Research and Policy Analyst

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The Research and Policy Analyst will collect data and information from both primary (self-generated) and secondary resources to serve CenterState CEO, a regional economic development, policy and business leadership organization. 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

The Research and Policy Analyst should demonstrate an ability to:

1)      Conduct primary research.

2)      Identify existing sources of data and information for the use of CenterState CEO, its members and affiliate organizations.

3)      Analyze data and information and to build data driven recommendations with respect to policy, programs, and projects which CenterState CEO can adapt and implement.

4)      Work with other members of the organization to analyze data to support their work.

5)      Communicate the results in writing, through graphic means and through oral presentation.

6)       Build and maintain metrics for the organization and specific departments of it, and to identify useful sets of metrics for the organization.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

1)      Either a Bachelor’s Degree and experience or a Master’s Degree with a concentration in economic or public policy research and evaluation.

2)      Can demonstrate through their work an ability to identify, organize, analyze and evaluate data and information and translate it into public policy, business strategy recommendations, or economic development priorities.

3)      Have experience in building a database from primary research or mining data for significant trends or changes.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to use programs such as Excel spreadsheets, Word, etc.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Outstanding ability in data collection, statistics, and statistical inference
  • Excellent written and verbal communications
  • Strong analytical ability, must be able to collect, analyze, manipulate, interpret, report and utilize data
  • Work at highest level of integrity, honesty, and openness

 

PHYSCIAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Close mental and visual attention required to perform with analytical capability, verbal and written communications using a computer terminal and extensive reading and research.

Send Resume and Cover Letter to Nancy Premo: npremo@centerstateceo.com