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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


  • 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 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.

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.