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Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree
December 4, 2017

Policy Analyst - CDPAANYS

Job Duties:

  • Represent CDPAANYS before elected officials, state agency representatives, and in coalitions;
  • Coordinate with the Executive Director and allied organizations to develop campaign plans around key initiatives;
  • Analyze the State Budget and legislation critical to the interests of CDPA;
  • Provide support to CDPAANYS member organizations to aid them in developing plans to engage their consumers around CDPAANYS agenda items;
  • Support CDPAANYS Government Affairs Cmte. and Consumer Cmte. to facilitate and maximize their role in developing and supporting CDPAANYS agenda;
  • Participate as a part of a communications team to plan identify potential media opportunities, craft press releases, and coordinate press conferences;
  • Aid CDPAANYS in building a strong grassroots presence throughout New York State;
  • Research and prepare reports, legislative memoranda, talking points, and other documents as needed; and
  • Other duties as necessary.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a policy related field;
  • A strong commitment to ensuring the rights of all individuals to live in the community;
  • A knowledge of the New York State legislative process;
  • A knowledge of the Medicaid program and/or managed care and managed long-term care;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate with a diverse range of audiences;
  • An understanding of effective organizing methods and techniques; and
  • An ability to work both independently and as a part of a team.

Moderate travel throughout New York State is required.


CDPAANYS offers a competitive salary structure and offers vacation, paid sick leave, personal leave, ten paid holidays, and health, vision, and dental benefits.

Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to No phone calls please.

CDPAANYS is an Equal Opportunity employer. We will make all reasonable accommodations and strongly encourage those who utilize CDPA to apply.

NYCON develops and promotes an effective and vibrant charitable nonprofit community throughout New York State.  We strengthen organizational capacity, act as an advocate and unifying voice, help to inform philanthropic giving, and conduct research and planning to demonstrate relevance and impact.