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UC San Diego in San Diego, California is seeking a Legislative Analyst.

Hiring Salary Range: $2,938 - $4,053 /month

Provide confidential research, analysis and legislative support for Research Planning and Government Relations unit staff at Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO). Research and analysis duties include research of various topics in government and science policy; locate and review congressional testimony, government reports, and agency budgets; prepare synopses and summaries for SIO leadership; draft correspondence; and maintain unit contact, proposal, and funding databases. Coordinate UC Office of the President and Congressional appropriations request requirements for SIO and ensure office compliance with lobbying disclosure regulations. With direction from supervisor, serve as a liaison to the SIO Advisory Council, the SIO Director's senior external advisory board. Assist with the planning of governmental visits and meetings, and prepare and distribute briefing materials. With direction from Assistant Director, SIO/Director, Government Relations and Research Planning, plan and secure resources for science conferences, which advance SIO research priorities.

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The University of Southern California is seeking an Assistant Director of State Government Relations to join its team in the Sacramento, CA office.

USC's Office of State Government Relations is the liaison between USC and the state government, including state legislature, administration and relevant agencies. The office works with various state associations to promote the advancement of independent higher education, research and health care, among other issues. In addition, the office plans and coordinates policy outreach efforts in Sacramento on behalf of the University.

The Assistant Director's responsibilities include the following:
Works in collaboration with the executive director to develop and implement state legislative strategies that advance the priorities of USC in areas such as research, higher education, business operations and health care policy.

Identifies, tracks, analyzes and reports on legislative and budget proposals in addition to state agency activities that may impact the university. Drafts letters, memorandums, and various responses to proposals.

Responds to inquiries from legislative offices, state agencies, and university officials.

Connects faculty and university administrators with the policymaking community, including coordinating Sacramento and campus visits. Works with the executive director to raise USC's visibility among the Capital community through organizing policy outreach events and activities in Sacramento that highlight USC's research, experts and programs.

Oversees the office's communications strategy through the preparation of written materials, electronic communications and website development.

Works in conjunction with member associations and represents the university at various events.

Candidates should demonstrate a thorough understanding of state legislative and budget processes, strong analytical, written and verbal communications skills. Legislative and/or advocacy experience highly preferred.

This is a full-time position located at the USC State Capital Center in midtown Sacramento. Occasional travel to Los Angeles is required.

The University of Southern California is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values Diversity.

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The University of Southern California Government Partnerships and Programs is seeking a program assistant who will be responsible for planning, organizing and the delivery of service activities specific to the expansion and development of outreach programs in Government Partnerships and Programs, (GPP). The mission of GPP is to provide educational opportunities and career paths for disadvantaged, low-income and first-generation youth and to enhance outreach partnerships in communities surrounding the university.

- Assist program management with proposal development, budget and marketing program services.
- Assist implementation of program goals for creating partnerships in the community.
- Provide leadership, guidance and supervision to student workers, graduate interns and volunteers.
- Provide coordination of program services with high schools and community-based organizations.
- Assist with program, performance goals and measurable outcomes.

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