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California Competes: Higher Education for a Strong Economy aims to solve the state’s thorny social and economic problems by conducting rigorous higher education and workforce policy research. Through our research, we guide decision makers in developing and implementing policies that bolster equity so every Californian can engage, contribute, and succeed. We envision a California where our state and regional economies and communities thrive, fueled by equitable and racially just postsecondary and workforce outcomes. California Competes benefits from the expertise of our highly respected, bipartisan Leadership Council, which comprises current and former public officials, business executives, and community leaders from across the state. 


AIR’s Learning Supports program area is currently seeking a Researcher for the English Learners (ELs) practice hub.  We are willing to hire at a more senior level for a qualified candidate. The EL practice hub is committed to improving outcomes for English learners by conducting rigorous research and connecting research to policy and practice. We are seeking a quantitative Researcher to design and conduct evaluation research, with a specific emphasis on studies of EL-related policies and practices.


The Office of Enterprise Planning is seeking a senior planning analyst to support enterprise-level planning and decision-making.

Under the supervision of the vice president for enterprise planning, the senior planning analyst constructs models, develops forecasts, and produces analyses that help senior leaders understand the impacts of enterprise-level decisions, with a focus on the financial aspects of these decisions. As part of those responsibilities, the senior planning analyst also works collaboratively to provide assistance, guidance and recommendations to units on analysis of issues that influence the growth of the university’s scale and impact. The role engages on issues related to enrollment, tuition and fees, and financial aid; establishment and growth of new programs; and new enterprise initiatives.


The Office of Enterprise Planning is seeking a senior planning analyst to support enterprise-level planning and decision-making.

Under the supervision of the vice president for enterprise planning, the senior planning analyst constructs models, develops forecasts, and produces analyses that help senior leaders understand the impacts of enterprise-level decisions, with a focus on the financial aspects of these decisions. As part of those responsibilities, the senior planning analyst also works collaboratively to provide assistance, guidance and recommendations to units on analysis of issues that influence the growth of the university’s scale and impact. The role engages on issues related to enrollment, tuition and fees, and financial aid; establishment and growth of new programs; and new enterprise initiatives.


The Education Policy Division in the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for two tenure-line associate or assistant professor positions to join the standing faculty at the Graduate School of Education. The focus areas for these positions include (1) inequality and education policy and (2) actionable research for public policy in education.

Education Policy at Penn is driven by the mission to produce evidence on current issues that contribute to policy to improve inequality in education and life outcomes. Our work spans issues related to student engagement, learning, and educational attainment. Ultimately, our goal is to both produce research and to train the next generation of researchers to address challenges in education and inform policy and practice. Our Education Policy program includes Ph.D. and master's degree programs. The Education Policy division is also the home of the University of Pennsylvania's IES Predoctoral Program in Interdisciplinary Methods for Field-based Research in Education.


The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) is seeking a Research Director for its newly created Virginia Office of Education Economics (VOEE). VOEE was created by the Virginia General Assembly in early 2021 with the support of Virginia Governor Ralph Northam, the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV), the Virginia Chamber of Commerce, and other groups.

Virginia is creating a first-in-the-nation office to be a lighthouse/exemplar for how to leverage analytics and collaboration to drive improved labor market outcomes for students, job seekers, and regions. VOEE is charged with two important, complementary functions: (1) Provide a unified, consistent source of analysis for policy development and implementation related to talent development; and (2) Offer resources and expertise related to education and labor market alignment. VOEE will be foundational in the implementation of a new learning ecosystem within Virginia, connecting traditional education institutions with custom workforce solutions and improving overall educational attainment within the state and enabling economic mobility for all job seekers within the state’s workforce.


This is a full-time overtime-exempt, “at-will” appointment, exempt from Washington State Civil Service rules and the Fair Labor Standards Act overtime requirements.

Position Purpose

The Research Manager is WSIPP’s central advisor on conducting high-quality quantitative research, including problem formulation, literature reviews, outcome evaluation design, analysis, report writing, and presentations. The Research Manager is the in-house expert on evaluation methodology, providing advice and expertise to WSIPP staff.


The Department of Public Administration and Policy in the School of Public Affairs at American University invites applications to apply for three term faculty appointments for Academic Year 2021-2022. Rank will be dependent on experience and stature in the field. The appointment is a 9-month term position and will commence on August 24, 2021.


TalkingPoints (talkingpts.org) is an award-winning education technology non-profit organization with the mission to unlock the potential of low-income, underserved families to support their children’s learning by partnering with their children’s schools. Returning to back-to-school has made our mission ever more urgent and important. We're building a one-of-a-kind product in the market, a multilingual family engagement platform that connects families and teachers using human and artificial intelligence powered, two-way translated messages and personalized supports — eliminating language, time limitations, and know-how as barriers to school/family connection.


The Association for Education Finance & Policy, a non-profit academic association, is hiring a Marketing & Events Manager for the 2021 - 2022 academic year. This person will be a key member of the AEFP team, working directly with the Executive Director of AEFP on administrative tasks and on key activities in support of the strategic goals and objectives of the association.