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Policy Analyst Position Open

Posted on 18. Feb, 2014 by

The Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center has an opening for a Policy Analyst. The Policy Analyst will support the organization’s legislative and regulatory work at the local, state and federal levels on a variety of housing related and civil rights issues. The position requires strong analytic and writing abilities.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Research & Communications:

  • Produce timely, policy oriented internal and external communications, including, but not limited to, web updates, blog posts, talking points memos, policy or issue briefs, letters to elected and appointed officials, regulatory comments and other program related communications as needed
  • Lead and provide project management on original research and analysis of housing policy issues, including data collection, data analysis and mapping

Government Relations:

  • Support productive relationships with relevant officials and their staff
  • Establish and advance organizational policy agenda at federal, state and local levels
  • Maintain legislative and regulatory allies to advance policy work
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least five years of professional experience, or a graduate degree in law, public policy, or related fields and at least three years of professional experience
  • Commitment to the Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center’s mission and goals
  • Excellent writing skills and ability to produce products quickly
  • Ability to work well both collaboratively and independently
  • Demonstrable background in quantitative methods as well as empirical or spatial analysis
  • Background in affordable rental housing, housing financing, or other areas of housing policy preferred

Compensation:

The Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center provides a competitive compensation and benefits package.

GNOFHAC maintains a strong policy of equal employment opportunity for all applicants for employment. We hire, train, promote, and compensate employees on the basis of personal competence and potential for advancement without regard for race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, marital status, disability or citizenship, or any other classifications protected by applicable state or local laws.

To apply:

Submissions will be accepted by email only. Please email a cover letter and resume to resumes@gnofairhousing.org, with the position referenced in the subject line. Submissions will be accepted until March 7, 2014.

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