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Workforce Policy Director

Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies


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Published 13 days ago

February 1, 2021
December 25, 2020
$90,000 - $125,000

The Joint Center’s growing program on the Future of Black Workers develops and disseminates data and solutions to mitigate challenges and maximize opportunities for Black workers.  


The Director will lead the Joint Center’s program on the Future of Black Workers to provide leadership on the national debate. The Director will be responsible for coordinating activities to examine the changing nature of work for Black workers, including how automation, higher education, and evolving social contracts between employers and employees affect the advancement of Black workers. The Director will work with other members of the Joint Center team to build a research and policymaking agenda that leads to increasing the socioeconomic status of Black workers.  


Key Responsibilities include: 

 

  • Develop, implement, and manage the production and distribution of various written products—such as reports, issue briefs, columns, and op-eds—that translate complex issues, policies, and analyses into digestible information for different audiences.


  • Represent the Joint Center in media and at conferences, public events, legislative hearings, and other meetings.
  • Build, maintain, and convene networks of external stakeholders, including advocates, scholars, philanthropists, and policymakers who are interested in issues affecting Black workers.
  • Build, manage, and grow a team of internal and external experts to support and grow the impact of the Joint Center’s Future of Black Workers program.
  • Work with the Vice President of Development to engage in donor research, relationship management, and solicitation activities to ensure the sustainability and growth of the program.
  • Serve as a member of the Joint Center’s leadership team, ensuring that the Joint Center’s work has maximum impact in service of Black communities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


The Joint Center’s growing program on the Future of Black Workers develops and disseminates data and solutions to mitigate challenges and maximize opportunities for Black workers.  


The Director will lead the Joint Center’s program on the…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Master's Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

Excellent benefits package that includes health, vision, dental, and life insurance.

Excellent benefits package that includes health, vision, dental, and life insurance.

Location

Washington, DC

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, a listing of relevant published works with hyperlinks (e.g., policy reports, policy briefs, and shorter works like newspaper commentaries and blog posts), and a listing of relevant media or event appearances (with hyperlinks to any video or audio available) as one document to the Joint Center at recruiting@jointcenter.org in PDF format with “Workforce Policy Director” in the subject line. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, and a hiring decision will be made as soon as the appropriate candidate is identified. No phone calls please.

Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, a listing of relevant published works with hyperlinks (e.g., policy reports, policy briefs, and shorter works like newspaper…

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