LTSS Public Policy Analyst

LeadingAge seeks a Long-Term Services & Supports (LTSS) Public Policy Analyst to share the responsibilities of the Policy/Advocacy team’s policy analysis, communications and grassroots organizing.  Overall responsibilities will be to assist with and conduct analysis of aging services national legislative and regulatory policy issues; to conduct research on policy issues to assist members and senior team members; to write letters, reports, articles, options memos and other policy documents; and to support grassroots activities and tracking. The Analyst will also propose and work with team members on education sessions for a variety of provider types.

Requires a master’s degree in a health related field, gerontology, public policy, government affairs, or public administration. Plus, a minimum of 3 years of experience in health care/aging policy, long-term care and/or health care field and an understanding of policy processes; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience. Passion for aging issues and experience in advocacy/grassroots campaigns is preferred.  Knowledge of aging issues, long term care and health care issues and federal policymaking is also preferred.

Other essential requirements include strong time management skills; a high degree of interpersonal relation skills and ability to work in teams and coalitions; considerable initiative, judgment and leadership skills; and excellent writing, editing, organizational, and analytical skills.

You will also join LeadingAge in demonstrating commitment to their core values:  

Stewardship – We understand how our work advances our mission.  We seek creative and efficient ways of working.

Courage – We identify opportunities to be bold and act on them. We seek feedback and counter points of view.

Catalyst – We stimulate new ideas. We connect people and build partnerships.

Community – We treat each other with respect. We work toward common goals.

As an equal opportunity employer, LeadingAge is committed to attracting and developing a diverse work force.  LeadingAge seeks talented, dedicated professionals who have a genuine interest in helping us fulfill our promise to: Inspire. Serve. Advocate.

Washington DC
Date Posted: 
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Date Closing: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018
Full or Part Time: 
Full Time