New York University Assistant Director, Government Affairs in New York, New York
Posting Number 2018-5159
Location US-NY-New York
Posted Date 2018-10-10
School/Division University Relations and Public Affairs (WS1044)
Department Name : Government & Community Affairs
In support of the Senior Director, Government Relations, play a lead role in establishing and continuing NYU's relationships with NYC government, particularly with city agencies that the University interacts with on a regular basis, to address critical issues the University faces. Monitor and evaluate city infrastructure projects that may have an impact on campus as well as other citywide initiatives that effect the University. Identify potential opportunities for city funding of NYU initiatives and develops university responses to funding opportunities. Interact with senior NYU administrators to provide guidance on opportunities for the University to become a thought leader in the City civic community and policy conversations and works to position key University leaders as recommended.
Minimum of 5 years' relevant professional level experience working in a governmental agency, working for an elected official, or working in the government relations office of a non-profit organization or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience with NYC City Council or City Government overall preferred.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Excellent public speaking and interpersonal skills and strong research and writing skills are required. Ability to effectively interact with government officials. Ability to travel.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity