Student Cooperative for Analytics and Research

Arlington, Virginia
May 23, 2019
May 23, 2019
Analyst, Research
Full Time

Not required

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be able to pass a drug screening
  • Must be able to pass a background investigation
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Moderate Background Investigation security clearance
  • Must be able to work a minimum of 10 hours per week

  • Please note that the duties and responsibilities associated with this position may vary based upon the area of assignment. The following description of major duties and responsibilities is only intended to give applicants a general overview of the expectations.

    The student cooperative performs specialized duties with continuing responsibility for projects, questions, or issues that arise in the area of assignment/curriculum. Each assignment typically consists of a series of related actions or decisions prior to final completion.
    • Assist the Budget Coordinator in budget execution and budget formulation duties;
    • Assist the Contracting Officer's Representative with contracting market research and preparing purchase requests for submission;
    • Help maintain the group's SharePoint-based team site;
    • Help organize workshops and roundtables;
    • Provide administrative assistance to directors and managers.
    • Makes arrangements for travel. Arrange schedule, makes transportation and accommodation reservations and prepares travel vouchers and submits reports;


    You must meet ALL of the minimum requirements.
    • Students must be currently enrolled full or half-time in an accredited college or university program, classified or academically ranked by semester hours as a Sophomore,Junior, Senior or Graduate student. (MUST SUBMIT TRANSCRIPT STATING CURRENT ENROLLMENT STATUS, GPA AND IN GOOD STANDING)
    • Must be in academic good standing as defined by the college or university, earning at least a 2.75 GPA on a 4.0 GPA scale.

    • Must be able to report to report to work year-round in the USPS OIG Rosslyn, VA office a minimum of 15 hours per week (Monday-Friday) during core business hours.
    • Background in business, journalism, communications, data analytics, political science, public policy, market research, or technology and innovation.
    • Knowledge of data, business, and market analysis.
    • Proficiency in SharePoint management
    • Experience with quantitative data analysis
    • Strong writing skills and experience in drafting and editing a variety of written products such as white papers, reports, newsletter, blogs, and brief articles.
    • Experience conducting business, policy, or other research.
    • Familiarity with the organization of meetings and events.
    • Experience in creating presentations and other visual communication material.

    Include your major accomplishments relevant to the evaluation factors in your resume.
    • Highly organized and efficient
    • Excellent written and oral communications skills.
    • Demonstrated analytical ability and problem-solving skills.
    • Interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently and in a team on a wide range of assignments/projects.
    • Experience using Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and/or data analytics software.

    You will no longer be considered for this position if you receive a zero (0) rating on any evaluation factor.

    Failure to demonstrate that you meet all evaluation factor requirements will result in a score of zero (0). Upon receipt of a zero score, you will be deemed "not minimally qualified," and you will not be referred for further consideration.

    Student Cooperatives are not eligible for USPS OIG Employee Benefits.

    This agency provides Reasonable Accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodations for any part of the application and/or hiring process, please send an email to The decision on granting an accommodation request will be made on a case by case basis.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    The Human Resources Office will review your resume and supporting documentation to ensure that you meet the minimum qualifications required for this position. You will no longer be considered for this position if you: receive a zero (0) rating on any evaluation factor; fail to attach all required documentation; if your application materials indicate that you are not minimally-qualified for this position; or if you fail to qualify on the interview. Only the top-rated candidates will be referred to a review official or the selecting official for further consideration. Top-rated applicants may be required to participate in an interview. Your rating may be further adjusted or rated as ineligible by the review official or the selecting official based on your interview performance. Once all applicant scores are finalized, the selecting official will make a final decision. NOTE: If you receive a zero (0) rating on any evaluation factor or on the interview, you will be considered NOT MINIMALLY QUALIFIED for the position and rated ineligible.

    Read more Security clearance Other

    Drug test required Yes

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