Higher Education Policy Analyst
This position will report directly to the Executive Director within the Commission on Higher Education. The incumbent will be responsible for gathering, interpreting, and analyzing research and data on post-secondary institutions and programs, state and nationwide. Will distill findings and analyses into persuasive reports, memos, and fact sheets. Will track and analyze regulatory, legislative, school, sector, and research developments. Helps develop evidence-based policy recommendations. Will help respond to inquiries from coalition partners, policy makers, media, stakeholders, and others. Perfo
A bachelor's degree and at least three (3) years of experience in public administration, business administration, planning, or public relations. Experience working in a fast-paced environment. Mastery of Microsoft Office Suite products.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Applicants indicating college credit or degree(s) on the application will be required to bring a copy of college transcript to the interview. A copy of the transcript may also be uploaded as an attachment to the application, if required by the hiring department or if desired by the applicant. Please note that some areas of the Department may require an official, certified copy of the transcript prior to hiring or within a specific timeframe required by that area, after hiring. Failure to produce an official, certified transcript may result in not being hired or termination.
A master's degree with work experience in public administration, policy development, and higher education. Knowledge of pertinent research and analytical methodology and ability to apply such techniques to policy issues using both qualitative and quantitative methods. Knowledge of economic theories including micro-economics and the effect of proposed policies on production costs and prices, resource allocations, or consumer behavior. Experience working with relational database management systems, such as SQL and Oracle.