Research Manager

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Research Manager
University of California Los Angeles

Requisition Number: 32586
Salary: 4842-9591

Position Description:
The California Policy Lab creates data-driven insights for the public good. Our mission is to partner with California's state and local governments to generate scientific evidence that solves California's most urgent problems, including homelessness, unemployment, poverty, crime, and education inequality. We facilitate close partnerships between policymakers and researchers at UCLA and UC Berkeley to help evaluate and improve public programs through empirical research and technical assistance.
The Research Manager will be the day-to-day lead on multiple CPL research collaborations between UCLA faculty and policymakers across the state of California. In this capacity, the Research Manager will be responsible for managing all aspects of our engagement, including developing and managing relationships with government partners; representing CPL at events and to external stakeholders; writing reports and presentations; overall project management, preparing grant applications; and developing other policy-relevant deliverables. Additionally, he or she will work with CPL's data analysts to implement rigorously designed research projects, including randomized control trials (RCTs), other non-experimental designs, and predictive analytics.
The successful candidate will be an experienced project manager, capable of acting as the main point of contact between CPL and key external stakeholders, and knowledgeable about the design and analysis of research experiments. He or she will be passionate about leveraging research partnerships to find innovative solutions to labor market problems facing California policymakers and citizens. This position requires an individual who is able to work as a part of small research teams running multiple projects concurrently. We seek highly organized individuals with superior written and verbal communications skills and excellent time management ability.

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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy,

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Posted: 10/12/2020
Application Due: 10/24/2020
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