Job Information

Organization: Center for Governmental Research, Inc. (CGR)

Posting Start: 2024-03-21

Location: Rochester NY or Hybrid

Job Title: Senior Associate or Associate Principal

Posting End: 2024-04-30

A Brief Job Description:

These positions have likely focus areas of local government, operational and financial analysis, stakeholder engagement and project/business development. The ideal candidate has experience in local government, nonprofits and/or community change initiatives, and operational and financial analysis, along with strong research, analysis, project management, presentation and communication skills. The candidate should be able to demonstrate effectiveness in building relationships with clients and/or partners, and furthering principles of diversity, equity and inclusion. Experience working with diverse and marginalized populations is valued. Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

At least 5-10 years of experience working in a related professional field; bachelor’s or master’s degree in social sciences, public policy, urban / regional planning, public administration, journalism, or related field; demonstrated research and analytical skills; strong project management, communication and organizational skills; competence in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and similar programs.

To qualify for an Associate Principal position, a candidate should be able to demonstrate experience leading projects and/or teams, producing reports or other large project deliverables, and supervising staff.

Making significant contributions to projects and research deliverables; conducting applied research including data collection and analysis; facilitating interviews and focus groups; producing and presenting deliverables including reports and presentations, reviewing and editing team members’ work; managing projects to budgets and timelines; supervising other research staff; developing project proposals; and building relationships with potential clients.

Compared to a Senior Associate, an Associate Principal will have more responsibility to lead projects and teams, supervise staff members, and develop projects through connecting with potential clients.


Contact Information:

Submit a cover letter, resume, and applicant self-identification form via email to The self-identification form can be found here. Additional information about CGR is available at