Job post

Health and Human Services Policy Analyst/Lobbyist

Organization: 
Association of Minnesota Counties
Salary Range: 
Starting salary dependent on qualifications, but expected to be between $65,000-$75,000

The Association of Minnesota Counties (AMC), a voluntary non-profit organization representing Minnesota county government, is accepting resumes for the position of legislative policy analyst for health and human services. AMC is seeking a candidate with experience in policy development and/or lobbying pertaining to human services, public health, health care, or a closely related field. This position staffs the AMC Health and Human Services policy committee and a variety of work groups and task forces. The position coordinates closely with other local government associations to research, communicate and advocate on a wide range of topics.

Responsibilities include:

• Providing legislative advocacy on state and federal issues;

• Serving as a liaison between counties and state agencies;

• Providing staff support for AMC policy committee meetings and other county organizations;

• Researching and writing policy briefs; and

• Communicating with AMC members, media, and local government partners about county issues.

The successful candidate will be a self-starter, have ability to quickly understand and communicate complex subject matter to a variety of audiences, possess the ability to achieve consensus on controversial issues, and have strong organizational skills. Bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of three years applicable experience required, Master’s Degree preferred. Excellent benefits and positive working environment.

Submit resume, letter of application and salary requirement to amc@mncounties.org Attn: Julie Ring, Executive Director Association of Minnesota Counties 125 Charles Avenue St. Paul MN 55103-2108

Closing Date: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but the first screening of applications will occur on November 20, 2017.