Minnesota Nurses Association
345 Randolph Avenue #200, St. Paul, MN  55102
Fax: 651-695-7000  Web: www.mnnurses.org

Strategic Researcher

Based in St. Paul, MN

POSITION TITLE: Strategic Researcher
DATE: January 10, 2017
ACCOUNTABLE TO: Director of Governmental and Community Relations
AVAILABLE: Immediately

Works to promote and achieve the goals and priorities of the Minnesota Nurses Association (MNA). This position provides professional and technical expertise and strategic recommendations to organizers and labor representatives working on contract campaigns and also provides data and budget analysis to political organizers and lobbyist within the Government Affairs Department. Duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Creating and managing databases including Excel, Access and VAN;
  • Collecting and analyzing data from both public and private sources;
  • Perform in-depth corporate, financial and power structure research;
  • Presenting researching findings in both written and oral reports;
  • Responding accurately and timely to information requests;
  • Help design and execute campaign strategy and tactics;
  • Data mining and geo-mapping;
  • Ability to research Minnesota and federal statutes and legislation;
  • Understanding Minnesota governmental budgets and hospital funding streams;
  • Ability to do accurate data analysis under short timelines and to synthesize complicated analysis into an easily understandable format;


Education: Bachelor’s degree is preferred in economics or business statistics with demonstrated ability in quantitative or qualitative research. The MNA will also consider a combination of education and experience that demonstrates an applicant’s knowledge of research techniques and processes and knowledge of quantitative techniques and analysis. Familiarity with corporate research and corporate campaigns a must.

Ability to work occasional weekends, irregular hours and occasional travel.

SALARY: Per MNASO Local 1, Unit 2 Contract Agreement. MNA is an EEO/AA Employer.

CONTACT: Send your resume to Cynthia Campos at Cynthia.Campos@mnnurses.org.

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