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POLICY ANALYST (LIFE)

American Academy of Actuaries


Location:
Washington, District of Columbia 20036
Date:
03/10/2017
Job Type:
Employee
Job Status:
Full Time
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Job Details

The American Academy of Actuaries, an 18,500+ member professional organization, is seeking candidates for the position of Life Policy Analyst to serve as primary staff support to the Academy’s Life Practice Council. The Life Policy Analyst will act as liaison to state insurance regulators and legislators, congressional and executive branch stakeholders, and industry associations.

 

Other responsibilities of this key position include:

  • Provide staff support for the Life Practice Council and related work groups, including drafting meeting minutes, developing agendas, tracking projects, and coordinating volunteer members’ activities;
  • Assist in the development of policy statements and practice notes;
  • Monitor state and federal legislation/regulations on pertinent life insurance issues;
  • Identify key legislative or regulatory issues of interest to life insurance actuaries and coordinate activities on these issues.

 

Requirements

Bachelor’s degree required. Strong project management skills required. Candidates should have strong organizational skills and be able to multi-task. Experience with or knowledge of life policy and life insurance issues preferred. Three to four years of association or private sector-comparable work desired.  Government experience a plus.  

 

The Academy offers a professional and challenging work environment, competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits, located near Metro. Send resume with cover letter and salary requirements to:  HR Mgr., American Academy of Actuaries, 1850 M Street, NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC, 20036; fax (202) 872-8301; or email HR@actuary.org. View our Website at www.actuary.org.

The American Academy of Actuaries is a D.C.-based 18,000-member professional association whose mission is to serve the public and the U.S. actuarial profession.  Academy members include consultants, corporate executives and staff, regulators, government officials, academicians, and retired actuaries.  Their areas of practice cover pensions, life insurance, casualty insurance, health insurance, financial reporting, risk management, and more.

The Academy assists public policymakers on all levels by providing leadership, objective expertise, and actuarial advice on risk and financial security issues.  The Academy also sets qualification, practice, and professionalism standards for actuaries credentialed by one or more of the five U.S.-based actuarial organizations in the United States.

Many of today's most pressing public policy issues require the sound application of actuarial principles.  The Academy provides actuarial expertise and advice to public policy decision makers on a wide array of issues that require the special set of skills and qualifications that actuaries offer.  It also advocates on behalf of the profession and promotes the use of actuaries in non-traditional industries.