The Center for Responsible Lending (CRL) is a nonprofit, non-partisan organization working to ensure a fair, inclusive financial marketplace that creates opportunities for all. Through research, legal analysis, policy development, and state and national advocacy engagement, CRL fights for economic equity for underserved communities—particularly Black and brown communities and low-to-middle income families. CRL’s staff reflect a collective commitment to eliminating systemic injustice in America’s financial services.
CRL provides a strong voice on both the state and national levels for these families to expand family wealth and financial stability through sustainable homeownership, affordable higher education, and support for small businesses, and protect their financial stability by preventing abusive products that trap families in debt and strip away their income, by ending payday lending and other predatory high- cost lending, exorbitant bank fees, and abusive debt collection practices.
CRL is an affiliate of Self-Help, a community development lender founded in 1980 that has provided more than $9 billion dollars in financing to help 164,000 low-wealth borrowers buy homes, build businesses, and strengthen community resources.
The Center for Responsible Lending is seeking a Researcher/Sr Researcher to be based in Durham, NC; Oakland, CA; or Washington, DC.
The Researcher/Sr Researcher will participate in the advancement of CRL’s mission by conducting research and policy analysis related to predatory lending and other abusive financial practices. The individual will be expected to participate in major quantitative and qualitative research projects from inception to publication. In addition, the Researcher will respond to short-term research requests from staff and will communicate with the public, regulators, researchers, and other policymakers about CRL’s research.
A Senior Researcher will also be expected to take a more active role in leading research projects and to work on some of the more complex research assignments.
Researchers will participate in the following:
In addition to the above, Sr Researchers will be expected to:
Credentials, Experience and Skills:
Candidates applying for the Researcher position should possess the following:
Candidates for the Sr Researcher position should possess the credentials, experience and skills noted above plus the following:
Competitive nonprofit compensation, based on experience, plus a generous benefits package.
Self-Help is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons, regardless of race, religion, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression (including transgender status), age, sexual orientation, military and veteran status, class or family status.
The Center for Responsible Lending (CRL) is a nonprofit, non-partisan organization working to ensure a fair, inclusive financial marketplace that creates opportunities for all. Through research, legal analysis, policy development, and…
Please apply to the listed position through the CRL/Self Help Career Site link posted below: