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Policy Associate

Georgetown University Center for Children and Families (CCF), part of the McCourt School of Public Policy’s Health Policy Institute, is seeking a detail-oriented self-starter to serve as its Policy Associate. The position plays a central role by providing qualitative and quantitative research and policy analysis to help advance CCF’s mission to expand and improve high-quality, affordable health coverage for America’s children and families. CCF focuses principally on issues relating to low-income children and families with a particular emphasis on implementation and policy issues related to Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and the Affordable Care Act.

DESCRIPTION

The Policy Associate will:

  • Conduct research and data analysis on health policy issues in support of CCF’s written reports, public presentations, and policy analysis work;
  • Monitor and track activities associated with federal and state legislative and administrative changes to child and family health coverage;
  • Provide assistance on writing projects pertaining to child and family health coverage issues;
  • Help maintain CCF’s research library, child and family coverage statistics (including web-based resources), and research databases; and
  • Assist in providing technical assistance to CCF staff, funders, national and state advocacy organizations, and others seeking information and data on child and family health coverage.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Two years of work experience, preferably in health or social policy.
  • Master’s Degree in public policy, public health, law, or related field preferred.
  • Strong writing, editing, and oral communication skills.
  • Proficiency with Excel.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well in a dynamic, team environment for a mission-oriented organization.
  • Flexibility, initiative, and a willingness to tackle new projects as they arise.

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or other categories protected by law.

The position is located in Washington, DC. Salary is commensurate with experience. Georgetown University benefits apply.

Apply with cover letter and resume to ccfrecruiting@georgetown.edu.

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or other categories protected by law.