Part Time Research and Data Associate

August 11th, 2023
Part Time Research and Data Associate

Part Time Research and Data Associate

  • Part Time
  • Mid-Level
Job Category: Other
Location: Manhattan
Job Sectors: Community Improvement
Salary Range: $34,000 - 38,000

About ANHD:

The Association for Neighborhood & Housing Development (ANHD) is one of NYC’s leading policy/advocacy organizations on housing and economic development. We are a member association of 80+ neighborhood-based affordable housing and community development groups. We are deeply committed to the importance of movement-building in pursuit of the justice, equity and opportunity that Black, Indigenous, People of Color, and marginalized communities deserve.

The Position:

The Part-time Research and Data Associate (20 hours/week) will work closely with ANHD’s Senior Research and Data Associate in the Policy Department. We seek someone who is excited to manage the quality of and improvements to our DAP Portal data tool, engage a broad user base – including tenant organizers, service providers, attorneys, and constituent services staff of elected officials – in trainings and to seek feedback, and collaborate with our external web developers. Additionally, this person will be responsible for conducting data analysis in R and less frequently, other programs/languages as needed. 

While the position is currently part-time, there is the possibility for a future full-time position as funding allows. 


The salary range for this part-time position at 20 hours per week is $34,000-$38,000, depending on experience.


  • Project management of DAP Portal housing data tool: ensure maintenance and quality, support a redesign process, communicate needs to web developers, develop training materials, facilitate trainings, and seek feedback from users to improve the tool
  • Produce annual data products such as the Housing Risk Chart and AMI Cheat Sheet
  • Effectively communicate and publish research and analysis findings in the context of ANHD’s policy, advocacy, and organizing priorities
  • Conduct ad hoc data analysis and research as needed for communications such as social media, blogs, reports, and press, as well as testimony and internal communications
  • Participate in staff-wide activities, work, and professional development


  • We encourage candidates to apply even if they meet some and not all of the below requirements, given they are willing and motivated to grow into others with appropriate support.
  • Technical proficiency to execute data analysis as well as the critical thinking and communication skills to translate research findings into real-world, accessible language within a policy, advocacy, and organizing context
  • Familiarity/comfort with R for data analysis and the ability to learn new tools and languages as needed. Knowledge of Excel/Sheets, SQL, GIS, data visualization, and visual design are also valued.
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Highly organized with strong project management skills
  • A background in user experience/user interface (UX/UI), user research, and/or design is additionally helpful but not required.
  • Commitment to New York City’s neighborhoods, and respect for non-for-profit community development corporations, community organizing, and grassroots organizations
  • Commitment to racial equity, and comfort applying a racial justice equity lens to data, research, and policy work as well as interpersonal professional interactions and relationships


We will review applicants on a rolling basis with the goal of the Research and Data Associate starting in September.

Location Requirements:

This position will either be hybrid or remote, depending on the candidate’s availability and preference. Candidates who are located in the New York City area are preferred. 

The Work Environment

At ANHD, we work to ensure an inclusive work environment committed to diversity & dignity, work/life balance, professional development opportunities, and a culture that values our staff team, members, and broader community. We have a deep commitment to the work, a community of collaboration, and spaces that value laughter and joy.

ANHD is an equal-opportunity employer, and actively works to bring the same commitment to racial and economic justice we fight for in our communities to our staffing practices. We encourage and welcome a diverse audience to apply. People of color, immigrants, LGBTQIA+ individuals, women, gender non-conforming individuals, the justice involved, and others who may contribute to a rich diversity of perspectives and ideas are especially encouraged to apply.

Please note that ANHD has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees. As a condition of employment or interning, all ANHD personnel are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. ANHD will consider requests for reasonable accommodations from the vaccine requirement for employees who request them because of disability, pregnancy, childbirth, religious beliefs or observances, or other accommodations as required by law.

To be considered:

  • Complete the questionnaire
  • Upload a cover letter describing your experience, interests, and preferences regarding projects and skills you wish to develop
  • Upload a resume
  • Upload a work sample demonstrating data analysis/quantitative research

 Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. You can address cover letters to Lucy Block.

Only applicants selected for interviews will receive a response. No calls or emails please.



The Association For Neighborhood & Housing Development, Inc.

  • 50 Broad Street
  • New York, NY 10004
  • USA
  • Phone:

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