The Conference Board is looking for a part-time (Contract position) statistician/economist to work with senior research staff to develop time series indicators that effectively measure U.S. labor market conditions at the national and sub-national geographic levels.

Position Summary

Consult research team on statistical methods for developing a monthly time series that robustly estimates labor demand at the U.S. national level, and state and major metropolitan statistical areas, using a combination of proprietary data and large government and economic surveys. As a consultant, the statistician/economist will work to define a framework for developing the time series, including sample design and benchmarking to government surveys, and participate in the testing of the series.

Desired Qualifications and Requirements

  • Substantial years of experience working with large economic surveys and knowledge of labor market metrics required.
  • Programming experience using SAS strongly desired.

To start immediately, this role will be flexible in terms of work hours (approximately 15-35% of working time) and location, with the option of working remotely, and is expected to last for six to twelve months. We are looking for a high level expert and the compensation will be appropriate.

Please send your resume or CV, along with a cover letter to: