Research Data Analyst (RDA) I/II and Research Data Specialist (RDS) I/II/III (Multiple Positions)

California Department of Finance
Date Posted:  December 23, 2021
Closing Date:  January 10, 2022

The Department of Finance is accepting applications through January 10, 2022 for multiple Research Data Analyst (RDA) I/II and Research Data Specialist (RDS) I/II/III positions in Sacramento, California. Under the general direction of the Chief Economist and the Research Data Manager, the incumbents will assist the Economic Research Unit with producing the official economic forecasts for California, analyzing the economic impact of various enacted and proposed policies, producing memos for the Director of Finance and the Governor’s Office on current economic issues, organizing and participating in Finance’s biannual economic forecast conference attended by top forecasters across the state, staffing the Governor’s Council of Economic Advisors, and reviewing regulatory impacts from California agencies proposing new regulations. Finance is the Governor’s chief fiscal policy adviser, and seeks to promote long-term economic sustainability and responsible resource allocation. The Economic Research Unit is responsible for California’s official economic forecast which is used for the administration’s official revenue forecast and budget development process. Please access the recruitment bulletins at the following links (link and link)  to obtain more detailed information regarding eligibility requirements, the application process, the selection process, and upcoming informational sessions. If you have any questions about this opportunity, the state hiring process, or want to learn more about the Department of Finance, please contact Nguyet Nguyen at (916) 323-4071 or