Strategy and Policy Analyst

Missouri Department of Economic Development
Jefferson City, MO
Date Posted:  July 28, 2022
Closing Date:  August 15, 2022

Do you enjoy leading a team and helping colleagues across your organization drive change and success? Do you value understanding customer needs, identifying problems, improving processes, and measuring results? If so, consider joining the Strategy and Performance Division within Missouri’s Department of Economic Development (DED)! DED’s mission is to help Missourians prosper. The Strategy and Performance Division was established by Executive Order in 2019 to enable DED to enhance its long-term planning and use of data so that DED can more effectively carry out its internal and external operations. DED seeks a deputy division director to help Strategy and Performance achieve its goals and help DED attain its mission.

SALARY: $44,000 – $55,000 (based upon credentials)

Bachelor’s degree or higher with an emphasis in Business or Public Administration, Finance, Community or Economic Development, Economics, or a related field.


Two years of relevant experience


• Advanced degree, especially in public policy or public administration
• Experience in academic and/or policy research
• Experience in policy research and development

• Exceptional written communication skills
• Interpersonal and partnership skills
• Knowledgeable in data analysis

More reasons to love this position:
The State of Missouri offers an excellent benefits package that includes a defined pension plan, generous amounts of leave and holiday time, and eligibility for health insurance coverage. Your total compensation is more than the dollars you receive in your paycheck. To help demonstrate the value of working for the State of Missouri, we have created an interactive Total Compensation Calculator. This tool provides a comprehensive view of benefits and more that are offered to prospective employees. The Total Compensation Calculator and other applicant resources can be found here.

If you have questions about this position please contact DED Human Resources at