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Research Analyst

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JLARC offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Salaries for entry-level positions start in the low 50s, depending on education and experience levels, with a 9 percent merit-based increase after one year. The value of state-paid benefits—including health insurance, retirement, and life insurance—is between $15,000 and $28,000 per year at the entry level. To apply for a position, email a letter, resume, graduate GPA, GRE or similar graduate admission test score, list of relevant graduate coursework, salary history, and a list of three references to jlarc.jobs@jlarc.virginia.gov. More information is available on the JLARC website: jlarc.virginia.gov/employment.asp. JLARC is an equal opportunity employer.

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Research Analyst
Role Title Non-Classified
Job Open Date 12/06/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? No
Hiring Range Commensurate with education and experience levels
Agency Joint Leg Audit & Review Comm (110)
Agency Website jlarc.virginia.gov
Location Richmond (City) - 760
Sublocation
Position Number 18-01
Job Posting Number 1032189
Type of Recruitment General Public - G
Does this position have telework options? Yes
Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference No
Job Type Full-Time (Salaried)
Job Type Detail Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1
Pay Band UG
Job Description

The Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (JLARC) is recruiting research analysts in Richmond, Virginia. JLARC is a highly respected organization that conducts in-depth nonpartisan public policy research to support the legislative decision-making process of the Virginia General Assembly.
JLARC analysts have the opportunity to engage in
• primary research through surveys, interviews, and other methods;
• advanced quantitative analysis; and
• synthesis of findings and development of recommendations.

Minimum Qualifications

Successful JLARC analysts have strong analytical and statistical skills, sharp critical thinking and writing skills, and work well in multi-disciplinary teams. A master’s degree in public policy or a closely-related discipline is required. Applied research experience in a policy-related field is preferred. Some overnight travel may be necessary.

Preferred Qualifications
Special Requirements
Special Instructions to Applicants

JLARC offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Salaries for entry-level positions start in the low 50s, depending on education and experience levels, with a 9 percent merit-based increase after one year. The value of state-paid benefits—including health insurance, retirement, and life insurance—is between $15,000 and $28,000 per year at the entry level.

To apply for a position, email a letter, resume, graduate GPA, GRE or similar graduate admission test score, list of relevant graduate coursework, salary history, and a list of three references to jlarc.jobs@jlarc.virginia.gov.

More information is available on the JLARC website: jlarc.virginia.gov/employment.asp. JLARC is an equal opportunity employer.

Contact Information

Name JLARC Staff Recruitment
Phone 804-786-1258
Fax 804-371-0101
Email jlarc.jobs@jlarc.virginia.gov
Address

Attn: JLARC Staff Recruitment
Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission
919 East Main Street, Suite 2101
Richmond, Virginia 23219

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only);
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  2. * Do you have a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  3. * How did you find this employment opportunity?
    • State Recruitment Management System (RMS)
    • Agency Website or Bulletin Board
    • Job Board (Indeed, Monster, Dice, etc.)
    • Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.)
    • Newspaper or Professional Journal (Please specify below)
    • Career Fair or Job Event (Please specify below)
    • VEC (Virginia Employment Commission)
    • Radio/TV (Please specify below)
    • Other (Please specify below)
  4. * Please specify the actual source from your response to question #3 above (Name of newspaper, Journal Title, Job Board, Career Fair, Agency Website, Social Media Type, etc.) If unknown or none, enter: N/A.

    (Open Ended Question)

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