The Terner Center for Housing Innovation is looking for a Policy Associate to support and advance our housing research and policy agenda through impactful, timely, and rigorous policy analysis on U.S. housing markets, public policy, and private sector innovation.
The position will report directly to the Terner Center’s Policy Director and will include policy engagement at all levels of government, with an emphasis on federal policy. This will involve representing the Terner Center in policy conversations with stakeholders regarding proposed legislation and administrative rulemaking in order to inform the Center’s research priorities and ensure that our work is responsive to the current policy environment. This role’s duties will also include project management of various policy briefs and papers and coordination of projects across the team, particularly through close collaboration with the Research Team.
The Policy Associate will have demonstrated experience in federal housing policy and project management of policy papers or briefs. Excellent writing skills and the ability to communicate technical material to a broad range of stakeholders strongly preferred. The Policy Associate will also represent the Terner Center through public presentations, media engagement, and participation in research and policy collaboratives.
The Terner Center is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity. We welcome and encourage applications that reflect a variety of backgrounds based on race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, ideology, lived experience of housing challenges, and other statuses protected by law.
The Terner Center team is currently working remotely. When public health guidance indicates it is safe to return to the office, the expectation is that, if the successful candidate is not already located in the state, they will be able to relocate to California.
Read more and apply at the UC Berkeley careers site here.
The Terner Center regularly recruits Graduate and Undergraduate students to assist in a range of projects and roles each semester and over the summer break.
We are not currently soliciting applications for GSRs. Please check back soon for future opportunities.