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Posted:
8/4/2017
Job Category:
Research
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Job Description

The junior-level research assistant will assist with literature reviews, design research instruments, draft reports, and conduct data analysis. Experience with commercial, legal, and regulatory frameworks to promote increased economic development in SCA countries is preferred. Demonstrable background academically (for example focused course work) or through related work experiences in intellectual property enforcement, or trade policy is highly desirable.

Responsible for data collection activities during site visits, follow-up site visits, and possible work for third party evaluations. Data collection would include direct observation, conducting interviews with direct beneficiaries and selected stakeholders in- country; conducting focus group discussions; implementing surveys when required

Required Skills

* Checks data quality and troubleshoots challenges when they arise
* Analyzes data collected and synthesizes research findings into succinct reporting
* Work with data platforms, database, and select technologies to capture and organize data

Required Experience

* Demonstrated educational experience of at least a Bachelor's Degree in relevant field of study (Public Policy/Ad- ministration, Social Sciences, Economics, Monitoring and Evaluation, etc.)
* Previous experience in similar role involving monitoring
* Ability to collect and analyze both qualitative and quantitative data. Has knowledge of, and employs, industry standard of sound data collection techniques
* Ability to draft reports clearly outlining findings from data analysis
* Assists in the development of data collection tools
* Demonstrated work experience in Sri Lanka where monitoring efforts are taking place
* Demonstrated skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with a variety of stakeholders of different backgrounds
* Demonstrated interpersonal skills and cultural awareness and sensitivity required to interact with a broad range of stake- holders.
* Demonstrated ability to work both independently and with a team-oriented environment
* Analytical mind, with strong attention to detail
* Ability to manage multiple deadlines and prioritize deliverables in a timely manner to meet quick turn-around

About Alutiiq LLC

Alutiiq provides Education and Training Services to various Department of Labor Job Corp facilities or campuses. These campuses provide educational, vocational and life skills training to economically disadvantaged students. More than 75 percent of those who enroll in Job Corps become employed, obtain further training or participate in higher education, or join the military becoming productive, self-sufficient members of society. Alutiiq operates the Flint/Genesee Job Corps Center, and partners with ResCare Inc. in the operation of three other Job Corps Centers, Northland, Tulsa and Treasure Island. In addition, Alutiiq operates the Outreach and Admissions and Career Transition Services (Placement) in the state of New Jersey and in New York City for 2,750 arrivals and is responsible for placing over 400 completed students annually. Alutiiq is also responsible for 429 student arrivals in Oklahoma as part of a sub contract with ResCare in the operation of the Tulsa Job Corps Center. Job Corps is the nation's oldest residential, educational and training program for young adults. Originally formed in 1964 under the Office of Economic Opportunity, it has successfully trained more than 2.0 million young people. Job corps is divided into six regions, each made up of several states. There are more than 120 campuses nationwide, including the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Job is operated as a public-private partnership. The government provides facilities and equipment for the Centers. Private companies, and several other federal agencies such as the U.S. Forest Service, Parks Service, Bureau of Reclamation and Fish and Wildlife, contract with the Department of Labor to operate the Centers, recruit young men and women and provide job placement services. A unique approach, integrating academic, vocational and social skills training in a residential program, is employed. This gives young people a chance to change their lives and obtain realistic work experience and life skills. Active employer involvement in center training is also key to ensuring that students receive the work-related training needed to become competitive in the marketplace. Alutiiq supports Job Corps Centers nationwide to include the following: Flint/Genesee Job Corps Center, Flint, Michigan (Prime Contractor) Capacity 330, male/female to include non-resident students. Special Features: The Center operates a Day Care Center for 40 children and 30 students in conjunction with Head Start of Michigan. Vocational offerings: Business Clerical, Accounting Clerk, Computer Support Specialist, Health Occupations, Dispensing Optician, Dental Assistant, Manufacturing Technician, Welding, and Union operated Bricklayer, Carpentry and Painter.

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