Director, Public Policy (Prevention)

American Diabetes Association
Arlington, VA
May 07, 2018
May 21, 2018
Executive, Director
Full Time
Collaborate and coordinate with federal and state lobbyists and volunteers to drive development and implementation of a proactive public policy agenda. Provide analysis of state and federal legislation and regulation to assess the impact on people with diabetes and prediabetes. Ensure advocacy positions are aligned with the Association's Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes, evidenced-based, and consistent throughout the Association. Communicate Association's public policy positions through written policy analyses; letters and comments to state and federal regulators and legislators; participation in coalition meetings; giving presentations; speaking to the media; and through Association publications. Develop and foster partnerships with regulators and organizations with similar goals to amplify the Association's voice to advance our mission. Provide subject matter expertise to internal staff, legislators, regulators and the broader diabetes community. · Translate public policies into educational information for the diabetes community to empower individuals with diabetes to make informed choices. · Help drive the annual development and approval of the Association's Legislative and Regulatory Priorities. Qualifications Qualifications 3- 4 years relevant experience in health policy Familiarity with legislative and regulatory processes at state and/or federal levels Experience analyzing legislation and/or regulations Strong analytical and writing skills Ability to organize, shift priorities, and manage multiple projects with high degree of timeliness, accuracy and attention to detail Bachelor's degree, plus post-graduate courses or professional experience in health policy Masters degree preferred