Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Goldwater Institute seeking Education Policy Director

Goldwater Institute – Education Policy Director
Description: (Phoenix, Arizona) The education policy director will operate
out of the Institute’s headquarters in Phoenix. Responsibilities: Agenda
setting for K-12 reform in Arizona with an emphasis on parental choice based
reform; Research current education issues and write commentaries; Collect,
analyze and interpret educational data; Track and review legislative
proposals; Respond to inquiries from legislative staff and the public at large;
Author, co-author or commission policy studies.  Qualifications and
Experience: A degree in education policy, public policy or related field plus at
least two years of relevant work experience, or equivalent combination of
work experience and education; Excellent persuasive writing and speaking
ability; Strong analytical and research skills; Ability to work well under
deadline pressure; Ability to multi-task and prioritize; Strong interpersonal
skills and ability to work on a team; Salary is commensurate with experience. 
To apply: Address cover letter and resume and two writing samples, not to
exceed 10 pages total, to Claire Kittle, Executive Director, Talent Market:  No phone calls please. More information at Added 03/08/11

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