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Policy Associate, Higher Education Accountability

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The Century Foundation
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Washington, DC
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Published 15 days ago

The Century Foundation (TCF), a progressive, independent think tank, seeks a policy associate to support the higher education team’s work on issues of college accountability and consumer protection. The policy associate would provide research and administrative support to TCF fellows, with the potential for some independent research and writing. 

This full-time position will be based in Washington, D.C. when TCF resumes in-person operations. 

Duties:

  • Provide research and analysis support on issues in postsecondary education accountability, and other issues as assigned. 
  • Write background memos with findings and recommendations, and provide brief to fellows and others as assigned. 
  • Develop and/or edit draft commentaries and reports as assigned by fellows. Participate in external meetings and social media efforts as assigned.
  • Assist with administrative needs of the team and TCF. 
  • If commensurate with the program needs and the candidate’s skills and knowledge, author commentaries and/or reports. 

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated skills in research and analysis, both qualitative and quantitative. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to higher education quality or access for historically excluded populations. 
  • A demonstrated commitment to progressive values and racial equity.

Apply:

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and copies of (or links to) at least two writing samples. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis starting July 12. 

The Century Foundation is committed to diversity and building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds. Everyone is encouraged to apply, including women, LGBTQ people, non-gender conforming individuals, people of color, and people with disabilities.

Special Note: This is a grant funded position.

The Century Foundation (TCF), a progressive, independent think tank, seeks a policy associate to support the higher education team’s work on issues of college accountability and consumer protection. The policy associate would provide…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
Washington, DC, USA

How to Apply

Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and copies of (or links to) at least two writing samples. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis starting July 12. 

The Century Foundation is committed to diversity and building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds. Everyone is encouraged to apply, including women, LGBTQ people, non-gender conforming individuals, people of color, and people with disabilities.

Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and copies of (or links to) at least two writing samples. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis starting July 12. 

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