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Analyst - House Education & Employment Committee

Date:  Nov 4, 2022
Location: 

TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399


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GENERAL SUMMARY:

This position primarily focuses on policy matters related to Florida’s education system, from early education through post-secondary education, adult education, and job training.  Under close supervision of the staff director and policy chief, the analyst conducts research and prepares staff analyses, reports, legislation, and amendments; responds to inquiries; and develops correspondence.

 

 EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:

  • Analyzes and objectively summarizes proposed legislation to determine its effectiveness and the impact of its passage on the state and other entities and individuals.
  • Researches and drafts legislation and amendments to legislation at the direction of the committee chair, committee members, and other legislators.
  • Assists in planning full committee and/or subcommittee meetings to include agenda, speakers, presentations, and materials.
  • Monitors the implementation of legislation in the Executive and Judicial Branches to ascertain that legislative intent is met.
  • Briefs legislators verbally or in writing on issues to be discussed in committee, on the floor, or with constituents.
  • Conceives, plans, and conducts research projects and performs legislatively mandated studies.
  • Prepares oral and written reports on research and committee work such as end of session committee reports, interim projects, and oversight reports which include recommendations for legislative action.
  • Provides information and problem-solving assistance to legislators, their constituents, and the public.
  • Prepares letters, summaries, talk-sheets or speeches, reports, and informational memoranda on committee issues at the request of the committee chair, other legislators or staff director.
  • Keeps abreast of new and ongoing issues affecting assigned area of responsibility by collecting resource materials, attending workshops and conferences, reading industry publications, communicating with agency personnel, and the public.
  • Assists in the coordination of the work of the administrative assistant, legislative intern, and other staff members.
  • Serves as liaison with state agencies.
  • May operate a computer to perform word processing, database management, and/or spreadsheet applications.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of legal terminology and legal research.
  • Knowledge of applicable computer word processing, spreadsheet, and database programs.
  • Knowledge of Florida state government, legislative rules, and procedures.
  • Skill in reading comprehension, analysis, and organization.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and concisely verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to take action in situations which lack clear direction.
  • Ability to take initiative on independent research projects.
  • Ability to produce quality work under pressure.
  • Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with the demands of Legislators, their staff, and the public.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate work assignments.
  • Ability to work cooperatively as a team member and to contribute to the efficient internal functioning of the committee staff.
  • Ability to conduct in-depth, carefully documented and credible analysis under minimal supervision within established deadlines.
  • Ability to conduct meetings and to make presentations.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to collect and analyze data.
  • Ability to organize data into logical formats for presentation in reports, documents, and other written materials.
  • Ability to solve problems and make decisions.
  • Ability to exercise discretion and confidentiality.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and three years of professional experience in research, analysis, program planning and evaluation, or administrative work.
  • A master's degree from an accredited college or university can substitute for one year of the required experience.
  • A doctorate from an accredited college or university can substitute for two years of the required experience.
  • Professional experience as described above may substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education.

 

 

SALARY:

Commensurate with experience.

The Legislature offers a competitive benefits package.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Open until filled

 

SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION:

Qualified applicants should send a completed legislative application and resume to:

 

Office of Administration & Professional Development
Florida House of Representatives
402 South Monroe Street, 1201 Capitol
Tallahassee, Florida 32399

 

Or email HouseAPD@myfloridahouse.gov

 

Applications are available through the Florida Legislature’s web site Online Sunshine or by calling (850) 488-6803.

 

ACCOMMODATION FOR DISABILITY:

If an accommodation is needed for a disability, please notify Human Resources at (850) 488-6803.

 

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