Senior State Policy Analyst, Center for Children and Families

26 Apr, 2022


Senior State Policy Analyst, Center for Children and Families

Georgetown University
Washington, D.C.

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Senior State Policy Analyst, Center for Children and Families – Georgetown University


Georgetown’s Center for Children and Families (CCF) – a part of the McCourt School of Public Policy – is a 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.


Job Overview


The Senior State Policy Analyst works closely with the team of researchers and staff at Georgetown University Center for Children and Families (CCF) to provide technical assistance (TA) to 20 state partner organizations seeking to improve health care coverage for children and families. State partners, including but not limited to child health advocacy groups, look to CCF for technical policy expertise and strategic advice on complex federal and state policy issues.


Work Interactions


The Senior State Policy Analyst, reporting directly to the Center’s Executive Director, is charged with maintaining detailed understanding of state policy progress, TA needs and information requests, and coordinated support for 20 or more state partners. As the lead staff for state work, they work with all staff in some capacity, as the lead staff for state work; and lead agenda development for the annual conference through feedback from state partners. As time permits, they also develop written products and conduct presentations on key policy issues.



  • Master’s degree in public policy, public health, law, or related field
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in health or social policy
  • Excellent project coordination experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well in a dynamic, team environment for a mission-oriented organization
  • Strong writing, editing, and oral communication skills
  • Flexibility, initiative, and a willingness to tackle new projects as they arise


Preferred qualification


Knowledge of health policy, particularly public coverage programs, and state policy-making


Work Mode: Hybrid 3 Days. Please note that work mode designations are regularly reviewed in order to meet the evolving needs of the University. Such review may necessitate a change to a position’s mode of work designation. Complete details about Georgetown University’s mode of work designations for staff and AAP positions can be found on the Department of Human Resources Mode of Work Designation.




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Job posted: 2022-04-26