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Abt Associates Behavioral Health Senior Analyst in Atlanta, Georgia

Behavioral Health Senior Analyst


Abt Associates seeks a qualified Senior Analyst with behavioral health experience ( either mental and/or substance use disorder) to join a support evaluation, research and technical assistance projects funded by SAMHSA and other agencies supporting behavioral health work. This mid-level position requires superior research and writing competencies and skills. This is an ideal position for someone with a strong behavioral and public health background interested in applying their knowledge and skills to a range of research projects.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Work with teams to design and implement evaluation, research and technical assistance studies, surveys, and interventions

  • Conduct systematic reviews of literature

  • Research and write about specific evidence-based interventions related to treatment of mental health and substance use disorder

  • Conduct qualitative and/or quantitative data analysis

  • Summarize findings in tables, figures and maps and communicates information

  • Contribute to manuscripts and presentations for internal and external audiences

  • Create and manage study databases, train users, and develop procedure manuals

  • Perform project management tasks

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Preferred Skills / Prerequisites

The following characteristics are essential for this position:

  • Background in mental health and/or substance use disorder

  • Excellent writing and communication skills

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite

  • Ability to present oneself in a professional manner to and on behalf of clients

The following characteristics are highly desirable for this position:

  • Understanding of federal government policies and programs

  • Experience writing proposals for federal clients

  • Familiarity with one or more analytic tools and software (e.g., SAS, SPSS, Python, R and/or NVivo, Dedoose)

  • Previous experience working with SAMHSA or other federal agency

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree + Five years of relevant experience, or Master’s Degree + Three years of relevant experience, or PhD

The position offers an anticipated base salary of approximately $69,118 to $110,589 and may vary by ten percent depending on candidate geographical location. Salary offers are made based on internal equity and market analysis.

Abt Associates is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce. Abt Associates provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits. Local candidates strongly encouraged to apply.

Disclaimer: Abt Associates will never ask candidates for money in exchange for an offer of employment.