Policy Director

Job posting: Policy Director

Overview
The Policy Director is responsible for advising on and researching legislation moving through the Senate. We are seeking an energetic, proactive, quick thinking individual who is a problem solver and has strong attention to detail. 

While the Policy Director is responsible for overseeing all legislation, this position has a specific focus on education, healthcare, marijuana, finance, and budgetary policy.

 

Responsibilities

  • Oversee legislation moving through the Senate and provide recommendations to legislators 
  • Follow Senate committees and floor proceedings and report on activity to legislators and Senate Republican Staff
  • Provide detailed research on policy issues and legislation
  • Supervise the Policy Analyst(s) and policy interns 
  • Work collaboratively with the Chief of Staff, Policy team, and other Majority Office staffers
  • This position reports to the Majority Office Chief of Staff and works with a co-Director 

Qualifications

  • Efficient and organized, ability to meet all deadlines
  • Comfortable with frequent change and shifting responsibilities in a multi-functional role
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations and documentation
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and oral
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and GoogleDocs 
  • Familiarity with the legislative process and recent legislation
  • Prior policy and analysis experience required 

Position type

  • Full time
  • Year Round

 Application instructions

  • Please send your resume, cover letter, and salary request to ariana.busby@state.co.us
  • Applicants must provide at least three writing samples. 

 Closing date

  • Monday, October 2, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.  Resumes received after this will not be considered.
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