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Message ID: 10333
Date: 2018-01-24

Author:Jessica Bartlett

Subject:Research Analyst Position at Child Trends

Hi All, We have a Research Analyst position open in our wonderful Child Welfare program area at Child Trends. Please spread the word! https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=childt&jobId=233590&lang=en_US&source=CC2 Jess Jessica Dym Bartlett, MSW, PhD Deputy Program Area Director Early Childhood Development & Child Welfare 7315 Wisconsin Ave, Ste 1200W | Bethesda, MD 20814 (240) 223-9218 |jbartlett@childtrends.org Child Trends Research to Improve Children's Lives Child Trends invites applications for a Research Analyst position for quantitative aspects of research projects involving vulnerable families, including families with experience in the child welfare and criminal justice systems. The analyst will take part in the creation and development of new projects, prepare research designs and protocols; oversee and participate in data collection activities; and take a lead role in analysis and writing. The analyst will join the Child Welfare area, which focuses on issues such as prevention of maltreatment, reunification, child protection, court oversight, foster care, kinship care, adoption, and youth leaving foster care. Duties and Responsibilities: * Work with teams and independently on discrete research tasks, including protocol development; instrumentation, design and implementation of recruitment and field procedures; data collection; analysis and synthesis of data. * Analyze and interpret data and identify patterns from data collected through qualitative interviews, cognitive interviews, focus groups, or surveys, as well as administrative and programmatic data. * Coding and analyzing quantitative and qualitative data. * Tabulating and maintaining data and producing tables, graphs and other data representations. * With instruction, processing data using STATA/SAS or other such statistical packages. * Conduct interviews with program staff, members of vulnerable families, and facilitate focus groups. * Prepare reports and presentations. * Develop Institutional Review Board materials and oversee data security and confidentiality procedures. * May serve as a project manager, supervising junior staff and overseeing day-to-day logistics. * Supervise and train junior staff in data collection activities and oversee quality control procedures. * Manage budgets and assist in developing proposals. * Some travel required. Qualifications: * Masters’ degree in appropriate discipline such as Social Work, Economics, Sociology, Public Policy, Research Methods, Family Studies, or other social sciences required. * Two or more years of demonstrated proficiency in and work experience with research methods and data collection. * Experience with STATA/SAS is required. * Practice experience in child welfare is desirable. * Familiarity with at least three of the following: standardized and semi-structured interviewing; focus groups; cognitive interviewing; observations; database analysis, statistics, performance measurement. * Proven organizational, project and time management skills. * Research experience in child welfare, fatherhood and/or minority families highly desirable. * Cultural competency, especially in the area of African American and Latino families, is required. Fluency in Spanish desirable. * Experience working with budgets and proposal development experience preferred. * Excellent oral and written communication skills. How to Apply: Please follow the “apply” link to submit your application. When asked by the system to upload resume, please upload one document that includes your resume, cover letter, transcripts, a writing sample and contact information for three professional references. Materials must be combined into one document in order to be uploaded. If you have any difficulties with this process please email the requested materials to recruitment@childtrends.org and make sure to reference the position in the subject line. No phone calls please! ________________________________ Child Trends , founded in 1979, is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization dedicated to improving the lives of children by conducting research and providing science-based information to improve the decisions, programs, and policies that affect children. With annual revenue of $19 million and 140 employees, our clients include federal, state and local government agencies, foundations, and service providers. Our headquarters is located in Bethesda, Maryland, with offices in Minneapolis and Chapel Hill, North Carolina. In 2016, we were recognized as a Great Place to Work and were 2nd in the list of 100 Best Workplaces for Women . Child Trends is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer . Protected veterans and individuals with disability encouraged to apply.

Hi All, We have a Research Analyst position open in our wonderful Child Welfare program area at Child Trends. Please spread the word! https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=childt&jobId=233590&lang=en_US&source=CC2 Jess Jessica Dym Bartlett, MSW, PhD Deputy Program Area Director Early Childhood Development & Child Welfare 7315 Wisconsin Ave, Ste 1200W | Bethesda, MD 20814 (240) 223-9218 |jbartlettchildtrends.org Child Trends Research to Improve Children's Lives Child Trends invites applications for a Research Analyst position for quantitative aspects of research projects involving vulnerable families, including families with experience in the child welfare and criminal justice systems. The analyst will take part in the creation and development of new projects, prepare research designs and protocols; oversee and participate in data collection activities; and take a lead role in analysis and writing. The analyst will join the Child Welfare area, which focuses on issues such as prevention of maltreatment, reunification, child protection, court oversight, foster care, kinship care, adoption, and youth leaving foster care. Duties and Responsibilities: * Work with teams and independently on discrete research tasks, including protocol development; instrumentation, design and implementation of recruitment and field procedures; data collection; analysis and synthesis of data. * Analyze and interpret data and identify patterns from data collected through qualitative interviews, cognitive interviews, focus groups, or surveys, as well as administrative and programmatic data. * Coding and analyzing quantitative and qualitative data. * Tabulating and maintaining data and producing tables, graphs and other data representations. * With instruction, processing data using STATA/SAS or other such statistical packages. * Conduct interviews with program staff, members of vulnerable families, and facilitate focus groups. * Prepare reports and presentations. * Develop Institutional Review Board materials and oversee data security and confidentiality procedures. * May serve as a project manager, supervising junior staff and overseeing day-to-day logistics. * Supervise and train junior staff in data collection activities and oversee quality control procedures. * Manage budgets and assist in developing proposals. * Some travel required. Qualifications: * Masters’ degree in appropriate discipline such as Social Work, Economics, Sociology, Public Policy, Research Methods, Family Studies, or other social sciences required. * Two or more years of demonstrated proficiency in and work experience with research methods and data collection. * Experience with STATA/SAS is required. * Practice experience in child welfare is desirable. * Familiarity with at least three of the following: standardized and semi-structured interviewing; focus groups; cognitive interviewing; observations; database analysis, statistics, performance measurement. * Proven organizational, project and time management skills. * Research experience in child welfare, fatherhood and/or minority families highly desirable. * Cultural competency, especially in the area of African American and Latino families, is required. Fluency in Spanish desirable. * Experience working with budgets and proposal development experience preferred. * Excellent oral and written communication skills. How to Apply: Please follow the “apply” link to submit your application. When asked by the system to upload resume, please upload one document that includes your resume, cover letter, transcripts, a writing sample and contact information for three professional references. Materials must be combined into one document in order to be uploaded. If you have any difficulties with this process please email the requested materials to recruitmentchildtrends.org and make sure to reference the position in the subject line. No phone calls please! ________________________________ Child Trends , founded in 1979, is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization dedicated to improving the lives of children by conducting research and providing science-based information to improve the decisions, programs, and policies that affect children. With annual revenue of $19 million and 140 employees, our clients include federal, state and local government agencies, foundations, and service providers. Our headquarters is located in Bethesda, Maryland, with offices in Minneapolis and Chapel Hill, North Carolina. In 2016, we were recognized as a Great Place to Work and were 2nd in the list of 100 Best Workplaces for Women . Child Trends is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer . Protected veterans and individuals with disability encouraged to apply.