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GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF CLASS
The RESEARCH ANALYST 3 plans, participates in, and directs the gathering, compiling, analyzing, and reporting of qualitative and quantitative information and statistical data, and presents this information in narrative or schematic form. The Research Analyst 3 plans and organizes research projects.
This is the third level of a four-level series. It is distinguished from the lower-level by having responsibility for planning research studies, devising procedures for special research projects, preparing statistical forecasts, and providing team leadership to the lower-level analysts as required by the type difficulty and/or scope of the project. The Research Analyst 3 is also distinguished from the lower level by working independently on various research projects with little guidance or direction from a supervisor. This level is distinguished from the higher level by lesser responsibility for serving as project leader on complex research design and major issue analysis requiring regular application of complex analytical technique, concepts, and methodologies and lessen responsibility to serve regularly as consultant to top administrators.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHERS
Employees in this class have frequent contact in person or by telephone with data processing staff to obtain their assistance in the development and implementation of new data systems for research projects to collect and analyze the information efficiently. They have frequent in-person telephone, or written contact with agency personnel, other agencies, business groups, legislative bodies, associations, unions, and news media to respond to information requests or to seek information for research projects. They also have frequent contact with various units of the agency, community groups, and others when delivering presentations of research findings, current statistics, or other pertinent information or data.
Employees in this class receive general supervision from a research analyst supervisor or administrative superior who assigns work verbally or through written instructions. Work is reviewed through reports and discussions at the completion of each project. Employees in this class follow agency policies and procedures to determine the proper methods of performing duties. Computer manuals are used when working with computerized equipment and software packages.
Transcripts must be submitted for all required and/or related courses. Please highlight the statistical courses.
NOTE: Some agencies may require experience in using trends (such as social, economical, industrial, etc.).