Research Analyst Associate
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE)
120 Wall Street
NFTE (Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship) is an internationally recognized education nonprofit that activates the entrepreneurial mindset in young people. Research shows that the entrepreneurial mindset—skills and behaviors including innovation, self-reliance, comfort with risk, communication, and problem-solving—prepares young people for lifelong success. Equipped with the mindset, as well as with the business and academic skills that NFTE teaches, NFTE students are ready to thrive in the innovation economy no matter what path they choose. NFTE focuses its work on under-resourced communities, with programs in 19 locations in 9 countries.
The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) is seeking a Research Analyst Associate for its growing research team. Working closely with the Vice President of Research, and reporting to the Manager, Research & Analystics, the Research Analyst will support efforts to collect and analyze educational data, assist with evaluation and impact studies, craft articles and reports related to education policy, monitor assessments and other duties. This role is a unique opportunity for someone just starting a career in education policy and/or research with an interest in gaining experience in qualitative and quantitative research, survey design, reports and article writing from a policy and thought leadership perspective, and a variety of student and teacher data management and analysis.
Role and Responsibilities:
Support qualitative and quantitative research evaluation efforts, including designing surveys, managing and analyzing data, and producing update reports.
Draft policy-oriented articles and white papers based on NFTE research findings.
Perform ad hoc data and report requests.
Manage ongoing assessment and data collection.
Support the collection of program data through different online data platforms.
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree with at least 2 years of experience in social science research and evaluation or related field.
Prior experience conducting qualitative and/or quantitative analysis.
Prior experience writing articles, reports, and/or memos strongly preferred.
Prior experience developing and analyzing survey and/or assessment items preferred.
Strong oral and written communication skills, attention to detail, and organized.
Strong knowledge of MS office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
Basic analytic skills using Excel. Experience working with STATA, SPSS, or R preferred.
Knowledge of Salesforce.com and Tableau platforms preferred.
Curiosity and interest in education, public policy, and entrepreneurship.
Comfort working collaboratively with a team and independently.
Some travel required.
Based in the New York Office, located in downtown Manhattan at 120 Wall Street, 18th Floor,
New York, NY 10005.
Relocation assistance is not available for this role.
Please attach your resume along with a brief cover letter* -- combining both into a single MS Word or PDF document and uploading only 1 file will be the best way to submit. In your cover letter please respond to the following 3 points:
Your current or most recent salary and your salary requirements/expectations.
Your experience as it directly relates to the requirements listed in the job description.
Why you want to work for NFTE!
*Your cover letter is important – the candidates who expresses interest by following directions and providing the requested cover letter will be given priority
Why our employees love working at NFTE:
Dental, Vision, & Life Insurance are fully paid by the company
403(B) with company match
Flexible Savings Account (FSA): Employee pre-tax savings for personal medical expenses not covered by health plan
Dependent Care Account (DCA): Employee pre-tax savings for child care services
Transportation savings account (TSA): Employee pre-tax savings for public transit and parking services
Paid Family Leave up to (6 weeks)
Generous Vacation (PTO) and additional Holiday Break
(from Christmas to New Years’ Day)
Multiple Spot Awards, Recognition with Bonus Programs