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The Levin College Office of Student Services (LCOSS) occasionally receives job announcements which may be of interest to Urban Affairs students and graduates. As announcements are received, they will be posted below. For more information about a particular position, please contact the associated organization directly.

All jobs are posted for informational purposes only and at the discretion of LCOSS.  Postings may be denied or removed without notice. LCOSS makes no guarantee as to the completeness / correctness of the information listed below. For older postings please see the Careers in Urban Affairs archive.

Posting Date: 09/22/2017
Position: State Director, AOF and Fellow, CCS 
Company: Advocates for Ohio’s Future / Center for Community Solutions 

Advocates for Ohio’s Future is a statewide coalition of over 475 local and statewide organizations that promote health and human service budget and policy solutions so all Ohioans live better lives. This position is located in Columbus, Ohio.
Application Deadline: 10/20/2017 at 5 PM

Posting Date: 09/22/2017
Position: General Manager
Company: Les Délices

The General Manager works with the Artistic Director in conducting the organization’s business operations. The General Manager may work remotely and determines his/her own hours although he/she is required to attend various meetings in the office and other locations and to work at all local concert performances. Some evening and weekend work will be required. It is expected that the General Manager will work an average of 25-30 hours per week for 48 weeks per year.
Application Deadline: 10/06/2017

Posting Date: 09/14/2017
Position: Research Associate
Company: Team Neo

Manages projects and project teams, with Vice-President and independently, in providing technical assistance to internal and external clients, economic development organizations, state, county and local government entities as well as not-for-profit, for-profit and project clients. Participates in project strategies, planning, development, coordination, and management. Performs a variety of administrative duties relative to project management and tracking. Interacts professionally with all internal and external customers using strong customer service skills.

Application Deadline: 09/20/2017

Posting Date: 09/11/2017
Position: Analyst - Income Security and Labor Programs
Company: Congressional Budget Office

The Congressional Budget Office is a small nonpartisan agency that provides economic and budgetary analysis to the Congress. CBO’s Budget Analysis Division seeks two analysts to work in its Income Security and Education Cost Estimates Unit, which is responsible for preparing multiyear budget projections and producing cost estimates for legislative proposals related to education, income security, social security, nutrition, and housing programs.
One analyst will be responsible for program areas that include unemployment insurance, pension insurance, and other labor-related issues; the other will cover the Supplemental Security Income program, nutrition programs, and other programs serving low-income families.

Application Deadline: October 2, 2017

For more details about this position, click here. 

Posting Date: 09/07/2017
Position: Community Engagement Organizer
Company: Ohio City Incorporated

Ohio City Incorporated has recently completed its 3-year strategic plan and we are excited about this position’s role in contributing to neighborhood engagement through community building and inclusivity initiatives. The Community Engagement Organizer is responsible for communicating with, engaging and improving the quality of life for Ohio City residents. This position serves a vital role in building relationships and lines of communication with all stakeholders in the Ohio City neighborhood.


  • This position will be responsible for creating a more inclusive and engaged neighborhood. This includes creating opportunity for increased resident involvement and leadership as well as identifying leaders in the neighborhood and providing further leadership opportunities for these residents.
  • The organization is constantly seeking opportunities to build relationships with residents underrepresented in our organization and engaging them in building connections amongst residents.
  • Disseminate Ohio City communications to residents and neighborhood stakeholders through online/email communications, outreach campaigns as well as face to face interactions.
  • Independent worker with experience in project management including creating and managing budgets and required reporting.
  • Develop new opportunities for resident involvement and leadership; recruit volunteers; and provide opportunity for neighborhood and community development.
  • Attend block club meetings and community events.
  • Conduct outreach campaigns.
  • Work with all areas of the organization as well as the Community Engagement Committee of the board to ensure timely internal and external communication of community projects.
  • Work with the supervisor on special initiatives including the Ohio City Farm, the Ohio City LGBTQ initiative, the Nonprofit Dialogues and the Miami University Urban Teaching Cohort.
  • Collect and compile necessary data and evaluation requests.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Application Deadline: N/A

Posting Date: 09/05/2017
Position: Analyst - Scorekeeping
Company: Congressional Budget Office

The Congressional Budget Office is a small nonpartisan agency that provides economic and budgetary analysis to the Congress. The Budget Analysis Division seeks an analyst to work in its Scorekeeping Unit, which is primarily responsible for preparing cost estimates for 12 annual appropriation bills at each stage of House and Senate action. 
The analyst will be responsible for two of those appropriation bills, to be determined at the time of hiring. The analyst will coordinate estimates, collaborating closely with others in the division, and will present analyses to key Congressional staff members of the House and Senate Budget Committees, the Committees on Appropriations, authorizing committees, and staff working for individual Members of Congress. The analyst also will review proposals in the President's annual budget, assist in preparing the baseline budgetary projections that CBO supplies to the Congress three times each year, work with other analysts to determine the effects of authorizing proposals on subsequent appropriation legislation, and contribute to an annual report, Expired and Expiring Authorizations of Appropriations.
Application Deadline: September 17, 2017

Posting Date: 08/25/2017
Position: Heritage Home Program Assistant
Company: Cleveland Restoration Society

The Cleveland Restoration Society is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) membership organization dedicated to the preservation of greater Cleveland's historic resources. The Society advocates for the preservation of historic landmarks in greater Cleveland; promotes awareness of historic resources through educational programs and publications; sponsors events for its members; operates a Sacred Landmarks Assistance Program to aid the caretakers of religious landmarks with repair and maintenance issues, and operates the Heritage Home Program, a unique homeowner assistance program, in 38 cities and villages in Cuyahoga, Summit, Geauga and Lorain Counties.

  • Exceptional customer service and enjoyment working with the public both in person and on the phone
  • Ability to handle a high volume, fast paced environment
  • Technological skill with CRM software, Microsoft Office Suite - Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint - printers, cameras, projectors
  • Excellent time management and resourcefulness
  • Clear communication
  • Education or experience in nonprofit organizations and historic preservation field preferred, but not required
  • Acting as first point of contact for clients on the phone and email
  • Scheduling Heritage staff on site visits
  • Providing site visit follow-up for clients through personalized letters and emails
  • Data entry in CRS proprietary database
  • Assistance with CRS special programming, events and presentations as needed 

Application Deadline: September 5, 2017

To apply please submit your resume, college and university transcripts and a writing sample by email to: Thomas A. Jorgensen, Chief Operating Officer, no later than September 5, 2017. No calls please.

For older postings please see the Careers in Urban Affairs archive.