Project Assistant at Mathematica

  • Virtual Assistant
  • Fulltime
  • Anywhere (100% Remote) Only
Job Description

Part-Time EFAST Project Assistant (Remote Eligible)

  • Job ID #: 2055
  • Functional Area: Data Collection
  • Position Type: Oncall
  • Experience Required: 1 – 3 Years
  • Location: Remote
  • Department: Survey Operations
  • Education Required: High School Diploma or GED
  • Relocation Provided:

Position Description:

Mathematica applies expertise at the intersection of data, methods, policy, and practice to improve well-being around the world. We collaborate closely with public-and private-sector partners to translate big questions into deep insights that improve programs, refine strategies, and enhance understanding using data science and analytics. Our work yields actionable information to guide decisions in wide-ranging policy areas, from health, education, early childhood, and family support to nutrition, employment, disability, and international development.

We are looking to a hire a part-time project assistant in support of the EFAST project. As a subcontractor to Softrams, Mathematica provides program management support services to the Department of Labor (DOL) on the EFAST information technology project. Specifically, Mathematica provides expertise in two key areas: program and requirements management support and system testing and operations analysis.

Functional Responsibilities:

  • Tracks due dates for deliverables and status reports
  • Reviews deliverables to ensure adherence to applicable standards and best practices
  • Verifies database/system conformance with data element requirements as part of system testing efforts
  • Creates/populates templates used for comparison/analysis of costs, applications, performance, etc.
  • Receives input from a variety of stakeholders and consolidates that input into a single document
  • Supports senior team members in documentation and research
  • Prepares and formats memos as requested

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience in a professional environment
  • Knowledge of basic research methods and techniques
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Project
  • Demonstrated ability to organize concurrent tasks
  • Demonstrated ability to collect and evaluate data using a variety of software
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively
  • Demonstrated ability to write clear documents using correct grammar, punctuation, and spelling
  • Ability to work a minimum 24 hours a week (Monday Friday)

This position offers an hourly rate of $18.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. 

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