The Senior Public Policy Analyst will report to the Professor of Public Policy. He/She will conduct research and provide analysis of emerging public policy issues at the direction of the Professor. The Analyst will prepare a variety of high level documents in support of the advocacy and thought leader activities of the Professor.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Remain current and up-to-date on the issues of the day for women in leadership and politics and be able to give thoughtful insights and consideration to a variety of current and strategic issues globally, in the United States, in Maryland and in Baltimore, with particular consideration to Johns Hopkins' position and interests.
Prepare and present relevant information on legislative and regulatory proposals, policy issues, current events, research topics and other topics of interest to senior university leadership and to the Professor.
Develop, direct and coordinate presentations, remarks, and high-level briefings for the Professor's use with members of the university leadership and/or outside constituencies.
Take notes on deliberations, decisions and action plans, as well as draft policies, reports, correspondence and other materials and provide critical information and updates on matters of significance in a timely and expeditious manner.
Perform one-time and on-going research, analyses and reporting (by means of written and oral communication) on public policy matters of importance to the Johns Hopkins enterprise.
Build lasting relationships and interact with internal stakeholders to gather institutional data in order to assess potential impact on Hopkins of a variety of public policy proposals.
Prepare policy papers, talking points, fact sheets, briefings, presentations, organize meetings and track development of policies in support of the advocacy and thought leader activities of Hopkins' senior leadership and the Professor with respect to issues identified by the Professor of Public Policy.
Research, write, and edit content for speeches and other forms of communication from the Office of the Professor of Public Policy.
Assist in the development of innovative communications strategies and tactics that enhance the University's reputation and help the Office of the Professor to achieve programmatic goals.
Push creativity of all projects so they reflect the brand's commitment to innovative thinking and be a contributor at every level of project execution, from creative concept development to final deliverables.
Execute targeted, consistent messages to be used across a variety of platforms.
Gather and incorporate appropriate feedback and approvals as needed to ensure all editorial is of the highest professional quality.
Ensure all deliverables meet deadlines; other duties as assigned.
Master's degree in political science, public policy, women's studies or related field required. 7 to 10 years related experiences in higher education; government, consulting or communications.
Knowledge and Skill:
Demonstrated ability to perform research and high level analysis of complicated public policy matters.
Excellent written communication skills to present both narrative analysis and data in both summary and longer/expositive formats.
Must be able to work independently and manage multiple on-going projects.
Must be able to work in fast-paced environment and generate superior work product on short deadlines.
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