Law/philanthropy Research & Academia

Criminal Justice Research Analyst at Arnold Ventures

Arnold Ventures is a philanthropy whose core objective is to maximize opportunity and minimize injustice. They are dedicated to tackling some of the most pressing problems in the United States. They invest in sustainable change, building it from the ground up based on research, deep thinking, and a strong foundation of evidence. They drive public conversation, craft policy, and inspire action through education and advocacy.

Position Overview

The AV Criminal Justice team aims to improve public safety and make the U.S. criminal justice system fairer and more effective. They work with experts from inside and outside of government and across disciplines to support rigorous, policy-relevant research on what works; develop policies based on research and evidence; and advance meaningful policy change at the federal, state, and local levels.

AV is seeking a Criminal Justice Research Analyst to support the research team across its various portfolios to help identify and analyze opportunities for high-impact philanthropic projects in the field of criminal justice. This position will be located in AV’s Houston, New York or Washington, D.C. office and will report to the Director of Criminal Justice Research.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required in a relevant field such as economics, sociology, political science, psychology, criminal justice, criminology, public policy, or other social sciences
  • 1 – 2 years of relevant work experience including part-time work or internships; preferably in positions conducting policy-relevant research and evaluation projects, policy reform, and/​or project management
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with the ability to summarize and communicate key takeaways to diverse, nontechnical audiences.
  • Exceptional project management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to analyze problems, assess potential solutions, and articulate tradeoffs

The salary range for this position will be $75,000-$90,000.

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