Legal Business Assistant at Mathematica Policy Research
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. Mathematica offers our employees competitive salaries, and a comprehensive benefits package, as well as the advantages of being 100 percent employee owned. As an employee stock owner, you will experience financial benefits of ESOP holdings that have increased in tandem with the company’s growth and financial strength. You will also be part of an independent, employee-owned firm that is able to define and further our mission, enhance our quality and accountability, and steadily grow our financial strength.
We are seeking a highly motivated, analytical business assistant to work in the Legal Department in our Princeton, NJ office. In this role, you will provide analysis and operational support for the General Counsel and perform a variety of tasks to support the activities of Mathematica’s legal department.
Duties of the position:
- Assist in the development and maintenance of project management tools that assist with the coordination of cross-functional teams in relation to areas where the legal department plays a lead business role
- Assist with the efficient and effective administration of business critical compliance tasks, including applying critical and analytical thinking and identifying possible process improvement
- Research, compile, and prepare analyses on a variety of topics legal and non-legal
- Assist with other initiatives, including developing metrics for various legal function support of operations
- This is not a paralegal position. This position is a legal operations role
- Bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, economics, liberal arts, or related field
- Interest in government contracting and evaluating government programs for quality, efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and technological innovation
- Demonstrated project management skills including tools and ability to collect, analyze, and process data to develop useful information
- Proficiency using Microsoft Office, SharePoint, and Microsoft Project, including demonstrated proficiency with Excel and the use of basic Excel formulas
- Proficiency in conducting research in an organized and persistent manner that provides desired results; verifying the quality and reliability of research results or providing information demonstrating why desired results cannot be achieved and presenting alternative options for obtaining desired information
- Ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner and serve as a legal department liaison among multi-disciplinary teams.
- Accuracy with work, strong organizational skills, and high degree of attention to detail and ability to execute detailed instructions in a collaborative manner
- Strong critical thinking skills
- The ability to handle multiple priorities, sometimes simultaneously, under deadline pressure
- The ability to work independently for long periods of time
Please submit a cover letter, resume, current transcript (unofficial), and contact information for three references via our online employment website.
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.
Project Associate: Planning and Community Engagement
MIG is an award-winning national firm specializing planning, design, management, science, communications and technology. For over 35 years, we have been a guiding force in helping our clients and the public think strategically, communicate effectively, and look beyond convention to produce meaningful solutions to improve our communities and protect the environment.
Our San Diego office is seeking an entry- to mid-level Project Associate to join our multidisciplinary planning, design, and communications team. The ideal candidate will have interest and experience in strategic planning, organizational development, agency policy planning, and community planning outreach services in the fields of land use, transportation, water policy, parks and recreation, public health and social welfare.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
The Project Associate will work closely with a team of planners and designers and senior staff and have opportunities for progressive responsibility and advancement. This team member will participate in all aspects of project design and implementation, including group facilitation, research, writing, development of materials, meeting support, content analysis, administration and client contact. The Project Associate will also interact often with diverse members of communities during public engagement activities. Candidates who are adept at working at the community level, including with Spanish-speaking residents are essential to our project team.
We are looking for candidates who understand quality community-centric planning and design, and who have the skill to convey ideas both graphically and in written form. The ideal candidate will have the ability to think critically and creatively, work well independently and as part of a collaborative team in an open office environment, and maintain a sense of humor. Candidates must demonstrate independent judgment, excellent communications and skills, and an ability to make decisions and manage multiple priorities.
This is a full-time position. Some evening and weekend work will be required for community engagement efforts and deadline-driven work.
- Bachelor’s degree in public policy, planning, urban studies, social sciences, or a related field, with Master’s degree preferred
- 1-5 years work experience desired, depending on educational
- Excellent writing, critical thinking, and oral communications skills
- Computer proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Survey
- Graphic production experience with the Adobe Creative Suite is desirable
- Bilingual ability and/ or fluency (Spanish) in both verbal and written communication is desirable
How to Apply
If you meet these requirements and are passionate about communications and have a desire to help create and improve our communities, please email your resume, cover letter with salary requirements, and portfolio to: firstname.lastname@example.org
No phone calls or email inquiries, please. The positions is open until filled.
MIG values diversity and fosters an inclusive workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a comprehensive benefits program, flexible work schedule, a rewarding work environment, and a creative atmosphere. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Job Title: Financial Analyst Exempt/Non-Exempt: Exempt
Reports To: Investments Director Issue/Revision Date: Jan 2020
General Functions: Assist the Company’s Investments team by performing financial analysis of multifamily properties with the use of proprietary financial models developed in MS Excel, organize incoming investment offerings and support the preparation of offering materials used to investors. In addition, other related tasks that may be required in the transaction process for acquisitions, dispositions, loan financings and equity raises as n ecessary.
- Construct and operate detailed financial models in Excel
- Research and summarize revenue and expense comparables
- Review due diligence materials to identify critical issues
- Compile and analyze market data and trends to support investment review (including demographics, occupancy data, expense analysis, aerials, maps, and rent/sales comparables)
- Draw objective conclusions from analysis and present recommendations
- Assist in preparation of investment offerings
Knowledge, Experience, Educational Requirements:
- 1 to 3 years of experience in an investment, financial analysis environment supporting investment or acquisition decisions
- Previous experience with multifamily or commercial property investments
- Must have demonstrated knowledge and proficiency of MS Office system computer software
- Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, real estate, or a related field
- Completion of education/training in related real estate industry courses preferred
Additional Skills, Abilities, and Characteristics Required:
- Excellent computer skills with an expert level knowledge of Excel and advanced working knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook
- Solid understanding of profit/loss financial statements
- Extremely detail oriented and self-motivated
- Strong research, analytical, and problem solving skills
- Highly analytical thinking with demonstrated talent for identifying, scrutinizing, improving and streamlining complex work processes
- Strong time management and prioritization skills
- Capacity to meet tight deadlines and handle multiple tasks/projects to support transaction timelines
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Resourceful team player
- Multifamily or commercial real estate experience a plus
- Courteous, diplomatic, confidentiality and professionalism are compulsory
interested candidates should contact the recruiting director, Connie Spencer: email@example.com
Northwest Regional Planning Commission (NRPC) is seeking a regional planner to work with communities in Franklin and Grand Isle Counties. Specific projects may include, but are not limited to: municipal comprehensive plan and bylaw updates, development review, grant writing and administration, project management, regional plan development, and state and federal policy review. This position may range from assistant to senior level depending on the candidate.
The ideal candidate has knowledge and skills in municipal and regional land use planning and development. Experience in community development, project management and grant writing is a plus. This position requires effective written and verbal communication skills, the ability to work in a team environment and independently, and a strong customer service ethic. Regular night meetings will be expected and a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation are required.
NRPC offers an excellent benefit package and a flexible work environment with a dynamic and friendly staff. Salary range is $38-$60,000 dependent upon experience and hiring level. Send resume and three references to Catherine Dimitruk, Executive Director, Northwest Regional Planning Commission, 75 Fairfield Street, St. Albans, VT, 05478, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Interviews will begin in mid-January. This position will remain open until filled. NRPC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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