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Under the supervision of Senior Policy Analysts, the Policy Analyst will:
- Collaborate with Fellows, other Policy Analysts, and center leadership to develop research proposals;
- Support policy and research tasks such as literature reviews, research interviews, identifying and analyzing additional data, etc.;
- Contribute to written publications under the supervision of Senior Policy Analysts and center leadership;
- Assist in the development and implementation of project-specific strategies and priorities;
- Attend relevant events and provide summaries to staff;
- Develop and help deliver presentations and briefs for policy-making audiences on topics related to economic security and opportunity issues;
- Monitor trends and developments in economic security and opportunity issues; and
- Support the center’s work in coalitions alongside academics, advocates, and policy experts.
This position reports to a Senior Policy Analyst, who in turn reports to the Co-Executive Director of the Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality. This position does not have a supervisory role over any staff. The incumbent is expected to interact with students and other faculty and staff on a nonsupervisory basis.
- Bachelor’s degree in relevant field;
- 2 years of demonstrated experience in qualitative and quantitative research and policy analysis, including facility with Excel and statistical software;
- Ability to carry on assigned tasks under supervision;
- Proficiency with office productivity tools like Google Docs, Microsoft Office, etc.;
- Excellent oral and written communication skills;
- Excellent problem-solving skills and critical thinking skills;
- Demonstrated commitment to GCPI’s mission;
- Background in issues related to poverty, economic justice, social inclusion, racial equity, gender equity, and/or disability rights (including lived experience);
- Strong attention to detail and accuracy;
- Ability to organize and manage competing priorities, tasks and deadlines; and
- Flexibility and enthusiasm for learning.