Research Associate - Center for Children and Families

Location
Washington D.C
Posted
Apr 24, 2019
Closes
Apr 24, 2019
Ref
JR06414
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.

Requirements

The Georgetown University Center for Children and Families (CCF) is an independent nonpartisan policy and research center founded in 2005 with a mission to support access to high-quality, comprehensive and affordable health coverage for all of America's children and families. Georgetown CCF provides research, develops strategies, and offers solutions to improve the health of America's children and families, particularly those with low and moderate incomes. The Research Associate plays a central role by providing qualitative and quantitative research and policy analysis to help advance CCF's mission to expand and improve high-quality, affordable health coverage for America's children and families. S/he strives to influence political and social events, raising public awareness of issues ranging from education to national defense and shapes government policy in these areas. Reporting directly to the CCF's Executive Director and Research Professor, the Research Associate has duties that include but are not limited to:
  • Conducts research and data analysis on health policy issues in support of CCF's written reports, public presentations, and policy analysis work.
  • Monitors and tracks activities associated with federal and state legislative and administrative changes to child and family health coverage.
  • Provides assistance on writing projects pertaining to child and family health coverage issues.
  • Helps maintain CCF's research library, child and family coverage statistics, including web-based resources and research databases.
  • Assists in providing technical assistance to CCF staff, funde's, national and state advocacy organizations, and others seeking information and data on child and family health coverage.


Qualifications
  • Master's Degree in public policy, public health, law, or related field preferred
  • Two years of work experience, preferably in health or social policy
  • Strong writing, editing, and oral communication skills
  • Proficiency with Excel
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well in a dynamic, team environment for a mission-oriented organization
  • Flexibility, initiative, and a willingness to tackle new projects as they arise

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