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Job Description

POSITION TITLE: Analyst, Center on Extremism
REPORTS TO: Director, Center on Extremism
LOCATION: Anywhere ADL has an office, East Coast preferred (CSC)
Grade/Class: Grade F, Exempt, PSA-Eligible


ADL is the leading anti-hate organization in the world. Founded in 1913, its timeless mission is “to stop the defamation of the Jewish people and to secure justice and fair treatment to all.” Today, ADL continues to fight all forms of antisemitism and bias, using innovation and partnerships to drive impact. A global leader in combating antisemitism, countering extremism and battling bigotry wherever and whenever it happens, ADL works to protect democracy and ensure a just and inclusive society for all.


The Analyst will be responsible for advancing the mission of Center on Extremism by researching and analyzing antisemitism and related anti-Israel and anti-Zionist activity and trends. The Analyst will write reports and articles for public distribution and analyses for internal use, and will participate in planning and carrying out agency responses to research findings. The Analyst will conduct presentations and trainings to agency personnel and external constituents.
  • Research and analyze activities and trends related to antisemitism, including in the context of U.S.-based anti-Israel and anti-Zionist activism
  • Gather information from a wide variety of primary and secondary sources, including traditional media, social media, third party research sources, and others
  • Help develop qualitative and quantitative analysis of subject area, potentially with the use of a range of technical tools
  • Draft and edit internal memoranda based on research findings for agency use
  • Create written reports and articles, and deliver verbal presentations and trainings, for external partners, law enforcement, outside constituents, and the public
  • Assist in planning and executing agency responses to research findings
  • Support regional offices and CSC departments on relevant subject matter by providing information, guidance, and other assistance
  • Ensure that research materials and findings are properly archived for use by current and future ADL employees
  • Excellent research skills in primary and secondary sources
  • Demonstrated experience with social media monitoring tools and OSINT techniques
  • Ability and willingness to quickly learn new technologies and adapt to a changing research environment
  • Ability to switch between quantitative and qualitative analytic lenses
  • A strong understanding of issues related to antisemitism, anti-Zionism and the anti-Israel movement
  • Knowledge of Arabic preferred
  • Ability to thrive in a demanding, fast-paced multi-tasking environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in teams
  • Excellent analytical and writing skills
  • Ability to demonstrate good judgment under pressure
Work Experience:
  • Three or more years in an advocacy or policy-oriented research environment, or equivalent experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required; graduate degree preferred
Work Environment:
  • Office environment. Additional hours may be needed on occasion to keep up with heavy workload and attend special events.
  • ADL is a hybrid environment; this role may require 3 days in the office.
  • This position has a salary range of $66,000 to $72,000. This salary range is reflective of a position based in New York, New York. Please note that actual salaries are commensurate with experience and reflect the budget for a given position, and since ADL has a location-based compensation structure, there may be a different range for candidates in other locations. For an overview of our total rewards package, please visit

ADL values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of underrepresented ethnic groups, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply. ADL is an equal opportunity employer. Recruitment, hiring, promotions and other terms, conditions and privileges of employment shall be maintained in a manner which does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, marital status, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or military status, or in violation of any applicable Federal, state or local laws.

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The information in this job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, or be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications, and objectives required of employees assigned to this job, nor is it to be interpreted as a contract for employment.