Job Overview


The National Endowment for the Arts, an independent Federal agency and the official arts organization for the United States government, supports the advancement of artistic excellence, creativity, and innovation. We are motivated by the vision of a Nation in which the arts enrich the lives of all Americans and enhance the livability of communities. If you share our vision, please consider joining us.

This position is located with the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) in the Office of Senior Deputy Chairman, Office of Research Analysis, Washington, DC.  

This position is being advertised concurrently with NEA-TR-14-1146101 (MP), using Merit Promotion procedures.

If you are a status applicant (current permanent Federal employee or former permanent Federal employee with competitive reinstatement eligibility), or are eligible under a special appointing authority and you are selected under this vacancy, you may be subject to serving a new one-year probationary period.

Salary Information:  GS-13/14: $89,924 - $138,136 per annum.

First time hires to the Federal government salaries are normally set at the beginning of the salary range listed.

This is a great opportunity to join a mission-driven organization with a generous benefits package; paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, health and life insurance, and excellent retirement package.

Visit our website at  for more information about the NEA.



As the Program Analyst you will be responsible for the following tasks:

·       Design and implement research and evaluation plans and/or performance measures for NEA programs, projects, and initiatives. Identify and investigate research questions that allow the Agency to measure accurately, report effectively, and ultimately improve its performance results.

·       Conduct analyses with quantitative (statistical) and qualitative software. Overlay results with geographic, demographic, economic, and organizational and social characteristics or clusters that can be identified by using raw, external data (e.g., U.S. Census Bureau data) or administrative records.

·       Provide technical and logistical assistance and/or oversight of grants, contracts, and cooperative agreements related to research and/or evaluation studies, publications, and convenings.

·       Write and edit research and/or evaluation reports and create research and/or evaluation presentations for leadership, Agency stakeholders, and for understanding by the general public

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No