Capitol Jobs Marketplace

Attorney, LSB Legal Division -- Michigan Legislative Council

Posted: May 22, 2024

General Duties:

This employee functions as staff attorney serving as nonpartisan Legal Counsel to the Michigan Legislature. The attorney assists legislators and their staff in drafting bills, substitutes, and amendments and tracking them through the legislative process. The attorney is expected to develop an area of subject matter specialization as well as considerable knowledge of the legislative process. Employee attends legislative committee and workgroup meetings and responds to technical and legal questions concerning legislation. In addition to bill drafting, the attorney conducts legal research, analyzes legal documents, and writes legal and research memorandums for legislators and other Council personnel.

Full Description.

Requirements:

Possession of Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school with a minimum 3.0 GPA required. Must possess current membership in good standing in the State Bar of Michigan. Previous legal work experience with state statutes, state government operations, and the legislative process helpful. Excellent writing and research skills required, including knowledge of legal research resources. Excellent oral and interpersonal communication skills required, including the ability to work with diverse personalities. Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment. Must be willing and able to work overtime and irregular hours as required.

Pay Range: $65,713 annually.

How to Apply:

Online applications only are accepted through the State of Michigan’s job posting website at www.governmentjobs.com/careers/michigan.

Senior Associate, Communications -- State Innovation Exchange

Posted: May 22, 2024

General Duties:

The Senior Associate, Communications supports the Communications Department to amplify the work of SiX’s programs (Agriculture and Food Systems, Economic Power Project, Legislative, Reproductive Rights, Research, and the State Gender Policy Collective), create and disseminate communications materials, and amplify SiX’s brand. This position works with national staff at SiX as well as in-state and national partners to expand SiX’s reach and impact. This position reports to the Senior Director, Communications.

The ideal candidate will be an organized communicator who has experience centering equity in their work and can both take direction and operate independently. As the Communications department expands to support an evolving and dynamic organization that is completing a new strategic plan, comfort with change management and a high degree of flexibility will be required in this position.

Full Description.

Pay Range: $75,000 annually

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should submit a compelling cover letter and resume to jobs@stateinnovation.org. Please indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Priority will be given to candidates who apply by June 7, 202

Coalition Coordinator -- Fund MI Future

Posted: May 21, 2024

General Duties:

Fund MI Future is searching for a highly motivated individual who will help build the backbone infrastructure of our collective impact strategy, including capacity in communications, research and policy, legislator outreach, business organizing, and membership growth. This infrastructure will hone messaging, build a broad multi-racial base, prepare policy options and supporting evidence, and develop deep relationships with allies and decision-makers.


Fund MI Future is looking for a long term project lead to help take on progressive responsibilities to shepherd the process of aligning our values, goals, and initiatives, and assist in the administration of our coordinated campaigns to fully and fairly fund our communities.


Basic job(s) duties in conjunction with co chairs:

  • Manage communications and relationships with co-chairs and table members
  • Support co-chairs and subcommittees to achieve their goals
  • Reach out to other stakeholders that aren’t part of conversations now to gauge where they are at, share updates, and recruit them to the table when appropriate
  • Develop cohort of partner organizations’ staff to cultivate them in the campaigns and issue advocacy
  • Assist in planning and administration of regular co-chair meetings, stakeholder 

Full Description.

Requirements:

A strong candidate will:

  • Have some previous knowledge of Michigan policy (you don’t need to be a full policy wonk)
  • Be self-aware and relatively self-directed
  • Have a social justice, anti-oppression lens
  • Understand power-building and base-building
  • Have good interpersonal and coalition-building and  management skills

Full Description.

Pay Range: $65,000 - $78,000 annually

How to Apply:

Please send resumes or questions to jamila@movement.vote.

Departmental Manager 14 -- Department of Insurance and Financial Services

Posted: May 17, 2024

General Duties:

The Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS) is seeking an individual to work in public service as a Company Market Regulation Supervisor in the Office of Appeals, Legal Research, and Market Regulation. This is an opportunity to build a lifelong career doing work that truly matters - helping to protect consumers and maintain public confidence in Michigan’s insurance industry.

The right candidate will serve an important role in Michigan’s insurance sector by managing a staff of professionals to monitor the business practices of insurance companies to protect consumers from those that fail to operate legally and fairly. You will be part of a team that ensures consumers have access to insurance products that comply with state and federal regulations. You will lead a team that is responsible for conducting market analysis and researching statutes, issues, and insurance practices. Additional responsibilities within the program will include, monitoring, and analyzing business practices of insurance companies to identify potential or existing areas of concern, determining the causes of any deficiencies, and overseeing the resolution of those issues. You will also play an important role in determining needed enforcement action and ensuring transparency through reporting activities. 

Full Description.

Requirements:

Education 
Possession of a bachelor's degree in any major.

Experience
Four years of professional experience, including two years equivalent to the experienced (P11) level or one year equivalent to the advanced (12) level.

Full Description.

Pay Range: $32.62 - $48.65 an hour

How to Apply:

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and copy of official college transcripts, if applicable. Apply online.

Senior Policy Executive 18 -- Department of Insurance and Financial Services

Posted: May 17, 2024

General Duties:

The Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS) is seeking an individual to work in public service as the Office Director in the Office Insurance Evaluation. This is an opportunity to build a lifelong career doing work that truly matters - supporting the department as it protects consumers and maintains public confidence in Michigan’s insurance industry.

The right candidate will supervise and direct the operations of the Office of Insurance Evaluation. As the director of a highly productive team, you will be responsible for overseeing and managing all aspects of licensure and financial regulation of insurance companies and other risk bearing entities. You will be responsible for supervising the review of applications for licensure for all types of risk bearing entities (i.e., captive, traditional, HMO, public employer pooled plans, etc.) and supervising the monitoring of the financial condition of insurers through analysis of financial statements and examination of the books and records.  You will also be responsible for ensuring that all processes continue to meet the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) accreditation standards for timeliness and quality to ensure Michigan retains its accreditation.

Full Description.

Requirements:

Education
Possession of a bachelor's degree in any major.

Experience
Two years of professional experience as a manager or program/staff specialist or equivalent experience.

Full Description.

Pay Range: $52.30 - $75.86 per hour

How to Apply:

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and copy of official college transcripts. Apply online.

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