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  • asha.weinstein@sjsu.edu
    ... EMPLOYMENT NOTICE STRATEGIC ECONOMICS Located in Berkeley, CA, Strategic Economics is a consulting and research firm specializing in urban and regional
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 3, 2006

      ----- Forwarded by Asha Weinstein/SJSU on 02/03/2006 09:13 AM -----


      Located in Berkeley, CA, Strategic Economics is a consulting and research
      firm specializing in urban and regional economics and planning. The firm
      helps local governments, community groups, developers, and non-profit
      organizations understand the economic and development context in which they
      operate in order to take strategic steps towards creating high quality
      places for people to live and work.

      Available positions are as follows:

      Associate/Senior Associate
      Strategic Economics is looking for a planner with knowledge and interest in
      regional and local planning and economic development. This position will
      work on a variety of projects that might include:
      *                 Real estate analysis: Financial feasibility and market analysis;
      *                 Economic analysis for Specific and General Plans: Economic
      overviews, citywide market analysis, implementation strategies;
      *                 Fiscal impact analysis
      *                 Transit-oriented development: corridor and regional-level
      development and implementation strategies
      *                 Regional economic analysis
      *                 Proposal writing and marketing

      A masters degree in city planning, geography, business, public policy, or
      some other related field is required for both positions. The applicant must
      have experience manipulating Census data and be familiar with statistical
      analysis. An understanding of methods for conducting regional economic
      analysis, pro forma, market, or fiscal analysis is desirable. Strong
      proficiency with Excel and basic knowledge of Access and PowerPoint are
      required. Creative thinkers and writers who are comfortable with data are
      encouraged to apply.

      The Associate position is designed to grow with the individual to the
      project management level, therefore demonstrated experience with independent
      work and leadership is highly desirable.

      In addition to the above qualifications, the Senior Associate position must
      have a minimum of four years experience conducting economic analysis, a
      demonstrated ability to lead and manage projects, and expertise in at least
      one of the following fields: pro forma and cash flow analysis, retail and
      housing market analysis, regional economic analysis, or fiscal impact
      analysis and public finance. Strong public speaking skills are highly

      Both positions are full-time and available immediately. Salary is
      commensurate with experience.

      Please send a cover letter and resume to rhinson@....

      More About Strategic Economics:

      Strategic Economics' work style is characterized by creativity, flexibility,
      and close collaboration with clients. Through its work in numerous public
      processes Strategic Economics has developed a specialization in making
      economic information legible and relevant to both public and private
      stakeholders. The firm's team members bring extensive experience and
      expertise in a number of disciplines, including urban economics, city
      planning, regional economic development, public policy, public finance, and
      real estate economics. Examples of past work include downtown revitalization
      and neighborhood planning efforts, economic baseline studies and economic
      development strategies, regional growth management projects, retail
      development strategies, fiscal impact analysis, transit-oriented
      development, and real estate feasibility analyses.
      In addition to our main consulting practice, Strategic Economics is a
      partner in the Center for Transit Oriented Development (CTOD), a non-profit
      venture. The CTOD was formed to conduct ongoing research and advance the
      state of practice related to creating development around transit that
      supports transit ridership, creates a greater array of housing and workplace
      choices, and delivers the many economic, environmental, and social benefits
      associated with reduced auto-dependency. Strategic Economics leads major
      research initiatives for the CTOD and has an ongoing role in many CTOD
      projects. This creative partnership is enabling Strategic Economics to
      develop unique
      expertise in a wide range of TOD related topics that also informs our
      standard consulting assignments.

      For more information about us please visit our website:
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