Website Urban Institute
WorkRise Research Director
Flexible, Washington D.C. Preferred
About Urban Institute
At the nonprofit Urban Institute, we believe in the power of evidence to improve lives and strengthen communities. We encourage intellectual honesty, innovation, diversity, and mutual respect, and our analysis elevates the debate, wherever it takes place.
WorkRise, hosted by the Urban Institute, is a national platform for identifying, testing, and sharing bold ideas for transforming the labor market.
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The Research Director (Director) will join https://www.workrisenetwork.org/’s senior leadership team to lead the research component of WorkRise’s research-to-action platform. The Director will ensure that the evidence developed and elevated via the platform is aligned with the priorities identified by the inititative’s diverse networks of labor market stakeholders. In collaboration with the Engagement team, the Director will cultivate and nurture WorkRise’s growing network of external researchers across the United States.
We recognize that there is a spectrum of lived and professional experience that will set candidates up for success in this role. While no one candidate will have every experience outlined in the position description, ideal candidates will have the following professional and personal qualities, skills, and characteristics:
• Passion for the Mission
• Research and Policy Competency
• Organizational Efficacy
• Strategic Networking
Compensation & Benefits
The salary range for this position is between $160,476 – $200,000 and is commensurate with experience.
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The Urban Institute is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender or gender identity, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, veteran status, pregnancy or family responsibilities, matriculation, disability, political affiliation, or any other protected status under applicable law.
As a federal contractor, Urban will comply with Executive Order (EO) 14042 that requires federal contractors, subcontractors, and their respective employees to comply with Covid-19 vaccinations.
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