The Building Movement Project is based in New York City and is a fiscally sponsored project of TSNE (tsne.org). Applications are only accepted online through TSNE’s website: https://careers-tsne.icims.com/jobs/1765/senior-research-manager/job
This position may be performed remotely.
We are seeking a full-time researcher to join our staff team. The Senior Research Manager will work on our national projects focused on leadership (including our Race to Lead reports and the development of a race equity assessment), service and social change (Tools to Engage), and movement building including SolidarityIS, as well as our place-based projects in Detroit and New Mexico. The Senior Research Manager will work closely with BMP’s co-directors and senior staff members, and will supervise the Research Analyst.
Responsibilities of the Senior Research Manager will include:
- Lead and/or support multiple research projects;
- Supervise the Research Analyst who will help with data collection, analysis, and drafting reports, memos, articles and blogs;
- Work closely with Building Movement Project staff and team members;
- Contribute thought leadership and strategic insights to the development of future projects;
- Collaborate on the development of surveys, interview protocols, and other data collection tools;
- Oversee and conduct qualitative and quantitative data analysis;
- Summarize data and make meaning of findings;
- Produce graphs, charts and other forms of data visualization;
- Write reports, memos, articles and blogs;
- Present findings in presentations, panels, social media, and other venues.
We will consider exceptional candidates who demonstrate a strong combination of the specific qualifications and skills described below.
- Master’s Degree and at least seven years of relevant work experience in a related field (experience may be substitute for additional education);
- Ability to produce high-quality written products that make complex insights from data and research interesting to the public, and tailor the length, voice and format to a variety of audiences;
- Strong quantitative analysis skills including data cleaning, analysis, visualization of findings and proven facility with data analysis software such as SPSS, Stata, R, etc;
- Strong qualitative research skills including conducting interviews, facilitating focus groups, and experience analyzing / coding qualitative data using qualitative data software programs such as NVivo;
- Demonstrated ability to craft insightful surveys, and familiarity with a range of online survey platforms;
- Experience with social network analysis software programs is a plus;
- Strong presentation and facilitation skills;
- Experience working collaboratively with diverse teams, and translating the needs of staff into useful research products;
- Track record of managing multiple projects concurrently and prioritizing work effectively;
- Commitment to – and a demonstrated track record of – working with social change/justice organizations; able to build authentic relationships with diverse stakeholders, including valuing the insights from people’s lived experience;
- Knowledgeable about issues related to race and race equity.