HEALTH POLICY ANALYST
Trust for America’s Health (TFAH), seeks a Health Policy Analyst to work on policy development related to prevention and public health. The major components of the work are: conducting policy research; writing policy reports, grants, issue briefs and other materials; developing relationships with key stakeholders; and planning and executing expert policy meetings/convenings.
Candidates must have strong research, policy and analytic skills – including the ability to understand federal and state policies and the policy environments within the health, public health and other sectors; clearly summarize and explain complex policy issues; identify, evaluate and synthesize relevant and timely source material; and write clearly and effectively for both policy and general audiences.
TFAH is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to saving lives by protecting the health of every community and working to make disease prevention a national priority. Some focus areas at TFAH include population health, obesity, infectious disease and health equity. Examples of TFAH convenings are available at: http://healthyamericans.org/health-issues/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Future-of-Prevention-Summary_Final.pdf, http://healthyamericans.org/health-issues/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Mental-Health-Promotion-Working-Group-Summary.pdf and http://healthyamericans.org/health-issues/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Local-Health-Trusts-Convening-Summary.pdf.
The position reports to Director of Policy Development.
Minimum three to five years of experience, particularly positions that required research, analysis and writing. Prior work experience in policy environments, preferably health policy. Advanced degree in a relevant area such as public health, public policy or health administration is preferred.
Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.
To apply: Send resume, cover letter, and salary history via e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Trust for America’s Health is an equal opportunity employer. www.healthyamericans.org.