About the Program
The Center's Data Analytics and Applied Research (DAAR) team is seeking a Research Analyst. The Research Analyst will generate high-quality, complex and timely reports for community-based and criminal justice projects across the organization; deliver relevant and actionable insights through the analysis of various datasets; create reports, dashboards, and documents to fulfill basic information requests and recurring grant reports; document specifications for business intelligence reports or other outputs; and assist with research projects and publications involving data visualizations. The Research Analyst will also carry out descriptive and multivariate statistical analyses of program and research data and assist with data re-coding (for example survey data) when needed.
The successful candidate will support a wide range of initiatives and research projects in a data management role. Under the direction of the DAAR Director, the Research Analyst will assist the team’s data integrity work through quality control activities such as implementing regular data auditing and cleaning. The Research Analyst will also support the management of the organization-wide database generally, meeting with staff to gather, analyze, and determine data and information requirements in support of the Center's Data Analytics and Applied Research roadmap.
About the Position
- Knowledgeable in RDBMS concepts (relational databases) and experience with database interface and query software such as Access, Toad, or Oracle SQL Developer; ability to write complex, highly-optimized queries across relational databases.
- 1-2 years’ experience using data analysis tools (e.g., SPSS, SAS, Stata, Python, R etc.).
- Knowledge of basic statistical analyses such as regression and ANOVA.
- Proficient in Excel (pivot tables, filters, basic formulas), Access, PowerPoint (or Prezi), Infographics.
- Experience with data visualization or mapping tools such as ESRI ArcGIS, Tableau, Power Bl, or equivalency to create impactful reports, visualizations, and interactive dashboards.
- Strong analytical skills and comfortable working with large datasets.
- 1-2 years’ experience with reporting, flattening and cleaning large datasets.
- Ability to integrate multiple data sources into a single narrative.
- 1-2 years’ experience identifying, analyzing and interpreting trends and patterns in datasets.
- Ability to work independently to solve problems and complete tasks as they arise.
- Interest in social science research, ideally around community justice and criminal justice reform, is a plus.
How to Apply
Send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to email@example.com with Research Analyst as the subject line of the email.
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Note: The Fund for the City of New York/Center for Court Innovation is an equal opportunity employer. The Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other category protected by law. We strongly encourage and seek applications from women, people of color, members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities as well as individuals with prior contact with the criminal justice system.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete an employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. Only applicants under consideration will be contacted. No phone calls please.
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The Fund for the City of New York/Center for Court Innovation is an equal opportunity employer.