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Full Time Position - Public Policy Institute of California - San Francisco CA

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  • asha.weinstein@sjsu.edu
    ... Public Policy Institute of California JOB POSTING Research Associate ? Statewide Survey The Public Policy Institute of California is a private, nonprofit
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      Public Policy Institute of California
      JOB POSTING
      Research Associate ? Statewide Survey
      The Public Policy Institute of California is a private, nonprofit
      organization dedicated to independent, objective, nonpartisan research on
      economic, social, and political issues that affect the lives of
      Californians.
      Position Summary
      The Survey Research Associate position supports PPIC's ongoing large-scale
      public opinion survey series about Californians' attitudes toward
      political, social, and economic issues.
      Responsibilities
      ยท Assist in the design, implementation, and presentation of statewide
      surveys
      Format, analyze, and report quantitative data
      Create and edit survey report templates
      Prepare tables, graphs, and charts
      Write and edit survey report sections
      Develop PowerPoint presentations
      Track state and national survey questions, topics, and trends
      Catalogue state legislation and proposed initiatives
      Prepare a weekly California news digest
      Organize, coordinate, and moderate survey-related events, such as
      statewide focus groups, partner meetings, and survey outreach programs
      Respond to inquiries about the survey and survey data
      Contact agencies and organizations to request data and information
      Perform administrative responsibilities as required
      Use initiative in contributing to the research project
      Qualifications
      Minimum B.A./B.S. degree in social science (e.g., economics, public
      policy, political science, sociology) or equivalent experience
      Proven quantitative and qualitative analytical ability
      Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and exacting attention
      to detail
      High proficiency in Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Internet, plus
      intermediate or better skills with statistical packages (preferably SPSS)
      Proven ability to meet tight deadlines
      Deep interest in California government and public opinion research
      Ability to work independently while functioning effectively as part of a
      team
      Spanish language skills preferred
      To apply, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to resumes@..., indicating 'RA ? JC' in the subject line.
      PPIC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The institute
      encourages women and members of minority groups to apply.
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