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Executive Director, National Association of State Budget Officers (NASBO)

The National Association of State Budget Officers (NASBO) in Washington, DC, has retained Slesinger Management Services to recruit a dynamic, visionary, and innovative leader with significant experience in state government budgeting to serve as executive director.

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Senior Government Relations Associate, ACCT

The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) is comprised of over 550 governing boards, and over 6,000 trustees who govern public and private community, technical and junior colleges across the U.S. and abroad. The ACCT Office of Public Policy is responsible for representing the nation’s community college trustees before the United States Congress, federal government and its representatives and agencies, and other peer associations based in the nation’s capital. For more information about ACCT go to:

Vice President of Public Policy, COE

The Council for Opportunity in Education (“COE” or “the Council”) seeks a dynamic and accomplished Vice President of Public Policy (“Vice President”) to help develop and implement a robust policy agenda to strengthen programs to support low-income, first-generation college students, most notably the Federal TRIO Programs (“TRIO”). Reporting to the Executive Vice President, the Vice President will work to ensure that voices of COE’s constituents — college access and success professionals and the students they serve — are well-represented in all conversations concerning federal funding and authorization of programs to support low-income and first-generation students.

Communications and State Engagement Associate, CTE

Advance CTE is hiring a Communications and State Engagement Associate who will help implement a communications strategy that supports state leaders in their communications and outreach efforts, and advances Advance CTE’s mission, vision and priorities.  The ideal candidate will have communications experience; experience working directly with states, members or organizations regarding communications or policy; have a passion for working in a mission-driven, non-profit organization; and be a team player committed to getting results in a dynamic environment.

Senior Vice President for Policy and Government Relations, HACU

Aids the President and CEO of HACU in directing and coordinating activities for the function of congressional and federal administration relations. Develops and implements action plans to establish or enhance relationships with government, policy centers, Hispanic and other related organizations, and with higher education associations. Oversees all operations of the Washington, DC office and represents HACU President and CEO as needed. Assists the HACU President and CEO with tracking and addressing policy and legislation.

Assistant Director, Advocacy Engagement and Capacity, ALA

The American Library Association (ALA) is seeking a full-time grassroots professional to join our Public Policy and Advocacy Office located in Washington, DC.

This is a new position for the Public Policy and Advocacy Office. The Assistant Director of Advocacy Engagement and Capacity will be responsible for developing and growing ALA’s National Network of Advocates and providing technical assistance and training to strengthen state chapters in developing and implementing policy and advocacy strategies.

The Assistant Director will serve as the key point of coordination for the network’s policy-advocacy capacity building efforts, including trainings, Hill Days, fly-ins and virtual conferences for ALA members. They will also lead ALA members to engage in advocacy efforts at the national, state and local level and will work closely with the Public Policy and Advocacy team to advance ALA’s public policy priorities.

Policy Associate, CTE

Advance CTE is seeking a Policy Associate to help advance the organization’s policy priorities and initiatives. The ideal candidate will have policy experience in the field of education or workforce development, a desire to go deep within a focused policy area, a strong commitment to quality and equity, and be a team player committed to getting results in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. This position provides a unique opportunity to conduct key research and develop resources leveraged by state leaders, national partners and other key stakeholders to help ensure each learner has access to high-quality Career Technical Education (CTE) and preparation for the careers of their choice.

Communications Associate, CTE

Advance CTE is hiring a Communications Associate who will be responsible for coordinating and implementing a strategic digital communications plan that will support and enhance Advance CTE’s mission, vision and values. The ideal candidate will have a proven record of success in digital communications, demonstrate creativity and thrive in a collaborative, mission-driven environment.

Project Associate, Afterschool Alliance

The After School Alliance is seeking a Project Associate to: Provide support to the national field development efforts of the Afterschool Alliance, Contribute to the research efforts of the Afterschool Alliance.

Associate Vice President of Communications & Marketing, COE

The Council for Opportunity in Education (“COE” or “the Council”) seeks a dynamic, creative, and accomplished Associate Vice President of Communications & Marketing (“Associate Vice President”) to develop and implement the content and strategy for all print, digital, and multimedia communications of the Council in order to consistently and effectively represent COE’s brand and mission as well as promote COE’s products and services. Reporting to the Executive Vice President, the Associate Vice President will work to ensure that COE is viewed as the primary authority on matters relating to the educational advancement of low-income and first-generation students.


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