Economic Forecaster I - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States


Detailed Job Description

Using knowledge of economics and statistics, the Economic Forecaster will (i) download and maintain databanks, (ii) engage in basic economic forecasting and analysis, (iii) build Excel tables for county profiles and workforce development projects, (iv) assist with updating monthly and quarterly databanks, and (v) assist with contract research, economic impact studies, and other socioeconomic-related projects. The position holder will work in a team environment. Position is funded on an annual basis.

Required Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree in Economics, Statistics, or Business related field and two (2) years' experience in database management, basic and intermediate level economic forecasting, and data collection and analysis, OR a Master's degree in Economics, Statistics, or related Business field.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's degree and experience a plus. 57 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 32614.44 Midpoint - $ 47299.20

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Keyword Phrases

  • Ctr for Business and Econ Research
  • Economic Forecaster I
  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
  • Economic and Business Development
  • Other Administrative
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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