You care deeply about Texas students and their families and want to support their success in college. You have a passion for influencing public policy to make a positive difference in peoples’ lives. You want to learn more about higher education access, socio-economic mobility, human capital development, student debt and the relationship between personal finance and college success.
TG (www.TG.org) is a nonprofit organization that offers resources to help students and families plan and prepare for college, learn the basics of money management, and repay their federal student loans. TG’s Research team supports the higher education community with multiple research publications that provide institutional leaders and policy makers a thorough understanding of student borrower behavior, successful default prevention practices, and the relationship between personal finance and college success.
The Senior Research Analyst is responsible for executing and communicating complex analysis and insights to various stakeholders. You will help build scalable and extensible solutions for analysis projects while bringing data to life through effective visualizations and storytelling. You will need to develop methodology and infrastructure for new quantitative research projects and coordinate with cross functional teams to devise, build, and implement or integrate solutions that advance TG’s mission. Your findings will be presented at public forums. You will also support the drafting of policy papers for policymakers and education practitioners and support qualitative studies as needed.
PhD in the social sciences, economics, statistics, or other related area.
The incumbent must have at least five years of experience (1) working in an educational, governmental, or financing related organization, (2) programming SAS in a research environment and (3) conducting policy-relevant research. Preferred candidate will also have competency in programming using R. In addition, you will also need: