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Research Manager - Economic Institute

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DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

·      Working closely with Economic Institute Executive Director and Vice President to draft economic- and policy-related articles, publications, and reports

·      Conducting data collection and analysis using applications such as STATA and Excel

·      Performing ad hoc quantitative and qualitative research as needed

·      Aiding in the design of research strategies and methods on a project-by-project basis

·      Leading interviews with outside individuals as relevant to Economic projects

·      Engaging in graphic design for reports, presentations, and data visualizations

·      Maintaining and updating database of key regional economic indicators

·      Providing support for Economic Institute and Bay Area Council events and functions


PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES AND SKILLS

·      High analytic aptitude: this role requires an ability to not just analyze numbers, but to understand what they mean in an economic and public policy context.

·      Excellent writing skills with an ability to make complex analysis easily understood for readers.

·      Ability to quickly develop strong quantitative and data visualization skills; background accessing and manipulating U.S. Census Bureau data products is a plus.

·      Willingness and aptitude to work both individually and within collaborative teams.

·      MS Office: must be highly adept with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint; use of STATA or other statistical programs is a plus, but not required.

·      Mapping skills in GIS or other software also considered a plus.


MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS

·      Bachelor’s Degree required. Candidates with backgrounds in economics, statistics, public policy, journalism, finance, urban planning, business administration, political science, or related fields are preferred, though applicants with other educational and experiential backgrounds will be considered.

·      3+ years of professional experience in analytical roles, or 2+ years of experience plus a graduate degree in an applicable field, such as an MPP, MBA, or MS.


COMPENSATION

The starting salary range for this position is between $85,000 and $100,000 per year. The Bay Area Council also provides a generous benefits package that includes: employer paid employee medical, vision, dental, and life insurance benefits; 401(k) deferred compensation program with employer matching; nine paid holidays per year; and paid time off accrual (up to 20 days per year for newly hired employees).


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Work is primarily sedentary with intermittent stooping, bending, and walking throughout the day. 


HOW TO APPLY

Please send a thoughtful cover letter, writing sample of no more than five pages, and resume to Patrick Kallerman (pkallerman@bayareacouncil.org) and Greer Cowan (gcowan@bayareacouncil.org).

Submit your resume and other materials as one e-mail attachment with your last name and “Research Manager” in the file name (i.e., “Smith_ResearchManager”).

This role requires both an ability to complete quantitative analysis and to explain complex material concisely to general audiences. Applicants should highlight both capabilities in their applications.

Applications will be accepted through May 17, 2021 and will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

·      Working closely with Economic Institute Executive Director and Vice President to draft economic- and policy-related articles, publications, and reports

·      Conducting data collection and analysis using…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Application Deadline
    May 17, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

$85,000 - $100,000

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near San Francisco, CA
Associated Location
San Francisco, CA, USA

How to Apply

Please send a thoughtful cover letter, writing sample of no more than five pages, and resume to Patrick Kallerman (pkallerman@bayareacouncil.org) and Greer Cowan (gcowan@bayareacouncil.org).

Submit your resume and other materials as one e-mail attachment with your last name and “Research Manager” in the file name (i.e., “Smith_ResearchManager”).

This role requires both an ability to complete quantitative analysis and to explain complex material concisely to general audiences. Applicants should highlight both capabilities in their applications.

Applications will be accepted through May 17, 2021 and will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Please send a thoughtful cover letter, writing sample of no more than five pages, and resume to Patrick Kallerman (pkallerman@bayareacouncil.org) and Greer Cowan (gcowan…

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