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Science Policy Analyst - NIH - Bethesda, MD

Kelly Services
Bethesda, MD 20814
Kelly Government Solutions is a strategic supplier and business partner to the federal government and its key suppliers. Through our partnership with the National Institutes of Health, Kelly Government Solutions offers administrative, IT, engineering, scientific, and healthcare professionals the opportunity to work with the leading medical research center in the world. We are seeking an individual to work as a Science Policy Analyst at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD.


This is a long-term contract position which offers:

- Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit package

- Optional health, vision, and dental plans

- Vacation leave as well as 10 paid federal holidays and 401K plan.

- Access to NIHs unparalleled resources and niche scientific initiatives


TASKS/SERVICES. The contractor shall:

(1) Assess alignment of policymakers interests with Institutes mission and help to develop strategies/opportunities to educate/inform policymakers on relevant scientific, education, and outreach efforts.

(2) Collect, research, and analyze data and information from reports from Congressional officials and groups (caucuses) and from stakeholder organizations such as patient advocacy groups or scientific/medical societies

(3) Summarize, analyze, and monitor proposed legislation and enacted public laws and, highlight areas of potential concern or relevance to the NHLBI mission

(4) Serve as point of contact for inquiries or briefing requests from Congress, Congressional visits, meetings with legislators

(5) Craft responses to inquiries from legislators or other interested parties concerning NHLBIs research portfolio and related operations and policies, in consultation with scientific staff and leveraging Science Policy, Outreach, and Reporting (SPOR) Branch expertise and resources.

(6) Prepare materials (e.g., digital content, hard copy take-aways, social media messages, data visualizations) to inform and educate policymakers, patients, and other stakeholders about investments and priorities in heart, lung, blood, and sleep research.

(7) Assist in writing and editing technical reports and talking points that support leaderships public messaging on research programs and priorities

(8) Engage Congressional offices through social media, when needed, so that they can provide research- or health-related information to their constituencies.

(9) Support outreach and engagement between NHLBI leadership and Congressional officials and other policymakers.

(10) Assist in preparation of background information and materials for meetings involving the NHLBI Director and leadership with patient advocacy organizations and scientific/medical societies

(11) Track and research upcoming Congressional hearings and briefings of interest to the NHLBI, attend hearings, provide written summaries and detailed analyses of hearings/briefings for NHLBI leadership and program staff

(12) Prepare briefing materials for NHLBI officials who are invited to appear before Congress and assisting in preparing take-away materials requested from the NHLBI for the NIH Director when necessary.


REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:

(1) Bachelors degree in scientific or policy-related area.

(2) Minimum of four (4) years of specialized experience in science policy

(3) Experience working on policy or legislative matters or conducting activities for or with policymakers on Capitol Hill

(4) Knowledge of legislative and federal appropriations processes

(5) Experience writing and analyzing information/data and performing syntheses or outputs of such information

(6) Broad knowledge of the full range of public policy issues affecting federal programs in science, education, and health.


PLEASE APPLY ONLINE

When you apply, please know a Kelly Government Solutions Recruiter will review your resume and will contact you directly, if your skills and experience match the requirements of this position; a full job description can be made available at that time.


Due to the high volume of inquiries, we regret that we cannot accept phone calls. Even if you arent contacted for this position, you are still part of our talent network. All Kelly recruiters have access to your profile, which expands your opportunities even further.


As a specialty talent company, Kelly is committed to doing the right thing for our talent and clients. We stand up for equity, inclusion, fair treatment, and opportunity for all as these build the foundation of our Talent Promise. With a focus on safety, value, well-being, investment, and opportunity, Kellys Talent Promise confirms our commitment to those in search of a better way to work and live and to help discover whats next.


It is obvious things are different than they were just a few months ago. Kelly is at the forefront of ensuring the safety of our employees in this new working environment. Be well and stay strong.


**Why Kelly** **** **?**


Looking to connect with premier government agencies or the top 25 federal government contractors? Kelly Government offers a variety of full-time, project (SOW), seasonal, and surge support opportunities in science, engineering, technical, professional, and administrative support roles. Our experts will find you the opportunity that fits your schedule and interests and handle the details of transferring and processing all levels of security clearances. Its just another way we make the job search work for you.


**About Kelly** ****


Kelly connects talented people to companies in need of their skills in areas including Science, Engineering, Education, Office, Contact Center, Light Industrial, and more. Were always thinking about whats next in the evolving world of work, and we help people ditch the script on old ways of thinking and embrace the value of all workstyles in the workplace. We directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world, and we connect thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners in our outsourcing and consulting practice.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
Posted: 2021-02-01 Expires: 2021-03-04

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