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Policy Analyst (Ref#ID095)

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BASIC FUNCTION: Support the analysis, development, and implementation, of New York State economic development-related policies, and assist in the operational implementation of newly enacted State policies, as well as the implementation and management of special projects.

WORK PERFORMED:

·      Legislative analysis: Collect, review, analyze, and prepare briefings that synthesize the implications of executive, legislative, and stakeholder, policy proposals.

·      Policy implementation: Help draft operational plans, including step-by-step process documents, to inform the full implementation of new agency policies.

·      Project management and support: Update and maintain documents related to tracking the schedule and status of legislation, policy proposals, and special projects.

·      Interdepartmental and interagency coordination: coordinate with other ESD departments and agencies to inform policy proposals, and to conduct policy analysis.

EDUCATION & REQUIREMENTS:

Education Level: Bachelor’s degree in public administration, public policy, political science or a related field

required. Master’s degree a plus and can substitute for one year experience.

Experience and Knowledge:

·       3-5 years of relevant full-time professional experience.

·       Knowledge of economic development-related fields such as tax policy, real estate development, economic incentives (loans, grants, tax credits), workforce development, public-private partnerships, research and development, commercialization and/or business marketing.

·       Preferred:

o Familiarity with New York State government policies and programs and/or experience working within State government or the New York State Legislature.

o Familiar with green economy issues such as clean energy and climate change mitigation. Competencies Required

·      Detail orientation: Submits and approves error-free, “zero defect” work products, including on short deadlines and in response to time-sensitive requests.

·      Critical thinking: Skilled at providing insightful critiques of policy proposals, identifying unforeseen consequences, proposing remedies to potential issues, and assessing the short-term and long-term impacts of policy decisions, from both an internal and external perspective. Prepares thoughtful and thorough work products that anticipate and address potential questions from management.

·      Communicating: Delivers action and results-oriented briefings; communicates in language understandable to intelligent non-experts; summarizes key points efficiently and clearly; prepares professionally written, aesthetically appealing materials suitable for public consumption.

·      Collaborating: Builds supportive, trusting relationships with colleagues internally and externally; cultivates a diverse network of colleagues from which to solicit information, feedback and support.

·      Problem-solving: Skilled at breaking complex problems into manageable and discrete tasks; willingness to question and revisit the status quo; ability to navigate impediments and competing stakeholder concerns to achieve pragmatic results.

BASIC FUNCTION: Support the analysis, development, and implementation, of New York State economic development-related policies, and assist in the operational implementation of newly enacted State policies, as well as the implementation…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    September 13, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    September 12, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Salary

USD 58,000 - USD 63,000salary range as specified

Benefits

comprehensive benefits package

comprehensive benefits package

Location

On-site
Albany, NY, United States

How to Apply

Send resume to: resumes@esd.ny.gov, indicating job title and Ref# in subject line and salary requirement in email body

Send resume to: resumes@esd.ny.gov, indicating job title and Ref# in subject line and salary requirement in email body

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