EmploymentResearch Analyst (New York City)

About Us

Metis Associates is a national consulting firm based in New York City that delivers highly customized research and evaluation, grant writing, and data management with the mission to support public and private organizations in achieving positive results for the children, adults, families, and the communities they serve. For more than four decades, Metis has provided data-informed solutions across the social service sector, specializing in public education. We highly value our client relationships and are driven by a deep commitment to ensuring excellence in the services we provide. Our work is grounded with the core values of:

  • Social Justice: We believe in our clients’ missions and join them in working toward diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Diverse Perspectives: We value, seek out, and learn from people’s varying perspectives and lived experiences.
  • Relationship Longevity: We nurture strong, collegial, and long-lasting collaborations with our clients, partners, and each other.
  • Integrity: We aim for mutual accountability, respect, and trust as the basis for our interactions with each other and with our clients.
  • Flexibility: We are highly adaptive to the needs and priorities of our clients and our staff.
  • High Quality Work: We bring in-depth knowledge, rigorous technical expertise, and thought leadership to our projects.
  • Growth-Producing Environment: We foster a workplace environment that supports ongoing learning and professional development.
  • Innovation: We strive to cultivate fresh and creative approaches to our products and services.

Position Summary

The Research Analyst will be part of a team of researchers, statisticians, and grant writers. They will work on diverse projects in education (e.g., community schools, magnet schools, college and career access and success), youth development, victim and trauma services, and family and community support.

This is a full-time (40 HR/WK) position, and we will consider candidates that work a hybrid schedule or are 100% remote. Specifically, if the successful candidate lives within 75 miles of our lower Manhattan HQ, the position requires two days a week in the office. The responsibilities will include the following:

  • Conducting a wide range of research and evaluation tasks, typically across several concurrent projects. Activities include:
    • An Analyst will also be called on to manage small research projects and program evaluations, including interacting with client personnel, resource/budget management and supervision of project team members.
    • Assisting with developing data collection tools (e.g., surveys and interview protocols)
    • Conducting primary data collection (e.g., focus groups and interviews)
    • Programming online surveys
    • Writing literature reviews
    • Analyzing qualitative and quantitative data
  • Creating data dashboards (using Tableau), research briefs, data snapshots, infographics, and other visualizations (using Canva), and written reports.

About You

  • At least two years of relevant work experience
  • Master’s degree in a relevant field strongly preferred; bachelor’s degree required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English required
  • Strong knowledge of statistics, SPSS, and Excel
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment
  • Ability and willingness to travel and work overtime when needed

What We Offer

Compensation: $55,000-$65,000 annually, depending on experience and qualification AND

  • Comprehensive health, vision, dental, and 401K benefits
  • Annual paid time off days: 18 personal/vacation days, 10 sick days, 10 designated holidays, 3 discretionary holidays

Employment at Metis

We proudly offer employees a flexible and collaborative work environment, competitive salaries, and excellent benefits. Our team is a community that encourages employee learning and promotes professional growth and advancement. All team members are deeply committed to our mission, and senior staff members are committed to mentoring newer employees, sharing knowledge, and generating new ideas.

How to Apply

Explore our website to learn about our work, clients, and our team.


Metis Associates employs a diverse staff to comply with the law and because we value, seek out, and learn from people’s varying perspectives and lived experiences. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, and minority candidates are strongly urged to apply