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Senior Policy Analyst ll

Current SEIU
Washington, DC
  • Full-Time
Job Title: Senior Policy Analyst II

Grade: Local 2 PS - 3/ $82,828

Location: Washington, D.C.

Organizational Overview:

The 2 million members united in the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) are at the forefront of a movement to build power for working people and empower all workers to formunions, no matter what job they do. SEIU members are from every walk of life, every politicalparty, every background, and every faith. They come from communities with their own stories andstrengths, and that makes the Union all the more powerful because there's strength innumbers. SEIU members work across the healthcare spectrum providing high-quality care andservices. They are the workers who keep our nation's airports running and make sure landmarkbuildings are clean and secure. They provide essential public services and give a foundation oflearning to our youngest and brightest. SEIU members believe in and are fighting for a JustSociety where all workers are valued and all people respected - no matter where they comefrom or what color they are; where all families and communities can thrive; and where weleave a better and more equitable world for generations to come.


This position is responsible for providing timely, sophisticated, and detailed analysis of economic policy, fiscaland monetary policy, economicnarrative, and the use of a racial justice lensin each.


(Any one position may not include all of the specific duties and responsibilities listed. Examples provide a general summary of the work required and should not be treated as a total and complete list of expected duties to be performed by employees in the classification.) Initiates and conducts a real-time analysis of topics of concern to SEIU to support legislative initiatives, industry organizing opportunities, grassroots campaigns, or other political mobilization work.

Areas of work include, but are not limited to, the Affordable Care Act, Medicaid and Medicare, particularly as they affect hospitals; health financing and delivery system reform; and long-term care issues on the federal and state level.

  • Tracks and analyzes policy options, proposed regulations, and legislative proposals for their impact ondivision members and locals and use in campaigns.
  • Represents SEIU in public forums and coalitions internally and externally as an advocate.
  • Meets with representatives of agencies, elected officials, management, and other unions to promoteSEIU members' interests.
  • Develops written material, including correspondence, public comments, legislative testimony, researchreports, and policy memoranda for use internally and externally.
  • Testifies on behalf of SEIU as needed.
  • Liaises and advocates with outside organizations and other unions as assigned.
  • Prepares strategic recommendations for issue development.
  • Monitors federal, state, and local legislative and regulatory activity.
  • Maintains files and performs personal clerical duties as necessary.
  • Performs other duties as required to support the department and its mission.


Include SEIU and affiliate staff and other experts on policy issues, including advocacyorganizations, and legislative and agency staff.Direction and Decision Making: This position reports to the appropriate divisional Policy Director, and the incumbent works independently.

Education and Experience:

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with aBachelor's degree in Public Policy, Economics or a related field and five (5) years of experience in policy analysis. Master's degree preferred. Experience with issue development in a political context is required.Or, a combination of education and experience that would provide for the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Thorough knowledge of areas of interest to the relevant SEIU division. This includes knowledge of thespecific industries, sectors, occupations, and other issues of concern to the respective division.
  • Thorough knowledge of policy analysis.
  • Thorough knowledge of issue development in a political context.
  • Knowledge of unions and their issues.
  • Ability to conduct high-level policy analysis.
  • Ability to use a personal computer, including spreadsheets, databases, and online research services.
  • Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Ability to conduct formal research, analyze data and make sound, logical conclusions. Ability tocommunicate effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to make formal presentations and writeadvocacy papers.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and meet established timelines.
  • Skill in the use of personal computers for purposes of financial and data analysis.
  • Skill in the use of spreadsheets, database management systems, presentation software and on-lineinformation sources.

Physical Requirements:

Work is generally performed in an office setting. Long and extended hours andtravel may be required.

APPLICATION: Please submit a resume, cover letter and writing sample to be fully considered.


Candidates will be required to show proof of being fully vaccinatedagainst COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Reasonable accommodations will be considered on acase-by-case basis for either a) a certain medical condition(s); or b) on the basis of sincerely held strongreligious beliefs and practices; c) as otherwise required by law.


Current SEIU

Washington, DC
20036 USA



Posted date

May 18, 2023
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