NASUAD Seeks Policy/Communications Analyst

The National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities (NASUAD) represents the nation’s 56 state and territorial agencies on aging and disabilities and supports visionary state leadership, the advancement of state systems innovation, and the articulation of national policies that support home and community based services for older adults and individuals with disabilities.

NASUAD is seeking a Policy/Communications Analyst.  The analyst selected for this position will work approximately half-time as a Policy Analyst assisting senior staff in the development of project deliverables including:  writing issue briefs and reports; analyzing surveys; basic research on a wide variety of policy issues; and responding to requests for information from the states.  The communications duties include maintaining three websites, assisting with the development of online training materials, providing social media updates, and editing a weekly electronic newsletter.

The successful candidate will be a college graduate, and have strong written and oral communication skills and analytical capability.  Knowledge of website and survey tools and an advanced understanding of Microsoft Excel.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support senior staff with general research
  • Research and draft reports and issue briefs
  • Construct online surveys and analyze the results
  • Update Association’s three websites
  • Respond to requests for information from members
  • Develop and disseminate weekly enewsletter
  • Provide social media updates
  • Assist in the development of and posting of online training materials
  • Work on special projects, as needed

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's in Public or Health Policy, Public Administration, Social Work or related field preferred
  • Superior verbal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Familiarity and proficiency with computer systems, including word processing, database, and spreadsheet software
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision making capabilities
  • Ability to be flexible, multi-task, prioritize, and manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • Team player with the ability to take initiative and work well independently

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to: NASUAD is committed to providing equal opportunities for all applicants for employment. We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities
Date Posted: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Date Closing: 
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Contact Name: 
Rachel Feldman
Contact Email, Phone, or Address:
Full or Part Time: 
Full Time