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Researcher: School Funding and Finance

JOE ID Number: 2021-01_111467018
Date Posted: 07/09/2021
Date Inactive: 07/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Researcher: School Funding and Finance
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: G0 -- General
school funding
Full Text of JOE Listing:

PSEA is a professional education association/labor organization representing members with an opening for Researcher based in Harrisburg, PA. The responsibilities of this position include strategizing and recommending Association positions regarding education funding and school finance reform(including taxation); assessing the financial condition of school districts to support bargaining; analyzing the impacts on LEA finances of changes in state revenue streams; developing and delivering expert testimony at fact-finding and arbitration proceedings. Important support responsibilities include conducting quantitative statistical analysis, analyzing all education funding related legislation for impact on employee pay and public education, and overseeing and coordinating the maintenance of databases and information support systems.

Candidates will possess a master’s degree in Finance, Economics, Industrial Relations, Statistics, or a relevant field of study. Candidates will be considered with high levels of quantitative and statistical skills including experience analyzing large, complex datasets. The position also requires excellent computer knowledge (proficiency with statistical packages is a plus), quantitative skills, and strong written and verbal skills.

PSEA provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package (medical, dental, etc.) for employee and dependents. We also provide a pension and 401k plan for our employees.

For more information about this position and PSEA, please visit our website at

Application Requirements:
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Application deadline: 07/23/2021
Application Instructions:
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