Company: Office of Intramural Training & Education
Posted on: June 16, 2022
Association for Molecular Pathology, Rockville, Maryland
Position Description: The AMP Policy Analyst manages projects,
committees, and documents on public policy issues of concern to AMP
and the field of molecular pathology. Reports to the Director,
Public Policy, and Advocacy. Responsibilities:
- Collaborates with contracted government relations consultants
to identify and track issues that may affect molecular pathology
and to develop AMP advocacy materials and tools such as position
statements, comment letters, testimony, slide presentations and
handouts in consultation with committee members and, as
appropriate, with policy staff in other organizations.
- Serves as staff liaison and provides administrative support for
the Professional Relations and Economic Affairs Committees and
their subcommittees and working groups. Administrative tasks will
include scheduling meetings and conference calls, preparing agendas
and minutes, managing, and distributing documents, maintaining
relevant files, facilitating committee communications, obtaining
leadership approvals for, and submitting letters and comments.
- Works alongside Director and government relations consultants
to advocate for AMP's positions with federal agency staff, other
organizations, congressional staff, and elected officials on
- Works alongside the Public Policy Fellow as assigned.
- Manages and writes content and other materials for
dissemination via the AMP member listserv, the AMP policy
newsletter, website, social media, and other online tools.
- Provides AMP communications staff with content, timeline, and
strategy for publicizing advocacy issues and projects; helps to
prepare AMP spokespersons.
- Prepare slides for AMP leaders' presentations and
- Attends, participates in, and documents the proceedings of
selected local meetings and interacts and develops relationships
with staff of other organizations.
- Develops and manages AMP website content and pages containing
AMP advocacy issues and projects including the grassroots system
and the Patient Outreach AMP website.
- Engages with patient advocacy groups and plan the Lunch and
Learn event series.
- Helps to plan and facilitate events that further the public
policy and advocacy goals of AMP, such as the AMP Molecular
Pathology Economic Summit, payer engagement events, and AMP member
Advocacy Days. Qualifications: Skills:
- Ability to manage multiple complex to simple projects (both
large scale and small scale) independently while meeting
- Highly organized and detail-oriented, including excellent time
management and decision-making ability; able to appropriately
prioritize projects and tasks.
- Excellent conceptual and analytical skills.
- Strong interpersonal skills; able to maintain effective working
relationships with others both internally and externally; maintain
a professional demeanor when under pressure.
- Ability to analyze federal notices and policy documents and
ascertain relevance to the organization's interests.
- Ability to identify impacts and implications of events and
issues and recommend solutions.
- Ability to quickly change priorities and adapt to rapid change
in the environment internal and external to AMP.
- Excellent English communication skills, both written and oral.
- 4+ years coordinating and implementing multiple projects
simultaneously, preferably in medical / scientific associations,
government, policy, or advocacy organizations. Graduate programs
- The following experience would be considered beneficial:
- Health policy.
- Coverage and payment.
- Writing response documents to federal agencies. Essential
- Extensive use of a computer.
- Move throughout various offices.
- Routinely lift objects less than 10 pounds.
- Occasionally lift objects up to 25 pounds.
- Work is primarily performed in the AMP office and meeting
- Telecommuting up to three days a week may be granted after a
planned transition period but is not guaranteed.
- Overnight travel to the annual meeting (up to 7 consecutive
days) and the Molecular Pathology Economic Summit (up to 2
consecutive days) required; weekend work involved.
- Travel to local meetings may frequently be required.
- Weekend work may occasionally be required. To Apply: For more
information and to apply, visit http://www.faseb.org/employment .
Please upload your resume, a cover letter that addresses elements
of this job description, and salary requirements. This post will be
available until July2, 2022 or until filled. The NIH is dedicated
to building a diverse community in its training and employment
programs. National Institutes of Health - Department of Health and
Human Services - USA.gov
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