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Job Title: Project/Policy Analyst (7397U) #17357
Job ID: 17357
Location: Outside California
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Department: Haas Centers and Institutes
Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Application Review Date:  The First Review Date for this job is: February 13, 2014

Departmental Overview

A team of researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the University of California, Berkeley seeks a Project/Policy Analyst (research assistant) to provide support for the research and outreach efforts of The E2e Project (E2e). The E2e Project’s mission is to bring rigorous, evidence-based analysis to solve one of the most perplexing energy puzzles of our time – the efficiency gap. E2e also engages in outreach to policy makers and industry to communicate research results and improve our understanding of how consumers use energy. E2e is supported by a generous grant from The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. This is a one-year position with the possibility of one or more extensions.

E2e supports state-of-the-art research, including randomized control trials, informed by empirical economists, engineers, and behavioral social scientists in order to advise public policymakers, business owners, investors, consumers, and other stakeholders on cost-effective energy-efficiency programs and investments. The research assistant will provide analytical support for the researchers and be located in either Boston, MA or Chicago, IL. The position involves analytical studies on a variety of policies, projects, programs and issues in support of E2e’s research.

The Haas School of Business develops innovative leaders - individuals who redefine how we do business. Berkeley-Haas, the second oldest business school in the United States, educates 2,200 students each year in six degree-granting programs, and hundreds more through executive education programs. A team of 300 staff members support these students, faculty and alumni through work in areas that include Admissions, Student Services, Career Management, Administration, and Development.

Berkeley-Haas offers opportunities to champion new ideas, collaborate across boundaries, and learn continually. Our culture is captured by Four Defining Principles (Question the Status Quo, Confidence Without Attitude, Students Always and Beyond Yourself) that distinguish Berkeley-Haas as a place to learn—and a place to work.

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Gather and assemble analytical and factual data on assigned problems and issues to prepare reports and/or analyses summarizing information on the assigned issues and commenting on other significance for internal department constituents.

Prepare, edit and modify documents including research reports, manuscripts, presentations and proposals.

Using subject matter knowledge, collect and prepare information for use in discussions, meetings of high level management and external constituents.

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree in economics, computer science and/or equivalent experience/training
• Working knowledge of common campus-specific and other computer application programs.
• Solid communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with all levels of staff, both verbally and in writing.
• Solid ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes.
• Ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality.
• Ability to use sound judgment in responding to issues and concerns.
• Working skills to analyze information and synthesize large amounts of data with strong attention to detail.

Preferred Qualifications

• Data visualization skills are preferred.

Salary & Benefits

The salary for this full-time one-year contract position will range between $42,000 annually up to $62,300 annually plus benefits

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:  

Other Information

This position will be located in either Boston, MA or Chicago, IL.

This is a one-year contract position.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California, Berkeley is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


UC Berkeley has an online applicant website and no longer accepts applications via mail.

We require applicants to submit a cover letter and resume when applying for this position.

Please submit the cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

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