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Fiscal Policy Analyst - Office of Fiscal Analysis





Open To: The Public

Location: Hartford

Hours: Full-Time

Salary: Beginning salary for a candidate with one year of relevant experience is $64,092

Closing Date: November 5, 2014



General Knowledge:

The Connecticut General Assembly's nonpartisan Office of Fiscal Analysis seeks one full-time quantitative, policy analyst responsible for analyzing state agency budgets, public policy and the fiscal impact of legislative proposals.


Preferred Skills and Ability:

Strong interpersonal and superior writing and communication skills are necessary. Strong analytic skills, ability to work quickly under pressure and a high level of technological proficiency. Successful candidate’s salary commensurate with relevant experience. Excellent state fringe benefits.



MA/MPA or other advanced degree required with quality experience in fiscal analysis, economics, budgeting and computer databases.


Application Instructions:

Please send resume and cover letter to Office of Fiscal Analysis, Legislative Office Building, Room 5200, Hartford, CT  06106 or e-mail to be received no later than 5:00 pm on November 5, 2014.

Special Projects Coordinator

Special Projects Coordinator

Hours: Full Time
Salary: Starting salary $72,896
Closing Date: October 17, 2014

General Knowledge:

Connecticut's Legislative Commission on Aging (CoA) is a nonpartisan, public policy and research office of the Connecticut General Assembly (CGA). Our mission is to improve the quality of life for older adults of today and tomorrow and to help prepare our state and municipalities for a rapidly growing aging population. Our office is located on the 5th floor of the State Capitol. We are a small, hardworking and dedicated team comprised of (what will be) 4 full-time employees. We operate with a small budget. We are among 5 other constituent legislative commissions. The Special Projects Coordinator with a specialty in communications provides current and accurate information about complex issues facing older adults in Connecticut to a variety of target audiences (including the CGA), and helps promote the strategies, values and value of the CoA.

Assist the Executive Director In:

  • Coordinating agency communications utilizing various traditional and emerging tactics and techniques.
  • Providing objective information to elected officials, public and private organizations, the media and coalitions related to aging policy issues through various channels (e-news, social media, and traditional media)
  • Designing layout for various reports, issue briefs, newsletters, educational materials.
  • Maintaining CoA website and social media channels (Blog, Twitter, Facebook).
  • Producing graphic design work (infographics, charts, posters, etc.) for print and web.
  • Acting as a liaison with the media.
  • As part of a small, hardworking team, providing support for all CoA activities (eg: help answer constituent calls, support fellow staff in planning conferences/forums, etc.)

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field plus 3 years of experience in government or with a nonprofit/for profit in communications, public relations, and/or development, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience;
  • Superior writing and analytical skills.
  • Experience with the legislative process.
  • Knowledge of aging-related, public policy issues.
  • Strong technological competencies including MS office, Facebook, Twitter, Google+
  • Experience with Wordpress and Joomla.
  • Strong graphic design skills.
  • Ability to follow direction and then work independently.
  • Easily adaptable to different types of work and direction.
  • Superior interpersonal skills.
  • Application Instructions:

    Send your resume, cover letter and brief writing sample to Connecticut's Legislative Commission on Aging, 210 Capitol Avenue, Suite 509, Hartford, CT 06106 or email documents to Applications must be received by October 17, 2014.


    Policy Researcher / Analyst

    Graduate Fellow - Office of Legislative Research

    Hours: 25 to 30 hours per week
    Salary: $17.39 per hour
    Closing Date: October 31, 2014

    The Connecticut Legislature's Office of Legislative Research (OLR) seeks qualified, current graduate school students to help its staff conduct policy and legal research from January 7, 2015 to June 3, 2015.

    Preferred Skills and Ability:

    Candidates for the position should possess excellent writing and analytical skills and must have completed at least one year towards a graduate degree in public administration, government, law, public policy, political science, criminal justice, or a related field.
    Selected students will be required to work 25 to 30 hours per week for a stipend of $17.39 per hour.

    Application Instructions:

    Qualified students should submit a resume and cover letter via electronic email by October 31 to at OLR.



    To Apply for a Position:

    Button Graphic Submit a letter of interest and a résumé  to: The Office of Legislative Management, Room 5100, Legislative Office Building, 300 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106 or to the address listed in the notice of a vacancy. Application Form

    Button Graphic Bring letter of interest and a résumé  in person between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on business days at the address above. (Directions to the Legislative Office Building)


    The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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