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Research Analyst

Company: Behavioral Science Research Institute
Location: Miami
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Behavioral Science Research Institute (BSRI) is growing and we're looking for the right people to join our team! BSRI is a non-profit located in Coral Gables, Miami, Florida and specializes in research, evaluation, and capacity building. We use data to drive decision making in addressing social change related to public health and well-being. BSRI is known as a contributor to positive change in communities and systems through our research and evaluation role. BSRI is looking for a person who is motivated to use their knowledge and skills as part of a team that uses empirical methods and lived experience to help us fulfill our company mission.

The salary range for this position is $40-45k, dependent on experience.

The knowledge, skills and experience we are looking for at BSRI:

Social science or public health bachelor's degree with 2+ years of academic and/or work experience related to the field of evaluation via social science and/or public health
Experience with SPSS / NVivo / Excel software or datasets
Organized with high standards for your work
Prior knowledge or research experience in at least one area of community change (e.g., health equity, housing and economic development, early childhood development, workforce development, systems change, racial equity, or community capacity building). Evaluation capacity building experience is highly desirable.
Experience in data visualization and data communication to diverse audiences
Proficiency in both qualitative and quantitative analysis methods and software (mixed methods)
While a Research Associate is expected to contribute in many ways to the projects within the company, typical responsibilities include the following:

Participate in team-based collaborative efforts
Enter data required for grants or evaluation projects
Manage large and/or complex project datasets
Data cleaning, Merging and cross referencing
Collect and conduct brief descriptive data analysis
Maintain accurate records of data, safeguarding confidentiality as necessary
Summarize qualitative and quantitative data
Familiarity with IRB (understand the process and protocols)
Request or acquire equipment or supplies necessary for the project
Manage and respond to project related emails and project management software alerts
Attend project meetings
Attend area seminars and other related trainings as necessary
Summarize project results
Prepare progress reports for supervisors
Participate in company marketing efforts
Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned by other team members.

Personality traits:

Highly motivated and organized
Detail-oriented
Excited to learn new processes
Interested in exceling and contributing to research and/or evaluation initiatives
Interested in engaging in community conversation related to projects
Team player
Company benefits and best practices:

Focuses on professional development and success
Policies and practices that are progressive [flex-time policy, family, and medical leave, etc.]
Benefits that promote physical, mental, and financial well-being
A caring community of peers
A relentless pursuit of making a bigger difference
Team building and team bonding activities
401k retirement savings plan and company match
Competitive salary
Paid vacation and sick days
Health, dental, and vision insurance

You will be part of a team of people widely recognized for their commitment and comprehensive work in providing research and evaluation support and grants writing/management support in various substantive areas. BSRI is a values-driven organization that promotes the following: Integrity, Social Justice and Community Collaboration, Empirical Grounding, Individual and Family Wellness, Respect for Human Diversity, and Professional Development.

BSRI is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a culturally diverse staff to enhance our ability to work with different communities. We carefully hire the best talent we can find, which means actively seeking diversity of beliefs, backgrounds, education, and ways of thinking. We strive to build an inclusive culture where differences are celebrated and leveraged to inform better design and business decisions.
Visit our website www.bsrinstitute.org for more details on the type of organization we are, the partners we work with, and the people that make up our amazing team.

All eligible applicants interested please submit your CV and cover letter to our Office Manager/HR, Melanie Gonzalez at mgonzalez@bsrinstitute.org . Thank you!

Keywords: Behavioral Science Research Institute, Miami , Research Analyst, Professions , Miami, Florida

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