Job Posting - Economic Impact Research (Planner III) – Economic Research Group

TITLE Economic Impact Research (Planner III) – Economic Research Group
LOCATION Division of Business and Community Services – MO Economic Research & Information Center (MERIC)
SALARY 
(based on credentials)
$44,352 - $71,016
CLOSING DATE

November 30, 2018

Interested candidates should:

Email or fax a cover letter, up-to-date resume and transcripts by November 30, 2018 to HRHelpDesk@ded.mo.gov or (573) 522-9814.

QUALIFICATIONS

A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university; and, three or more years of professional experience in research and analysis, program or policy development, and/or management analysis, grant management, budget/fiscal analysis, or a closely related area.

Note:

  • Additional qualifying experience may substitute on a year-for-year basis for deficiencies in the required education.
  • 24 earned graduate credit hours from an accredited college or university in Planning, Social Sciences, Public or Business Administration, Environmental Sciences, Public Health, Recreation, Engineering, Architecture, Journalism, or a closely related area may substitute for one year of the required experience.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES​

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.

  • Perform economic impact analyses for fiscal benefit/cost estimates using modeling software and demonstrating knowledge of economic principles.
  • Produce economic and industry research products such as economic indicators, industry trends, and impact analysis
  • Write information briefs and reports using strong narrative, graphic, and analytical skills to clearly communicate research findings.
  • Provide advanced technical and planning assistance for Department ad hoc requests.
  • Ability to demonstrate regular and reliable attendance.
  • Perform other related work as assigned.

COMPETENCIES

  • Knowledge of principles and practices of research methodology and analysis
  • Knowledge of data analysis software and database management tools
  • Effective written and verbal communication
  • Knowledge of data collection and statistics
  • Knowledge of economic impact models and GIS desirable
  • Teamwork, adaptability and effective working relationships
  • Presentation skills
  • Self direction
  • Strategic thinking and planning

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