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Community and Social Service Budget and Policy Analyst

The NYC Independent Budget Office, a nonpartisan city agency, is seeking an experienced budget analyst for our Community and Social Services team. The analyst will cover mix of agencies that will likely include Department for the Aging, Department of Youth and Community Development, and the Department of Correction.

A successful candidate must be self-motivated, able to juggle multiple projects, have advanced quantitative and policy analytic skills, and be able to write clearly about complex policies. Experience with large datasets, SAS (or similar statistical software), and familiarity with economic and fiscal impact analysis preferred. Candidates must be comfortable interacting with public officials and agency staffs as well as civic and advocacy groups. Ability to work independently, take initiative and meet deadlines is critical. Commitment to impartial review and analysis is also essential. Candidates will preferably have knowledge of the city’s capital & expense budgets, and the city’s social service programs. A Master’s degree in Public Administration, Finance, Business, Economics, or a related field, along with two to five years of experience, is preferred; equivalent work experience may substitute. Salary range $54,000-$67,000.

How To Apply:

IBO is an equal opportunity employer. New York City residence is required within three months of the start date for all positions. Salaries are commensurate with experience and competitive with other government agencies; an excellent benefits package is also provided. Foreign nationals must have a valid permanent resident card ("green card") or renewable work permit.

Resume and cover letter by June 3 to socialsvcresumes@ibo.nyc.ny.us or fax to 212-442-0350.

No phone calls please.

Qualified applicants will be contacted. All resumes will be kept on file for one year.

IBO is an independent New York City agency, providing non-partisan budgetary, economic, policy analysis for city residents and their elected officials. IBO seeks to increase New Yorkers' understanding of and participation in the budget process. The agency does this by publishing reports and analyses, and by responding to requests from elected officials and their staffs, community boards, civic groups, the press, and the public. IBO's staff of about 30 professionals has diverse experience and training in public policy, public administration, economics, finance, business, and law.