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Senior Research Analyst

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Job Duties

Essential Duties
  • Independently manage the collection of qualitative and quantitative data, drawing upon interviews, focus groups and site observations as well as surveys and large public datasets.
  • Independently execute qualitative and quantitative analyses, including: date preparation, coding, matrix development, etc.
  • Use evidence to draw appropriate and important conclusions that are relevant to the field and situate findings in current policy debates, research, and events.
  • Initiate and lead writing projects, such as blogs or briefs, in partnership with Principal Investigators and the communications team. 
  • Regularly lead meetings (Internal and external) and contribute to presentations for researchers, policymakers and practitioners. 
  • Oversee and support the work of junior research interns as required. 
  • Support research project management by developing learning agendas and work plans, managing timelines, and coordinating with internal communications and operations teams. 
  • Contribute to CRPE's connections with the field by proactively identifying and building relationships with practitioners, policymakers, advocates, and researchers. 

Job Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications
  • Master's degree in a related field AND three (3) years of experience in research, information analysis or program evaluation; OR, Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved. 

    Desired Qualifications
  • Evidence of expertise in one or more K-12 policy issues such as school system innovation, workforce innovation, or structuring education solutions that place vulnerable learners and families in the center. 
  • Experience working in schools, districts, and/or education nonprofits
  • 3+ years of experience conducting research, coordinating projects, analyzing data, presenting data, and preparing reports
  • 3+ years of successfully managing complex projects with stakeholders
  • Strong writing skills, with flexibility to adapt writing to CRPE's style; enthusiasm for improving written products through the editing process
  • Experience with mixed methods research and equitable research methods

Institution Description

The Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) is a nonpartisan research center founded in 1993, located in Seattle, Washington, and led by investigators and collaborators at Arizona State University. CRPE believes inequalities are hard-wired into our public education system in both obvious and subtle ways. Our core business is studying efforts to rewire the system for ongoing improvement, and excellence for every student--moving from the classroom, to the school, to the policy implications. We envision a public education system that truly prepares every student for the challenges of the future. 

We fulfill this mission through:
  • Research: We produce world-class research that's interesting, significant, and trustworthy.
  • Thought leadership: Our analysis looks around the corner, comments on relevant issues, and proposes new ideas.
  • Engagement with leaders: We prioritize learning from city, state, and nonprofit leaders in their communities and we inform their work with evidence.


Job Posting 
Full-Time Benefits will apply.
Application Due Date: 2023-03-29
Job Start Date: 2023-04-01
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
City: Seatlle
State/Province/Region: WA
Institution: The Center on Reinventing Public Education
Reports To: Lavonzell Nicholson
Staff # Reporting to Position: 20
Reports In Office: The Center on Reinventing Public Education

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