Remote Research Director

Location: Nationwide

Compensation: Salary

Staff Reviewed: Wed, Jun 09, 2021

This job expires in: 25 days

Job Category: Research

Remote Level: 100% Remote

Employer Type: Employer

Career Level: Experienced

Education Level: Masters, Doctorate

Job Summary

A non-profit organization has a current position open for a Remote Research Director.

Must be able to:

  • Drive impact by leveraging trends and data
  • Supervise company’s Research Associate and Interns, and reports to the Senior Director of company’s Department of Data and Analytics
  • Serve as an ambassador and expert on behalf of company’s research to relevant decision makers—policymakers, funders, and non-profit leaders—as well as communities of influence, including academia, the tech sector, and the media

Qualifications Include:

  • Advanced degree (MA, MPP, PhD) (preferred) or the combination of academic and professional experience along with relevant social policy research
  • Experience analyzing big data (e.g., 1,000,000+ data points)
  • Superior ability to write, edit, and publish research reports and related policy recommendations
  • Knowledge and awareness of the community development finance industry desired
  • Ability to create a hypothesis and subsequently prove/disprove their accuracy (or truthfulness) using data and statistical analysis
  • Demonstrates excellent qualitative and quantitative research skills along with the ability to think strategically about a research agenda, interact with staff at all levels, and to work both independently and on team projects

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