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Job Locations US-DC | US-VA-Arlington | US-MD-Columbia | US-MD-Rockville
AIR is currently seeking an Administrative Assistant to join our Workforce Development Program Area within AIR’s Human Services Division.     Candidates hired for the position might initially start working remotely but will eventually have the option to work from one of our offices located in Arlington, VA; Rockville, MD; Washington, DC or Columbia, MD or continue to work remotely.   About AIR:   Established in 1946, with headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, AIR is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit institution that conducts behavioral and social science research and delivers technical assistance to solve some of the most urgent challenges in the U.S. and around the world. We advance evidence in the areas of education, health, the workforce, human services, and international development to create a better, more equitable world.  
Job ID
12015
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US-VA-Arlington | US-MD-Rockville | US-MA-Waltham
AIR is currently seeking Administrative Assistant to join our Equity Initiative team.   Candidates hired for the position might initially start working remotely but will eventually have the option to work from one of our offices located in Arlington, VA; Rockville, MD; or Waltham, MA or continue to work remotely.   About AIR:   Established in 1946, with headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, AIR is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit institution that conducts behavioral and social science research and delivers technical assistance to solve some of the most urgent challenges in the U.S. and around the world. We advance evidence in the areas of education, health, the workforce, human services, and international development to create a better, more equitable world.  
Job ID
12036
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US-Remote
AIR is currently seeking a Business Development Analyst to join our Proposal Development team.   Candidates hired for the position might initially start working remotely but will eventually have the option to work from one of our offices located in Arlington, VA or Washington, DC or continue to work remotely.   About AIR:   Established in 1946, with headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, AIR is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit institution that conducts behavioral and social science research and delivers technical assistance to solve some of the most urgent challenges in the U.S. and around the world. We advance evidence in the areas of education, health, the workforce, human services, and international development to create a better, more equitable world.  
Job ID
12004
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US-Remote | US-WA-Seattle
AIR is currently seeking a Researcher to join our to join our ALDER Program Area within AIR's Human Services Division. The Researcher to work in the National Center for the Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER).   The National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER) at American Institutes for Research (AIR) specializes in research using longitudinal administrative data on students and teachers (see www.caldercenter.org). These longitudinal databases allow us to examine the effects of educational policies and practices on the learning gains and long-term outcomes of all students in a district or state over time. The current iteration of CALDER particularly focuses on the following topic areas: (1) Personnel policies and educator effectiveness; (2) Connections between K-12, college, and the workforce; (3) School choice and accountability; and (4) Schools, communities, and social policy.   We currently have an opportunity for a PhD-level Researcher to join our team. The position will initially be funded by ongoing grants related to preservice teacher preparation and career and technical education with a particular focus on students with disabilities, but applicants with research interests and experience aligned with any of the topic areas listed above will be considered. This is a remote position, but the preferred location is Seattle, WA (with available in-person office space) to facilitate coordination with other remote researchers working in Seattle.   Application review will begin on November 1, 2021, and the position is scheduled to begin on July 1, 2022 with some flexibility to complete PhD requirements. Please provide a CV and a 1-2 page cover letter describing prior research and interest in specific CALDER topic areas.   About AIR:   Established in 1946, with headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, AIR is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization that conducts behavioral and social science research and delivers technical assistance to solve some of the most urgent challenges in the U.S. and around the world. We advance evidence in the areas of education, health, the workforce, human services, and international development to create a better, more equitable world.
Job ID
11852
Job Location
United States
Job Locations SV-San Salvado
AIR is currently seeking aactively seeking a Chief of Party (COP) to join our International Development Division (IDD). This is for an anticipated five-year United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Activity in El Salvador. The Activity will holistically support continued performance monitoring and verification to measure program impact, results and achievements. In addition, the mechanism will be used to contract individual evaluations or longitudinal studies, assessments, surveys or other related services relevant to bilateral and regional programs. The expected result of this contract are to enhance the Mission’s MEL capabilities and to ensure empirical evidence for programming, learning and adapting. The contractor will also provide regular support to encourage and facilitate intentional collaborating, learning, and adapting (CLA) use among USAID internal and external stakeholders.   The is a full-time, ex-patriot position based in San Salvador, El Salvador with regular travel throughout the country.   About AIR:   Established in 1946, with headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, AIR is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit institution that conducts behavioral and social science research and delivers technical assistance to solve some of the most urgent challenges in the U.S. and around the world. We advance evidence in the areas of education, health, the workforce, human services, and international development to create a better, more equitable world.
Job ID
11846
Job Location
El Salvador
Job Locations SV-San Salvado
AIR is currently seeking a Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA) Specialist to join our International Development Division (IDD). This is for an anticipated five-year United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Activity in El Salvador. The Activity will holistically support continued performance monitoring and verification to measure program impact, results and achievements. In addition, the mechanism will be used to contract individual evaluations or longitudinal studies, assessments, surveys or other related services relevant to bilateral and regional programs. The expected results of this contract are to enhance the Mission’s MEL capabilities and to ensure empirical evidence for programming, learning and adapting. The Activity will also provide regular support to encourage and facilitate intentional CLA among USAID internal and external stakeholders.   The is a full-time position based in San Salvador, El Salvador with regular travel throughout the country and region.   AIR’s IDD strives to improve the quality of life in developing countries by using rigorous research and evaluation to enhance education and social development. We work across a wide range of topics including workforce development, agriculture/food/nutrition, early childhood development, education, refugees and migration, social protection, water/sanitation/infrastructure, and women's empowerment in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Europe, Central and Latin America as well as the Middle East. The IDD generates policy-relevant evidence through rigorous monitoring, evaluations, and research; helps improve program design through continuous learning and adaptation; and works with local organizations and governments to build sustainable solutions based on evidence.    About AIR:   Established in 1946, with headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, AIR is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit institution that conducts behavioral and social science research and delivers technical assistance to solve some of the most urgent challenges in the U.S. and around the world. We advance evidence in the areas of education, health, the workforce, human services, and international development to create a better, more equitable world.  
Job ID
12031
Job Location
El Salvador
Job Locations US-Remote | US-VA-Arlington | US-NC-Chapel Hill | US-IL-Chicago | US-MD-Rockville | US-CA-Sacramento | US-MA-Waltham
AIR is currently seeking Communications Associate to join our Education Systems program area within AIR’s Human Services Division to aid us with improving outcomes in Education.   Candidates hired for the position might initially start working remotely but will eventually have the option to work from one of our offices located in Arlington, VA; Rockville, MD; Austin, TX; Chicago, IL; Chapel Hill, NC or Waltham, MA or continue to work remotely.   About AIR:   Established in 1946, with headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, AIR is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit institution that conducts behavioral and social science research and delivers technical assistance to solve some of the most urgent challenges in the U.S. and around the world. We advance evidence in the areas of education, health, the workforce, human services, and international development to create a better, more equitable world.
Job ID
11998
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US-Remote | US-DC | US-VA-Arlington | US-TX-Austin | US-NC-Chapel Hill | US-IL-Chicago | US-CA-Oakland | US-MA
AIR is currently seeking a Communications Specialist to join our Education Statistics program area within AIR’s Human Services Division to aid us with improving outcomes in Education. Candidates hired for the new position might initially start working remotely but will ultimately have the option to work from one of our offices located in the DC area, Chicago (IL), Waltham (MA), Oakland (CA), Austin (TX), Chapel Hill (NC), and Seattle (WA) metro areas, or continue to work remotely.   The Communications Specialist will manage the ARIS Communications and Outreach task, working with our external client, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) and leading AIR’s outreach support team, to develop a comprehensive communication plan and high-quality communications content and products for a variety of NCES objectives. Serving as the Communications Task Lead, this position will oversee content development for use on social media channels (Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook), in newsletters, e-blasts, the NCES website, handouts, and other channels. The Communications Task Lead will coordinate AIR’s outreach team to support NCES with the development of a communications strategy, which may include channel development and enhancements to existing channels. The Communications Task Lead will also support and represent NCES at conferences. The Communications Task Lead will oversee a small team of integrated communications specialists and will report directly to the Deputy Project Director at AIR.   This role requires playing an active role in maintaining and building relationships with NCES as well as other stakeholders and thinking creatively to identify new approaches to solving problems. A successful candidate will be aware of current events and information on education, be familiar with communicating to diverse audiences, and will also enjoy the opportunity to innovate and contribute ideas for more effective communications and engagement tactics.   About AIR:   Established in 1946, with headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, AIR is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit institution that conducts behavioral and social science research and delivers technical assistance to solve some of the most urgent challenges in the U.S. and around the world. We advance evidence in the areas of education, health, the workforce, human services, and international development to create a better, more equitable world.    
Job ID
12037
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US-Remote
Do you want to work for a mission-focused and exciting organization? Then come join us at the American Institutes for Research (AIR), a nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization that conducts behavioral and social science research and delivers technical assistance to solve some of the most urgent challenges in the U.S. and around the world. We do this work because when we look to the future, we see opportunities to close gaps that are rooted in injustice. At AIR, we know that equity begins with systems that work for everyone, so we lead with expertise, follow the evidence, and never stop drawing new connections to build a better, more equitable world. We are currently looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated data scientist to conduct applied research using advanced analytics.  The candidate will work in a fast-paced, interdisciplinary environment to develop and deploy quick turn-around analytics solutions. Our recent work includes: (1) Building, training, and rapid deployment of machine-learning and artificial intelligence (ML/AI) models for improving the operational timeliness, accuracy, consistency, and integrity of federal and state programs; (2) Developing mathematical, statistical, or simulation models to study complex systems and social policies through the introduction of stochastic processes; and (3) Developing numerical and computational methods to solve applied problems in the fields of system dynamics, agent-based modeling, text analytics, and partial automation of complex human tasks for social science and STEM-based topics.  
Job ID
11933
Job Location
United States
Job Locations SV-San Salvado
AIR is currently seeking aactively seeking a Deputy Chief of Party to join our International Development Division (IDD).This is for an anticipated five-year United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Activity in El Salvador. The Activity will holistically support continued performance monitoring and verification to measure program impact, results and achievements. In addition, the mechanism will be used to contract individual evaluations or longitudinal studies, assessments, surveys or other related services relevant to bilateral and regional programs. The expected result of this contract are to enhance the Mission’s MEL capabilities and to ensure empirical evidence for programming, learning and adapting. The contractor will also provide regular support to encourage and facilitate intentional collaborating, learning, and adapting (CLA) use among USAID internal and external stakeholders.   The is a full-time position based in San Salvador, El Salvador with regular travel throughout the country.   About AIR:   Established in 1946, with headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, AIR is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit institution that conducts behavioral and social science research and delivers technical assistance to solve some of the most urgent challenges in the U.S. and around the world. We advance evidence in the areas of education, health, the workforce, human services, and international development to create a better, more equitable world.
Job ID
11847
Job Location
El Salvador
Job Locations US | US-VA-Arlington | US-DC | US-IL-Chicago | US-MD-Rockville | US-NC-Chapel Hill
AIR is currently seeking a Director of Communications to join our Human Services Division (HSD). The ideal candidate is experienced in applying communications best practices that inform, engage and inspire action with internal and external audiences. The ideal candidate is a strategist, innovator and team player who is motivated by building, growth and change.   Fueled by our mission, the HSD is AIR’s largest division and houses the organization’s work in education; workforce; and youth, family, and community services and supports. The Director, Communications (Human Services Division) will develop and lead the implementation of an integrated communications strategy and tactical plan that supports communications across HSD program areas, practice hubs and functional areas, and guide the division’s eminence-building efforts.   Reporting directly to the Senior Director, Human Capital and Talent Development, this is an individual contributor role that will have dotted line reporting into the Vice President, Communications & Public Affairs and serve as a trusted advisor and consultant to the Human Services Leadership Team.   About AIR:   Established in 1946, with headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, AIR is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization that conducts behavioral and social science research and delivers technical assistance to solve some of the most urgent challenges in the U.S. and around the world. We advance evidence in the areas of education, health, the workforce, human services, and international development to create a better, more equitable world.
Job ID
11868
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US-Remote
Established in 1946, the American Institutes for Research® (AIR®) is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit institution that conducts behavioral and social science research and delivers technical assistance both domestically and internationally in the areas of education, health, and the workforce. AIR’s work is driven by its mission to generate and use rigorous evidence that contributes to a better, more equitable world.  With headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, AIR has offices across the U.S. and abroad. For more information, visit www.air.org.   AIR’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion goes beyond our compliance with equal opportunity regulations.  - We value and embrace diversity, promote equity and inclusion, and expect cultural competence - We foster a work environment where all staff and stakeholders feel respected and valued - Our commitment is reflected in our policies, procedures, and work environment - It is recognized by our staff and stakeholders - It drives our efforts to recruit, attract, retain, and engage the diverse staff needed to achieve our mission   The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Program Associate reports directly to the Vice President, Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer working through job functions as outlined below.
Job ID
11985
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
AIR is currently seeking an enthusiastic, self-motivated Developer & DevOps Engineer to join our Technology Solutions team. Our Technology Solutions team at AIR incorporates a user-first philosophy with cutting-edge web and mobile technologies to design and develop elegant products that drive  our mission in the Education, Health, Workforce, and International sectors. You will get to work with a collaborative team on projects that drive our mission in the education, health, workforce, and international sectors. This position can be located out of any of the following AIR locations once offices are reopened: Crystal City, VA; Rockville, MD; Austin, TX; Chicago, IL; or it can be remote.   About AIR:   Established in 1946, with headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, AIR is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization that conducts behavioral and social science research and delivers technical assistance to solve some of the most urgent challenges in the U.S. and around the world. We advance evidence in the areas of education, health, the workforce, human services, and international development to create a better, more equitable world.
Job ID
12042
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US-Remote | US-DC | US-VA-Arlington | US-MD-Columbia | US-MD-Rockville
AIR is currently seeking a Human Resources Data Analyst to join our Human Resources team.   Candidates hired for the position might initially start working remotely but will eventually have the option to work from one of our offices located in Arlington, VA; Rockville, MD; Columbia, MD, Washington, DC or continue to work remotely.   About AIR:   Established in 1946, with headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, AIR is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit institution that conducts behavioral and social science research and delivers technical assistance to solve some of the most urgent challenges in the U.S. and around the world. We advance evidence in the areas of education, health, the workforce, human services, and international development to create a better, more equitable world.   The Human Resources Data Analyst is responsible for providing critical analysis and evaluation to support the operations of the Human Resources (HR) Department within the organization. The incumbent in this role will utilize reporting, data mining, and data interpretation abilities combined with clear presentation methods to identify and build on areas of improvement--supporting HR initiatives and business goals.
Job ID
12027
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US-Remote | US-VA-Arlington | US-TX-Austin | US-NC-Chapel Hill | US-CA-Oakland | US-MA-Waltham
Seeking Bias, Sensitivity, and Fairness Reviewers for a High-Stakes Standardized Assessment.   Established in 1946, with headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, AIR is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization that conducts behavioral and social science research and delivers technical assistance to solve some of the most urgent challenges in the U.S. and around the world. We advance evidence in the areas of education, health, the workforce, human services, and international development to create a better, more equitable world. The AIR family of organizations now includes IMPAQ, Maher & Maher, and Kimetrica.
Job ID
11703
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US-Remote | US-IL-Chicago | US-MD-Rockville | US-NC-Chapel Hill | US-TX-Austin | US-DC | US-MA | US-VA-Arlington
AIR is currently hiring independent consultants to deliver the DoD SPARX Knowledge training to members of the military’s prevention workforce. Period of performance: September 2021-August 2022. Workload: 70-115 hours per month.  AIR will contract directly with the independent consultants under a consulting purchase order agreement.   The Department of Defense (DoD) Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (SAPRO) initially developed the DoD SPARX Knowledge training to build the capacity of the military’s prevention workforce to engage in primary prevention of sexual assault. The curriculum was later revised and expanded to include a broader focus on prevention of self-directed harm (i.e., suicide) and prohibited abusive and harmful acts (i.e., sexual assault, harassment, child abuse and neglect, domestic abuse, substance abuse). These behaviors negatively impact many areas of military life, including mission readiness, command climate, physical health, and the well-being of individuals and their families.   Trainers must possess expertise in the public health approach to prevention, specifically primary prevention. Expertise in violence or suicide prevention is desirable but not required. Military experience is desirable but not required.   This position will not require travel. The DoD SPARX Knowledge training is a synchronous online training, which is delivered by a team of trainers in a virtual classroom format.   The trainer will work remotely. Trainers must provide their own computer equipment including web cam.   About AIR:   Established in 1946, with headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, AIR is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization that conducts behavioral and social science research and delivers technical assistance to solve some of the most urgent challenges in the U.S. and around the world. We advance evidence in the areas of education, health, the workforce, human services, and international development to create a better, more equitable world. The AIR family of organizations now includes IMPAQ, Maher & Maher, and Kimetrica.
Job ID
11799
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US-Remote | US-VA-Arlington | US-TX-Austin | US-NC-Chapel Hill | US-IL-Chicago | US-MD-Rockville | US-CA-Sacramento | US-MA-Waltham
AIR is seeking a Development Economist to join our International Development Division (IDD). The position offers an opportunity to gain first-hand research experience on exciting evaluations of development programs.   AIR’s IDD strives to improve the quality of life in developing countries by using rigorous research and evaluation to enhance education and social development. We work across a wide range of topics including workforce development, agriculture/food/nutrition, early childhood development, education, refugees and migration, social protection, water/sanitation/infrastructure, and women's empowerment in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Europe, Central and Latin America as well as the Middle East. The IDD generates policy-relevant evidence through rigorous monitoring, evaluations, and research; helps improve program design through continuous learning and adaptation; and works with local organizations and governments to build sustainable solutions based on evidence.    About AIR:   Established in 1946, with headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, AIR is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit institution that conducts behavioral and social science research and delivers technical assistance to solve some of the most urgent challenges in the U.S. and around the world. We advance evidence in the areas of education, health, the workforce, human services, and international development to create a better, more equitable world.
Job ID
11855
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US-VA-Arlington | US-Remote
AIR is currently seeking an IT Summer Intern to join our Information Technology team. The ideal candidate will be available for 12 weeks from May-August. The position will be a remote internship with the potential of becoming an onsite position at one of the AIR offices.   AIR’s Information Technology (IT) organization provides technology services for clients both inside and external to AIR.  IT maintains three professional-grade data and hosting centers that are supported by a team of engineers monitoring the continuous operations of the network, including servers, security, and applications. Internally, IT provides a wide variety of services that include electronic mail, collaboration, networking, business-specific data base applications, and technical support for applications and web-site developers. Externally, IT delivers web hosting services with rigorous security requirements that satisfy industry standards.   About AIR:   Established in 1946, with headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, AIR is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit institution that conducts behavioral and social science research and delivers technical assistance to solve some of the most urgent challenges in the U.S. and around the world. We advance evidence in the areas of education, health, the workforce, human services, and international development to create a better, more equitable world.
Job ID
12033
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US-Remote | US-VA-Arlington | US-IL-Chicago | US-MA-Waltham
AIR is currently seeking a Literacy Coach to join our Education Systems Program Area within AIR’s Human Services Division to aid us with improving outcomes inEducation.   The Literacy Coach will coordinate and lead project teams dedicated to supporting clients in education systems. This work will include interaction with state education agencies, district leaders, educator preparation programs, education cooperatives, and other education organizations. The work will also include the development and implementation of a suite of tools and processes designed to train and support the educator workforce on topics related to evidence-based early literacy instruction, intervention, assessment, and data use at the school, district and state levels.   AIR is dedicated to making the education system work for all learners. We provide an unparalleled continuum of research, evaluation and technical assistance at all levels of the education system-district, state, regional, national, and international. You will be joining highly educated professionals committed to making a difference in education. Staff members are encouraged to add their skills and expertise to multidisciplinary teams that draw on staff’s assembled knowledge to deliver the strategies that make an impact.   About AIR:   Established in 1946, with headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, AIR is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit institution that conducts behavioral and social science research and delivers technical assistance to solve some of the most urgent challenges in the U.S. and around the world. We advance evidence in the areas of education, health, the workforce, human services, and international development to create a better, more equitable world.  
Job ID
11909
Job Location
United States
Job Locations US-Remote | US-DC | US-VA-Arlington | US-NC-Chapel Hill | US-IL-Chicago | US-MD-Rockville | US-MA | US-VA-Arlington
AIR is currently seekingpart-time Legal Project Specialist to join our Youth, Family & Community Development Program Area within AIR’s Human Services Division. The Legal Project Specialist will join our National Reentry Resource Center (NRRC) Project.   Funded and administered by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), the NRRC is the nation’s primary source of information and guidance in reentry.  As part of the project, the NRRC hosts two online resources in support of identifying, increasing understanding of, and addressing the challenges faced by individuals with a criminal record: - Clean Slate Clearinghouse (CSC) provides information on juvenile and adult criminal record clearance policies in all U.S. state and territories and is designed for use by people with criminal records, legal service providers, reentry providers, and state policymakers. - National Inventory of Collateral Consequences of Conviction (NICCC) is an online searchable database that identifies and categorizes the statutes and regulations that impose collateral consequences in all 50 states, the federal system, and the District of Columbia, U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico.   About AIR:   Established in 1946, with headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, AIR is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit institution that conducts behavioral and social science research and delivers technical assistance to solve some of the most urgent challenges in the U.S. and around the world. We advance evidence in the areas of education, health, the workforce, human services, and international development to create a better, more equitable world.
Job ID
11899
Job Location
United States