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Associate Director of Government Relations - Trenton

Company: New Jersey Education Association (NJEA)
Location: Trenton
Posted on: September 12, 2019

Job Description:

NJEA announces a vacancy for an Associate Director of Government Relations. Duties

  • Promote NJEA and NEA legislation with state, county, and local association leaders and members through campaigns, workshops, etc.
  • Contact legislators in Trenton, Washington, D.C., and in their home districts.
  • Assist in the preparation of NJEA position statements and arguments on legislation and regulations.
  • Analyze legislation and regulations pertaining to education, public employment, and other matters of concern to NJEA.
  • Present NJEA positions at meetings of NJ Assembly and Senate committees, US Congress, and NJ State Board of Education.
  • Work with other NJEA and NEA divisions and staff members on activities involving legislation, regulations, and political action.
  • Work with NJEA Government Relations and Congressional Contact committees and other appropriate NJEA committees in promoting state and federal legislation and regulations.
  • Work with other NJEA committees in the development of policy recommendations to the NJEA Delegate Assembly.
  • Contact NJEA affiliates regarding legislation and regulations pertaining to their organizations.
  • Assist with political action programs such as NJEA PAC fundraising, training, assistance to county and local education associations in such efforts.
  • Work in campaigns of NJEA PAC-endorsed candidates in state and federal elections. Assist with mayoral, county, and school district elections.
  • Assist in coordination of the routine work and details of the operation of the division, such as: replies to inquires on legislation, county legislative dinners, NJEA Legislative Conference, NJEA Legislative Guide, NJ Legislative Index; review agenda of the NJ legislative committees, maintenance of information materials related to priority legislation.
  • Register as a legislative agent for NJEA and file required quarterly reports with the NJ Election Law Enforcement Commission.
  • Assist with the NJEA-NEA Congressional Contact Team effort.
  • Monitor pertinent NJ state agencies and NJ Register.
  • Assist with NJEA PAC and NEA's Fund for Children and Public Education efforts, including reporting to the NJ Election Law Enforcement Commission.
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the NJEA executive director or the director of government relations. Qualifications
  • A basic understanding of how legislation is developed, introduced, and processed through the Legislature and Congress.
  • Experience and knowledge of New Jersey and the US political structure and operation.
  • Ability to analyze NJ agencies, regulations, and NJ Register.
  • Ability to analyze legislation.
  • Demonstrated competence in promoting legislation and political action.
  • Successful experience in working with legislators.
  • Ability to recruit and train member leaders and help them to become effective.
  • An assertive attitude in working with legislators, NJEA members, and the public; a "make-it-happen" style and personality.
  • Aptitude for speaking and writing in a clear, concise manner.
  • Sufficient physical and emotional stamina to spend long hours in the Legislature and in the field.
  • A bipartisan outlook on politics.
  • A thorough understanding of and dedication to NJEA goals and the methods used to accomplish them.
  • Experience in public schools and organization activities.
  • Bachelor's/master's degree(s) desirable. Apply The deadline to submit rsum and request applications via email at (see application details) -- is September 13, 2019 .-- Completed applications are due by-- September 27, 2019 , to Kevin Kelleher, Director of Government Relations.An application will be forwarded for completion based upon review of the submitted rsum. NJEA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer .

Keywords: New Jersey Education Association (NJEA), Trenton , Associate Director of Government Relations - Trenton, Executive , Trenton, New Jersey

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