AI Policy Analyst - Member Delivery

Position Overview:

The Responsible AI Institute is seeking a motivated and experienced AI Policy Analyst – Member Delivery

This is a full-time, remote position within the United States with competitive salary and benefits. Reporting to the Director of Policy and Delivery, the ideal candidate will have a background in (technology) policy, strong writing and analytical skills, experience in consulting or client-facing engagement, and an interest in furthering responsible and trustworthy technology. 

How you’ll make an impact:

  • Member Engagement: You will partner and collaborate closely with cross-functional teams at our member organizations to deliver RAI Institute’s assessments (organizational maturity assessment, system assessment, supplier assessment), including scheduling, organizing, and facilitating assessment workshops and developing reports, policies, recommendations, and presentations.
  • Assessment Development: You will play an active role in developing RAI Institute’s assessments and mapping product and governance standard requirements to regulatory frameworks like the EU AI Act, ISO/IEC 42001, NIST AI RMF, and sector-specific frameworks. 
  • Certification Development: You will guide the development and roll-out of RAI Institute’s certification program and lead the development of accompanying certification guidance. 
  • Policy Asset Building: You will co-lead the development of RAI Institute policy assets, including those related to regulatory compliance, organizational and system maturity, procurement, and GenAI. 
  • Research and Publications: You will produce written reports (e.g. white papers, academic papers, and blog posts) outlining RAI Institute products, industry developments, or relevant research on issues related to responsible AI. 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public policy, computer science, business, engineering, law, or a relevant field or equivalent practical experience.
  • 2+ years of professional experience in policy analysis and delivery, preferably in areas related to the responsible use of AI, AI governance, AI standardization, AI risk assessment, or AI auditing.
  • Knowledge and understanding of industry trends, best practices, and regulatory frameworks related to AI development, procurement, deployment, and use across the US, EU, Canada, UK, and elsewhere. A STEM background and/or data science knowledge and familiarity with AI and machine learning technologies is a plus, but not required.
  • Analytical mindset with problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and the ability to interpret regulatory requirements and assess their impact on business operations.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills and strong ability to conduct research and articulate concepts and strategies effectively. 
  • Demonstrated presentation and communication skills in executive and managerial leadership contexts. 
  • Demonstrated project management skills, including planning, monitoring, problem-solving, and on-time delivery of work.
  • Collaborative mindset, working effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders at different levels.  

Why Join Us:

  • Opportunity to contribute to a meaningful cause by advancing responsible AI practices.
  • Collaborative and inclusive work environment.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • Chance to work with leading experts and influencers in the field of responsible AI
  • Robust benefits package designed to support our employees health and well-being. This includes comprehensive health insurance and an $800 equipment stipend. Additionally, we provide paid holidays, 10 PTO days plus 2 personal days, and IRA employer contribution to ensure a healthy work-life balance and financial security.

The AI Policy Analyst role is integral to the RAI Institute Policy Team and an important team player in advancing the RAI Institute’s mission. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis using this form until June 21, 2024. 

Salary range: $70,000 – $80,000

We encourage you to apply even if you do not fit every listed qualification. Research shows that people who identify as being from underrepresented groups are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. However, we believe in the value of having diverse perspectives on our team as we build towards an AI future that is fair and benefits us all.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship.

About the Responsible AI Institute:
Founded in 2016, Responsible AI Institute (RAI Institute) is a global and member-driven non-profit dedicated to enabling successful responsible AI efforts in organizations. We accelerate and simplify responsible AI adoption by providing our members with AI conformity assessments, benchmarks and certifications that are closely aligned with global standards and emerging regulations.

Members include leading companies such as Amazon Web Services, Boston Consulting Group, Booz Allen Hamilton, Shell, Chevron, KPMG, ATB Financial and many others dedicated to bringing responsible AI to all industry sectors.

The RAI Institute is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing equal opportunity for all employees and applicants. The RAI Institute recruits, hires, trains, promotes, compensates, and administers all personnel actions based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), gender, gender expression, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. The RAI Institute will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics, and we encourage applicants of all ages.