Data Analyst, Education Policy Studies

Location
Washington D.C.
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 06, 2019
Closes
Apr 29, 2019
Ref
1143
Function
Analyst
Industry
Nonprofit
Hours
Full Time
Overview

The American Enterprise Institute seeks a full-time data analyst to work in the education policy department. The position’s primary responsibility is to provide analytic and research support for data-driven projects in both the higher education and K--12 policy areas, including manipulating, merging, cleaning, interpreting, and analyzing large data sets. Other secondary duties will include coauthoring reports and writing short-form articles on newsworthy topics in education policy.

 

This position requires excellent quantitative skills, as well as high writing, research, communication, and organization proficiencies. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated interest in and knowledge of education policy. Creativity, attention to detail, and the ability to multitask while also working with minimal supervision are essential. A master’s degree in public policy, data analytics, or other quantitative methods field is preferred.

 

We offer a stimulating and harmonious work environment and excellent benefits. Qualified applicants should submit an online application, complete with a resume, a cover letter, transcripts, and a 500-word writing sample on any topic.

 

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About AEI

The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) is a public policy think tank dedicated to defending human dignity, expanding human potential, and building a freer and safer world. The work of its scholars and staff advances ideas rooted in a belief in democracy, free enterprise, American strength and global leadership, solidarity with those at the periphery of our society, and a pluralistic, entrepreneurial culture.

 

AEI is committed to making the intellectual, moral, and practical case for expanding freedom, increasing individual opportunity, and strengthening the free enterprise system in America and around the world. Its work explores ideas that further these goals, and AEI scholars take part in this pursuit with academic freedom. AEI operates independently of any political party and has no institutional positions. Its scholars’ conclusions are fueled by rigorous, data-driven research and broad-ranging evidence.

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