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Do you like working with data? Are you passionate about ending poverty in America? Apply to become a Research Analyst for NASCSP and get an opportunity to work with data at a national scale and help tell the story for two federal programs with HHS and DOE.

The Research Analyst will work closely with program directors to conduct research on CSBG, Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP), Community Action and energy efficiency-related issues, as well as general poverty research to inform agency and network-wide work. Responsibilities include review and analysis of program evaluation data, development of infographics to visualize and communicate data, design and management of client surveys, interviews with service providers, and written reports. The Research Analyst also will be responsible for managing key grants in the Research department to ensure completion of deliverables related to data collection, review, and analysis. This position reports to the Research Director.

Essential Responsibilities:

Research Development

  • Conduct qualitative and quantitative analysis of data for a variety of stakeholders
  • Communicate with states to collect, review, and organize data
  • Develop surveys and interview tools to collect and organize data
  • Complete evaluation projects for both CSBG and WAP
  • Develop and draft annual reports, congressional reports, and other studies as requested (including text, graphs, tables)
  • Assist with the designing and editing of data collection forms, instruments, and instructions

 Research Communications

  • Develop and draft fact sheets (state and national) and other research publications
  • Develop and draft data content for social media, newsletters, blog posts, and the website
  • Maintain and update NASCSP webpages displaying research, data, and other publications 
  • Communicate data to a variety of audiences.  

 Grants Management

  • Support the completion of administrative requirements associated with current cooperative agreements and MOUs. This includes the semi-annual report, grant continuation applications, and the project workplan
  • Consolidate and standardize tracking of grant deliverables, contracts, and budgets
  • Drive information on anticipated deadlines, project deliverables and priority items to project staff
  • Complete final quality assurance review of all deliverables
  • Track new funding opportunities and complete grant applications
  • Assist with events and NASCSP conferences (requires travel)

Other

  • As assigned by program directors
  • Provide support to the Research Director and Senior Policy Analyst
  • Coordinate work groups, such as the DATA Task Force, to provide feedback and input on the needs of the Network
  • Assist with events and NASCSP conferences (requires travel)

Qualifications

  • BA or BS required (commensurate experience may be considered in lieu of degree)
  • Knowledge and experience of program evaluation principles, qualitative and quantitative analysis, theories, concepts and practices is a plus. Master’s degree in social science discipline a plus.
  •  2-3 years of experience in project management and grant oversight.
  • Strong ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Knowledge and experience with MS Office Suite/Office 365 including Access, Power Point, Constant Contact/Mail Chimp, WordPress, Survey Monkey and Tableau.
  • Strong ability to manage multiple tasks with little supervision and take on increasing responsibilities.

Do you like working with data? Are you passionate about ending poverty in America? Apply to become a Research Analyst for NASCSP and get an opportunity to work with data at a national scale and help tell the story for two federal programs with…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Application Deadline
    July 31, 2022
  • Experience Level
    Entry level
Salary
USD $40,000 - USD $62,000
/ year
Salary based on experience and remote vs local residence

Benefits

Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance; Life, AD&D & Long-term Disability Insurance; Sick and Annual Leave; Paid Holidays, Simple IRA Retirement Plan

The position is based in Washington, D.C., however, a remote position may be considered with the understanding that remote staff are required to travel to Washington, D.C. for staff meetings up to four weeks per year and are responsible for all expenses associated with the required staff meetings.

Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance; Life, AD&D & Long-term Disability Insurance; Sick and Annual Leave; Paid Holidays, Simple IRA Retirement Plan

The position is based in…

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
111 K Street Northeast, Washington, DC 20002, United States
Suite 300

How to Apply

Interested parties should send their cover letter/resume, in one PDF document, to nascspempops@gmail.com. Please note the job title “Research Analyst” with your last name in the subject line.  For best consideration, please apply by July 31, 2022.

Interested parties should send their cover letter/resume, in one PDF document, to nascspempops@gmail.com. Please note the job title “Research Analyst” with your last name in the…

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