Junior Research Associate – Modeling Analyst

Junior Research Associate – Modeling Analyst

Maguire Associates is a research-based consulting firm that primarily serves the higher education industry. Since our founding in 1983, we have served more than 400 private and public colleges and universities, secondary schools, educational consortia, educational service providers, and government organizations.  We help educational leadersunderstand the dynamics behind past institutional performance and current market position whilehelping leverage strengths for sound strategic planning going forward. We have a strong track record in applying research, analysis, and predictive modeling to help clients achieve their goals.

Maguire Associates is currently seeking an entry level analystto contribute the following:

  • Export, import and join data from various sources
  • Cleaning and coding data files and preparingdatafor the development of customized statistical models;
  • Building predictive models to identify influencesof enrollment outcomes for colleges /universities and forecasting the effects of institutional grant aid allocations on enrollment goals, net tuition revenue, and institutional budgets;
  • Conducting trade-off analysis related to setting enrollment and financial goals and determining the best solution for colleges’ or universities’ strategic goals;
  • Monitoring of institutional scholarship and grant award distribution; and
  • Communicating recommendations with clients

Qualifications for the position include:

  • Extensive knowledge in statistical and econometric techniques
  • Programming experience in  SAS, SPSS, STATA or R
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing situations
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently
  • Ability to communicate effectively, especially explaining statistical techniques clearly via phone, email and in-person

Master’s degree in relevant field is required.

Maguire Associates is an equal opportunity employer offering a collegial environment. Salary is commensurate with experience. Limited travel to clients is required.

For consideration, please contact Dawn Provost at dprovost@maguireassoc.com

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