Career Listings

The Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis welcomes career listings and funding opportunities relevant to the interests of our members. To suggest a listing, please email the following to the SBCA Administrator.

  • Job title, employer name, and employer location or funding opportunity and name of funding organization
  • Application deadline
  • Brief description (500 characters or less, including spaces)
  • Link to website or contact for more information

The Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis provides these listings as a service; they do not indicate endorsement by the SBCA.

Career Listings

Policy Associate, City University of New York Institute for State and Local Governance (ISLG)

Date: 7/7/2017

Application Deadline: 8/29/17 (or until filled)

Location: New York, NY

Description: ISLG is an institute within the City University of New York (CUNY). The Institute’s mission is to assist current and future leaders in government, non-profit organizations, and the private sector, in the U.S. and internationally, by offering research, technical assistance, and education and training, to help achieve improvements in the financing, delivery, and measurement of critical public services. The Institute’s director, Michael Jacobson, previously served as NYC’s Probation and Correction Commissioner and president of the Vera Institute of Justice. For more information about ISLG please visit

The Institute is hiring a Policy Associate to provide strong quantitative expertise for a portfolio of work focused on improving productivity and performance in government operations. Projects within this portfolio enhance performance in government agencies through customized and easily implementable solutions that increase operational efficiency and effectiveness.

To apply: Please go to and click on About RF, then Careers ( You will need to submit a cover letter describing your qualifications and interests and attach your curriculum vitae. Questions can be addressed to Application review will commence on July 10, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. 


BFR Data Analyst, Governor's Office of Management and Budget, Illinois

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Location: Springfield, IL

Description: The Governor’s Office of Management and Budget (GOMB), Budgeting for Results (BFR) Unit seeks to hire a BFR Data Analyst. Under the direct supervision of the Director of the BFR Unit, the BFR Data Analyst is responsible for collection and analysis of state agency program data from multiple, disparate state agency programs. This position is primarily responsible for conducting cost-benefit analysis for statewide programs in support of the overall Budgeting for Results initiative.

This position requires a motivated professional with the ability to work independently under minimal supervision. The general scope of responsibilities will be clearly defined. The BFR Data Analyst will work in consultation with Pew Center under the direction of the BFR Unit Director to design, develop and populate the newly established modeling framework for the Illinois cost-benefit analysis.

To apply: Please see job description for more information. Submit resumes by mail, fax, or email. Mail: Attention Personnel, 603 Stratton Building, Springfield, IL 62706; Fax: (217) 524-4876; Email: 

Research Director, University of Chicago

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Location: Chicago, IL

Description: The University of Chicago Crime Lab is seeking a full-time Research Director to contribute to the scientific and intellectual leadership. In this role, the Research Director will help to manage and mentor research and project staff, providing scientific direction and ensuring the rigor and quality of all work. The Research Director would also be expected to direct a portfolio of applied research projects in association with faculty members and research teams focused on reducing crime and violence and improving life outcomes for disadvantaged youth in addition to facilitating technical assistance work for government partners and strategic partners. The Research Director will report to Executive Director and work collaboratively with other researchers, staff, and partner agencies. The Research Director will contribute to the scientific content of research proposals, and will assist the ED and other faculty affiliates in supporting dissemination and policymaker outreach activities. The Research Director will also contribute to strategic conversations about which new projects and initiatives the Crime Lab should take on.

To apply: