Aging Policy Associate

ADvancing States represents the nation’s 56 state and territorial agencies on aging and disabilities and supports visionary state leadership, the advancement of state systems innovation, and the articulation of national policies that support home and community-based services for older adults and individuals with disabilities. 

ADvancing States is seeking an Aging Policy Associate.  The policy associate will collaborate with senior Association leadership in providing technical assistance, training, and policy support to the nation’s aging directors.  The successful candidate will be a college graduate with a minimum of five years of experience in aging services; strong leadership skills; demonstrated written and oral communication skills; and possess analytical capability.  

This position is full-time and based in Arlington, Virginia.  Remote work may be available.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Assist in managing enhanced technical assistance projects for state aging departments.

  • Collaborate in developing training tools and resources for state aging network professionals.

  • Coordinate technical assistance for state aging network professionals.

  • Sustain relationships with aging network national partners.

Basic Qualifications

  • Master’s or bachelor’s degree in public policy, health policy, public administration, social work, or related field preferred.

  • Ability to be flexible, multi-task, prioritize, and manage multiple partners.

  • Prior experience in aging service/policy required.

  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making capabilities.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to: ADvancing States is committed to providing equal opportunities for all applicants for employment and strongly encourages individuals with disabilities to apply. We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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ADvancing States
Date Posted: 
Wednesday, April 3, 2024
Date Closing: 
Friday, May 3, 2024
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