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Mathematica Policy Research jobs

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Company Description

Mathematica Policy Research is a pioneering nonpartisan research organization dedicated to improving public well-being. Our 1,200+ experts conduct policy research, data collection, and data analytics that meet the highest standards of quality and objectivity, working with decision makers across the public and private sectors.We have been at the forefront of assessing the effectiveness of policies and programs for nearly 50 years. Considered an architect of social policy research, Mathematica conducted the first social policy experiment in the United States, the New Jersey Negative Income Tax Experiment, to test ways of encouraging low-income individuals to work.

Job Description

Position Description:

Mathematica is a nationally recognized research organization that conducts social policy studies on health care, disability, education, welfare, nutrition, and related topics. Our mission is to improve public well-being by bringing the highest standards of quality, objectivity, and excellence to bear on the work we do for our clients, which include federal, state, and local government agencies, as well as private foundations.

We currently have an opening for an on-call, part-time Survey Operations Center (SOC) field manager to work on the School Nutrition and Meal Cost Study-II, sponsored by the Food and Nutrition Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The study will collect important information from computer-assisted personal interviews (CAPI) and dietary recalls with students, student height/weight measurements, cafeteria observations, CAPI staff interviews about school meals costs, measurements of student food waste, and other in-school data collection activities. Data collection will take place nationwide. We are seeking qualified candidates to work remotely or in the Princeton, New Jersey SOC.

Field interviewer trainings lasting 5 to 7 days will take place in January in Princeton, NJ. The successful candidates will attend one of these trainings.

Duties of the position include:

Assist Survey Operations Center field supervisors in the oversight of on-call field staff

Assign field staff within a given region to school districts

Assist with recruitment of field staff and with project trainings

Meet regularly with field staff to review and plan their caseload

Provide ongoing guidance and support to field staff

Monitor the productivity and quality of field staff and give feedback to improve performance

Handle administrative tasks such as approving timesheets and expense reports

Meet with project staff to provide progress updates and plan data collection activities

May travel to conduct off-site trainings or monitor off-site operations

Position Requirements:

High School Diploma or GED (Bachelors degree preferred)

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Accuracy with work, strong organizational skills, and attention to detail

Experience with food and nutrition or cost data collection projects preferred

Experience with CAPI preferred

Twelve months of experience working on field projects. A combination of equivalent education and work experience may be substituted for the above requirements

Must be able to work 30+ hours a week

Location: Princeton, NJ; Chicago, IL; Washington, DC; Boston, MA; Miami, FL;

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Estimated annual salary
$45,873
average
Minimum
$37,592
Maximum
$71,312

TASKS

  • Supervise, coordinate, or schedule the activities of construction or extractive workers.
  • Read specifications, such as blueprints, to determine construction requirements or to plan procedures.
  • Inspect work progress, equipment, or construction sites to verify safety or to ensure that specifications are met.
  • Locate, measure, and mark site locations or placement of structures or equipment, using measuring and marking equipment.

SKILLS

  • Reading ComprehensionUnderstanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active ListeningGiving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • WritingCommunicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • SpeakingTalking to others to convey information effectively.

KNOWLEDGE

  • Administration and ManagementKnowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • ClericalKnowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
  • Economics and AccountingKnowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
  • Sales and MarketingKnowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.

Mathematica Policy Research

Type

Company - Private

Size

501 to 1000 employees

Revenue

$100M to $500M

Location

Princeton, NJ

Industry

Business Services

Founded

1986

CEO

Paul Decker

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