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The Latino Policy Analyst (LPA) will work with the Gastón Institute’s Director, Associate Director and/or Principal Investigators to conduct statewide research and policy analysis focusing on the status of Latino communities, with a special focus on developing recommendations for policies, programs and best practices at the local and state levels that support the advancement of the Latino community in Massachusetts. The LPA will collect and analyze primary data across the state; and will analyze secondary data collected by federal agencies, state agencies, community-based organizations, human services providers, academic and professional journals, professional organizations and foundations. The LPA will write and prepare policy/issue briefs, research summaries and literature reviews; and will serve as the lead facilitator for the “Latino Public Policy Advisory Group” at the Gastón Institute. The LPA will also support the development of grant proposals for the group’s research agenda. The LPA will also work closely with community-based organizations to identify Latino needs and emerging trends, and areas for coordination and collaboration that support policy-based initiatives for the Latino community in MA.
How To Apply
Please apply online with your resume, cover letter and list of three professional references.
Apply here: Careers at UMass Boston | Details - Latino Policy Analyst (umb.edu)
Review of candidates will begin following the application closing date.