Join Our Team

The Nevada Institute for Children’s Research & Policy (NICRP) and Nevada Afterschool Network (NAN) are looking to fill multiple positions to focus on Nevada out-of-school time (OST) programs by working with key partners to develop, lead, coordinate, and drive collaboration, quality, and advocacy initiatives. These are temporary, grant-funded positions.

Network Lead

Schedule: Full-time, Monday – Friday, 8am-5pm (1 hour for lunch)
Annual Salary: $60,000 – $70,000 (Depending on experience)

This position will focus on building a strong foundation for NAN to enhance the sustainability and quality of afterschool and OST programs for children and families in Nevada. A successful candidate will possess the qualifications and skills necessary to:​

  1. Oversee and provide direct supervision to NAN program staff.
  2. Assist in the development of assessment and evaluation tools to support quality improvement for OST programs.
  3. Develop documents that demonstrate statewide OST information through the administration of annual surveys, policy briefs, and reports.
  4. Create sustainable partnership structures for policy development and program funding.
  5. Provide professional development training opportunities for OST professionals.
  6. Build and maintain ongoing relationships with state legislature and administration to increase the network’s visibility, and represent the network as needed.​​

Qualifications and Experience:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree with preference to child and youth development; education; communications; public policy; public administration; social work; or a related field.
  2. Must have at least 3 years’ experience work in an afterschool/OST setting and/or with afterschool/OST programs.
  3. Grants management, reporting, and/or grant application experience.
    Report writing, data analysis, program evaluation, and research experience.
  4. Experience with project management software and/or developing a detailed plan to manage multiple projects at the same time with multiple teams.
  5. Experience in the area of policy development, afterschool programming, education, and/or coalition building on a local, statewide, and national level.

This position is open to any individual residing within the state of Nevada; relocation to Las Vegas is preferred but living in Nevada is required.

Full Position Description

Administrative Assistant

Schedule: Full-time, 39 hours a week
Annual Salary: $42,000

This position will carry out administrative tasks to support general workforce functioning and organization. A successful candidate will possess the qualifications and skills necessary to:​

  1. Provide support to ensure efficient operation of the office space.
  2. Exhibit polite and professional communication via phone, e-mail, and mail.
  3. Coordinate project meetings.
  4. Support team in completing project goals.
  5. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience:

  1. Strong people skills and an ability to relate to diverse groups and individuals.
  2. Ability to conduct thorough searches for public data.
  3. Creating and maintaining filing systems, both electronic and physical.
  4. Preparing communications, such as emails, invoices, reports and other correspondence.

​Applicants must be able to work on-site in Las Vegas from the hours of 8am-5pm Monday to Thursday, 8am-4pm Friday.

Full Position Description

To Apply

Please email a cover letter & resume to:
Amanda Haboush-Deloye, Executive Director
Nevada Institute for Children’s Research & Policy
​Phone: 702-895-1040

Applications will be reviewed immediately, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

The Difference You Will Make

Improve the lives of children and families living in Nevada by using rigorous community-based research, evaluation, advocacy, and collaborative partnerships to guide public policy and program development.

Work Environment

These positions are open to any individual residing within the state of Nevada. We offer flexible scheduling, the potential for a hybrid work environment, professional development, tuition assistance, and health care benefits. The work environment is mostly indoors and climate controlled with moderate noise levels as found in office settings. Occasional attendance at outreach events or meetings around the community can include both indoor and outdoor settings.

Commitment to Diversity

NICRP celebrates diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. NICRP believes in a world that is inclusive in approach and where equal opportunities and equitable outcomes exist for all. We are committed to developing and supporting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community, where all faculty, staff, and students create and feel a sense of belonging. By fostering an open and welcoming work environment, our faculty, staff and students are able to collaboratively learn, work, and serve our community.

​We embrace individual uniqueness along a number of social dimensions, including, but not limited to: race, ethnicity, and national origins; gender and gender identity; sexuality; class; disability; age; military, economic, and immigration status; geographic location; language and linguistic ability; and religion. We are especially committed to increasing the representation of populations that have been historically excluded from and marginalized in education, employment, housing, and vital public resources.