MPA Job list**Welfare Policy Analyst Utah Community Action Partnership

Angie Stefaniak angela.stefaniak at cppa.utah.edu
Mon Feb 11 09:53:15 MST 2008


UTAH COMMUNITY ACTION PARTNERSHIP ASSOCIATION (UCAPA)

Position: Welfare Policy Analyst
 
ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION:
The Utah Community Action Partnership Association (UCAPA) works with and 
on behalf of Utah's nine local community action agencies to address the 
causes and effects of poverty in Utah. The model of community action 
brings together low-income individuals with public and private sector 
partners to identify local priorities and strategies for achieving 
measurable improvements in lives and communities.
 
DESCRIPTION OF POSITION:
The analyst will work with UCAPA staff, members, community partners, 
national organizations and state departments to provide policy analysis 
and research on welfare and work support issues. The analyst will 
produce fact sheets, position papers, and report that will be used to 
educate legislators, community partners and the public about welfare 
policy and funding issues. This individual will also produce regular 
updates over the Internet through newsletters, the UCAPA website, and a 
blog. This individual will host and attend regular informational 
meetings with advocates and the public. The analyst will also 
collaborate with staff to coordinate Democracy Day event at the 
Legislature as well as other agency wide events and activities. 
 
POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
·    Must be detail oriented and possess strong interpersonal skills
·    Ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines successfully
·    Experience working with low-income individuals is encouraged
·    Familiarity with welfare and work-support programs and services 
available to low-income individuals
·    Computer proficient
·    Strong written and oral communication skills
·    Must be willing to travel and work evenings and/or weekends as 
required
·    Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
 
TO APPLY:
Qualified candidates should forward their cover letter and resume to:
Heather Tritten
Executive Director
Utah Community Action Partnership Association
230 South 500 West, Suite 260
Salt Lake City, UT  84101
heather at utahcap.org
-- 
Angie Stefaniak, MPA
Program Manager
Master of Public Policy Program <http://www.mpp.utah.edu>
Demography Certificate Program <http://www.demography.utah.edu>
801-585-7834
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