Assistant Director of Local and State Government Relations
University of California San Francisco
Location: San Francisco, California
Internal Number: 70489BR
Maintains strategic, collaborative, and productive relationships with local and state officials and their staffs on behalf of the University. Shares information on government relations issues with campus staff, faculty, student groups and alumni, and elevates key issues to University leadership. Supports the Government Relations team with meetings and events, and coordinates advocacy campaigns with the Director of Advocacy. In collaboration with the Director, facilitates introductions and relationship-building between elected officials and key campus leadership and faculty, in order to advance campus priorities. Attends government, community, campus, and other meetings and represents the Director as necessary.
Provides high level analytical, research and administrative support to the Director on ongoing and special governmental relations projects and initiatives Coordinates meetings and events on campus, at City Hall, and in the State Capitol to educate policy makers and advance the University's priorities. Drafts briefing documents, legislative analysis, talking points, slide decks, letters, and other written materials, at the direction of the Director. Coordinates with and supports other Community and Government Relations staff to advance department priorities. Possesses of knowledge in the overall field of government relations. Has strong problem-solving and analysis skills. May recommend and strategies policies, processes, and resources. Functions with a high degree of autonomy.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.