Oregon Nurses Association

Oregon Nurses Association


Strategic Researcher

Based in Tualatin, OR


Position Title: Strategic Researcher
Department: Administration
Supervisor’s Title: Chief of Staff
Status: Exempt

The Strategic Researcher will be part of a team of professionals that works to empower nurses and healthcare professionals to advocate for themselves, their patients, their families, and their communities.

This position will conduct research and provide analytic support for the collective bargaining program and other ONA priorities. They will provide support in the identification, development, and advancement of campaigns and initiatives that maximize the power of nurses and healthcare workers at the bargaining table, increases ONA representation of our members, and helps move policy at the State to advance the vision of ONA members.

Education: Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Economics, Business, Health Policy, or other related Social Science discipline is required. Master’s Degree preferred.

Experience: Minimum of 4 years, with 6+years preferred.

  • Experience researching and analyzing employer, industry, and government data. Prior experience with legislative/regulatory research and financial analysis is strongly desired.
  • Extensive experience with advanced research techniques, including computerized information-gathering. Mastery of complex computer applications and extensive mathematical and computational skills are strongly desired.
  • Professional work experience with labor unions is highly desired, but not required.

This is a full time, exempt position. The salary is based on applicable years of experience applied to the wage scale outlined in the union staff ’s collective bargaining agreement.

Beginning July 1, the salary range for this position will increase to $94,807 to $140,620, with a starting rate between $94,807 and $112,495 for qualified candidates.

ONA also offers an exceptional benefits package including employer contributions (90%) to medical, dental and vision premiums, as well as employer paid long and short-term disability and life insurance. Opportunity to enroll in 401K plan after 6 months of employment which includes a 3% employer contribution, with additional longevity contributions after 5 years. Union members are also enrolled in a union pension plan. Annual PTO is 25 vacation days, 8 personal days and 12 sick leave days.

ONA is deeply committed to diversity and inclusion in its hiring practices. We are an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Our employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected status. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.

To apply for this position, please upload your application that includes a résumé and cover letter here: https://secure.entertimeonline.com/ta/ONAG18.careers?ShowJob=369451457

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