CSSP seeks a Program/Research Assistant in the Washington, DC office. The Program/Research Assistant will support project work in multiple areas with a primary focus on the work of CSSP’s Systems Change team. Program/Research Assistants provide a combination of program support and administrative functions including conducting policy and program research, writing policy or research papers and issue briefs, quantitative and qualitative data analysis, scheduling and preparing materials for workshops and meetings, contributing to the design and preparation of technical assistance tools and helping to schedule and support meetings and webinars. The Program/Research Assistant’s role will focus on several of CSSP’s ongoing projects including: CSSP’s role as court monitor in child welfare reform efforts in the District of Columbia, New Jersey and South Carolina; getR.E.A.L; and CSSP’s Race Equity Team. This position is ideal for someone interested in starting a career in public policy, system reform or community change.
Specific duties and responsibilities include:
Compensation and Benefits:
Starting salary is commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits provided including short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, health insurance, retirement benefits, generous vacation, sick and holiday leave. CSSP is an equal opportunity employer and strongly believes that our organization and our work benefit from the experiences and perspectives of a diverse staff.
How to Apply:
Qualified applicants should send cover letter with salary requirements, resume and writing sample to email@example.com (subject: Program/Research Assistant – DC Office).
Position will remain open until filled.