The McNair Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Growth at the Baker Institute researches the effects of existing law and policy on private entrepreneurship and identifies best practices among governments for a vibrant small business and startup sector. The center also surveys academic research and legal scholarship for insights on problems of business, law and economics that lend themselves to public policy solutions. The center proposes changes to law and policy based on its research. The work of the center is nonpartisan.
The Research Manager is primarily responsible for overseeing and conducting research that contributes to policy proposals published by the center, planning center events and handling the administrative operations of the center. The Research Manager's work focuses on subject matter within his/her experience and interests and within the center's mission; the general topics within the center's mission are business success, entrepreneurial ecosystems, economic growth, government regulation and tax policy.
The day-to-day work of the Research Manager consists of overseeing and participating in research of several ongoing projects. The Manager will undertake specific research assignments and direct the work of student interns. S/he partners with the center's director and staff on the presentation of salient data and the writing of connected reports.
The Research Manager assists the center's director in the administration of the center, including budget tracking, expense reporting and onboarding student interns and other staff. S/he interacts with Baker Institute staff on finance, human resources, event planning and development matters.
Position Status: Full-Time
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Internal Number: 20152
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