Creates literature reviews on economic, sociological, psychological, and policy related research for technical and non-technical audiences. Reads and condenses key insights from books and news articles covering history, crime, poverty, child development, and social policy.
Supports with the development and dissemination of research communications, including policy briefs, reports, op-eds, and presentations to partner agencies and external stakeholders.
Supports data collection and analytical needs of research projects. Identifies, analyzes, and interprets patterns in datasets and prepares data tables, charts, and graphs.
Ensures project compliance with different policies, procedures, directives, and mandates.
Supports data collection and analytical needs of research projects. Conducts literature reviews and helps write reports and manuscripts. Ensures project compliance with different policies, procedures, directives, and mandates.
Takes responsibility for the following non-laboratory duties: transcribing and coding data; developing data collection instruments; presenting research; and recruiting and scheduling research subjects. Acquires higher-level skills and knowledge in the process.
Applies research principles and relevant subject matter knowledge relevant to administer a research project. With a moderate level of direction, manages Â research-related duties and tasks. Helps develop, design, and conduct research projects according to plan.
Performs other related work as needed.
Bachelorâ™s degree, preferably in economics, public policy, computer science, statistics, or data science, or another related field.
Prior research experience, including familiarity reading and interpreting academic papers.
2-5 years experience conducting original research is a plus.
Advanced knowledge of research techniques or methods.
Advanced analytical skills.
Independent thinking and advanced problem-solving skills.
Strong attention to detail.
Advanced organizational skills.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office.
Knowledge of content areas â“ Crime and Education.
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