The Policing Project at the New York University School of Law is a dynamic, growing organization dedicated to bringing democratic accountability to policing. We work with communities and police departments across the country to ensure that police department policies and practices are transparent, efficacious, and adopted with public input. More information on the Policing Project can be found at our website,

The Policing Project seeks a Grant and Budget Analyst to maintain our various grants, assist with financial planning, work with the University’s administrative departments to meet reporting obligations, and oversee various finance and operations-related tasks. Experience working with complicated spreadsheets and multiple financial systems is required. Experience interfacing with senior level staff in an academic or government setting is preferred. 


The Grant and Budget Analyst will be responsible for:

  • Developing an annual operating budget and long-term financial plans;
  • Tracking annual revenues and expenditures, preparing projections and providing variance explanations; 
  • Managing numerous grants to ensure that expenses are allocated properly across grants and tracking when resources will be fully used and when new resources will be required;
  • Complying with internal and external grant reporting requirements;
  • Preparing budgets for new funding requests;
  • Providing general project management and operations-related support on various projects.


Desired Experience and Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience working at a University, government, or a non-profit in budget, finance or grants management;
  • Exceptionally strong attention to detail;
  • Experience preparing and managing budgets;
  • Significant experience working with complicated spreadsheets;
  • Experience working with various financial systems;
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other departments at the University and with our various partners.
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