JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2021 - July 31, 2021

Washington Student Achievement Council

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Assistant Director of Research

JOE ID Number: 2021-01_111466976
Date Posted: 06/24/2021
Date Inactive: 07/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Director of Research
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Olympia, Washington, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
C8 -- Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs
Y1 -- Data: Tables and Charts
Washington Student Achievement Council, Olympia, Washington
Assistant Director for Research

Research related to higher education
Labor Market Trends in Washington State
Program Evaluation
Policy Research
Data Program Insights
Data Management

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Salary Range: $68,000 - 78,000
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Washington Student Achievement Council is looking for an Assistant Director of Research to be part of a team working to improve the agency's use of data and research to drive our higher education policy work for our state. Under the direction of the Director of Research, this position conducts research related to higher education and labor market trends in Washington State and the national context.

Qualifications of the ideal candidate include a minimum of a master’s degree in Minimum master's degree in Economics, Social Science, Statistics, Public Policy, or another relevant field; a demonstrated knowledge of quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis techniques and research methodologies; general knowledge of and experience working with datasets such as academic, workforce, economic, census, fiscal, or administrative data; Demonstrated computer skills to perform data analysis using at least one of the following software packages: SAS, Stata, SQL, or R and a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and the ability to translate these values into research work.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 07/09/2021
Application Instructions:
Application Procedures
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Letter of Application. A letter of application that addresses how you meet the required education and experience described in this announcement. Applications with generic cover letters will be considered nonresponsive and may eliminate the application from further consideration.
Resume. A detailed resume including all educational and professional experience.
2 Report samples. These reports should showcase your writing and research skills.
References. A list of names, titles, and current telephone numbers of three (3) employment references.