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Policy Analyst, Center on Poverty and Inequality - Georgetown University Law Center
The Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality 's Economic Security and Opportunity Initiative (ESOI) works with policymakers, researchers, practitioners, and advocates to develop effective policies and practices to alleviate poverty and inequality in the United States. Areas of research include policies, programs, and practices related to tax and benefits, jobs and education, health and human service delivery, and democracy, all with a cross-cutting focus on racial and gender equity. The Policy Analyst will conduct quantitative and qualitative research and high level policy analysis: identifying policy issues to explore, collecting and analyzing data, reporting findings, and proposing new ideas for addressing problems on a wide range of issues relating to economic security and opportunity. They will help develop and test quantitative methodologies; conduct literature reviews and careful, robust analysis; advance project strategies; help conceptualize new projects; draft and revise report s; support the center's external communications priorities and activities; and represent the center at public events, in the media, and in external meetings. The Policy Analyst's duties include, but are not limited to:
Oversee quantitative and qualitative research, writing on a range of issues relating to poverty and inequality.
Conduct literature reviews, data collection, analysis, interpretation, visualization, and communication.
Support and oversee policy assistants, RAs, and interns on quantitative projects.
Development, Communications, and Operations
Conduct work planning, capacity building, internal and external coordination, project management, and team collaboration.
Provide development support for proposals, reports, budgets, and meetings.
Oversee communications and media outreach and support.
Requirement & Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
At least 4-5 years of experience with qualitative and quantitative research and policy analysis
A commitment to GCPI ESOl's mission with the ability to develop sound research methodologies and collect, synthesize, analyze, and interpret data
Excellent writing and communication skills with knowledge of a broad range of economic security issues
Diversity, equity and inclusion experience, skills, and values
Self-driven work ethic & initiative and strong capacity for collaboration
Ability to manage a high volume of work with efficiency
Strong attention to detail and accuracy with flexibility & enthusiasm for learning
Facility with public use data (e.g. Current Population Survey, American Community Survey, National Health Interview Survey)
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