Date: Fri, 7 Jun 2002 08:45:30 -0700
Reply-To: Claudia Rizzo <claudsaba@YAHOO.COM>
Sender: "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From: Claudia Rizzo <claudsaba@YAHOO.COM>
Subject: Job: Research Associate - Washington, DC
The Education Statistics Services Institute of the American Institutes for Research, a well-established not-for-profit social science research and development organization, seeks a Research Associate to support its client, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). The Research Associate will work on survey operations and quality improvement for the two fiscal collections (local education agency and state) of the Common Core of Data (CCD) Survey System. Duties include performing data quality checks; reviewing CCD fiscal reports for understandability, accuracy, and adherence to standards; monitoring the production of survey files and file documentation; assistance in follow-up communications with state education agencies; maintaining data plans; and assistance in planning and implementing activities to follow up on suggestions for CCD improvements.
Successful candidate must be proficient in SAS programming; experience manipulating large data sets preferred. Master’s degree or Bachelor’s with a minimum of two years’ related experience required. Knowledge of Excel table preparation and file management required. Excellent writing and communication skills, the ability to work within a team environment, and attention to detail required. Experience and/or interest in education issues and/or fiscal data a plus. AIR offers an excellent compensation package and benefits including tuition reimbursement and transportation subsidy. Convenient location in downtown DC. Please forward resume with cover letter, independently written and edited writing sample, and availability to:
Human Resources – CCD
American Institutes for Research
Education Statistics Services Institute
1000 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW
Washington, DC 20007
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