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DATE ADDED: Wed 20/11/2019

Policy Analyst

Troy, AL, US


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

# Position Information

## Job Summary

The Policy Analyst position for The Johnson Center at Troy University is responsible for conducting policy-based research and providing policy makers with an academic source for sound economic ideas; reporting to the Johnson Center's Director; and providing research and presentation skills that will advance the Johnson Center's mission.

The Johnson Center is housed in the Sorrell College of Business at Troy University, and this position will be based on Troy University's Troy, Alabama campus. The Johnson Center is a research and education center focused on engaging students and policy makers in ideas related to economic freedom and well-being.

The Policy Analyst position is a one-year term position that is grant-funded, professional, twelve-month salaried position. Contingent upon performance and continued grant support this position may be renewed annually.

## Minimum Qualifications

1. Graduate degree in economics, political science, public administration, education policy, health policy, or closely related field; OR a minimum of three years of proven experience in research and analysis
2. A firm understanding of the history, research, and public discourse of your topic area
3. Excellent skills in quantitative analysis
4. Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to clearly and concisely articulate policy positions and actionable solutions for various external and internal stakeholders
5. Education and/or experience in one or more of the following areas: Education policy, Health policy, State and local government public finance and budgeting, Regulation and regulatory burden, Labor and occupational licensure policy, and/or Environmental policy

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*Posting Number:* SF1222P

*Position Title:* Policy Analyst

*Position Type:* Professional/Salaried

*Department:* Johnson Center - Troy

*Division:* Sorrell College of Business

*Campus:* Troy

*Work Status:* Full-Time (FT)

*Temporary:* Yes

*Location:* Troy - T01

*Will this position require driving (personal vehicle, university vehicle, utility vehicle, or golf cart) in order to perform the job duties?:* No

*Work Hours:* 40 hours (To be determined)

*List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position:* NA

*Does this position have supervisory responsibility?:* No

*Posting Date:* 07/11/2019

*Open Until Filled:* Yes

*Special Instructions to Applicants:* Position is funded by external sponsor agency. Troy University is under no obligation to maintain this position if funding from external source is reduced or ceased.

*Quick Link:* #removed#/postings/25242

*Solicit References Through the System?:* No