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Advocacy Manager

Company: The Johns Hopkins University
Location: Baltimore
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Press Tab to Move to Skip to Content Link We are seeking a Advocacy Manager.Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist in managing and executing state policy strategy for priority states.
  • Lead and coordinate weekly Center advocacy call.
  • Engage with policymakers on priority policy issues to provide public health resources, translation materials, and other technical assistance.
  • Assist in tracking and monitoring priority bills during legislative sessions.
  • Manage partnerships with state gun violence prevention (GVP) organizations to provide policy expertise and technical support.
  • Lead and coordinate monthly call of state level GVP organizations.
  • Attend weekly national coalition virtual meeting and provide notes to policy and programming team.
  • Support development of policy memos, fact sheets, guides, reports, and toolkits for key policy areas.
  • Collaborate with staff on legal language, analysis, and/or racial equity policy impact assessments.
  • Collaborate with policy and programming and research teams to ensure all materials are based on the Centers most up-to-date research and reports.
  • Coordinate with Communications team on policy campaigns, including drafting opinion pieces, press statements, and other outreach materials.
  • Perform other duties as required.Special Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
    • 3+ Years of Experience developing, advocating for, and implementing state policy.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Self-Motivated with strong time management and organizational skills.
    • Ability to communicate complex concepts to a wide and diverse audience.
    • Ability to adapt with changes, delays, or unexpected events.
    • Ability to exhibit professionalism and interpersonal skills.
    • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
    • Strong computer skills and technology competency.
    • Strong passion for preventing gun violence.
    • An understanding of the concepts of institutional and structural racism and bias and their impact on underserved and underrepresented communities.
    • Experience considering the impacts of the work on multiple communities, including communities of color, in technical analysis.
    • Experience working on a diverse team.

      Minimum Qualifications
      • Master's Degree in a related field.
      • Three years related experience.
      • Additional education may substitute for experience and additional experience may substitute for education to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

        Preferred Qualifications
        • Advanced degree in public health, public policy, law, related fields, or equivalent work experience.
        • Five years related experience.
          Classified Title: Program Officer -
          Working Title: -Advocacy ManagerRole/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD
          Starting Salary Range: $54,080-$74,390-$94,710 Annually (Commensurate with experience) -
          Employee group: Full Time -
          Schedule: Monday to Friday: 8:30 am - 5 pm -
          Exempt Status: -Exempt -
          Location: -Hybrid/School of Public Health -
          Department name: HPM-Center for Gun Violence
          Personnel area: School of Public Health -Total Rewards
          The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University's good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here: - Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
          JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

          **Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.
          The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate's conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.The Johns Hopkins University values diversity, equity and inclusion and advances these through our key strategic framework, the JHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion .Equal Opportunity EmployerAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.EEO is the Law
          Learn more:
 Accommodation InformationIf you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition -Office at . -For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. -For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visit .Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, -applicants for SOM positions should visit - and all other JHU applicants should visit - .The following additional provisions may apply, depending on campus. -Your recruiter will advise accordingly.The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

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