Careers at NCLR

We're looking for people who are passionate about improving the lives of Hispanic Americans


All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, marital status, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, personal appearance, family responsibilities, political affiliation, or enrollment in a college, university, technical school, or adult education.

Senior Policy Fellow, Economic Policy

NCLR is seeking a Senior Policy Fellow to join its Economic Policy Project, which aims to ensure the Latino community’s ability to contribute to and share in the nation’s economic opportunities. This position is a full-time, 18-month fellowship that is housed within NCLR’s highly respected Office of Research, Advocacy, and Legislation (ORAL), one of the most influential, visible, and leading national advocacy organizations championing public policy on behalf of Latinos.

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ESSA Stakeholder Outreach Coordinator

This position requires the ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders who have varying levels of education in both English and Spanish, with a particular focus on parents. This position reports to the Senior Director of Education; however, specific work may be assigned and supervised by other staff members on the Education team. As such, experience and comfort with reporting to multiple supervisors is necessary.

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Data and Impact Manager

As part of the Education team, the Data and Impact Manager will create and manage systems that facilitate information and data sharing within the team, in addition to collaborating with Affiliates, partners, funders, and clients. The ideal candidate must be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously, and manage fast-paced schedules with professionalism, maturity, poise, and confidence.

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Senior Policy Analyst, Immigration Policy Project

The Senior Policy Analyst is responsible for helping to develop NCLR’s immigration policy agenda and carrying out advocacy activities, including conducting policy and legislative analyses, as well as communications and coalition-building to advance immigration policy priorities.

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Policy Analyst, Education Policy Project

Policy Analyst will primarily be engaged on issues related to the implementation of the newly signed Every Student Succeeds Act.  The Policy Analyst is responsible for providing policy analysis examining the impact of education proposals and providing feedback and policy options that will benefit vulnerable students.  The position will work closely with colleagues in NCLR’s Education programs component.

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Manager, National Campaigns

The Manager will work closely with issue and legislative teams as they set strategy and lead the implementation of NCLR issue campaigns. In 2017, a central piece of this work will be a major new multistate campaign to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Over the next few years, NCLR will be heavily engaged in working on K–12 education issues in selected states and school districts, asserting NCLR’s role as a leading civil rights voice for Latino parents and kids, especially English learners. In particular, she or he will lead the development and implementation of the ESSA state advocacy campaign in consultation with NCLR’s ESSA working group, NCLR leadership, and education reform partners such as the National Urban League and The Education Trust.

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Senior Vice President, Communications and Marketing

In this newly-created role, the SVP, working across the organization and engaging with internal and external partners, will be responsible for NCLR’s overall communications, marketing and branding strategies. This person will develop a longer-term vision for the communications function, drive and integrate an organization-wide brand strategy and contribute to the organizational strategic planning process. This role will establish positioning and build advocacy for the organization’s messages, initiatives and goals in pursuit of broad action and sensible solutions.

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Policy Analyst, Health Policy Project

NCLR is seeking a Policy Analyst to join its Health Policy Project, whose vision is for all Latinos and their families to have the opportunity and ability to achieve optimal health and thrive no matter who they are, where they live, or how much they earn.

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