Manager, Maxine Clark and Bob Fox Policy Institute - Brown School
Washington University in St. Louis
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Internal Number: JR74669
Under the supervision of the Associate Dean for External Affairs and Director of the Clark-Fox Policy Institute, the manager will increase the instituteâ™s impact through the translation of research findings into equitable policy recommendations, implement the programmatic work of the Institute, and build the capacity of the instituteâ™s policy initiatives via grant writing, policy analysis and student and community programming. Additionally, the manager will coordinate public and virtual events aimed at policy makers, elected officials and community stakeholders.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Translation and Communications
The manager is responsible for content creation, which primarily consists of developing and writing policy briefs and reports for dissemination to policymakers, legislators, and community stakeholders.
Develops newsletters, announcements, press releases, infographics, and maintains the Instituteâ™s website.Â
Helps identify resources, conduct research and gather data if needed.
Will work with the director to develop and monitor annual Institute budgets.Â
Manages Institute partnerships and projects to ensure that work is well planned and successfully executed on-time and within scope and budget.
Policy Institute Programming
Supports the Clark-Fox Policy Institute in interfacing with facultyÂ and centers to promote and develop evidence-informed and innovated policy products.
Manages events such as policy focused panels, conferences and symposia.
Works to enhance the visibility and success of the policy-related programming.
Provides educational opportunities for students interested in public policy.Â Â
Implementation of policy training, presentation development, media training, writing policy briefs, etc.
The manager will be responsible for advising and supervising graduate and doctoral students working with the institute to develop policy products and programming.
Other Duties as Assigned
Supports the associate dean through advancing priority projects for the Brown School as assigned.
Applicant Special Instructions
Applicants are required to submit a cover letter with their application.
This position will be provided with office space and computer.
Some nights and weekends are required.
May require the ability to travel to off-campus locations.Â
Master of Social Work, Master of Public Health, Master of Public Policy other relevant graduate degree and two years related experience that provides the written, analytic, and substantive background for producing high quality communications and analyses in the Clark-Fox Policy Institute.
Two years of experience in a university, government agency, think tank, foundation, grassroots organization, or nonprofit organization.
Experience supporting operations, research, communications, or development functions of the organization.
The manager must be able to collaborate with faculty, senior administrators, and research staff to direct the implementation of both short- and long-term initiatives.
Demonstrated ability to be a hands-on partner in getting work accomplished.
Proven record of supporting partnerships, coalitions and community initiatives.
Extensive experience in organizing and producing public policy conferences, training, and publications.
Ability to manage multiple projects and implement action steps independently in a timely manner is critical.
Strong organizational skills are critical to implement programs and events.
Ability to understand and articulate in person and in writing, the substance and implications of a broad range of social policy and public health research and analysis.
Exceptional professional writing skills and experience.
Ability to produce written material quickly and rigorously.
Exceptional communications expertise.
Knowledge of analytic and presentational software is essential.
Experience producing grant proposals, briefings, policy analysis, strategic plans, and other professional writing and presentation is required.
Substantive knowledge of social work, public policy, public health, social services, community development, and international development is required.
Strong interpersonal skills are extremely important to represent the director in meetings and work with faculty, staff, and students.
Bachelor's degree in related field and three years' related experience or Masterâ™s degree in related field and one year or related experience.
$50,500.00 - $86,200.00 / AnnuallyThe salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.
If you are unable to use our online application system and would like an accommodation, please emailÂ CandidateQuestions@wustl.eduÂ or call the dedicated accommodation inquiry number at 314-935-1149 and leave a voicemail with the nature of your request.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Up to 22 days of vacation, 10 recognized holidays, and sick time.
Competitive health insurance packages with priority appointments and lower copays/coinsurance.
Want to Live Near Your Work and/or improve your commute? Take advantage of our free Metro transit U-Pass for eligible employees. We also offer a forgivable home loan of up to $12,500 for closing costs and a down payment for homes in eligible neighborhoods.
WashU provides eligible employees with a defined contribution (403(b)) Retirement Savings Plan, which combines employee contributions and university contributions starting at 7%.
Wellness challenges, annual health screenings, mental health resources, mindfulness programs and courses, employee assistance program (EAP), financial resources, access to dietitians, and more!
We offer 4 weeks of caregiver leave to bond with your new child. Family care resources are also available for your continued childcare needs. Need adult care? Weâ™ve got you covered.
WashU covers the cost of tuition for you and your family, including dependent undergraduate-level college tuition up to 100% at WashU and 40% elsewhere after seven years with us.
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