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15 Jul 2019

Research and Policy Education Budget and Policy Analyst

New York City Independent Budget Office
 New York, New York County, New York, United States

Job Description

The NYC Independent Budget Office, a nonpartisan city agency, is seeking an experienced and self-motivated budget and policy analyst to join our public education team. The City Charter and state education law direct the IBO to provide analyses and issue public reports on the city’s public education budget, policy and outcomes and to enhance official and public understanding of such matters.

A successful candidate for this position will evidence a deep understanding of public budgeting and finance as well as awareness of the range of issues related to public education in an urban setting. Experience with analysis of the New York City budget, as well as state and federal funding streams for education, and knowledge of statistics and research methodology, are a definite plus. The successful candidate will also demonstrate strong awareness of the relationship between budgeting and policy.


Candidates should be detail-oriented, analytic, demonstrate skills necessary to work with large data bases of individual and school level data, and have experience with public budgeting systems. Candidates should have experience using SAS to manage large, complex datasets. Commitment to impartial and independent research is essential. Ability to take initiative and meet deadlines is critical, as is the ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team.

A graduate degree in Public Policy, Administration, Economics, or a related area of social science research, along with two to five years of experience, is preferred; equivalent work experience may substitute.

Salary range $60,000-$75,000, depending upon experience.

Position requires two years of city residency.

IBO is an equal opportunity employer.

How to Apply

How to Apply: Send a resume and cover letter by August 9 to No phone calls please.

Bureaus: - National -. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Research and Policy.