Fiscal Policy GroupPew's fiscal policy portfolio works to strengthen states' fiscal management practices through original research and direct engagement with policymakers. Our teams develop timely, rigorous analyses of states' fiscal conditions; elevate research-driven best practices; and identify emerging trends in state fiscal policy. By partnering with stakeholders across the political spectrum, we aim to support policymakers' efforts to deliver fiscally sound budgets and equip states to meet future challenges.Position OverviewWith significant experience designing and implementing successful research efforts and implementing best practices in state policy and practice changes, the director leads teams of policy experts, researchers, and advocates to ensure the effective execution of Pew's state and local fiscal policy work. The director leads teams with a specific focus on long-term liabilities-including public sector pensions, post-employment benefits, and deferred maintenance of infrastructure. At the same time, the director will work closely with other senior members of the fiscal and economic policy group to manage staff, design and execute research efforts, implement outreach strategies, and develop partnerships. Together, the fiscal policy group's teams are responsible for executing the State Fiscal Strategy, approved by the board in March 2022. The primary, shared goal of these projects is to ensure the long-term sustainability of state finances. Over a decade of efforts to date, the fiscal and economic policy group has demonstrated success producing impactful original research and driving state and local policy change.The director reports to the senior director, fiscal and economic policy, and is based in Pew's Washington, DC office. This position is eligible for up to 60% telework.Responsibilities
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TravelOccasional overnight travel is expected.Total RewardsWe offer a competitive salary and benefit program, including: comprehensive, affordable health care through medical, dental, and vision coverage; financial security with life and disability insurance; opportunities to save using health savings and flexible spending accounts; retirement benefits to help prepare for the future; and work/life benefits to maintain a good balance.The Pew Charitable Trusts is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Pew considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, sex, ethnicity, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or gender identity, military/veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
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