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Location:    Montgomery. AL /Atlanta, GA 

Overview: 

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is the premiere U.S. organization monitoring the activities of domestic hate groups and other extremists – including the Ku Klux Klan, the neo-Nazi movement, neo-Confederates, racist skinheads, black separatists, antigovernment militias, Christian Identity adherents and others. We publish investigative reports, train law enforcement officers and share key intelligence and offer expert analysis to the media and public. The SPLC seeks a full-time Research Analyst (RA). 

The RA works closely with both the intel and editorial staff to produce materials for publication. The RA is responsible for collecting, inputting and maintaining data on various extremist groups and will work with the department’s writers by providing ideas and background for possible stories in Hatewatch and other SPLC publications. A significant responsibility is the collection of information and accompanying analysis regarding extremist groups in the United States for the annual Year in Hate issue of the Intelligence Report. Other special projects will arise. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Writes and conducts investigations for IP and SPLC publishing outlets
  • Collects, inputs and maintains data via various sources
  • Provides research on general and special projects
  • Analyzes information and prepares reports on various subjects
  • Works with writers on research and story ideas
  • Answers correspondence and inquiries
  • Monitors various sources for intelligence, threats and/or posted material on SPLC 

Qualifications

Education and Experience: 

  • Bachelor of Arts degree
  • Demonstrated investigative skills
  • Demonstrated writing ability
  • Self-starter with strong organizational skills
  • Demonstrated public speaking skills 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: 

  • Computer literate
  • Database management experience a plus
  • Must be thorough and have continual attention-to-detail when entering data
  • Must be a team player
  • Good news judgment
  • Commitment to the mission of the SPLC 

Other Special Considerations: 

This job is performed under general office conditions and is not subject to any strenuous physical demands or dangerous conditions. 

Disclaimer: 

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of a person in this position. 

An Equal-Opportunity Employer with a Commitment to Diversity 

Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and as an organization committed to diversity and the perspective of all voices, we consider applicants equally of race, gender, gender identity, color, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, disability, political affiliation and national origin. We reasonably accommodate staff members and/or applicants with disabilities, provided they are otherwise able to perform the essential functions of the job. 

For immediate consideration, please apply online at: 

  Metro Area Atlanta GA
  Job Location City Atlanta
  Job Location State Alabama
  Job Location Zip 30317
  Job Location Country United States
  Job Category Research
  Prefered Experience 1 year(s)
  Job Type Full time
 
  Job Posting Date May. 9, 2017
 

Organization Details

  Organization Name Southern Poverty Law Center
  Organizational Focus Legal Services
  Contact Person Brandon King
  Contact Phone (334) 956-8233
  Contact Fax (334) 956-8233
  Contact Email humanresources@splcenter.org
  Web Address http://400 Washington Ave.

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