Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

The Mayor's Office of Operations seeks candidates for several positions across our entire office. We hire for a diverse portfolio of skill sets and personnel – policy makers, developers, researchers, analysts – and encourage anyone with a passion for improving New York City municipal government to find the job that's right for them. Explore the opportunities below to join our team.

Spring 2022 Internships

Paid internships with the City of New York and the Mayor's Office of Operations are due Sunday December 5th. The ideal candidate will be familiar with New York City government and be able to think creatively, embrace new approaches and pioneer innovative solutions to complex urban issues.

Project and Performance Management Intern
The Project and Performance Management Team supports policy and program implementation across the City. We work with City agencies and offices to launch new initiatives, improve existing projects and develop cross-agency relationships and work plans in order to drive efficiency and deliver on the Mayor's equity agenda. We also track and monitor the progress of mayoral commitments and initiatives.

Performance Reporting Intern
The Performance Reporting Team within the Office of Operations monitors and reports on the performance of all City agencies and gives guidance to agencies and staff on performance reporting and performance management focused on improving public access and use of performance data.

MODA Open Data Intern
The Mayor's Office of Data Analytics seeks an Open Data Intern to help us refine and implement processes to improve the quality of the data on the NYC Open Data platform. NYC Open Data is one of the world's leading municipal open data programs, with nearly four billion rows of data and more than a million annual visitors.

Office and Ethnic and Community Media Intern
Executive Order 47 of 2019 and LL 83 of 2021 establish that City agencies are required to spend at least half of their advertising revenue on ethnic and community media (ECM) outlets. ECM outlets are newspapers, websites, and broadcast media serving communities of people based on native language, race, national origin, or targeting a discrete neighborhood or geographic region. Operations has worked with agency partners, the Mayor's Press Office, and CUNY's Graduate School of Journalism to implement the ECM spending mandate, and has been tasked collecting the annual agency spending reports since fiscal year 2020. Operations will help launch the Mayor's Office of Ethnic and Community Media as a new permanent program owner in spring 2022. The intern will work with Operations on the portfolio, and will continue their work with to the Mayor's Office of Ethnic and Community Media, once established.

Employment Opportunities

Mayor's Office of Operations

Special Advisor, Equity
The Special Advisor will be responsible for advising and supporting City agencies and mayoral offices in developing and implementing diversity, equity and inclusion strategies in the workplace, including working with agencies to strategize, develop and implement internal procedures, training curricula and materials developed as part of EO45 or internal working groups. The Special Advisor will also be responsible for leading the diversity, equity, and inclusion work of the Office of Operations. This may include, but is not limited to, leading work on setting office equity goals, establishing accountability structures, and monitoring progress.

Project and Performance Management

There are no openings on the Project and Performance Management team at this time. Please check back periodically for new positions.

Mayor's Office of Data Analytics (MODA)

Please visit the Mayor's Office of Data Analytics website and the Open Data Portal for more information.

Data Scientist
MODA seeks a Data Scientist to join a diverse mission-driven urban analytics office and serve as part of the Analytics team, which practices and advances responsible and open analytics in the City of New York, and is a critical player in any Citywide emergency response. MODA data scientists balance thinking and doing: we are curious and ask questions, but also passionate about rolling up our sleeves to deliver timely answers to complex questions. The successful candidate should be a relentless problem solver, constantly curious and "question asker," driven to find insights and "a-ha" moments in data and information, and to deliver recommendations to improve operations.

Algorithms Management and Policy Officer (AMPO)

Please visit the Algorithms Management and Policy Officer website for more information.

Mayor's Office for Economic Opportunity (NYCO)

For more information on job postings with the Mayor's Office for Economic Opportunity, Visit "Build With NYC" to learn more about available opportunities and how you can apply

NYCO – Enterprise Data Solutions

Data Curator and Scientist
Within NYC Opportunity, the Enterprise Data Solutions team takes innovative approaches to linking data in a meaningful way, as a means to help inform decision making by City-wide stakeholder groups, including leadership, agencies, providers and clients. EDS views data as a protected asset that can be responsibly leveraged across digital products to support analytical initiatives, facilitate knowledge sharing, and develop policy strategy.

As part of a comprehensive effort to reform and reinvent New York City's approach to criminal justice and policing, the City of New York is launching an "Ending the Poverty to Prison Pipeline" initiative that addresses the recommendations surfaced in the Police Reform and Reinvention Collaborative draft plan. Within this initiative, NYC Opportunity will be focused on developing solutions and furthering recommendations that connect low-income and justice-involved clients and their families to new or improved streamlined services and supports that center community needs, and prevent or reduce justice system contact.

To support this initiative, the Data Curator and Scientist will be responsible for understanding, documenting, and validating data from agency legacy systems to populate innovative new platforms. The ideal candidate will have experience working on large data projects, profile data and be able to develop clear documentation about the data for other analysts and end-users.

Developer, Data Integration
Within NYC Opportunity, the Enterprise Data Solutions team takes innovative approaches to integrate data across agencies to improve the delivery of social services, expand service outreach and inform public sector analytics and research. EDS views data as a valued asset that can be leveraged responsibly to increase equity and opportunity for all New Yorkers.

As part of a comprehensive effort to reform and reinvent New York City's approach to criminal justice and policing, the City of New York is launching an "Ending the Poverty to Prison Pipeline" initiative that addresses the recommendations surfaced in the Police Reform and Reinvention Collaborative draft plan.

To support this initiative, the Developer will be part of the Integration Services of the EDS team, primarily responsible for providing timely and accurate data that enable data analytics and research that drive long-term policy and program development. Our back-end stack includes Oracle DB, AWS Cloud, IBM DataStage/QualityStage ETL and IBM Master Data Management (MDM).

NYCO – Service Design Studio

The Service Design Studio helps further the City's use of human-centered design methods. The Studio team is versed in design tools, experienced in developing in-person and digital services, and focused on addressing poverty-related challenges. The Studio partners with agencies to engage with residents and those who deliver services so that their insights can shape new and existing programs. The Studio team conducts research, develops documentation, offers service enhancements, creates user experiences, and works closely with internal and external teams to prototype, develop, and set ongoing strategy for services.

The Studio is building capacity for design across NYC government through office hours, workshops and producing Civic Service Design Tools + Tactics—an introduction to service design for public servants.

Within NYC Opportunity, the Service Design Studio works closely with the Product team on our core digital products ACCESS NYC, Growing Up NYC, and Generation NYC to offer design services and enhancements. Additionally, the Service Design Studio collaborates with the Program & Evaluation team on program design and evaluation.

Communications Design Fellow

NYCO – Product

Product Manager – Ending the Poverty to Prison Pipeline
As part of a comprehensive effort to reform and reinvent New York City's approach to criminal justice and policing, the City of New York is launching an "Ending the Poverty to Prison Pipeline" initiative that addresses the recommendations surfaced in the Police Reform and Reinvention Collaborative draft plan. Within this initiative, NYC Opportunity will be focused on developing solutions and furthering recommendations that connect low-income and justice-involved clients and their families to new or improved streamlined services and supports that center community needs, and prevent or reduce justice system contact.

As part of the Ending the Poverty to Prison Pipeline initiative, the Product team will help improve access to the broad array of social services administered and funded by New York City. This includes developing and managing digital tools that make it simpler to understand what services exist and easier for client-serving staff to make referrals and connections to complementary resources. The Product Manager will be a key contributor to this work, collaborating with other members of our team whose expertise includes facilitating data integration to improve social service performance, facilitating better service experiences, and designing new digital and in-person services with agency partners.

NYCO – Programs and Evaluation

Advisor – Ending the Poverty to Prison Pipeline
As part of a comprehensive effort to reform and reinvent New York City's approach to criminal justice and policing, the City of New York is launching an "Ending the Poverty to Prison Pipeline" initiative that addresses the recommendations surfaced in the Police Reform and Reinvention Collaborative draft plan. Within this initiative, NYC Opportunity will be focused on developing solutions and furthering recommendations that connect low-income and justice-involved clients and their families to new or improved streamlined services and supports that center community needs, and prevent or reduce justice system contact. Working with colleagues at NYC Opportunity, the Advisor will focus primarily on a new "Ending Poverty to Prison Pipeline" initiative and will help to coordinate the design, implementation, program management, performance monitoring and evaluation for multiple initiatives and projects.

Associate Director, Programs and Evaluation
As part of the Programs and Evaluation Team, the Associate Director (AD) will coordinate the design, implementation, program management, evaluation for multiple initiatives and projects. This position will be part of NYC Opportunity's Programs and Evaluation Team, and will work closely with other NYC Opportunity teams, Mayoral offices and City agencies. The Associate Director works with the Director of Programs and Evaluation to manage the day to day work of the 12 member team to advance the overall P&E portfolio of programs, evaluations, and other related projects.

Senior Advisor
As part of the Programs and Evaluation Team, the Senior Advisor will coordinate the design, implementation, program management, evaluation for multiple initiatives and projects. This position will be part of NYC Opportunity's Programs and Evaluation Team, and will work closely with other NYC Opportunity teams, Mayoral offices and City agencies. The Senior Advisor will lead and manage a portfolio of programs, special projects and evaluations for projects generated by NYC Opportunity and YMI, as well as other initiatives of the Mayor focused on low-income populations.

Senior Advisor – Health
As part of the Programs and Evaluation Team, the Senior Advisor will coordinate the design, implementation, program management, evaluation for multiple initiatives and projects. This position will be part of NYC Opportunity's Programs and Evaluation Team, and will work closely with other NYC Opportunity teams, Mayoral offices and City agencies. The Senior Advisor manage a portfolio of evaluations related to mental health initiatives that are part of the Office of Community Mental Health (formerly called Thrive), as well as evaluations in other issue areas. Responsibilities will include leading evaluation scoping and design for initiatives; managing external evaluators in developing, implementing, and finalizing evaluations; coordinating the dissemination of evaluation findings to various constituencies; and translating technical evaluation information to policymakers and other stakeholders.

Senior Advisor – Ending the Poverty to Prison Pipeline
Working with colleagues at NYC Opportunity, the Senior Advisor will focus primarily on a new "Ending Poverty to Prison Pipeline" initiative and will help to coordinate the design, implementation, program management, performance monitoring and evaluation for multiple initiatives and projects.

NYCO – Technology

Software Engineer
As a Software Engineer for the Technology and Product team in NYC Opportunity, you will build and maintain our websites and web applications across front-end, back-end and database layers. The Software engineer works closely with product, design, and data team members to enhance and expand our current products and create new digital services.

Other Employment Opportunities

You may also visit NYC Careers or the NYC Office of the Mayor Jobs Website to find other job openings citywide.