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Senior Health Policy Analyst (Medicaid)

The Michigan League for Public Policy is a statewide advocacy organization that works to promote economic security and well-being for all people in Michigan through the policymaking process using a race equity lens. As part of its work, the League conducts research and analysis on Michigan’s Medicaid program, Healthy Michigan and the Children’s Health Insurance Program, identifying gaps and making policy recommendations to address them. The League seeks to hire a Senior Health Policy Analyst with strong quantitative and analytic skills and the ability to communicate information effectively to diverse audiences.

The responsibilities of the Senior Health Policy Analyst include researching and writing reports, analyzing Medicaid-related policy (current and proposed), representing the League at meetings with partners and policymakers, and doing presentations on Medicaid-related issues.

Qualifications:

  • Deep commitment to a robust Medicaid program in Michigan and affordable and accessible healthcare for all.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in health policy or related field or equivalent experience required.
  • Experience working on Medicaid-related policy issues.
  • Strong analytic and writing skills.
  • Outstanding communications skills, including the ability to communicate complex issues to broad audiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically, identify opportunities and develop public policy options.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently, but also able to collaborate and work as part of a team and with diverse partners.
  • Values a culture of diversity and inclusion.
  • A passion for economic and social justice.

The position is full-time, grant funded and based in Lansing, MI. Salary will be based on experience. Benefits package included.

To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to karenhm@mlpp.org with “Health Policy Analyst-Medicaid” in the subject line by October 11th.

The League is an equal opportunity employer, committed to building and retaining a diverse and inclusive staff and workplace.


Health Policy Analyst (Social Determinants of Health)

The Michigan League for Public Policy is a statewide advocacy organization that works to promote economic security and well-being for all people in Michigan through the policymaking process using a race equity lens. As part of its work, the League will be conducting research and analysis on the social determinants of health. We know that improving the health of Michiganians involves not only improving factors involved in direct medical care but also call for improvements in social determinants of health. Social determinants of health include social, environmental and behavioral influences like access to healthy food and water, safe and affordable housing, and good employment. The League seeks to hire a Health Policy Analyst with strong quantitative and analytic skills and the ability to communicate information effectively to diverse audiences.

The responsibilities of the Health Policy Analyst include researching and writing reports related to policy changes needed to address the social determinants of health, representing the League at meetings with partners and policymakers, and doing presentations. The work will be an integral part of the League’s holistic work to improve the well-being of vulnerable children and their families.

Qualifications:

  • Deep commitment to improving the health of Michiganians through addressing the social determinants of health.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in health policy or related field or equivalent experience required.
  • Experience working on policy issues.
  • Strong analytic and writing skills.
  • Outstanding communications skills, including the ability to communicate complex issues to broad audiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically, identify opportunities and develop public policy options.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently, but also able to collaborate and work as part of a team and with diverse partners.
  • Values a culture of diversity and inclusion.
  • Passion for economic and social justice.

The position is full-time, grant funded and based in Lansing, MI. Salary will be based on experience. Benefits package included.

To apply, please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to karenhm@mlpp.org with “Health Policy Analyst-Social Determinants” in the subject line by October 11th.

The League is an equal opportunity employer, committed to building and retaining a diverse and inclusive staff and workplace.


Community Engagement Specialist, Michigan League for Public Policy

The Michigan League for Public Policy is a statewide advocacy organization that works to promote economic security and well-being for all people in Michigan through the policymaking process using a race equity lens. As part of its work, the community engagement team takes the analysis and recommendations provided by League analysts into the community to help those on the ground connect the dots between policy decisions and the impact on daily life. This is achieved through relationship building and sharing advocacy tools with people and organizations in local communities. The League seeks to hire a Community Engagement Specialist with strong public speaking and relationship organizing skills and the ability to communicate sometimes complex information effectively to diverse audiences. The goal of community engagement work is to build two-way relationships within the community and empower people to effectively participate in the political, environmental, social and economic decisions affecting their lives.

The responsibilities of the Community Engagement Specialist include developing and presenting workshops and trainings on the focus areas of the League and the Priorities Michigan project, representing the League at meetings with partners and policymakers, and building relationships with organizations and people in key regions of the state.

Qualifications:

  • Deep commitment to improving lives of Michiganians through policy decisions.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field and/or equivalent experience in relational organizing and public speaking.
  • Outstanding communications skills, including the ability to communicate complex issues to broad audiences.
  • Knowledge of Michigan legislative/budget process and state public policy.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently, but also able to collaborate and work as part of a team and with diverse partners.
  • Value a culture of diversity and inclusion.
  • Passion for economic and social justice.
  • Experience in West Michigan helpful.
  • This position involves travel throughout outstate Michigan. Reliable transportation required.
  • The position is grant funded, full-time and is based in Lansing. Salary: $50,000 plus benefits.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to karenhm@mlpp.org with “Community Engagement Specialist” in the subject line by September 23.

The League is an equal opportunity employer, committed to building and retaining a diverse and inclusive staff and workplace.