Senior Research Associate - Heartland Alliance (Chicago, IL)

The Social IMPACT Research Center conducts applied research for nonprofits, foundations, advocacy groups, governments, coalitions, and the media to help them measure, inform, and grow their social impact. IMPACT also regularly reports on key poverty trends to equip decision makers with sound data to inform public policy. The Senior Research Associate is responsible for leading and managing all aspects of research projects, including administrative functions like fundraising as well as serving as an agency spokesperson and active representative in external contexts. Individual accountabilities and work volume will be established through the development of annual Success Objectives, within the framework outlined below.