Full job description

Research on US public benefit programs, including locating and interpreting local, state, and federal statutes and rules
Translating policy into programming code to expand and update NCCP’s Family Resource Simulator (FRS) tool, a publicly available policy analysis tool that estimates the impacts of public benefit programs and policy rules on the lives of low-income families. NCCP will provide training for this task
Conducting quantitative analyses on Census data and other data sets

Working closely with partners to ensure deliverables meet their needs
Work with NCCP staff to identify and pursue funding for FES-related and cross-team projects, including projects involving partnerships with other research centers at Bank Street
Communicate with external audiences about NCCP (e.g. through presentations, partnership activities), and help direct communication activities for the Center, including our website and product dissemination.

To apply for this job email your details to nccp@bankstreet.edu

About National Center for Children in Poverty

The National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP) at the Bank Street Graduate School of Education is seeking a Senior Research Associate, with expertise in policies that support the economic security and mobility of low-income families. NCCP, founded in 1989, conducts research and translates evidence into actionable recommendations that advocates and policymakers can use to improve the lives and futures of low-income children and their families. The senior research associate will be part of the Family Economic Security (FES) team. Bank Street has a growing research and policy capacity through several research centers. This position is largely funded through external funding.