New America’s Education Policy Program seeks a policy analyst or senior policy analyst for our higher education program with a strong interest and background in higher education policy.
The analyst will evaluate education data, legislation, and programs, and design and implement research projects to identify and/or develop promising reform strategies that improve quality, transparency, and equity in higher education. Additionally, we expect the analyst to help effectively communicate ideas to policymakers, educators, the media, and other key audiences, including through writing compelling policy papers and holding public events.
New America is a nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy institute that invests in new thinkers and new ideas to address the next generation of challenges facing the United States. The Education Policy Program uses original research and policy analysis to solve the nation’s critical education problems, serving as a trusted source of objective analysis and innovative ideas for policymakers, educators, and the public at large. We engage in longer-term research and react to the policy issues of the day. The ideal candidate is intellectually curious, entrepreneurial, and able to help form new ideas in federal higher education policy.
Qualifications and Requirements:
Submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample (up to 6 pages) by September 7, 2018. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Salary commensurate with experience; excellent benefits.
No phone calls or emails, please.
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