Associates (SPR) is seeking an Associate for full-time employment in our Philanthropy, Equity & Youth Division. We are a growing and dynamic research, evaluation, and technical assistance firm located in Oakland…