JOB TITLE: Research Analyst II
PROGRAM: Environment, Energy and Transportation Program (EET)
LOCATION: Denver, CO
SALARY: $3,634/month depending on experience
The National Conference of State Legislatures is a bipartisan organization that serves the legislators and legislative staff of the nation's 50 states, its commonwealths and territories. NCSL provides research, technical assistance and opportunities for policymakers to exchange ideas on the most pressing state issues. Our mission is to serve state legislatures and other intergovernmental groups by providing support, promoting fresh ideas, connecting legislators and staff with experts and each other, and provide a strong, cohesive voice in the federal system. Since its founding in 1975, NCSL's staff has grown from 15 employees to over 150 employees in its offices in Denver, CO and Washington, D.C.
The NCSL’s Environment, Energy and Transportation Program seeks a qualified individual to serve as a generalist covering a range of environment, transportation and agriculture policy topics. This position will provide research and project coordination in support of a multi-year state-tribal cooperative agreement along with research and projects related to transportation, traffic safety, agriculture and/or environmental policy. This position is non-partisan and non-advocacy.
Specifically, this position will support the State and Tribal Government Working Group (STGWG) by responding to member requests, drafting written products (i.e., letters, fact sheets, short reports, meeting summaries and call summaries), supporting the planning and facilitation of meetings, and conducting research. Additionally, this position will spend approximately 25 percent of their time working on transportation and traffic safety policy topics. Lastly, the position will assist with a range of other policy topics, such as environmental cleanup, water, and agriculture.
This position requires a detail-oriented person with exceptional interpersonal, organizational and problem-solving skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced, professional environment cooperatively with multiple team members. The ideal candidate will have experience or an interest in state-tribal relations, state legislatures and understanding public policies related to environment and/or transportation. The ideal candidate will have experience handling multiple projects and politically sensitive matters. The ability to write clearly, concisely and professionally is required. Candidates must be highly organized while maintaining flexibility and adaptability in evolving situations.
This full-time position is grant-funded and is subject to reduction in percentage of time covered or elimination if grant funding becomes unavailable.