We are Hiring a Research Assistant!

Posted on January 17, 2018 | in Uncategorized | by Taj Carson

Do you love colored pens? Making to do lists? Do you like the idea of working with social service programs and nonprofits that help make peoples lives better? Do you have a killer work ethic, but seek a relaxed work environment?

Carson Research Consulting could be for you,

if. . .

You are described by friends and co-workers as "kick ass," in the nicest possible way. You are competent, creative, trustworthy, engaging, organized, and an all-around people-person.
You love Baltimore and the idea of working in and engaging Baltimore community organizations and residents.
You love numbers and data, but you understand that people who provide social services dont, and often make a mess of them. And youd like to be one that helps them sort it out.
You are a fiend for details, enjoy entering and analyzing data, organizing minutiae and making order out of chaos.
You are a juggling genius and master of the deadline, and like the idea of being someones right hand to support them in running complex projects.
You show up to every meeting at least five minutes before it starts.
You have a background in community psychology, public health, social work or the like.

Who We Are

CRCs mission is to help clients thrive by using data to measure impact, communicate, and fundraise. We have a passion for data that translates into results. Established in 2003, CRC is a small, woman-owned professional research and evaluation firm located in Baltimore, MD. When you work with CRC, you get a team of experienced evaluators and researchers. While we are located on the East Coast, we work across the country. Were proud of our exceptional research and evaluation expertise, and even prouder of our color-coding skills. And we use all of that to make research productive anddare we say itfun. Were not just a bunch of number crunchers sitting behind computers ready to throw data at people and send them on their way. We love what we do. We have a passion for data, and for making a difference. We have a collegial attitude and company culture–doing great work for our clients and having fun along the way. Check us out on the web, FB and Twitter and see for yourself.

About the position

This is a full-time position, and requires you to work at our office in Hampden. If you want to work at home when there is three feet of snow on the ground, you should have the setup for that (internet and your own computer) because we dont take snow days, although we do have liberal vacation and holidays. In other words, you cant skip work because it snows, but we will make sure you have plenty of time off to recharge.

To put your hat in the ring, please reply to this ad with the following:

–Your resume.

–A cover letter that explains how your skills and background fit the criteria described above and something interesting about yourself.

This position requires a beginner/intermediate level of research skill and is being extended to graduate students; exceptional undergraduates will be considered. Bonus points if you have two years experience working in a research or nonprofit environment.

Please send resume and cover letter to Taj Carson.