Executive / senior industry position
PSEA is a professional education association/labor organization representing members with an opening for Researcher based in Harrisburg, PA. The responsibilities of this position include strategizing and recommending Association positions regarding education funding and school finance reform(including taxation); assessing the financial condition of school districts to support bargaining; analyzing the impacts on LEA finances of changes in state revenue streams; developing and delivering expert testimony at fact-finding and arbitration proceedings. Important support responsibilities include conducting quantitative statistical analysis, analyzing all education funding related legislation for impact on employee pay and public education, and overseeing and coordinating the maintenance of databases and information support systems.
This position performs as an essential high-level research function for the Association. The employee has the primary responsibility for the conduct of original research to shape and formulate PSEA policy in all matters of school funding and finance. This includes the development of means to model the impacts of proposed changes. The position's over-arching purpose is:
(1) to strategize, develop, and effectively recommend Association positions on the broad spectrum of education funding and school finance reform issues (including all taxing and subsidy considerations) through drafted policy and legislation;
(2) to assess the financial condition of school districts to support bargaining; and
(3) analyze the impacts on Local Education Agencies (LEA) finances of changes in state revenue streams. Areas of specialization include, but are not limited to local tax reform, subsidy modeling, school district financial analysis, and school accounting.
If interested in applying for this position, send a letter of interest and resume not later than July 18 to: firstname.lastname@example.org.