Administrative Data Research Facility (ADRF) Deputy Director

Job Summary

New York University’s Administrative Data Facility (ADRF) is seeking an experienced manager to join a visionary and dedicated research facility team who can build on a successful approach and take us to the next level. The Deputy Director will be expected to work on a range of projects with a demonstrated commitment to meeting a high bar and a history of getting things done even in the face of obstacles.

The ideal applicant will have the ability to juggle multiple projects at a time and work in a fast -paced environment.  The applicant should also have a creative mindset that drives him or her to find innovative solutions to challenging problems by taking the initiative in thought leadership, innovation and creativity. This is a full-time, yearly renewable position.


Responsibilities include:

  • Developing and implementing our people management strategy;

  • Working with the team to write proposals that further the vision;

  • Writing reports to communicate project updates and results to stakeholders; and

  • Making presentations to government officials at the federal, state and local level.

Qualifications and skills

  • Excellent writing skills, especially with proposals and reports for multiple audiences;

  • Background in quantitative social science (e.g. applied economics);

  • Advanced analytics experience using Python, SQL, or other scripting language

  • Understanding of business functions such as HR, Finance, marketing etc. ;

  • Experience managing projects and initiatives with many moving parts and actors;

  • Outstanding organizational and leadership abilities;

  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation, and public speaking skills

Highly Desirable Skills

  • Experience with technology platforms

  • Experience working in with the public sector

  • Experience managing and mentoring diverse teams

Location: NYU Center for Urban Science and Progress, 370 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY

Applicant Instructions: Please submit a cover letter, CV and names, e-mail addresses and phone numbers of 3 references through Interfolio.

Term: One year with the possibility of extension

Principal Investigator: Professor Julia Lane