Policy Analyst

Richmond, Virginia
Jul 31, 2018
Sep 04, 2018
Analyst, Research
Full Time

Policy Analysts

The Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (JLARC) is recruiting for policy analysts in Richmond, Virginia. JLARC is a highly respected organization that conducts in-depth nonpartisan public policy research to support the legislative decision-making process of the Virginia General Assembly.

JLARC analysts have the opportunity to engage in

  • primary research through surveys, interviews, and other methods;
  • advanced quantitative analysis; and
  • synthesis of findings and development of recommendations.

Successful JLARC analysts have strong analytical and statistical skills, sharp critical thinking and writing skills, and work well in multi-disciplinary teams. A master’s degree in public policy, program evaluation, or a related discipline is required. Applied research experience in a policy-related or program evaluation field is preferred. Some overnight travel may be necessary.

JLARC offers a competitive salary and benefits package.  Salaries for entry-level positions start in the low 50s. Salaries are higher for analysts with relevant experience. Salary increases are based on merit and typically range from 4 to 9 percent. The value of state-paid benefits—including health insurance, retirement, and life insurance—is between $15,000 and $28,000 per year at the entry level.

To apply for a position, email a letter, resume, graduate GPA, GRE or similar graduate admission test score, list of relevant graduate coursework, salary history, and a list of three references to jlarc.jobs@jlarc.virginia.gov.

More information is available on the JLARC website: jlarc.virginia.gov/employment.asp. JLARC is an equal opportunity employer.

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