The Heldrich Center for Workforce Development at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is recruiting for the position of Director of Research and Evaluation. Among the key duties of this position are the following:
The position requires either a Master’s degree in public policy, economics, political science, or a related field with a minimum of 10 years relevant experience in conducting rigorous research and mixed method evaluation projects and/or increasing functional responsibility in a leadership/managerial role. A Ph.D. in economics, statistics, public policy, political science, sociology, or a related discipline, with strong academic work in data analysis is strongly preferred.
The John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development is based at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, at Rutgers University. The Center, founded in 1997, is dedicated to raising the effectiveness of the American workplace by strengthening workforce education, placement and training programs, and policies. It has earned a reputation as one of the nation’s leading research centers for workforce development. The Center’s efforts concentrate on both nurturing concrete innovations in workforce practices, as well as addressing broad-scale economic policy changes that ensure Americans receive the education and training they need to be productive and prosperous in the knowledge economy of the 21st century.