Senior Research Analyst, Applied Research and Program Evaluation (Hadley, MA and Shrewsbury, MA)
The Applied Research and Program Evaluation (ARPE) group of the University of Massachusetts Donahue Institute (UMDI) conducts social science research projects in direct response to specific client needs. All members of ARPE are expected to develop high quality work products consistent with the professional standards of UMDI; develop strong, collaborative relationships with clients, while maintaining appropriate objectivity; and reflect a positive image of UMDI and the University in all aspects of their work. Members of ARPE are committed to clear and respectful written and verbal communication, accountability, teamwork, demonstrating initiative, being organized in their approach to work, and problem solving.
Senior Research Analysts assist with all aspects of project implementation and are routinely responsible for coordinating day-to-day activities related to data collection, data analysis, and reporting of findings. In addition, Senior Research Analysts may lead the implementation of specific project components and/or have primary responsibility for designing data collection plans, evaluation measures, and reports of study findings. Senior Research Analysts may also routinely play a role in client management and communication. Senior Research Analysts are also expected to participate in practice development activities including internal committees, professional development and proposal writing.
The University of Massachusetts Donahue Institute is an equal opportunity employer.