Research Director

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States | Full-time


A Pittsburgh-based advocacy organization seeks a research director to develop and execute a policy and issues research program for the organization. This includes original research as well as developing expertise on labor, environmental, and economic development policy. The ideal candidate will have worked in a state or federal legislative office on one of these issues and have experience with economic modeling.


Additionally, the position will manage relations with other regional and national policy professionals on this topic and develop a compendium of relevant research for easy access by the organization. The ability to quickly research complex topics and explain these issues to non-expert professionals is a must.  Strong writing skills a plus.


The position will report to the organizations Communication Director.