Research and Policy Analyst

New Mexico Voices for Children is seeking a full-time Research and Policy Analyst to conduct research and advocacy on public policies that help lift families out of poverty. This analyst is expected to be familiar with quantitative and qualitative research methods. Candidates must have a willingness to travel throughout New Mexico, build and strengthen partnerships, and be committed to advancing racial, ethnic, and gender equity.

New Mexico Voices for Children is a nonprofit organization, founded more than 30 years ago, whose mission is to improve the economic status and well-being of New Mexico’s children, families, and communities in the areas of health, education, and economic security by promoting public policies through credible research and effective advocacy.

The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated knowledge of public policies that advance health, education, economic, and racial and ethnic equity in New Mexico. To effectively accomplish this work, candidates should have a master’s degree (or a combination of bachelor’s degree and three year’s work experience), an ability to work collaboratively, and willingness to travel.

Benefits include: health, life and long-term disability insurance; retirement; generous vacation, sick leave, and holiday schedules; child and family-friendly work environment. Flexible work schedules possible. This position reports to the deputy director.

Download the full job description here (pdf).

Send your cover letter and CV to Barbara Mike at bmike@nmvoices.org. Deadline is March 29, 2019.

New Mexico Voices for Children is an equal opportunity employer, and, as such, takes affirmative action to ensure that discrimination does not occur against an employee or applicant on the basis of race, creed, color, age, sex, national origin, marital status, gender identification, sexual orientation, religious or political affiliation, disability, or any other classification considered discriminatory under applicable law.