Hanley Wood

Research Project Coordinator

4 weeks ago
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Research Project Coordinator

Austin, TX


Metrostudy is currently seeking a Research Project Coordinator.  The Research Project Coordinator will work directly under the local Research Manager in maintaining the proprietary real estate database.  This individual will perform periodic audits of county records, online, by phone, and in person.  He/She will obtain and update contact information from local building companies, research, and enter data for new home builder projects at the Research Manager’s direction. 


Other responsibilities will include reading county and city planning minutes, organizing subdivision plats/site maps, and preparing territory boxes for quarterly research.  The quarterly processing cycle falls around a holiday every quarter. (Easter/Spring Break, 4th of July, Labor Day, Christmas) Extended vacation time is not allowed during these periods.


At times the Research Project Coordinator will be required to travel to residential subdivisions and perform field research and data collection at county offices.


Major Job Responsibilities and Related Duties:


  • Audit municipal housing records in person, online, and by phone
  • Maintain relationships with local building companies
  • Enter data for new home builder projects and proactively correct data errors as needed
  • Review municipal real estate planning documents
  • Organize housing development site maps
  • Assist the Research Manager in preparing research materials for quarterly subdivision surveys
  • Perform quarterly field research and data collection as needed


Job Qualifications:

  • Ability to work independently on large, multi-faceted, deadline driven tasks
  • Strong time management, organizational skills, and attention to detail
  • Ability to formulate and execute basic internet searches and perform research in person municipal offices
  • Must have excellent communication skills
  • Strong computer and analytical abilities with proficiency using Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel
  • Ability to drive through residential subdivisions and perform subdivision field research; candidates must have access to car and have a clean driving record

Candidates who are offered the Research Project Coordinator position will be required to submit to a background check reviewing criminal and driving records, and verifying past employment and any educational programs completed.

About Hanley Wood

About Metrostudy:

Metrostudy, a Hanley Wood company, is the leading provider of primary and secondary market information to the housing and related industries nationwide. Metrostudy provides research, data, analytics and consulting services to help builders, developers, lenders, suppliers, retailers, utilities and others make investment and business decisions every day. Metrostudy is a Hanley Wood company.


You owe it to yourself to work for a dynamic company. Employee satisfaction is important to us, so we provide competitive compensation with a dynamic workplace setting. If you meet the required skills and qualifications and want to learn more, apply on line at http://www.hanleywood.com/careers.


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