The team at The Harkin Institute for Public Policy & Citizen Engagement at Drake University conducts research and provides programming on important, timely policy issues.

Current Openings

Associate Director of Retirement Security Policy

The Harkin Institute for Public Policy & Citizen Engagement is currently seeking qualified applicants for an Associate Director of Public Policy. This position will focus on public policy related to retirement security issues such as financial literacy, pensions, defined contribution plans, Medicare and Social Security. The Associate Director of Public Policy conducts original public policy research and analysis and plans educational programming in support of policy initiatives of the institute. Additionally, this position assists in setting the annual policy agenda for the institute, manages the Retirement Security Policy Advisory Committee, and serves as institute expert and primary resource on retirement security topics.

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Address: 2800 University Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50311

Phone: (515) 271-3623

Fax Number: (515) 271-3631


Office Hours: Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.