Jobs Posted on the Whova Community Board of APDU 2021 Virtual Annual Conference
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Research Analyst (2 positions)
The Urban Institute Come work with us! Our Metropolitan and Housing Policy Center at the Urban Institute has two openings for people with masters or equivalent experience who want to help us build the evidence to improve lives and strengthen communities. The first is for a general research analyst who will contribute to a wide range of projects related to the center's topics, including subsidized or affordable housing programs, homelessness, built environment, community economic development, and many more. (Apply at https://urban.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Urban-Careers/job/The-Urban-Institute-DC/Research-Analyst--Metropolitan-Housing---Communities-Policy-Center-_R-800982)
The second is a community-oriented research analyst who will support community members, partners, and stakeholders around the use of analysis and data, including helping to identify and provide for community research needs and contributing to products that communicate information to a wide range of audiences. This position will have a special (not exclusive) focus on the greater Washington, DC region. Apply at: https://urban.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Urban-Careers/job/The-Urban-Institute-DC/Research-Analyst--Metropolitan-Housing-and-Communities-Policy-Center-_R-800983
Southern Economic Advancement Project (SEAP) Launched in 2019, the Southern Economic Advancement Project (SEAP) partners with policy thinkers and doers to amplify their efforts and bridge gaps in policy infrastructure. SEAP’s goal is to advance policies that improve economic security, healthcare access, and environmental justice for all Southerners—acting as a connector, convener, and policy entrepreneur across issues and states, translating good ideas to the Southern context.
The Data Director will be responsible for assisting the Research Director in development and execution of SEAP’s research agenda and engagement with allied organizations.
Supervisory Statistician (Data Scientist)
U.S. Department of the Treasury, Bureau of the Fiscal Service Provide leadership, direction, and guidance in the management of the Federal government's systems and processes that increase the value, availability, and accessibility of federal financial data through authoritative data standards, user-centric websites, and customer interactions that allow for data to be easily understood and exchanged to enable sound decision-making, insights, and transparency. Plan, direct the development of, and implement systems, processes, and data standards that preserve the data integrity among the systems, processes and data standards that increase the value, availability, and accessibility of federal financial data through authoritative data standards, user-centric websites, customer interactions, and analytics products and analyses. Develop optimization strategies to broaden the program's audience and reach more citizens through marketing and communication strategies. Advise management, as well as customers and stakeholders on government wide data standards and reporting best practices for agency compliance with the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act of 2018, OMB guidance related to federal data strategies, or the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA Act) and any new and amended requirements in relation to federal data
Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University diversitydatakids.org is seeking a talented Data Analyst to join our Data Team full-time. The Data Analyst will be reporting to the Research Director and supporting academic and applied research projects. The position involves managing large datasets, developing data pipelines, descriptive analyses and data visualization, regression and predictive modelling, data mining, and contributing to academic and applied research projects.
Key tasks -Develop in-depth understanding of the Child Opportunity Index 2.0, its components, users and uses -Create, maintain and update data pipelines for COI 2.0 component indicators and index creation -Conduct data analysis using R, Python, or Stata. -Provide analysis and visualization support for applied/academic research on racial/ethnic inequities in child opportunity -Develop and automate the creation of standard reports, templates, score cards and dashboards
Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS) The Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), which houses Kentucky's State Longitudinal Data System (SLDS) and Labor Market Information (LMI) Branch, is hiring a Research Analyst.
The analyst will utilize data from the KLDS to conduct analyses, create reports/dashboards, and support partners/stakeholders. Forward-facing examples of our work can be found at https://kystats.ky.gov/Reports/Reports.
Master’s or Doctoral degree in a quantitative, statistics-based academic discipline such as a social or behavioral science, policy studies, or economics is required. Some combination of SQL, R, and/or Tableau experience is strongly preferred.