Job Opportunity: Researcher: Compensation, Benefits, and Education Issues

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Job Opportunity: Researcher: Compensation, Benefits, and Education Issues

PSEA is a professional education association/labor organization representing 181,000 members with an opening for Researcher: Compensation, Benefits, and Education Issues, based in Harrisburg, PA.

Materials for applicants:

To apply:

Send your resume to or by mail to:

Attn: HR
400 North 3rd Street
P.O. Box 1724
Harrisburg, PA 17105

All submissions must be received no later than May 10, 2019.

About the position

The responsibilities of this position include developing and analyzing salary schedule proposals and providing advice to staff and leadership; conducting statistical analyses of salary and health care databases; assembling data and conducting statistical analyses for key labor relations and education issues; reviewing and critiquing labor relations and education studies; developing and delivering expert testimony at fact-finding and arbitration proceedings; analyzing health care plans and developing strategies to improve or maintain benefits at lower costs.

Ideal candidates will possess an advanced degree in Labor Relations, Economics, Organizational Behavior or a relevant field of study. Candidates with a bachelor’s degree will be considered if they can demonstrate high levels of quantitative and statistical skills including experience analyzing large, complex datasets. The position also requires excellent computer knowledge (including a statistical package a plus), quantitative skills, and strong written and verbal skills.

PSEA provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package (medical, dental, etc.) for employee and dependents. We also provide a pension and 401k plan for our employees.

PSEA history

PSEA is a union representing the labor, policy, and professional interests of more than 181,000 members. The majority of our members are public school employees. PSEA also represents employees in private schools, colleges and universities, correctional facilities and health care institutions, retired employees, and students preparing for employment in education or health care. PSEA has been an advocate for public education, children, and our members’ professions since 1852.