Research/Data Analyst

General summary

This is a second-level professional position accountable for developing and conducting research studies and/or assessing the impact of proposed legislation, and presenting findings to state and federal agencies, senior policy makers, the legislature, and other stakeholders. At this level, employees advise on policy, conduct policy research, serve as technical consultants, and may also advise or review the work of lower level staff.  Employees plan, develop, and present new ideas, concepts, and strategies related to systems and techniques, including training as necessary.  Also at this level employees analyze, organize, and present data petitioned or solicited from senior policy makers, legislators, and other stakeholders.

Knowledge, skills & abilities

In addition to those identified in the previous levels: Knowledge of research design. Ability to plan research studies, present information in a clear and concise manner, and provide work direction to other employees.

Typical qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and 2-4 years of relevant experience and/or appropriate certification.  (Substitutions may be allowed.)

Pay grade