This is a 50% part-time, one-year fixed term position.
Note: Not all unique aspects of the job are covered by this job description
JOB PURPOSE: We are looking for a Research Analyst interested in the analytical worlds of sports and entrepreneurship. The successful candidate is a motivated self-starter with the ability to work independently or in a group, with minimal supervision, in an entrepreneurial environment. The Analyst must have meticulous attention to detail and excellent organizational/time management skills; he/she is a critical thinker and a resourceful problem solver.
The Research Analyst works under the general direction of faculty to facilitate data collection and process raw data to create clean and well-structured datasets; information sources include company financial reports, third-party research, trade journals, various periodicals, books, journals, databases, and news and wire services. He/she analyzes data, following protocols and procedures, to yield empirical evidence that meets rigorous guidelines and standards. The Analyst serves on research teams to create, review, revise, and validate assessment tools and survey instruments; he/she also collaborates to write, edit, and produce research reports, briefs, and manuscripts for publication. Analysis of marketing and social media for sports organizations and sponsors, as well as preparing course materials for GSB sports management courses, are key to this role.
Develop, implement, administer, and evaluate programs, including outreach to varied stakeholders by: conducting research activities within the program; analyzing data, creating reports, reviewing trends, and making program improvement recommendations. May develop or contribute to outreach strategy related to program communications, development, partnerships, and fundraising/funding.
May assist in administration of courses. Create and/or advise in the development of curriculum. May advise students and/or interact with third-party representatives.
Write and/or edit complex content for proposals, research grants, peer-reviewed publications, and other program activities.
Contribute to and inform on strategic program/entity planning and related funding and financial sustainability.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Education & Experience: Bachelor's degree and three or more years of relevant experience or combination of education, training, and relevant experience. Master's degree preferred. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Excellent oral, written, and analytical skills, exhibiting fluency in area of specialization
Ability to develop program partnership
Basic knowledge of managing budgets and developing financial plans
Expert proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Familiarity with large datasets and tools for analysis: STATA, SAS, SQL, Python, etc.
Marketing, business, or finance industry working experience; training in economics
Expertise, at a financial and managerial level, in evaluating sports leagues, franchises and/or the entertainment industry
Occasionally use a telephone, writing by hand, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 40 pounds.
Rarely sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh >40 pounds.
Ability to use voice to present information/communicate with others.
- Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.
May work extended hours, evenings or weekends.
May travel locally.
Occasional overnight travel.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Location: Graduate School of Business Schedule: Part-time Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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