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The American Institutes for Research (AIR) is seeking to hire a senior leader experienced in business development and project management, with expertise in substance use disorders and in evidence-based practices to address the disorders. The candidate will lead AIR’s Center for Addiction Research and Effective Solutions (CARES) and work with AIR staff in building new work that fulfills AIR’s mission to generate and use rigorous evidence that contributes to a better, more equitable world. The candidate will develop and execute a business strategy that builds on AIR’s existing work in the following areas: health professional education, training and technical assistance; practice guidelines and evidence standards; patient and family engagement; and data interpretation and public health strategy. The ideal candidate will have experience supporting federal, state, and/or local agencies to implement and assess practices and policies that involve multi-system programs including healthcare, public health, criminal justice and human services.   Established in 1946, AIR is one of the world's largest behavioral and social science research and evaluation organizations. AIR works with federal, state, and local government agencies, philanthropies and other organizations to conduct research and evaluation and provide technical assistance in the areas of education, health and workforce development, in the U.S. and abroad.   AIR's work in health spans promotion, prevention, treatment and recovery across the life span. We focus on issues of mental health and substance use disorders, violence, trauma, HIV and AIDS, and other chronic illnesses. In justice and law enforcement, for example, we have done extensive work with drug courts, youth mentoring, and reentry. AIR’s methods include those for rigorous research and evaluation, as well as for knowledge translation, design of communication campaigns and extensive technical assistance and capacity building to implement evidence-based practices at the state and local levels. With approximately 1,200 staff, AIR’s main office is located in the Washington DC area, with major satellite offices in Northern CA; Chicago, IL; Austin, TX; Chapel Hill, NC; Boston, MA; and Atlanta, GA. 
Job ID
11506
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US
American Institutes for Research (AIR) is one of the largest behavioral and social science research organizations in the world.  AIR’s mission is to conduct and apply the best behavioral and social science research towards improving people’s lives, with a special emphasis on the disadvantaged.  Much of this work informs the development and implementation of policies that require and produce significant quantities of diverse data.   We are looking for a User Interface (UI) designer who can design and shape unique, user-centric websites and experiences. The candidate will have experience working in agile teams with a UX lead, developers, testers, and project managers. The candidate will be able to make deliberate design decisions and to translate any given user experience into a smooth and intuitive interaction, taking into account the clients’ needs and constraints.   This position is located within AIR’s Technical Solutions (TS) group, which supports a variety of innovative technologies that meet client needs and project outcomes which reflect AIR's mission.
Job ID
11538
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US-VA-Crystal City
Learning & Development Specialist for American Institutes for Research to work at our Arlington, VA loc. Data management & reporting via prep HR metric reports & manage HR data analytics. Lead training & development program evaluations, establish methodology. HR project management (incl role profile creation, plan & budget). Manage design & implem. of Learning Management System (incl. determine sys & course structure, design UI, create & manage sys content). Communications related to management. Conduct research online. Facilitate team meetings. Supervise junior staff. Vendor management. Account admin, user management, & upgrade process for an AIR website. Assist director to develop L&D budget. Requires oral and written communication skills. Little domestic travel may be involved. May undergo background checks.   Must have Masters in HR, Business, Organizational, or related field, and 2 yrs exp working in HR environment with HR metrics and analytics, and required skills (2 yrs exp); or Bach Degree in HR, Bus, Org, or rel, and 5 yrs exp working in HR environ w/ HR metrics and analytics, and required skills (5 yrs exp).  Requires skills in: conducting research online and incorporating into analysis; excel, pivot tables, and basic formulas; and statistics/analytical software (SPSS, STATA, or NVivo).  Apply at www.air.org; ref. Job #11515. EOE.
Job ID
11515
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US-VA-Crystal City
Established in 1946, the American Institutes for Research (AIR) is one of the world's largest behavioral and social science research and evaluation organizations. Our mission is to generate and use rigorous evidence that contributes to a better, more equitable world.  AIR works with federal, state, and local government agencies, philanthropies and other organizations to conduct research and evaluation and provide technical assistance in the areas of education, health and workforce development, in the U.S. and abroad.   The Pricing Specialist contributes to the strategic future of AIR. The Pricing Specialist participates in the analysis of Requests for Proposals from federal, state, foundation and commercial entities for the purpose of identifying risks, trends and deviations from the norm, for participating in the development of a fully-compliant business proposal, and for developing and  maintaining a database of strategic pricing information.
Job ID
11537
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US | US-DC | US-IL-Chicago | US-CA-San Mateo | US-MA-Waltham
Established in 1946, the American Institutes for Research (AIR) is one of the world's largest behavioral and social science research and evaluation organizations. Our mission is to generate and use rigorous evidence that contributes to a better, more equitable world.  AIR works with federal, state, and local government agencies, philanthropies and other organizations to conduct research and evaluation and provide technical assistance in the areas of education, health and workforce development, in the U.S. and abroad.   AIR is currently seeking a Principal Researcher, Education who may be located in our Washington, D.C., Chicago, IL, Waltham, MA or San Mateo, CA office. There is also the option to work remotely from a home office. The Principal Researcher provides leadership, mentorship and technical advice in support of AIR education related projects to ensure research integrity, appropriate design and application of research methodologies and analysis techniques, development of accurate conclusions, clear reporting, applicability to problems of practice, and client satisfaction. An important aspect of the role will include the mentoring and development of AIR research staff.
Job ID
11551
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US-TX-Austin
Established in 1946, the American Institutes for Research (AIR) is one of the world's largest behavioral and social science research and evaluation organizations. Our mission is to generate and use rigorous evidence that contributes to a better, more equitable world. AIR works with federal, state, and local government agencies, philanthropies and other organizations to conduct research and evaluation and provide technical assistance in the areas of education, health and workforce development, in the U.S. and abroad.   We are currently looking for a Quantitative Researcher with strong analysis experience. The Quantitative Researcher will work in Research & Evaluation at AIR growing a strong research agenda while also contributing to existing projects. Initial assignments will include quantitative analyst positions on large federal grants evaluating innovations in education research.   This position will fill a vital role in helping several ongoing quantitative research projects, including both primary research as well as systematic reviews and meta-analyses. The person will have knowledge and experience of all aspects of the systematic review process, understand the WWC review process and have WWC certification, and be able to perform typical meta-analytic procedures. The person will also be able to perform quantitative techniques using typical statistical software in R or Stata.
Job ID
11545
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US-MD-Rockville | US-DC | US-VA-Crystal City | US-IL-Chicago | US-TX-Austin
Established in 1946, the American Institutes for Research (AIR) is one of the world's largest behavioral and social science research and evaluation organizations. Our mission is to generate and use rigorous evidence that contributes to a better, more equitable world. AIR works with federal, state, and local government agencies, philanthropies and other organizations to conduct research and evaluation and provide technical assistance in the areas of education, health and workforce development, in the U.S. and abroad.   We are currently looking for an Education Researcher with strong quantitative analysis experience. The Quantitative Researcher will work in Research & Evaluation at AIR growing a strong research agenda while also contributing to existing projects. Initial assignments will include quantitative analyst positions on large federal grants evaluating innovations in education research.
Job ID
11334
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US-DC | US-MD-Rockville | US-VA-Crystal City | US-IL-Chicago | US-CA-San Mateo | US-TX-Austin
Established in 1946, the American Institutes for Research (AIR) is one of the world's largest behavioral and social science research and evaluation organizations. Our mission is to generate and use rigorous evidence that contributes to a better, more equitable world.   AIR's Center for English Learners (ELs) is committed to reducing the achievement gap and improving outcomes for English learners by conducting rigorous research and connecting research to policy and practice. We are seeking a quantitative Researcher to work on research and evaluation projects, with a specific emphasis on projects focused on EL-related policies and practices. The Center for ELs project work includes: - Conducting rigorous evaluations of programs and policies for EL students, applying a breadth of experimental and quasi-experimental research designs. - Focusing on research studies of instruction in order to determine what works best for ELs. - Providing evidence-based recommendations for policymakers and practitioners, bringing the appropriate research expertise to meet the specific needs of a given set of stakeholders. AIR is seeking a Researcher to work in the Center and with other AIR colleagues. The successful candidate will be affiliated with an AIR office or work remotely.
Job ID
11550
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US-DC
Senior Data Analyst I for American Institutes for Research, may telecommute but reports to our Washington, DC loc.   Set up, deploy, configure, & monitor systems (Citrix secure & WPS environ). Assist to dev info sys projects.Analyze data. Provide mgmt reporting. Make findings actionable for int & ext stakeholders. Prepare data for further analytic review, presentation, or reporting. Integrate data from multiple & varied sources, & apply complex business rules to create analytic data sets (to test individual data problems). Verify test data quality.Create solutions to wide range of complex data analysis requests. Import data from external sources incl delimited or fixed input text files, Excel, SQL. Little domestic travel may be involved. May undergo background checks. Requires communication skills.   Must have Bach inStats, Math, MIS, Bus Mgmt, or rel;5 yrs relev stats & math exp;and skills (5 yrs exp) in:MS SQL Server, SQL Reporting Services, MS Excel, MS Access, DBs,SQL query dvlpmnt and a scripting language (Python or R).Alternatively, applicants may have Masters inStats, Math, MIS, Bus Mgmt, or rel; 3 yrs relev stats & math exp; and skills (3 yrs exp) in: MS SQL Server, SQL Reporting Services, MS Excel, MS Access, DBs, SQL query dvlpmnt and a scripting language (Python or R).Required exp and skills can be gained concurrent with academic studies. Any suitable combination of education, training, or experience is acceptable.   Apply with complete application at www.air.org; ref. Job 11528. EOE.
Job ID
11528
Job Location
United States