Sr. Research Analyst

Job Description

Harvard University

Sr. Research Analyst
Harvard Graduate School of Education
57078BR

Job Summary

Ed Redesign is hiring a senior researcher who will be responsible for implementing a comprehensive data strategy for Ed Redesign’s two interconnected focus areas: individualized student Success Planning and cross-sector collaboration. Candidates should be enthusiastic about using data to identify pressing challenges, to track and communicate progress, and for accountability. They should be able to develop tools and materials to support local communities in using data and to lead an internal effort to identify the most useful metrics to track. Candidates should also have facility working with data sets and analyzing quantitative data and the ability to communicate complex information to various audiences.

This is a term position for one year from date of hire with the possibility of renewal.
Position Description

The senior researcher will lead the technical and analytic development of multiple projects in collaboration with the research director. Specific responsibilities include designing comprehensive strategies for using data and metrics as part of Success Planning; independently designing data analyses and analyzing data sets; developing tools, dashboards, and other data visualizations to enable school districts and other organizations to use and track data; contributing to reports and papers for publication; presenting key findings and information to internal and external audiences; contributing to funding proposals; and other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications
• Strong background in applied quantitative analysis
• Advanced degree (Master’s level or higher)
• At least four years of relevant work experience
Any candidate wishing to be considered must supply a cover letter in addition to their resume

Additional Qualifications and Skills
• Strong background in applied quantitative analysis
• Experience working with local practitioners to implement data strategies
• A demonstrated passion for using data to support education initiatives
• Willingness to work collaboratively

Working Conditions

This position will be based on campus in Cambridge.

The University requires all Harvard community members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and remain up to date with COVID-19 vaccine boosters, as detailed in Harvard’s Vaccine & Booster Requirements. Individuals may claim exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical or religious reasons. More information regarding the University’s COVID vaccination requirement, exemptions, and verification of vaccination status may be found at the University’s “COVID-19 Vaccine Information” webpage: www.harvard.edu/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine-information/.

Commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging

Harvard University views equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging as the pathway to achieving inclusive excellence and fostering a campus culture where everyone can thrive. We strive to create a community that draws upon the widest possible pool of talent to unify excellence and diversity while fully embracing individuals from varied backgrounds, cultures, races, identities, life experiences, perspectives, beliefs, and values.

Job Function
Research

Sub Unit
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Location
USA – MA – Cambridge

Department
Research – ERL

Time Status
Full-time

Union
00 – Non Union, Exempt or Temporary

Pre-Employment Screening
Education, Identity

Commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging
Harvard University views equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging as the pathway to achieving inclusive excellence and fostering a campus culture where everyone can thrive. We strive to create a community that draws upon the widest possible pool of talent to unify excellence and diversity while fully embracing individuals from varied backgrounds, cultures, races, identities, life experiences, perspectives, beliefs, and values.

EEO Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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