Ithaka S+R is hiring, and we invite you to apply for our open positions. Full job descriptions are available on our Careers site.

We currently have open positions on our Libraries, Scholarly Communication, and Museums team.


Libraries, Scholarly Communication, and Museums

Libraries, Scholarly Communication, and Museums team members conduct major research projects and consult with academic libraries, scholarly publishers, software companies, learned societies, museums, and universities. We help these organizations better support scholarship, instruction, community engagement, and student success by empowering them to gather and to effectively utilize evidence that supports good strategic decision-making and service offerings. Examples of our current projects include major initiatives to support employee engagement, diversity, and anti-racism in museums, libraries, and other community organizations; cohort-based strategic collaborations to modernize collections and services; a program of work to support higher education for the incarcerated; and studies of organizational leadership.

We are currently have openings for two Analysts.

Analyst – Users and Markets

We are seeking an Analyst to work collaboratively on both research projects and consulting engagements. The Analyst will typically serve as project co-lead and have significant responsibility for high-quality, on-time completion of the work while being responsible for coordinating the contributions of other team members on the project. The Analyst will work closely with and have an opportunity to learn from our methodological experts, including the Senior Analyst of Users and Markets, to whom this position will report.

The Analyst will contribute to team efforts to conduct research (mixed methods with a strong emphasis on qualitative research), including:

    • Conducting desk research using primary and secondary sources to address key research questions and inform our understanding of the community.
    • Gathering qualitative and/or quantitative data, through interviews, desk research, content analysis, and other methods.
    • Reporting findings and recommendations via diverse written outputs, and through oral presentations to staff and clients at conferences and webinars.
    • Collaborating with the Senior Analyst of Users and Markets and other internal and external partners to support research large-scale, cohort-based research projects.

The pay range for this role is $55-65,000.

Analyst – Justice Initiatives

We are seeking an Analyst who will focus on justice initiatives. Our research portfolio on providing access to quality higher education in prisons is growing, and this position offers a unique opportunity to contribute to our work on providing equitable educational opportunities to marginalized groups.

As an Analyst, you will work collaboratively on both research projects and consulting engagements. You will typically serve as project co-lead and have significant responsibility for high-quality, on-time completion of the work while being responsible for coordinating the contributions of other team members on the project. You will work closely with and have an opportunity to learn from our methodological experts, including the Program Manager for Justice Initiatives, to whom this position will report. Affiliated with our New York office or working remotely, you will be an integral member of Ithaka S+R, taking day-to-day responsibility for our most important projects.

The pay range for this role is $55-65,000.


Although our headquarters are in New York City, these are remote positions and candidates can be located anywhere in the United States. We offer comprehensive and generous benefits, including a no-cost health insurance premium option, an employer-funded retirement plan, and a generous paid time off program for all benefits-eligible staff. Please see our Careers site for more information about working with us.