Research Supervisor

Public Consulting Group Troy , NY 12179

Posted 4 months ago

Overview

Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) is a $490 million, fast growing, for profit company providing management consulting and technology services to help public sector education, health, human services, and other government clients achieve their performance goals and better serve populations in need.Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, PCG has more than 2500 professionals in 47 offices throughout the U.S, in Montreal, Canada, London, England and Lodz, Poland. The firm draws on more than two decades of consulting to public sector clients in all 50 states, Canada and the EU to deliver best-practice solutions and measurable results to state and local public agencies, health plans, insurance departments, and private providers that do business with government agencies.PCG is committed to a diverse workforce which is a reflection of our clients and the people they serve. Our organizational culture attracts and rewards people who are results-oriented and interested in making an immediate impact on their community as well as their own career.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities:

Assigned to manage short- and long-term projects for a variety of consulting and evaluation projects. Travel to client sites for meetings, observations, focus groups, interviews and other data collection needed. Expected to develop a methodology to evaluate social services programs and provide guidance in development of data collection tools, including focus group and interview protocols, surveys and case review instruments. Provide guidance to staff responsible for quantitative and qualitative analysis, and participate in all phases of project work, from tool development to data collection, report design, report drafting, and preparation of client deliverables. Familiarity working with state and private social services agencies, including but not limited to the following: state/local departments of child welfare, juvenile justice/youth services, public health and human services agencies is needed.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Develop methodologies and oversee projects and/or production of sophisticated deliverables.

  • Develop data collection tools, such as data tracking forms, surveys, qualitative interview and/or focus group protocols, and case review instruments.

  • Conduct qualitative analyses and interpret results from simple and complex quantitative analyses.

  • Prepare and present status reports to clients.

  • Prepare and provide guidance in preparing PowerPoint reports, and written deliverables.

  • Collect, enter and analyze project related qualitative and quantitative data.

  • Provide support to internal and external clients using company's data collection tools.

  • Conduct policy, regulatory, and other research on best practices and innovation.

  • Develop competency in federal and state policy.

  • Synthesize research and policy into concise written documents.

  • Participate in business development activities including proposal writing and production.

  • Assist with other responsibilities as necessary.

Qualifications

Required Skills:

  • Excellent organizational, oral presentation, and written communication skills.

  • Strong project and time management skills.

  • Strong analytic skills, including ability to analyze and organize data and display data professionally.

  • Ability to work both in a team environment and autonomously.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications, in particular Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

  • Overtime should be expected.

  • Travel up to approximately 50% is required.

  • Ability to write complex reports.

  • Previous research experience.

Required Experience:

  • Master's Degree, at a minimum, is required.

  • 1-2 plus years conducting evaluation or research and complex analyses is required.

  • Knowledge or experience with state and local government programs and services required.

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Research Supervisor

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