The Partnership for Public Service is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to building a better government and a stronger democracy. We believe that our future and our democracy depend on our ability to solve big problems—and that we need an effective federal government to do so. For more than 20 years, we have helped make this vision a reality, helping our government—the public institution most fundamental to our democracy—address current and future challenges.
Our staff is diverse in experience and perspective, but at our core, we share a lot of the same traits. We are mission-driven, creative, collaborative, optimistic and inclusive. Our work is strategic, fast-paced and guided by our values:
We hire smart and friendly people who are great at what they do and good to one another in the process.
The Partnership for Public Service is seeking a research and analysis associate to support the Center for Presidential Transition. The Center for Presidential Transition is intended to ensure a peaceful and effective transfer of power between presidential administrations, maximize a new or second-term administration’s capacity to manage government challenges and prepare senior appointees to lead effectively. This position will play a key role in collecting, managing and analyzing political appointment datasets, including the political appointments tracker the Partnership produces with The Washington Post, developing research insights and policy recommendations on leadership appointment trends, conducting interviews and synthesizing historical information on the conduct of presidential transitions.
Beyond the Center for Presidential Transition, this position may participate in research related to inspiring the next generation of public service careers, helping the government identify ways to adopt emerging technologies and identifying strategies for a more effective and accountable government, among others.
A well-qualified candidate will have research experience grounded in social science, will possess strong writing, organizational and time management skills, a high attention to detail and will have proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and major data analysis platforms. In addition, candidates should be able to navigate ambiguity and work independently, as well as on a team, in a fast-paced environment.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
REQUIRED/PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY/REPORTING STRUCTURE
This position will report to a manager or senior manager on the Research, Evaluation and Modernizing Government team.
This job operates in a hybrid (remote + office) environment in Washington, DC. This position requires consistent use of office equipment such as computer, telephone, printer and scanner.
POSITION TYPE/EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK
This is a full-time position with regular work hours Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Occasional evening or weekend activities may be required. Please note that Partnership allows flexibility in work schedules.
If travel occurs, it is usually during the business day. Very little out of the area and/or overnight travel will be required.
SALARY AND BENEFITS
The starting salary range is between $50K and $52K. The Partnership offers a compensation package that includes a competitive salary; medical, dental and vision coverage; life insurance; long- and short-term disability insurance; a 401(k) program with a 4 percent employer match; opportunities for training and development; 15 days of annual leave per year, 10 days of sick leave per year, plus all federal holidays and the day after Thanksgiving off; and use of an on-site exercise facility.
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