Research Associate
American Institutes for Research - Washington, DC

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The American Institutes for Research (AIR) Workforce program works collaboratively with clients to examine a wide range of projects involving individual and organizational performance. We are currently seeking a Research Associate for a position located in Washington, D.C. You will support current and future project efforts in a variety of areas. The Research Associate provides statistical, analytical, and some administrative support to the specific program area and works under the general supervision of senior management.

Collects, compiles, validates, interprets, and analyzes data and trends using standard practices and techniques.
• Performs computer modeling or simulation or simple to moderately complex forecasting using standard software packages.
• Applies quantitative and/or qualitative analysis techniques and methods.
• Works on moderately complex assignments under indirect supervision.
• Communicates project support needs and requests to senior management and clientele, provides administrative support where applicable.
• Conducts literature reviews and writes sections of proposals and deliverables.
• Responsible for maintaining and checking the accuracy of data for assigned projects.
• Utilizes external resources to supplement, organize, and contribute to tasks and projects.
• Leads and organizes content for focus groups.
Bachelor’s degree with 2-4 years of relevant work experience in the social sciences or related field or Master’s degree preferred.
• Must possess strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to work independently on detailed assignments.
• Experience with word processing, spreadsheet, and database software required.
• Experience with SPSS/SAS or survey research preferred.

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