Management & Training Corporation Public Policy Research Analyst in Centerville, Utah

Public Policy Research Analyst

Social Development & Counseling

Centerville, UtahReqID: 23038

Management & Training Corporation (MTC) has been improving lives and operating safe and secure facilities for 30 years. Each year MTC helps tens of thousands of people learn new academic, technical, and social skills to become more employable and productive citizens. MTC’s values of performance, integrity, leadership, and innovation have created a culture of concern and caring for those we serve and for our employees.

Description

Our public policy analyst is responsible for assisting with research activities, presentations, and writing reports in areas relevant to MTC.

Essential Functions:

  • Extract relevant data from a variety of sources, compile data into figures, and prepare reports utilizing latest research results.

  • Gather and review research regarding effective career and technical education, standards-based correctional practices, evidence-based behavioral innovations for at-risk populations, and innovative workforce development strategies.

  • Transform raw data into more usable forms via various statistical formulae and equations.

  • Interpret results of statistical compilations, detect inconsistencies in reported data, and attempt to explain causes.

  • Stay abreast of current public policy trends regarding workforce development, criminal justice, corrections, youth career and technical training, education, and contracting of government services.

  • Recommend publication plan timelines, gather material, interview contributors, and write and edit publications.

  • Participate in identifying MTC Institute projects.

  • Provide needed research as requested by management.

  • Make presentations at internal and external meetings and conferences, as requested.

  • Participate in MTC Institute meetings and share research.

  • Maintain MTC Institute website pages, both internally and externally.

  • Apply sound quantitative and/or qualitative analysis techniques and methods

Education and Experience Requirements:

Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in social science, history, public policy administration, economics or related field and two years related experience. Master’s degree preferred. Must also have experience in education, training, workforce and/or corrections program, policy and data analysis; superior research, writing and editing skills. Must be willing and able to travel. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Unless waived by management, valid driver's license in the state of employment with an acceptable driving record.

Benefits:MTC’s caring philosophy defines its commitment to providing its employees and family members with quality and competitive benefit options that address health and wellness needs. We understand and accept our responsibility to deliver the information and tools necessary to allow each employee to make informed decisions on health, wellness, financial security, retirement, and many other benefits.

MTC offers a variety of benefits to assist employees in balancing their personal and professional lives, such as:

  • Medical, vision, and prescription drug benefits

  • Dental benefits

  • 2 weeks sick leave and 3 weeks vacation

  • Company-paid life insurance

  • Education assistance

  • 401(k) retirement plan with company match

  • 11 paid holidays

  • Short-term and long-term disability benefits

  • Employee assistance program

  • Bereavement leave

  • Civic duty and military leave

  • Travel insurance

  • Accidental death and dismemberment insurance

Management & Training Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran