The Center for New York City Affairs (CNYCA) at The New School/Milano is seeking a dynamic and highly motivated Assistant Director for the Center’s Covid-19 Economic Recovery Project. This full-time position manages economic research, policy research and development, student research assistants, and organizational partnerships. This position reports to the Senior Director for Fiscal and Economic Policy.
CNYCA is an applied policy research organization that works where people’s lives intersect with government and community organizations to illuminate the impact of public policy on the lives of individuals and communities. Our research focuses on rigorous analysis, practical solutions, and provides real-time feedback for policymakers, providers, and communities.
The New York City Covid-19 Economic Recovery Project builds on three reports prepared by the Center that have analyzed the unique nature and extent of the worker and business dislocations created by the pandemic. The Recovery Project will continue to monitor the New York City economic and employment landscape as it reopens, call attention to the rising need for economic assistance, and work with the workforce development community and policymakers on programmatic and policy solutions. Our work combines economic analysis with policy responses to immediate needs and that address structural issues undergirding racial and economic disparities in the labor market.
This position is funded by and contingent upon external fundraising beyond the first year. This position is also benefit eligible.
- Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years of relevant experience.
- Experience in using SPSS, SAS, Stata or R in large economic data set management and analysis.
- Ability to apply rigorous analysis to complex issues, including strong quantitative skills and familiarity with using major public data sets.
- Ability to engage leaders and staff in community based organizations and government agencies.
- Ability to write clearly and succinctly and to make oral presentations.
- Active listener, respectful of the contributions of others.
- Skilled problem-solver.
The Center for New York City Affairs (CNYCA) at The New School/Milano is seeking a dynamic and highly motivated Assistant Director for the Center’s Covid-19 Economic Recovery Project. This full-time position manages economic research…
In addition to a dynamic and progressive work environment, The New School offers a competitive benefits package, including medical and dental insurance, retirement plans, flexible spending accounts and a tuition waiver. We encourage a healthy work/life balance and offer employee assistance services, health and well-being programs and over four weeks of vacation time per year.
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In addition to a dynamic and progressive work environment, The New School offers a competitive benefits package, including medical and dental insurance, retirement plans…