Research Assistant

Posted on9/1/2017
Job typeFull-time
Reports toSenior Data Analyst
Reports in office4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 1050
Application due date9-1-2017
Job start date9-15-2017
InstitutionCoffey Consulting, LLC
Institution descriptionCoffey Consulting, LLC is a professional consulting firm delivering realistic and thoughtful solutions to government entities, private sector businesses, and not-for-profit organizations.
Job dutiesCoffey’s expanding education research division (formerly JBL Associates) is currently seeking a full-time research assistant to provide immediate support for ongoing quantitative research projects. This is a data-heavy position with key responsibilities to include database design, data collection system design, data collection and management, data quality control, database cleaning, data analysis and reporting, report writing, and providing support and technical assistance to data providers and clients.
Qualifications•Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a social science field with research/statistics coursework; master’s degree is a plus.
•Proven experience manipulating data and conducting data analysis is a must.
•Experience with programming in SAS, STATA or other statistical software is a must.
•Minimum of 1-2 years of work experience preferred; can be through relevant internships or on-campus employment.
•Interest in higher education and workforce policy.
•Proven ability to work with a team and independently.
•Critical thinker, detail oriented, and a self-starter.
•Flexibility and ability to respond quickly to changing priorities is a must.
Salary rangeDependent on qualifications and experience
Salary benefitsSpecific company benefits include:
80 hours of vacation per year
40 hours of sick leave per year
80 hours of holiday per year
Health insurance
A 401(k) profit-sharing plan after one year of eligibility service
Life insurance and short-term and long-term disability insurance
Professional development
Educational allowance/tuition reimbursement
Application procedureEmail a cover later describing related experience along with a resume to