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Research Assistant, Center on Extremism

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Anti-Defamation League
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New York, NY
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Published 16 days ago

POSITION TITLE: Research Assistant, Center on Extremism

REPORTS TO: Senior Associate Director, Center on Extremism

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: None

LOCATION: Anywhere ADL has an office; East Coast preferred

GRADE/CLASS: Grade C, Non-Exempt, Non-Union

 

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION:

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is the leading anti-hate organization in the world. Founded in 1913 in response to an escalating climate of antisemitism and bigotry, its timeless mission is to stop the defamation of the Jewish people and secure justice and fair treatment to all. Today, ADL continues to fight antisemitism and all forms of hate using innovation and partnerships to drive impact. ADL’s ultimate goal is a world in which no individual or community suffers from bias, discrimination or hate.  

ADL CEO Jonathan Greenblatt—an accomplished leader and entrepreneur in the corporate, public, and nonprofit sectors—was recruited to the organization in July 2015. He has injected new energy and brought a bold vision to the agency. Under Jonathan’s leadership, ADL is transforming itself, upgrading its capabilities and pioneering new horizons.   

 

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

The Center on Extremism (COE) Research Assistant will conduct basic research into extremism, antisemitism, and hate to populate COE databases and share with other COE staff.

Responsibilities

Primary: 

  • Monitor, research, and evaluate large volumes of information from multiple sources pertaining to extremism, antisemitism, and hate.
  • Populate COE databases with essential content, categories, and records.
  • Summarize relevant data and share with COE Analysts, Investigative Researchers, and management
  • Help maintain quality and integrity of COE database content.
  • Provide additional research support as requested on other issues dealt with by the Center on Extremism.

Qualifications

Skills

  • Ability to read, understand, and summarize large volumes of information on a daily basis
  • Facility with information management tools
  • Understanding of taxonomies and ability to categorize data accordingly
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, and ability to work in teams 

Work Experience

  • 1-3 years of experience with research and data entry preferred.
  • Established familiarity with issues related to extremism preferred.

Education

  • B.A. degree or equivalent experience 

Work Environment:

  • Office environment
  • Flexibility to work additional hours when necessary to complete work assignments
  • ADL COVID-19 Protocol (updated periodically)ADL is adhering to CDC, State, local, and Federal orders regarding COVID-19. ADL will require that all employees are vaccinated with exceptions for medical and religious accommodations. ADL may require proof of vaccination. This role will start as a remote position but may transition to a hybrid environment when offices reopen.  

Compensation: 

  • This position is a Grade C1, which has an average salary range of $56,000 - $68,000. This salary range is reflective of a position in New York, New York. Please note that salaries are commensurate with experience, and since ADL has a location-based compensation structure, there may be a different range for candidates in other locations.  

ADL values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply. ADL is an equal opportunity employer. Recruitment, hiring, promotions and other terms, conditions and privileges of employment shall be maintained in a manner which does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, marital status, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or military status, or in violation of any applicable Federal, state or local laws.  

ADL will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation to support the interview process, please contact Talent & Knowledge at talentacquisition@adl.org 

ADL will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and all other applicable State, Local, and Federal laws. 

POSITION TITLE: Research Assistant, Center on Extremism

REPORTS TO: Senior Associate Director, Center on Extremism

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: None

LOCATION: Anywhere ADL has an office; East Coast preferred

GRADE/CLASS: Grade C, Non-Exempt…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Compensation

USD 37,000 - USD 68,000
Please note that salaries are commensurate with experience, and since ADL has a location-based compensation structure, there may be a different range for candidates in other locations.

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
605 3rd Avenue, New York, NY 10158, United States

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume using the provided link.

Please submit your cover letter and resume using the provided link.

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