The Mayor’s Office for Economic Opportunity (NYC Opportunity) helps the City apply evidence and innovation to reduce poverty and increase equity. We advance research, data, and design in program and policy development, service delivery, and budget decisions. Our work includes analyzing existing anti-poverty approaches, developing new interventions, facilitating the sharing of data across City agencies, and rigorously assessing the impact of key initiatives.
As part of the Programs and Evaluation Team, the Senior Advisor will coordinate the design, implementation, program management, evaluation, and related policy initiatives for multiple initiatives and projects, as well as assist with key communications efforts. The position will manage a portfolio of programs and evaluations for projects generated by NYC Opportunity and YMI, as well as other initiatives of the Mayor focused on low-income populations.
The Senior Advisor has experience with program design and management, evaluation, research, and public policy related to poverty and equity.
Masters degree (MPA/MPP or related degree preferred) + at least 3 years relevant work experience or Bachelors degree + at least 8 years relevant work experience.
Experience in government a plus.