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Employment: Public Health Policy and Data Analyst

Connecticut Voices for Children is seeking a Public Health Policy and Data Analyst.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Work with senior policy team to set research and advocacy priorities
  • Conduct quantitative and qualitative policy-related research
  • Prepare policy reports, briefs, fact sheets, presentations, memos, and other content
  • Present policy and research information to a variety of audiences, including policymakers, health and human service providers, advocacy organizations, and news media
  • Analyze, testify on, and advocate for or against state legislative and budget proposals
  • Offer technical assistance and legislative and administrative recommendations to policymakers
  • Manage relationships with, and represent Connecticut Voices for Children, in local, state, and national coalitions and partnerships
  • Manage, evaluate, and mentor Associate Policy Fellows
  • Identify funding opportunities, work with foundation program officers, and write grant proposals and reports

Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree in public health and/or health policy (MPH or related graduate degree required)
  • 2 or more years in policy-related research and advocacy; 2 or more years supervisory experience
  • Quantitative data analysis skills using spreadsheets (Excel), statistical analysis software (Stata and R preferred, SAS or SPSS a plus), geographic information systems (ArcGIS, QGIS, etc.), and interactive data visualization (Tableau Public, Google Fusion Tables), programming experience a plus
  • Familiarity with Medicaid and CHIP programs preferred; familiarity with state and federal data sources required
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, including ability to communicate complex information to non-expert audiences and an ability to communicate descriptive and multivariate statistics to a general audience
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks in a time-sensitive manner, and to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Commitment to credible and independent analysis, and attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to think strategically, identify opportunities to advance organizational mission, and develop public policy options
  • Demonstrated commitment to the mission of Connecticut Voices for Children

Salary:  Commensurate with experience. Connecticut Voices for Children provides excellent benefits and a very flexible work environment.

To Apply:
Please send an email with the subject "Public Health Position" to Daniel Long, Research Director at dlong@ctvoices.org. Attach your cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae, transcripts from undergraduate and graduate programs (unofficial transcripts permitted), two writing samples (One about a policy issue geared toward a general audience (2-5 pages), and a technical research paper), and four references with contact information.

Deadline
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at noon EST. No phone inquiries please. 

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Connecticut Voices for Children is committed to equal employment opportunity. We do not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis.