Rhode Island KIDS COUNT, an independent nonprofit children’s policy and advocacy organization, seeks an individual with strong leadership, project management, policy analysis, writing, data, research, and communications skills for a Senior Policy Analyst position. Must be able to work independently and as part of a team, meet tight deadlines, and manage multiple priorities simultaneously. Responsibilities include project management, writing, research, data analysis, policy analysis, presentations, and meeting facilitation. The Senior Policy Analyst will manage the organization’s education and economic well-being initiatives with a focus on equity and the elimination of unacceptable disparities by race, ethnicity, disability, zip code, immigration status, neighborhood, and income. Candidate must have a deep commitment to race equity and to the elimination of systemic racism and knowledge in or willingness to learn how all forms of oppression including ableism, homophobia, transphobia, and xenophobia are interconnected and impact all Rhode Island children and families.
Education and Experience:
Advanced level knowledge of topics related to education and/or economic policy is required and can be demonstrated by:
· A Master’s Degree in education, economics, child and family policy, or related field and minimum of five years of work experience or
· A combination of lived and professional experiences that are equivalent to the above education
A minimum of three years of work or lived experience in Rhode Island preferred.
Compensation: $75,000-$85,000 depending on experience.
Rhode Island KIDS COUNT is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer.
People with lived experience, People of Color, and Multilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
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