Senior Policy Analyst

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POSITION TITLE: Senior Policy Analyst


LOCATION: 253 Broadway


The Mayor’s Office of Operations works to make New York City government more effective and efficient. We’re responsible for managing and coordinating multiagency initiatives and using data to help the City make informed policy decisions and strategic, targeted investments.

The Project Management Team supports policy and program implementation across the City. We work with City agencies and offices to launch new initiatives, improve existing projects and develop cross-agency relationships and work plans in order to drive efficiency and deliver on the Mayor’s equity agenda. We also track and monitor the progress of mayoral commitments and initiatives.


The Senior Policy Analyst will provide project management, analytical and technical support for planning and implementing projects that improve the efficiency, effectiveness and accessibility of key City services. A portion of this role’s portfolio will include support for an interagency effort to reduce gun violence and engage community- based solutions. The Senior Policy Analyst will work closely with effort facilitators to coordinate incident review meetings, track and monitor progress on key performance indicators in support of project goals, and manage project responsibilities. They will also support the convening and facilitating stakeholder meetings which will allow for the identification of specific problems driving shooting incidents and the design and mobilization of specific interventions for addressing the issues.

The job responsibilities for the Senior Policy Analyst include, but are not limited to:
  • Providing project management support by:
    • Producing work products including project engagement agreements, governance structures, project plans, status reports and project close-out documentation
    • Staffing meetings by drafting agendas, preparing presentation materials, compiling and sharing summary notes and scheduling
    • Coordinating with team members to make sure projects and deliverables are on track
  • Serving as engagement lead on a single agency project or work stream within a larger project
  • Conducting quantitative and qualitative data analysis, identifying trends and producing research questions and analysis in support of project goals
  • Acting as a liaison to City agencies to track and monitor progress on a portfolio of mayoral initiatives and commitments
  • Managing intern project assignments and work products

  • A Bachelor’s Degree and four years of experience, or a Master’s Degree and at least 2 years of full-time professional experience with a focus on social service, social justice, criminal justice or related
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented with the ability to prioritize between conflicting demands and the flexibility to meet unpredictable demands
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, and has initiative, persistence and a positive attitude
  • Ability to promote collaboration and gain consensus across stakeholders with competing perspectives and priorities
  • Ability to think creatively, embrace new approaches or technologies, and pioneer solutions to improve operational efficiency
  • Analytical skills with experience in data collection, data analysis and performance reporting
  • Interest in urban issues, especially New York City government and current city affairs/policies
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint; Visio; dashboard software


Commensurate with experience. Budgeted annual salary for the position is $73,098.


Please send a copy of your resume, a cover letter, and three (3) references to Candidate Application

New York City Residency Is Required Within 90 Days of Appointment.

The City of New York and the Office of the Mayor are Equal Opportunity Employers.

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