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CRP Seeking Education Policy Analyst

Date Published: June 08, 2020

We are seeking a self-starting collaborator for an open Education Policy Analyst position based at the Civil Rights Project. We are prioritizing applicants who have experience analyzing U.S. federal data sets and conducting research with an equity framework.


June 8, 2020

Job Announcement

The UCLA Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Derechos Civiles (CRP) is seeking an Education Policy Analyst who is a collaborative self-starter with advanced quantitative skills. The Analyst will examine a broad set of demographic, educational, and economic quantitative data sources. We are seeking applicants who have experience analyzing U.S. federal data sets and conducting research with an equity framework.

More about the position:

The Education Policy Analyst will play a significant role in planning, developing and managing major research projects, data collection methods and research instruments. The Analyst will work in close collaboration with CRP faculty co-directors, colleagues (internal and external), and staff to analyze quantitative data and generate findings for research reports and policy briefs. 

The Education Policy Analyst will partner on research that analyzes educational equity and opportunity indicators including: 

  • patterns of racial, socioeconomic and linguistic isolation in the nation's schools and neighborhoods; 
  • academic achievement and graduation rates; 
  • implementation of desegregation policies; 
  • the efficacy of race-neutral and race-conscious student assignment plans; 
  • school factors (e.g., teacher quality data, access to rigorous curriculum, the presence of a college going culture, proportion of academic and language skills of linguistic minority students, etc.); 
  • school finance; 
  • dual language education;
  • college access, 
  • and others. 

We are a family-friendly research unit in the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at UCLA. This is a 1-year contract position with the possibility to extend after the first year.

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