NYC Opportunity seeks a Special Advisor (SA) to manage cross team project delivery by developing internal systems and routines to ensure work benefits from all of the office’s relevant expertise. The SA will also create a capacity building strategy that:
More broadly, the SA will work with NYC Opportunity leadership to advance the use of data and evidence based decision making within New York City government.
The Special Advisor has experience with using data and research to inform decision-making within government, as well as experience with performance management strategies focused on improving outcomes for low income individuals across multiple program areas (e.g., employment, child welfare, homelessness, etc.).
This position will report to the Deputy Executive Director and will work with all of the units within the office.
A Masters degree (MPA/MPP or related degree preferred) + at least 8 years relevant work experience or a Bachelors degree + at least 15 years relevant work experience.