Feb 21, 2020

Data and Policy Analyst—Operations Coordinator (Research Operations Team)

  • Acumen LLC
  • Burlingame, 94010, United States
Full-Time Research

Job Description

Acumen, LLC and The SPHERE Institute conduct data analysis of health care policy at the national, state, and local levels. We leverage our unparalleled data access to improve information available to policymakers, helping to promote evidence-based policy decisions.  

We are looking for a Coordinator to manage the day-to-day work of the Research Operations team. The Research Operations team oversees the organization and tracking of internal development activities.  Its primary responsibilities include coordinating communication between Acumen’s research teams and other departments and the development of internal resources.

We are looking for candidates interested in: (i) tracking Research Operations activities, including all requests, assignments, and meetings; (ii) monitoring request timelines; (iii) maintaining the project management database; (iv) assisting in and documenting meetings; (v) communicating request specifications and updates to internal teams; (vi) drafting project status reports and summaries for company-wide progress updates; and (vii) helping to create internal resources for Acumen’s researchers.  

Acumen, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Requirements:

As we review your materials, we are looking for candidates who best exemplify the following qualifications:

Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative, public policy, or related field or equivalent relevant experience
  • Good quantitative analytical skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good organizational skills and strong attention to detail
  • Familiar with one or more of the following technical competencies: statistics programming, policy writing, research methods documentation, or project management
  • Able to demonstrate initiative, critical thinking, and problem-solving
  • Able to work in a team-oriented environment
  • Able to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated aptitude and enthusiasm for learning

Qualifications Desired

  • Ability to manage and follow through on multiple ongoing projects
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines on a weekly basis
  • Ability to work across teams

Any application without a cover letter will not be considered. A transcript is not required, but is highly preferred and may be requested. We are excited to review your application and look forward to seeing how you may best contribute to our work.






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