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Assistant Research Analyst
Performs data collection, analysis, and other research related to planning used in the development and implementation of the agency's regional or local planning activities. Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the Principal. Apply at https://jobs.keldair.com/CMAP//jobs/17992/apply/57811ffe-2fac-4b45-b29d-f206b05e6149/resume
Position: Assistant Research Analyst
Organization: Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning
Location: Chicago,  IL 
United States
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Date Posted: 5/19/2021
Requirements ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: *Identifies, collects and maintains data to support agency travel demand modeling efforts and policy analyses. *Conducts basic to moderate complexity analyses and investigations using GIS, statistical analysis, or travel demand modeling software. *Prepares reports, maps, and graphics to effectively convey analysis findings. *Prepares computer procedures to automate analyses and evaluations. *Conducts quality assurance on methods and procedures. *Completes assigned tasks and projects, manages workload and schedule to achieve desired outcomes and meet required deadlines. *Communicates with supervisors and project team members. *Documents work products for use by other CMAP staff NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: *Attends internal department meetings, internal and external committee meetings, outreach events, and workshops as assigned. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED (an equivalent amount of training, education and experience will be considered) *Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, Geography, Economics, Data Science, Statistics, Engineering, or a related discipline. Master’s degree preferred. *Experience with data collection, large urban datasets, research, and quantitative analysis, through coursework, internships and/or professional experience. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES including competencies that may be representative but not all inclusive of those commonly associated with this position. *Ability to perform data processing, analytical tasks, or data visualization using Python, R, SQL, and/or other scripting tools. *Ability to prepare technical information and to effectively communicate that information clearly to external and internal audiences orally, in writing, and in presentations. *Knowledge of the principles of research, data collection and analysis. *Ability to contribute to projects and work as part of a team. *General understanding of environmental, social, land use, and transportation considerations in urban planning. *Ability to work with limited supervision but also in a team setting. *Proficiency in business technology, including communication and collaboration tools used in remote work environment (Teams, Zoom, etc.)
Status: This listing expires on: 8/17/2021
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Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning
433 W. Van Buren, Suite 450

Chicago,  IL 60607
United States

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