The Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR), a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank based in Washington, D.C., seeks a senior researcher to serve as a full-time Study Director for its projects on workforce development and postsecondary education. The Study Director will lead IWPR research, technical assistance, and program development related to job training, and college access and success. Current projects include a major new two-year research initiative that will assess whether and how socioeconomic supports and services—such as child care, transportation, case management, and expanded access to public benefits—improve job training and subsequent employment outcomes for women and men. The Study Director will also oversee a technical assistance project to help community colleges integrate child care into their bundle of support services, as a part of a national coordinated service delivery effort.
Study Director Responsibilities:
Salary and Benefits:
Salary will be commensurate with experience. IWPR provides competitive salaries and a generous benefits package.
About the Institute for Women’s Policy Research:
The Institute for Women’s Policy Research is an independent, non-profit, scientific research organization. Established in 1987, IWPR conducts research on policy issues of critical importance to women and their families, including employment and earnings, work/life issues, poverty and income security, and health, and political participation and engagement. In addition to conducting and disseminating research, IWPR works to build networks among researchers, policy makers, business and labor leaders, and advocates. IWPR's work is supported by foundation grants, government grants and contracts, donations from individuals, and contributions from organizations. IWPR is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. IWPR works in affiliation with the Public Policy and Public Administration and Women’s Studies programs at the George Washington University.
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Applications will be accepted until position is filled. 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.
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