State Policy Network

Libertas Institute

Policy Analyst, Local Government

  • Type: Full-Time
  • Discipline: Policy
  • Contact:
  • Location: 2183 W Main St Suite A102 Lehi, UT 84043
  • Application Deadline: April 15, 2020


Libertas Institute is seeking a qualified and self-driven policy analyst to join the organization’s growing and influential policy team.

We are:

  • a successful think tank; 82% of our proposals are enacted into law
  • a fun, growing team in a brand new, open office
  • committed to helping people by removing government obstacles that limit opportunity
  • guiding Utah to become a leader among the states on a wide range of issues

Our ideal candidate:

  • is very motivated to make a difference in their community
  • is politically savvy and familiar with the legal process
  • will conduct original research on a wide variety of policy areas, with an emphasis on matters pertaining to local government (property rights, land use, ordinances, taxes etc.)
  • has a flexible schedule to attend weeknight meetings as necessary
  • has experience serving or working in local government
  • can conduct research and write extremely well
  • is easy to get along with and is a team player

You will:

  • produce op-eds, policy briefs, one-pagers, videos, interviews, and other creative content to educate the public
  • meet with stakeholders, elected officials, lobbyists, government employees, and more to learn, network, persuade, and build consensus for Libertas’s proposed policies
  • draft model legislation
  • drive an ambitious agenda to see our goals realized
  • self-manage a core set of policy priorities and come up with solutions and strategies to see them realized
  • be a face and voice of Libertas and represent the organization at various meetings and functions

Hours, Salary, Benefits:

  • Full-time, salaried position at our office in Lehi, UT
  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Matching 401k
  • Unlimited vacation policy

How to apply

Interested applicants should submit a video introduction, cover letter, résumé, and salary requirements to with “Policy Analyst, Local Government” in the subject line.

Libertas Institute
Lehi, UT