Position Announcement: KIDS COUNT Coordinator

Oct 27, 2019

The Montana Budget & Policy Center (MBPC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing responsible tax, budget, and economic policies through credible research and analysis in order to promote opportunity and fairness for all Montanans. We work on a range of social justice issues including early childhood education, paid family and medical leave, access to quality health care, criminal justice reform, affordable housing, and investment in public education. Our team is dedicated to racial justice and creating a Montana where everyone has what they need to live their best lives.

Through the generous support of the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s KIDS COUNT national project, MBPC will assume responsibility for KIDS COUNT program in a three-state region (Montana, North Dakota, and South Dakota). MBPC will be the first KIDS COUNT organization to lead the efforts in multiple states. MBPC will produce the annual data book, publish briefs on key policy issues, and maintain web access to KIDS COUNT data for Montana, North Dakota, and South Dakota.

MBPC is seeking qualified applicants for the new KIDS COUNT Coordinator position. The KIDS COUNT Coordinator will oversee research and policy aspects of MBPC’s work as the KIDS COUNT organization for Montana, North Dakota, and South Dakota. This work will include data, research, communications, and outreach responsibilities. The KIDS COUNT Coordinator represents KIDS COUNT in the community and is the primary liaison with the national KIDS COUNT network.

Duties and Responsibilities

Required Experience, Education, and Skills

You will be a highly-qualified candidate if you possess:

 Position Details

A full job description can be found here. The ideal candidate will work full-time and be based in Helena. However, the organization may consider a different location for a truly exceptional candidate.

Salary range is $50,000 – 60,000, commensurate with experience. MBPC offers excellent benefits, including health insurance, dental insurance, retirement, and generous paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, and paid family and medical leave.

To Apply:

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and sample graphics/videos/or other visual examples by email to:

Heather O’Loughlin

Co-director for Research and Development

holoughlin@montanabudget.org

Initial application review will begin November 15, 2019, but applications will be accepted until position is filled.

We strongly encourage applicants from diverse communities, constituencies, and identities, including but not limited to people of all ethnic/racial backgrounds, people of all gender identities/gender expressions, people with disabilities, individuals living on low-incomes, and LGBTQ persons.

Montana Budget & Policy Center

Shaping policy for a stronger Montana.

MBPC is a nonprofit organization focused on providing credible and timely research and analysis on budget, tax, and economic issues that impact low- and moderate-income Montana families.