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UMass Donahue InstituteThank you for your interest in employment with UMass Donahue Institute. We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:

Research Analyst, EPPR- Population Estimates Program (Hadley, MA)

The University of Massachusetts Donahue Institute’s Economic and Public Policy Research group (EPPR) conducts a range of customized economic and demographic data analysis and policy studies on topics of interest to policymakers in government, business, and academia. The Population Estimates Program (PEP) at EPPR works on behalf of the Commonwealth to ensure that Census Bureau population data for Massachusetts and its geographies are as accurate as possible by providing updates and corrections to component data including: group facilities population counts, municipal housing unit changes, and vital statistics data. The program also produces independent population estimates and projections and provides technical support to cities and towns in correcting Census Bureau counts. Finally, the program disseminates Census and other population data to the public by means of data display and summary reports published on-line. Research Analysts perform the work of PEP through direct survey work to facilities and municipalities and also through data research, organization, display and analysis.  The position may entail significant writing duties and independent task or project management. Typically, Research Analysts in PEP work collaboratively under the direction of the PEP Manager, the State Data Center Manager, and/or the EPPR Director.

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Real Property Facilities Expert, Head Start National Center for Program Management and Fiscal Operations (New York, NY, and San Francisco, CA)

The Head Start Program Management and Fiscal Operations (PMFO) business group of the University of Massachusetts Donahue Institute (UMDI) provides essential program and fiscal management resources to Head Start Regional Training/Technical Assistance specialists and grantees. PMFO has been tasked to strengthen the capacity the Federal Regional Office staff in the determination, tracking and management of the federal interest in Head Start and Early Head Start grantee facilities nationwide, through the Real Property Facilities Initiative (RPFI). The RPFE will partner with Regional Office federal staff in the creation of processes that will enhance their capacity to manage facility actions and enhance infrastructure across the twelve OHS regions.  Since services are provided nationwide some travel is required for this position.  The RPFE will be located at the assigned Regional Office and be responsible for coordinating the Regional facilities technical assistance activities and supporting the development of training materials and resources. The RPFE will be required to communicate with federal staff, RPFL, UMDI, and PMFO management staff.

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Learn more about and apply for the San Francisco position.


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The University of Massachusetts is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.

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