Posted on August 28, 2012
Policy Analyst (Part-Time)
Health and Welfare Council of Long Island
Health and Welfare Council of Long Island - Policy Analyst (Part-Time)
The Health and Welfare Council of Long Island (HWCLI) is a private, not for profit, health and human services planning, research/public education and advocacy organization that serves as the umbrella for public and voluntary agencies serving Long Island's poor and vulnerable individuals and families. HWCLI’s mission is to respond to the needs of Long Island’s vulnerable families and individuals ensuring that the voice of the powerless are heard.
The Part-time Policy Analyst will support HWCLI’s mission by providing research and analysis on health and human service policy issues and developing policy and advocacy communications for Health & Welfare Council of Long Island.
- Research and analyze the impact of Federal, state and local public polices, budgets and legislation on health and human services; with a specific focus on HWCLI’s issue areas: access to health care, nutritional security and economic development
- Provide internal reports to keep CEO/President and senior team updated on policy related issues. Make recommendations on advocacy and policy agenda for organization.
- Draft testimony and documents for CEO/President and senior team to use for education and advocacy with elected officials and policy makers
- Draft advocacy and education communications to be sent to members on policy related issues
- Develop reports, white papers and research papers as required on legislative and regulatory developments
- Participate in HWCLI committee’s and workgroups and other policy related meetings
- Analyze existing government data sources
- Participate in policy relevant meetings as requested
- Participate in policy related teleconferences and webinars on behalf of the organization
- Work with student interns and fellows on policy research and reports
- Perform other duties as assigned
Qualifications, Required Skills and Experience:
- Master’s Degree required. JD or PhD preferred
- Extensive experience with policy research and advocacy
- Strong writing and communication skills
- Highly motivated self-starter with capacity to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment
- Knowledge of federal, state and local government
- In-depth knowledge of public benefit programs
- Strong quantitative and qualitative research skills
Compensation is commensurate with experience
Flexible Spending Accounts
Holidays/Vacation/ Sick Time
Terms: This is a part-time position; with the potential of an expansion to full-time
To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 516-483-4794.
HWCLI is a private, not for profit, health and human services planning, research/public education and advocacy organization that serves as the umbrella for public and voluntary agencies serving Long Island's poor and vulnerable individuals and families. HWCLI is an equal opportunity employer.