Job ID: 2023-12485 Type: University Relations and Public Affairs (WS1044) # of Openings: 1 Category: Business/Professional Administrative New York University
Manage State and City government relations by coordinating university interactions with elected officials and government agencies. Work with university senior leadership and schools to develop advocacy priorities. Communicate priorities to state and city elected officials and government agencies. Communicate how state/city policies may impact institution, students and faculty. Coordinate the development of university funding priorities and application process, ensure that proper documentation and contracts are filed with relevant government agencies/offices. Oversee and manage student and faculty advocacy days at the state and city level. Work closely with university community affairs staff in Manhattan and Brooklyn to show how university programming, research, and partnerships provide economic and community benefits to state/city. Includes managing outside consultants and establishing leadership roles in member policy associations and advocacy organizations. Seek opportunities for NYU faculty to serve as a resource to government, including serving on government commissions/working groups and testify before legislative committees.
Required Education: Bachelor's degree
Preferred Education: Master's or law degree.
Required Experience: 7+ years of relevant experience with advocacy, educational policy, or national politics or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preferred Experience: Experience working in New York legislative or government agency offices.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Excellent public speaking and interpersonal skills. Strong writing, research, analytical, and presentation skills. Ability to effectively interact with elected officials. Familiarity with city and state grants' legislation and regulations. Ability to travel and work evenings. Strong team player willing to mentor young professionals.
In compliance with NYC's Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is USD $154,000.00 to USD $194,000.00. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as, market and organizational considerations when extending an offer. This pay range represents base pay only and excludes any additional items such as incentives, bonuses, clinical compensation, or other items.
NYU aims to be among the greenest urban campuses in the country and carbon neutral by 2040. Learn more at nyu.edu/nyugreen.
New York University (NYU) is one of the top private universities in the United States, and NYU Tandon School of Engineering traces its roots back to 1854, building on an illustrious past as Brooklyn Poly and the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering. Our mission is to excel in research, teaching, and entrepreneurship and inspire and educate engineers for the 21st century — backed by an historic commitment of $1 billion to recruit new faculty, fuel groundbreaking basic and applied research in key areas, and expand the Downtown Brooklyn campus. NYU Tandon faculty are world renowned leaders in science and technology, with a strong commitment to research, innovation, and entrepreneurship that make a difference in the world. We lead and have ties to multidisciplinary centers in wireless technology, cybersecurity, urban informatics, data sciences, artificial intelligence, renewable energy, and health, among others. Our faculty and students are part of the high-tech start-up culture in New York City and in downtown Brooklyn, and we support three “future lab” business incubators that connect our students and faculty to today’s innovation economy. We are deeply committed to teaching and le...arning, and with NYU's unrivaled global network of campuses, we promote a truly global engineering education.
NYU Tandon is committed to substantially increase the proportion of our faculty from historically underrepresented groups in STEM and we encourage candidates from such groups to apply. We aspire to create a climate where diversity and inclusion are not only appreciated but considered an asset for creativity and innovation, and we seek faculty who have a real passion for a culturally diverse environment. We take pride in our high numbers of female students and students who are the first in their family to go to college. NYU belongs to the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), which assists with dual-career searches, and our faculty are supported by a range of work-life balance programs provided by the NYU Office of Work Life