Job Posting: American Indian Policy Institute – Management Research Analyst

Job Title:        Management Research Analyst         
Scope of Search:        Open to Public
Job ID:           28966 
Grant Funded Position: This is not a grant funded position and is not contingent on future grant funding
Location:        Tempe Campus          
Posted Rate of Pay:   $36,915 per year
Full/Part Time:          Full-Time        
Days and Schedule:   Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Regular/Temporary: Regular           
College/Division:        College of Liberal Arts and Sciences – American Indian Policy Institute

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Director: coordinates and conducts archival and on-line research for special management, policy and research activities; creates and maintains databases and spreadsheets of data; assists in generating graphic and other reports from the data; participates on project and initiative teams resulting in recommending solutions or alternative; may train or coordinate work of team members; analyzes data and information; assists in writing proposals, research progress and other reports; develops flyers and outreach materials using various graphics programs; designs and modifies questionnaires and evaluation forms and summarizes and analyzes responses; makes recommendations to management, public/private sector representatives and external constituencies, in coordination with director; performs administrative functions such as setting up meetings of key personnel, including developing agendas, as well as scheduling guest speakers for programs and developing itineraries for high level visitors and guests; assists in preparation and editing of papers for publication and for presentations. 

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a related field and three (3) years of experience in research, information analysis or program evaluation; OR, Master’s degree in a related field and one (1) year of experience in research, information analysis or program evaluation; OR, any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications

Evidence of: a post-undergraduate degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment; effective verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated knowledge of: research design and methodologies for policy, social science and other relevant fields; knowledge of federal Indian policy. Experience in: report writing; working with tribal governments; working with people of diverse backgrounds.

Department Statement/General Information

The American Indian Policy Institute conducts tribally-driven participatory research in which tribal governments and American Indian communities determine the priorities and seek out research partners within the university.  The American Indian Policy Institute seeks to develop creative policy options and provide technical assistance to solve long-standing and emerging problems in American Indian affairs at the tribal, national, and state and local levels.

Background Check Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.

Standard Statement

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 70,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation’s fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe. Arizona State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Close Date
August 3, 2012.

Instructions to Apply
Application deadline is 11:59pm Arizona time on the day indicated.


Complete the required information and attach a single Word or PDF document, which includes: Cover letter, Resume, & Three professional references (names, addresses and phone numbers)

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  • Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.
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