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Housing Policy Research Analyst

Company: New Virginia Majority
Location: Richmond
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

New Virginia Majority - Housing Policy Research AnalystNew Virginia Majority (NVM) is seeking a full-time Housing Policy Research Analyst to join our growing policy team. The Housing Policy Research Analyst will synthesize existing research, conduct original research to identify equitable housing public policy solutions that center the needs of low-income families and tenants, communities of color, and immigrant communities in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and help advance the organization's. - -About New Virginia MajorityNew Virginia Majority, Virginia's leading civic engagement organization, builds power in working-class communities of color across the Commonwealth. We seek conscious and skilled individuals with a deep commitment to social, racial, and economic justice to join our team. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.Job ResponsibilitiesThe Housing Policy Research Analyst, who will be based in our Richmond office and reports to our policy director, is responsible for the following:

Assisting with policy analysis, issue briefs, and blog posts that include findings, policy recommendations, and practical action steps at an individual and systems level.Developing resources and materials to support analysis of proposals and arguments regarding New Virginia Majority's housing policy priorities.Monitoring local and state policy developments, key committees, and relevant administrative and regulatory actions.Monitoring, analyzing, tracking, and lobbying on legislation and budget priorities during Virginia's General Assembly sessions.Collaborating with NVM staff,, to develop materials to support issue campaigns, conduct literature reviews, prepare presentations, and write policy research reports.QualificationsWe are seeking candidates who are committed to NVM's mission of social, racial, and economic justice, excel in building relationships internally and externally, and are passionate about housing policy and improving the lives of low-income families and tenants, communities of color, and immigrant communities. You should have:
A track record of developing and maintaining strong working relationships with and among a diverse group of stakeholders. Our organization and many of our partners represent marginalized communities, such as people of color, low-income families, and immigrants.Experience successfully managing multiple projects, meeting deadlines, working under pressure, and adapting to changing circumstances.Experience working independently and as a part of a team (including with remote staff)Excellent communication skills, demonstrating professionalism, courtesy, and respect to a variety of audiences.Knowledge of housing policy issues and prior experience in a legislative environment are both plusses but are not requirements.Compensation and BenefitsThis position is full-time and is based in our Richmond office. The salary range is $45,000-$55,000, commensurate with experience. New Virginia Majority provides excellent benefits, including health, vision, and dental, and monthly phone and transportation allowances.How to Apply
Submit a resume outlining your relevant work history and experiences.Submit a cover letter that explains your interest in the position, commitment to our organizational values, and your views on the role that public policy plays in advancing or further exacerbating the lived experiences of low-income families and tenants, communities of color, and immigrant communities. - - -Please go to - -to submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references. Please include the position name and preferred location.Incomplete applications will not be considered. Due to the high volume of applications, only those applicants considered for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. -New Virginia Majority is an equal opportunity employer. NVM, recruits, hires, trains and promotes without regard to race, creed, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, condition, or marital status. NVM hires employees based upon qualifications, experience and training required for the successful performance of the job as defined in the written job description. -Powered by JazzHR

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