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Location: Washington, DC

EducationCounsel LLC, in affiliation with Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP, based in Washington, D.C., is hiring for the position of Policy Assistant.

EducationCounsel, an affiliate of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP (Nelson Mullins), is seeking a forward-thinking and collaborative lawyer to serve as a Senior Legal and Policy Advisor. This critical role will lead projects designed to advance work on complex higher education policy and legal issues, with intersecting client/sector management issues. The relevant portfolio is expected to center on issues of student access, diversity, equity and inclusion; faculty diversity; and institutional quality. By serving as a strategic policy and legal advisor to a wide array of decision makers (e.g., institutions of higher education, national organizations, foundation leaders, academic and professional disciplinary societies, and nonprofit executives) on a variety of critical higher education topics, this person will be poised to influence institutional performance and postsecondary outcomes on a national scale.

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Location: Washington, DC

EducationCounsel LLC is a mission-driven education consulting firm that works with
leading nonprofit organizations, foundations, and policymakers to help significantly
improve education opportunity and outcomes. We do this by leveraging policy,
strategy, law, and advocacy to help transform education systems, from early learning
to K12 to higher education. We work with partners at the state, federal, and local
levels to advance evidence-based innovations and systems change, with a central
focus on equity. EducationCounsel is affiliated with Nelson Mullins Riley &
Scarborough LLP.

This position offers significant opportunity for exposure to education policy, policymakers and other leaders. It will help candidates develop and improve policy and data analysis skills and an increased understanding of policymaking at the state, district, and federal level. EducationCounsel is seeking candidates who can work with the policy advisors and attorneys on our team across a wide range of projects in early childhood, K12, and higher education, and provide support in numerous ways.

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To apply, please provide resume and cover letter at the following link: https://careers-nelsonmullins.icims.com/jobs/2860/policy-assistant/job

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