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    Summary

    Under the direction of the Director of Congressional Affairs and Communications, the position will include duties split roughly 50/50 between Congressional Affairs and Research and Analysis. Responsibilities include executing congressional outreach, development of outreach strategies, research and analysis of developments in the U.S.-China relationship, and research and analysis of legislation (both pending and enacted) relevant to the Commission's mandate.

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    Responsibilities

    1. Congressional Outreach

    • Support the Congressional Liaison in general outreach, ongoing efforts to engage key Member and committee staff, and disseminate Commission research to Congress.
    • Identify and work with the congressional staff of Members of Congress to provide Commission content and serve as a resource for them.
    • Support the development and implementation of strategies to engage Congressional staff and Members of committees key to the Commission's research. These include, but are not limited to:
      • House and Senate Armed Services Committees; House Foreign Affairs Committee; Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs; and House Ways and Means Committee.
    • Attend congressional hearings, briefings, and staff working groups; prepare memos on the substance of these events; identify potential engagement opportunities.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.
    2. Legislation Analysis
    • Track developing and pending legislation related to the Commission's mandate; identify opportunities to offer and provide Commission support or research content relevant to the legislation's sponsors and cosponsors.
    • Support the development of relevant Commission research products by providing analysis on past or current legislation, interest of Members of Congress, and opportunities for engagement.
    • Conduct research on how to make Commission recommendations more "action ready" for the Committees of jurisdiction.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.
    3. Research and Analysis
    • As directed, research, monitor, analyze, and write about developments in the U.S.-China relationship.
    • Support the Director for Economics and Trade and the Director for Security and Foreign Affairs on research products prepared by their teams.
    • Support other substantive research to support Commission work in selected areas of interest and expertise (existing or developing) and serve as the Commission's subject matter expert in those areas.
    • Serve as a contributing author or co-author for staff analysis papers.
    • Work with a designated staff lead to support Co-Chairs, senior staff, and team members to organize and execute Commission hearings.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/520555500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.