Job: Policy Analyst
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The Policy Analyst reports to the Policy Manager or to the Policy Director, as determined by the Policy Director, and is a member of the Policy Team. This position and Team work to: implement initiatives relating to public policy issues, legislative and regulatory advocacy; create accessible opportunities and resources for economic stability and sustained well-being for survivors of domestic violence and their families; collaborate with housing, civil and criminal justice, and social service systems as well as employers and/or employment and job development agencies; and provide liaison between family violence service providers and state agencies, including the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC), the Office of the Governor, the Office of the Attorney General, and the regional Councils of Government.
The Policy Analyst will be assigned to issues related to family violence program policy and best practices for service provision to survivors of family violence among other areas. In the assigned area, the Policy Analyst will provide consultative services to agencies and professionals that provide services to or advocate for victims of family violence, or that develop and implement laws, regulations and policies relating to family violence.
Essential Responsibilities/Duties (inclusive of the following; please see job description for complete listing)
• Research, assess, and maintain a strong knowledge base on best practices for service provision to survivors of family violence, organizational policies, funder requirements and regulations, relocation and confidentiality, and other related issues.
Please note that applicant must have demonstrated ability to produce excellent written materials as well as experience providing advocacy services to survivors of family violence.
Bilingual skills in English and Spanish strongly preferred: ability to read, write and converse.
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