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Research Analyst

Council on Developmental Disabilities

Open for Recruitment: November 9, 2017 - November 24, 2017
Announcement # 05451082047
Salary Range: $15.87 - $19.50 per hour -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Location(s): Boise

The Idaho Council on Developmental Disabilities (ICDD) is currently recruiting for a Research Analyst in Boise. This position will conduct research and analyze results to accurately reflect the perspectives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.

ICDD is seeking a candidate with qualitative and quantitative research skills with the ability to analyze and report data. The qualified candidate will be responsible for federal reporting requirements which include quarterly data collection, preparing annual reports, five year planning requirements, and project evaluation. Good knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel and Access, and excellent writing skills are desired.

This position will be required to travel within Idaho based on the data collection needs of the Council.

This announcement will be used to fill the current vacancy in Boise only. If you have previously applied for Research Analyst and wish to be considered for this vacancy, you must reapply under this announcement. Previous scores will not be used.


  • Develop tools for collection of data
  • Collect data through various survey options including web based, paper, and phone surveys
  • Identify erroneous or questionable data using established methods and procedures to ensure quality of data collected
  • Develop and maintain data collection tools
  • Database development and maintenance
  • Provide summary reports to management for use in decision making and program improvement/development
  • Identify problems with reporting systems and recommend changes
  • Edit and compile data manually or by computer program
  • Review and correct data ensuring output is consistent with study
  • Draft report of findings into format appropriate to various users
  • Respond to requests for information on current and potential use of data and research system
  • Assist in the development of training related to data input, analysis, and application
  • Respond to requests for information on current and potential use of data and research system

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of research methods and principles of statistics
  • Experience writing analytical (research) reports or materials
  • Experience using statistical software or spreadsheet software to perform statistical analysis

Additional Qualifications: Are not required; however, having the minimum qualifications and the education and/or experience below will increase your score.

  • Good knowledge of survey methodology. Typically gained by at least one year of related experience utilizing various survey methodologies.
  • Experience interpreting and communicating research outcomes to stakeholders. Typically gained by at least one year of related experience.
  • Experience working with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Typically gained by at least one year of related experience.


There is an exam for this position to determine an applicant's eligibility. Click the "Preview Exam" button below to review the exam. You must receive a score of 66 to pass this exam. If at any time during the screening/testing process your responses or resume do not support the answers you provided, your name will be removed from the register.

How to Apply:

Click on any Apply Online button and follow the instructions provided to complete the Application Checklist and Exam for this position. When updating your online application information, please select Council on Developmental Disabilities under "Agencies", full-time under "Job Type/Shift", and Boise under "Cities".

About The Idaho Council on Developmental Disabilities (ICDD):

The ICDD works to bring about social and policy change that promote the capacity of Idahoans with developmental disabilities and their families to determine, access, and direct the services and supports they need to live the lives they choose, and to build the community’s ability to support their choice.

The ICDD serves as an advocate for all persons with developmental disabilities. We are charged with creating systems change for people with developmental disabilities and their families by increasing opportunities for independence, inclusion, integration, productivity, and self-determination. Activities include public policy research and analysis, reform, project demonstrations, leadership development, and training.

For more information, click here to see our Facebook page.


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At the discretion of the appointing authority, compensatory time off may be provided in lieu of overtime cash compensation.

Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources.