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Director of Research Operations - Center for Growth Markets - Haas School of Business
University of California Berkeley

Date Posted Nov. 18, 2021
Title Director of Research Operations - Center for Growth Markets - Haas School of Business
University University of California Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Application Deadline 12/13/2021
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Economics
    Business - General

Director of Research Operations - Center for Growth Markets - Haas School of Business

The Center for Growth Markets (CGM) is a research center housed within the Institute for Business Innovation at the Haas School of Business. It focuses on researching growth and development challenges in fast-moving economies across the world. The Center provides intellectual leadership and creates actionable research and knowledge related to business and economic development in growth markets. CGM facilitates collaboration between UC Berkeley researchers and corporate partners, academic institutions, and policy makers. For more information about CGM, please see

UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business offers a unique opportunity to champion new ideas, collaborate across boundaries, and continually learn in a workplace committed to increasing diversity and creating a welcoming environment for all. Our distinctive culture is captured within our four Defining Leadership Principles: Question the Status Quo, Confidence Without Attitude, Students Always, and Beyond Yourself. These principles distinguish Berkeley Haas as a unique environment, conducive to teamwork, collaboration, and career growth.

Duties of Position
  • Implement business processes. Develops and maintains research gathering, retrieval and reporting systems.
  • Develops and implements procedures to collect, evaluate, and manage data.
  • Plans studies, including the design of survey instruments and determining the sampling and reporting procedures.
  • In coordination with center faculty director, designs research studies.
  • Collaborates on the design, documentation, testing and implementation of research studies.
  • Develops systems for organizing data to analyze, identify and report trends.
  • Gathers and analyzes research data; prepares and summarizes information and/or recommendations.
  • Manages and coordinates activities with research partners, including high-level representatives of corporate, government, and nonprofit organizations.
  • Researches funding opportunities and writes grant and contract applications for research funding.
  • Manages and coordinates activities with internal research project stakeholders, including faculty, staff, and students.
  • Writes or contributes to research reports, white papers, working papers, policy recommendations, and other research outputs.
  • May be involved in researching, evaluating and selecting new data reporting products.
  • Prepares reports and/or analysis for both internal department constituents and external stakeholders
  • Reviews and summarizes relevant theoretical and empirical literature.

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