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NASHP Job Opportunities

NASHP Policy Associate, Chronic and Vulnerable Populations Team NASHP seeks a policy associate for its Chronic and Vulnerable Populations Team. The candidate should have experience and a strong interest in state policies related to older adults, behavioral health services and systems, and individuals with disabilities. Policy associates are lead content experts on policy issues and topics at the national and state level. They conduct policy research and analysis, assist with project development and management, write policy briefs and other related resources, and work directly with state health policy officials. The successful candidate will have strong analytic and writing skills and a proven record of being a strong team player. Experience in state health policy is a must and experience in state government is strongly preferred. The position will be located in either NASHP’s Portland, Maine, or Washington, DC office. More information and to apply.

NASHP Policy Associate, Child and Family Health Team NASHP seeks a policy associate for its Child and Family Health Team. The candidate should have experience and a strong interest in state policies related to maternal and child health, services and systems for women, children and families, and/or delivery system and payment innovation. Policy associates are lead content experts on policy issues and topics at the national and state level. They conduct policy research and analysis, assist with project development and management, write policy briefs and other related resources, and work directly with state health policy officials. The successful candidate will have strong analytic and writing skills and a proven record of being a strong team player. Experience in state health policy is a must and experience in state government is strongly preferred. The position will be located in NASHP’s Washington, DC office. More information and to apply.

Opportunities in the States

Oregon Senior Financial Insurance Examiner 2 (Two Positions) These position are with the Division of Financial Regulation, whose mission is to protect Oregonians’ access to fair products and services through education, regulation, and consumer assistance. The division is responsible for ensuring the safety and soundness of financial institutions, the availability and affordability of financial products, and the fair treatment of consumers. Functions include licensing, regulating, and monitoring the conduct of banks, credit unions, financial services providers, health care service contractors, insurance companies, and licensed or registered agents of such entities. The positions lead the examination teams examining foreign and domestic insurance companies doing business in Oregon, under the provisions of ORS 731.300 and 733.170, to determine their financial conditions, ability to fulfill and manner of fulfillment of obligation, the nature of operations, verify whether proper treatment has been given to policyholders, and compliance with the state’s insurance codes. 4/26 More information and to apply.

Pew Charitable Trusts Senior Officer, Health Impact Project (Maternal and Infant Health Policy) The senior officer, based in Pew’s Washington, DC, office, reports to the project director and is responsible for overseeing current and emerging initiatives involving a multi-state learning collaborative to advance public health with a focus on addressing maternal and infant health and well-being. Pew anticipates selecting up to 10 states to participate in the initiative. The work focuses on building and strengthening state level cross-sector collaborations that include community partners as a strategy to address social determinants of health by broadly integrating health considerations into policies and practices. The senior officer also plays a lead role in generating new initiatives that advance the project’s current and future work with internal and external partners. The position has a set time frame that could be extended based on the success of the program, funding sources, and board decisions on continued support. 5/16 More information and to apply.

The Pew Charitable Trusts Senior Director, Safety and Justice, Government Performance The senior director oversees three current projects: civil legal system modernization, public safety performance, and dental health. Each of these conducts data analysis and produces research to inform critical policy debates, provides technical assistance, and manages advocacy campaigns that deliver meaningful policy reforms, and considers how technology can be brought to bear on particular public policy challenges. Together, the combined budget of these projects exceeds $15 million annually and encompass approximately 50 staff. In addition to overseeing these projects, the senior director draws on his/her understanding of federal, state, and local government strategy and practice and experience in a range of domestic policy areas to partner with the vice president and the other senior directors to set overarching strategy for the portfolio, generate new project ideas, and collaborate with program colleagues to plan for how to operationalize new initiatives. The position is based in Pew’s Washington, D.C., office, reports to the vice president and head of government performance. 5/8 More information and to apply.

Pew Charitable Trusts Safe Food Project Senior Associate Pew’s safe food project seeks to modernize and strengthen federal government oversight of meat and poultry safety and to further reduce foodborne illness across the food supply by improving safety policies and protocols used by multiple federal agencies. This position, based in Pew’s Washington, DC, office, will inform public policy by providing research and programmatic support to achieve the goals of the project. This will include developing subject matter expertise related to meat and poultry safety and relevant federal policies, participating in the execution of the project’s research and outreach plans, and assisting with convening meetings and stakeholder communications. Reporting to the project director, the senior associate will work closely with the senior officer, food safety, and other Pew colleagues in communications, research, government relations, and other areas. The position has a set time frame that could be extended based on the success of the program, funding sources, and board decisions on continued support. 4/30 More information and to apply.


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