Now Hiring: Research and Policy Analyst/KIDS COUNT Coordinator

New Mexico Voices for Children is seeking a full-time research and policy analyst to conduct research and advocacy on public policies that create opportunities for children and families in the state and to help coordinate the KIDS COUNT project at NM Voices. This analyst is expected to be familiar with data sources and quantitative and qualitative research methods, and will be the lead analyst for the KIDS COUNT project. Candidates must have a willingness to travel throughout New Mexico, build and strengthen partnerships, and be committed to advancing racial, ethnic, and gender equity.

NM Voices 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 data on and public policies that advance health, education, economic security, and racial and ethnic equity in New Mexico. To effectively accomplish this work, candidates should have at least a bachelor’s degree, strong data and research skills, public policy knowledge and experience, an ability to work collaboratively, and willingness to travel.

Benefits include: health and life 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. Salary range is $50,000 to $60,000.

Download the job description here (2 pages; pdf)

Send your cover letter and CV to Barbara Mike at bmike@nmvoices.org. Deadline is October 31, 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.