1) Assists with the coordination of research activities, as well as managing timelines and project deliverables.
2) Conducts site visits to partner program sites to collect field research data, monitor project progress, and maintain consistent interfacing with partner agencies.
3) Supports with project-related writing, such as research results, memos, and pitches. This may include drafting, proofing, formatting, and creating tables and graphs.
4) Assists in writing grant proposals and preparing presentations targeting both policymakers and academic audiences.
5) Writes human subjects permission protocols and amendments for IRB permission, and obtains other research permits as needed.
1) Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
2) Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet tight deadlines.
3) Ability to work both independently and as a team member.
4) Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
5) Knowledge and understanding of criminal justice and/or education policy context in New York City.
6) Ability to work discretely with sensitive and confidential data.
7) Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint skills.
1) Bachelor's degree in economics, sociology, public policy, government, sociology, education, or other relevant field.
1) A minimum of one year of research experience (research experience gained in school would be relevant.)
2) Experience working in criminal justice or education.
1) Cover Letter
3) Writing Samples
4) Three Professional References
5) Unofficial Transcripts
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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