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NYC Independent Budget Office
The NYC Independent Budget Office, a nonpartisan city agency, is seeking a self-motivated data analyst/programmer to work in our public education section. State education law directs the IBO to provide nonpartisan policy analyses and issue public reportson educational matters of the city andto enhance official and public understanding of such matters.
A successful candidate for this position will possess knowledge and experience applying rigorous research designs to large data bases of individual and school level data. The successful candidate will be able to work with and support the work of senior analysts in the public education section, preparing analytic data sets and conducting research.
Qualifications: Candidates should have experience using SAS or similar tool to conduct quantitative analyses as well as solid grounding in statistics and research methodology. Experience with GIS software a plus. Ability to conceptualize the design of analytic data sets is desirable. Commitment to impartial and independent research is essential. Ability to take initiative and meet deadlines is critical. Position requires acollege degree in statistics or research methods or a related area of Social Science. Two to five years of experience is preferred; equivalent work experience may substitute.
Salary range $40,000-$55,000, depending upon experience.
New York City residency is required for candidates with less than two years of city service.
How to Apply: Resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 212-442-0350 by July 7.