Analyst in Telecommunications Policy

Washington D.C.
Apr 04, 2017
May 17, 2017
Full Time

About the Agency

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Resources, Science and Industry Division (RSI) is seeking an Analyst in Telecommunications Policy to join its Science and Technology Policy Section.

The position's primary focus is telecommunications, network, and wireless policy, but the policy analyst may support research analyses undertaken throughout CRS.

The analyst will prepare authoritative, objective, and non-partisan analytical studies and descriptive and background reports on policies and programs pertaining to government, university, and industry science and technology policies, institutions, programs, and issues; provide personal consultation and assistance to congressional committees, Members, and staff on such policies throughout the legislative process; and participate in or lead team research projects and seminars.

The analyst is also expected to develop over time the skills necessary to provide legislative analysis and consultation to congressional committees, Members, and staff at increasingly sophisticated levels.

CRS works exclusively for the United States Congress, providing policy and legal analysis to committees and Members of both the House and Senate, regardless of party affiliation. As a legislative branch agency within the Library of Congress, CRS has been a valued and respected resource on Capitol Hill for more than a century.

CRS is well known for analysis that is authoritative, confidential, objective and nonpartisan. Its highest priority is to ensure that Congress has immediate access to the nation's best thinking on public policy issues of interest to its Members and Committees.

This position description number for this position is 004748.

The salary range indicated reflects the locality pay adjustments for the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan area.

The incumbent of this position will work a compflex or flextifme work schedule.

This is a non-supervisory, bargaining unit position.

Relocation expenses will not be authorized for the person(s) selected under this vacancy announcement.

  • Not Required

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Applicants must have had progressively responsible experience and training sufficient in scope and quality to furnish them with an acceptable level of the following knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the position without more than normal supervision.

  • Knowledge of telecommunications, network, and wireless policies.**
  • Ability to analyze public policy issues.**
  • Ability to write in a public policy context.**
  • Ability to lead collaborative research tasks.
  • Ability to convey analysis and information orally through briefings, consultations and other presentations.
  • Ability to exercise objectivity in all phases of analysis and consultation.
  • Ability to communicate effectively other than in writing

No additional requirements to those listed below.

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