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The Pope Center is Hiring!

By Pope Center Staff


September 15, 2015

The Pope Center is hiring a full-time policy associate. A Policy Associate at the Pope Center is responsible for articulating the organization’s positions through writing, reporting, and research. This is a writing intensive position. The Policy Associate will report to the Director of Policy Analysis. The ideal candidate will have research and writing experience and an interest in promoting free-market higher education reforms.


  • Write articles and blog posts on higher education topics
  • Conduct research, analysis, and data collection on federal, state, and local higher education issues
  • Update content on the Pope Center’s website


  • 1-3 years’ experience in policy, government, or journalism
  • Exceptional verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Organized, creative, adaptable, and detail-oriented, with the discipline to work to deadlines
  • Familiarity with Classical Liberal principles and the institutions that underlie economic prosperity and freedom of action and conscience
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

About the Pope Center:

The John W. Pope Center for Higher Education Policy is a nonprofit institute dedicated to improving higher education in North Carolina and the nation. Our work focuses primarily on state and local solutions to higher education problems.

This full-time, exempt position includes: employer-funded health insurance and the opportunity to participate in the Pope Center’s Simple IRA retirement program.

Please submit resume, cover letter and desired salary to Jenna Robinson at Writing samples will be requested.



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