Analyst Position @ The HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation

The HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation is hiring a Social Science Analyst to join an amazing team of early childhood and child welfare policy researchers. Please share widely with your networks and anyone who may be interested!


The job posting can be found here: and will close on May 21. A brief description of the job is below:


As a Social Science Analyst in ASPE's Office of Human Services Policy, you will serve in the Division of Children and Youth Policy and use your knowledge of and experience to optimize HHS's work to improve child wellbeing by:

  • Developing memoranda, briefs, talking points, issue papers, and other materials that accurately identify issues in early childhood and child welfare policy, present appropriate summaries of the evidence base, and making recommendations to supervisor and other managers and leadership.
  • Briefing supervisor, office leadership, and other Department leaders on the results of analyses, research and evaluations of programs and proposed policies for children.
  • Planning and conducting research and policy analysis activities including surveys, interviews, and case studies, to make recommendations about system and program improvement for children.
  • Maintaining current knowledge of research and evidence-based practices related to HHS early childhood education and child welfare programs, and related systems and initiatives across all levels of government.
  • Developing new insights into strengthening early childhood and child welfare policy; questioning conventional approaches; encouraging new ideas and innovations; advising on design and implementation of new or cutting edge programs/policies.
  • Paid job
  • Professional development
  • Research
  • Post-graduation