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Associate/Consulting Associate - Labor & Employment

Company: Charles River Associates
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

About Charles River Associates
For over 50 years, Charles River Associates has been a premier consulting firm that offers employees a place to learn from a diverse group of consultants, industry experts, and academics. At CRA you will be exposed to leading minds who use economic, financial, and business analysis to solve complex real-world problems for an impressive roster of clients, including major law firms, Fortune 100 companies, and government agencies. Through a collegial environment, formal and informal training opportunities, and a broad array of professional development resources, your experience at CRA will open doors for your career.
CRA'sprovides expertise and support in a wide range of litigation disputes involving employment processes such as compensation, hiring, promotion, termination, and the role of gender, race, ethnicity and age in employment practices. Our clients, which include preeminent law firms, Fortune 500 companies, and government agencies, come to us for our technical skills, rigorous analysis, and expert insight to understand all aspects of their employment data. We also assist employers by conducting proactive studies of employment and contracting practices, monitoring consent decrees and settlement agreements, and designing systems to track employment practices.
Our Commitment to Diversity
Charles River Associates is an equal opportunity employer. As part of our focus on equity and inclusion, we work to ensure a fair and consistent hiring process. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to an inclusive work environment.
Your Responsibilities
Your specific responsibilities may include:

  • Programming, model building, regression and data analysis in statistical analysis programs (either Stata, SAS, or R)
  • Reviewing, processing, and constructing datasets that serve as inputs to these analyses, including company time-keep, applicant tracking, performance, and HRIS data
  • Performing labor market research
  • Reviewing and summarizing documents
  • Participating in analysis design, project management and report preparation
  • Ensuring reliability of analysis through quality control review

    We are looking for curious, analytical, highly-motivated candidates with 2-5 years of full-time, professional experience programming in Stata, SAS, R or Python. The ideal candidate will have focused undergraduate and/or graduate study coursework in programming languages, and mathematics or economics. We value knowledge of economic and statistical concepts, research experience, quantitative ability, exceptional English written and oral communication skills, and a high level of initiative. We expect Associates and Consulting Associates to use data to solve client problems, work collaboratively with a team, effectively manage their time and prioritize tasks, and take pride and ownership in their work.
    To Apply
    To be considered for this position, please submit your cover letter, resume, and transcripts (can be unofficial) to this posting.
    Work Location, Flexibility, and COVID Safety
    We believe that an in-person environment provides the best opportunity for CRA to deliver on its promise of career growth and development for all colleagues. That said, CRA values the health, safety, and wellbeing of our colleagues and will require proof of vaccination for employment with CRA US offices (except in the case of medical or religious exemption) and proof of vaccination for entry to our Toronto office. We provide our colleagues with the flexibility to periodically work from home, but expect new employees to be in the office at least four days per week. Due to the changing nature and impact of COVID, our protocols are fluid and may change in accordance with government and regulatory guidance. For those who begin the interview process with CRA, your recruiting point of contact will be available to answer any questions about work location and COVID safety you may have.
    We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer (EEO/AAE): Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled.

Keywords: Charles River Associates, Chicago , Associate/Consulting Associate - Labor & Employment, Human Resources , Chicago, Illinois

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