The Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) is the nation’s preeminent think tank committed to achieving economic equity for women and eliminating structural and institutional barriers to women’s full participation in the workforce and society.
IWPR’s mission is to build knowledge and evidence to support policies that help grow women’s economic power and influence in society, close inequality gaps, and improve the economic security and well-being of girls, women, and families. We generate the ideas that build power and economic equity for all women.
Statement on Racial Equity and Intersectionality
At IWPR, we believe social and economic mobility in the United States is determined and influenced by race, ethnicity, class, gender identity, sexual orientation, and other markers of difference. In working to achieve economic equity and to better understand the experiences of all women in the workforce and in society, we use both racial equity and intersectional frameworks in our research and analysis to help generate strategies and solutions that are grounded in the economic realities of women and families. We also prioritize building an inclusive and welcoming work environment that values the diverse perspectives and experiences of staff in its research and efforts to improve gender and racial equity.
The Managing Director, Research & Action Hub is responsible for leading to IWPR’s new research and action hub that works to accelerate women’s power and influence in society and in the workforce; build the long-term economic security of women and families; and build an eco-system of research and policy centers designed to magnify impact and leverage research and evidence to grow women’s economic, political and social power. They will also be responsible for providing and managing grants to U.S. based research and policy centers for commissioned original research; building and managing a learning community of diverse stakeholders and leaders; and will help to shape IWPR’s editorial voice through original writing and opinion editorials, and research.
The Managing Director, Research & Action Hub is a forward-thinking, goal-oriented collaborative leader. They have excellent writing and editing skills and possess deep knowledge and experience with racial equity and intersectional frameworks and approaches and knows how to analyze economic and related data using these frameworks; They also have experience with translating high-level research for broad audiences and working across programs to achieve high impact.
This position is based in Washington, DC and is full-time, exempt. The Managing Director, Research & Action Hub reports to the Vice President of Research.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Strategy, Vision, and Leadership
Research and Policy Experience
Program and Research Management
Other Professional and Personal Qualities
Education and Experience
7+ years related experience managing high-level projects and programs. A PhD or equivalent experience/expertise in a related field (e.g., economics, sociology, political science, public policy, law etc.) is required.
$115,000 to $150,000 and will be commensurate with experience. IWPR provides competitive salaries and a generous benefits package.
Individuals from underrepresented groups encouraged to apply. IWPR is an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.
The Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) is the nation’s preeminent think tank committed to achieving economic equity for women and eliminating structural and institutional barriers to women’s full participation in the…