- Legislative Analyst (Part-time, temporary), USA

Legislative Analyst (Part-time, temporary)
League of Education Voters or LEV Foundation

About LEV

The League of Education Voters (LEV) is a non-partisan organization that partners with parents, students, and civic leaders who believe in a quality education from cradle to career. LEV is the only Washington-based organization working to improve public education from early learning through higher education. We shape the debate, build powerful coalitions, and grow the grassroots to achieve meaningful reform and ample resources for education. Additional information can be found at www.educationvoters.org

About the position

The League of Education Voters seeks a part-time legislative analyst to assist in the daily tasks of legislative session. This position is temporary, starting in January, through the end of legislative session (late April), which may extend to special sessions depending on organizational needs. To accomplish this, the Legislative Analyst works closely with the Policy Analyst, Senior Policy Analyst, Director of Policy and Research, and Communications Director. The Legislative Analyst reports to the Director of Policy and Research. Remote work options are available. Option to use LEV-provided computer or personal computer.

Position responsibilities

• Track bills through legislative process, from introduction to passage, including updating the LEV bill tracker for the website

• Read and summarize bills related to LEV’s work and priorities

• Provide analysis and recommendations on legislation

• Watch legislative committee hearings and provide summaries to Policy and Research team

Required skills

• Commitment to creating a more equitable education system that meets the needs of every student

• Familiarity with legislatures and legislative processes

• Ability to quickly read and synthesize large amounts of information and highlight the most important considerations

• Attention to detail and ability to produce accurate updates in a fast-paced environment

• Well-organized and able to prioritize tasks effectively Desired qualifications

• Previous experience with bill analysis and familiarity with the conventions of legislative language

• Familiarity with Washington state education landscape and structures preferred

• Previous experience in a policy and/or advocacy environment

Minimum qualifications

• Demonstrated skills in policy or legislative analysis

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Please email Julia Warth, Director of Policy and Research, with cover letter and resume.

Job posted on 3rd January 2018
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