Quantitative Research Assistant/Analyst

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Joining Our Team

Mission Analytics Group, Inc. is a non-advocacy, woman-owned government consulting firm based in San Francisco, conducting program evaluation, data analysis, and technical assistance in health and human services. A small and tight-knit team, we serve local, state, and federal government agencies with a mission to identify, support, and improve effective programs to help vulnerable individuals live safe, healthy, meaningful lives in their communities.

Job Description

We seek a smart, highly motivated, highly adaptable employee to work with our established team of researchers and analysts. This position will focus in the areas of long-term care, developmental disabilities, HIV/AIDS, Medicaid/Medicare policy, and child/youth and family services.

Example Responsibilities Include:

  • Qualitative research including site visits, focus groups and interviews

  • Quantitative analysis using statistical programming packages such as Stata or SAS

  • Web-based research on public programs

  • Literature review

  • Technical assistance to programs serving individuals with HIV/AIDS or disabilities or those serving low-income families

  • Contribution to reports with quantitative and qualitative findings

  • Assist in data collection and report production, including data entry and formatting

  • Other activities as needed.

The mix of activities will be tailored to the skill set of the successful candidates. The position is ideal for someone seeking two or three years of work experience prior to graduate school.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in social sciences, public policy, public health, math, statistics, or related fields.

  • Any paid work experience (can include part-time work during studies, summer work, or paid internships).

  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills.

  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills.

  • Experience with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • Flexibility and adaptability – an ability to learn quickly.

  • Strong time management skills and attentiveness to deadlines.

Desirable Qualifications (any of the following):

  • Prior work experience related to public health, developmental disabilities, long-term care, or social services for children and youth.

  • Familiarity with one or more of the following policy areas: health care delivery, long-term care, developmental disabilities, HIV/AIDS, or social services for children and youth.

  • Experience or coursework in statistics and/or statistical programming (e.g. R, SAS, Stata or SPSS).

About the Position

This is a full-time position with benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance and company 401k contributions. Salary commensurate with experience. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis. Employment-based visa sponsorship (including H-1B sponsorship) is not available for this position. The position is ideal for new graduates available early summer 2019.

How to Apply

To apply, send cover letter and resume to jobs@Mission-AG.com with the position name “Qualitative Research Assistant 2019” in the subject line. Resumes without targeted cover letters will not be considered. Mission Analytics Group runs pre-hire background checks, including employment verification and searches of criminal and civil records. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or national origin. Due to the large volume of applications, we will only contact individuals who may be considered for additional screening or possible interview.

Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If you are a person with a disability or a disabled Veteran and would like assistance with the employment process, feel free to contact us at mestrain@mission-ag.com.