Walter R. McDonald and Associates, Inc.
  • Research - Rockville
  • Rockville, MD, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and 401(k)


RESEARCH ASSOCIATE 


Walter R. McDonald & Associates, Inc. (WRMA) is a leading provider of consulting services to human services agencies and organizations. With offices in Sacramento, California, and the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, WRMA, Inc. applies advanced technology and consulting to better the lives of children and families, advance public policy, and improve the management of social services agencies.

WRMA has an immediate opening in its Rockville, Maryland, office for a Research Associate to contribute to several projects that provide support to national human services initiatives.

Responsibilities

  • Conducting quantitative and qualitative research and data analysis
  • Maintaining and manipulating large datasets
  • Preparing technical research reports and other products
  • Developing and providing training and technical assistance
  • Assisting with the design and
    dissemination of technical assistance publications, tools, and instruments
  • Contributing to the development of
    project work plans and progress reports
  • Conducting literature reviews, syntheses
    of findings, internet searches, etc. upon request
  • Developing and maintaining strong client relationships

 

Skills & Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Human Development,
    Statistics, or related field
  • Knowledge of social science research and evaluation
  • 1-3 years of applied research and quantitative analysis experience
  • Knowledge of SPSS or other statistical software packages
  • Experience with data editing, data quality assurance, statistical
    programming, and data management; knowledge of SQL a plus
  • Competence in Microsoft Office applications
  • Exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, with a wide
    range of audiences
  • Conducting quantitative and qualitative research and data analysis
  • Maintaining and manipulating large datasets
  • Preparing technical research reports and other products
  • Developing and providing training and technical assistance
  • Assisting with the design and dissemination of technical assistance publications, tools, and instruments
  • Contributing to the development of project work plans and progress reports
  • Conducting literature reviews, syntheses of findings, internet searches, etc. upon request
  • Developing and maintaining strong client relationships

Benefits

Working at WRMA can provide for a very fulfilling and rewarding career. The contributions our employees make to our mission of improving the lives of children and families are invaluable to us. We offer opportunities for personal growth, competitive salaries, and a generous benefit package.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please begin filling out the information below or you may use LinkedIn to get started.

 

WRMA is an equal opportunity employer.




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