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The Immigrant Learning Center is hiring a full-time Research Associate to its Public Education Institute team to augment its mission of educating Americans on the economic and social contributions of immigrants. The Research Associate will create fact sheets, help coordinate research projects, presentations and webinars, and broaden local and national partnerships. The Research Associate reports to the Director of the Public Education Institute and will work closely with the Communications department. We seek a Massachusetts-based candidate who can work remotely until it is safe to return to offices. 

 

Responsibilities:  

Contribute to the Institute’s research projects including developing fact sheets, writing abstracts in coordination with volunteers, and writing research-based blog posts. 

Develop and strengthen external partnerships, helping expand the Institute’s local and national reach and depth of connections. 

Update data on The ILC’s website as well as the Immigration Research Library (www.immigrationresearch.org), and expand the number of data sources/insights. 

Help organize and host online and in-person events such as webinars, panels, workshops and conference presentations. 

Seek out opportunities to present and collaborate. 

Strengthen overall project management of the Institute and coordination with all of its partners. 

Other duties as assigned. 

 

Skills, Abilities, Competencies: 

Proven track record of understanding and using research, with experience in disaggregating data an asset 

Comfort using data from different sources (e.g. Census, American Community Survey, Bureau of Labor Statistics, existing research)  

Exceptional written and oral communications skills 

Excellent project management skills, with a proven ability to take initiative and find creative solutions 

Ability to convey research in ways that are accessible to a range of audiences 

Ability to give and receive criticism constructively, and work to and meet tight deadlines under pressure 

A sense of humor, team spirit and ability to adapt to changing circumstances  

U.S. work authorization required

The Immigrant Learning Center is hiring a full-time Research Associate to its Public Education Institute team to augment its mission of educating Americans on the economic and social contributions of immigrants. The Research…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Salary

$51,000 - $51,000

Benefits

This is a full-time, non-exempt position with an annual salary of $51,000 and paid vacation and sick time. Health insurance is available.  

This is a full-time, non-exempt position with an annual salary of $51,000 and paid vacation and sick time. Health insurance is available.  

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Malden, MA
Associated Location
442 Main Street, Malden, MA 02148

How to Apply

To apply, please email a cover letter, resume and writing sample to: public.education@ilctr.org 

Review of applications will begin immediately. No phone calls please. 

To apply, please email a cover letter, resume and writing sample to: public.education@ilctr.org 

Review of applications will begin immediately. No phone calls please. 

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