Now Hiring: Joint Legislative Audit & Review Commission

ELGL member Kent Wyatt was a senior associate legislative analyst at JLARC and is happy to talk with anyone interested in applying. He can be reached at

Research Analyst Positions

The Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (JLARC) is recruiting for entry and/or mid-level research analyst positions in Richmond, Virginia. JLARC is the oversight agency of the Virginia General Assembly. Our mission is to provide the General Assembly with an objective and rigorous oversight capability. Through analytic research and evaluation, JLARC helps ensure that the Legislature is informed about State program operations, agencies fulfill legislative intent, and programs operate efficiently, effectively, and economically.

Applicants must possess strong writing, analytical, statistical, and software skills (including SAS and all Microsoft Office applications) and have the ability to interact effectively in a multi-disciplinary team environment. Some overnight travel and fieldwork may be necessary. A master’s degree in public policy or a closely-related discipline is required of all applicants. In addition, some applied research experience in a policy-related field is preferred for entry-level analysts, and at least three years of experience is required for mid-level positions. Starting salaries are commensurate with education and experience levels. The position(s) will remain open until filled.

To apply for a position, e-mail a letter, resume, graduate GPA, GRE® or similar graduate admission test score, list of relevant graduate coursework, salary history, and a list of references to or via regular mail to Staff Recruitment, Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission, 201 North 9th Street, General Assembly Building, Suite 1100, Richmond, Virginia 23219. JLARC is an equal opportunity employer.