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The Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality's Economic Security and Opportunity Initiative (ESOI) works with policy makers, researchers, practitioners, and advocates to develop effective policies and practices to alleviate poverty and inequality in the United States. Areas of research include policies, programs, and practices related to tax and benefits, jobs and education, health and human service delivery, and democracy, all with a cross-cutting focus on racial and gender equity.
The Policy & Data Analyst conducts quantitative research and high level policy analysis, identifies policy issues to explore, and collects and analyzes data, reporting findings, and proposing new ideas for addressing problems on a wide range of issues relating to economic security and opportunity. S/he helps develop and test quantitative methodologies, and conducts careful, robust research and analysis. The incumbent represents the center at public events, in the media, and in external meetings, supporting the center's external communications priorities and activities. Reporting to the Senior Policy Analyst and working under project supervision of other Senior Analysts and Directors, the Policy & Data Analyst has additional duties that include but are not limited to:
Oversees quantitative research and writing on a range of issues relating to poverty and inequality.
Manages data collection, compilation, analysis, interpretation, visualization, and communication.
Supports and oversees policy assistants, RAs, and interns on quantitative projects.
Development, Communications, and Operations
Oversees work planning, capacity building, internal and external coordination, project management, and team collaboration.
Provides development support for proposals, reports, budgets, and meetings.
Oversees communications and media outreach and support.
Requirements and Qualifications
A Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
3-5 years of experience with quantitative research and policy analysis
A commitment to GCPIESOl's mission with the ability to develop sound research methodologies and collect, synthesize, analyze, and interpret data
Knowledge of a broad range of economic security issues with race, class, and gender equity and inclusion experience, skills, and values
Self-driven work ethic & initiative and strong capacity for collaboration
Ability to manage a high volume of work with efficiency with excellent writing and communication skills
Strong attention to detail and accuracy with flexibility and enthusiasm for learning
Facility with public use data (such as Current Population Survey, American Community Survey, and National Health Interview Survey)
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