The Scientific Research Analyst I for the Department of Economics supports the work of two large research centers focused on education policy by performing quantitative and qualitative data analysis, supporting grant-reporting requirements, and assisting with research collaborations.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Working knowledge of STATA statistical software, or expertise in a similar program, and basic statistical methods.
- Ability to create high-quality charts and presentations using Microsoft Office software.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality and work effectively with diverse constituencies.
- Ability to multi-task and work independently.
Required Education and/or Experience
- Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Economics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Management, Social Science field, or closely related field with one year data analysis or research experience.
- Master’s degree in Statistics, Economics, Public Policy, Education, Mathematics, Computer Science, or Information Management
- Experience working with large individual-level data sets
- Experience working with education data
Salary Ranges Minimum salary(USD $): 34200 Maximum salary(USD $): 58200
Pay decisions are based on education, experience, skills and budget. The lower third of the range typically applies to less experienced candidates; the middle third for more experienced; and the upper range for those with exceptional qualifications and sustained performance.
Location/Region: New Orleans, LA