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The incumbent monitors, evaluates and influences the legislative and regulatory actions of the federal government and maintains AASA policy analysis and research efforts.
1. Represents AASA members and policy positions to influence congressional legislative decisions and the regulatory decisions of federal agencies on select federal issues.
2. Leads AASA advocacy on relevant policy issues pertaining to higher education, child nutrition and early childhood among others.
3. Works with the Legislative Committee of the AASA Executive Committee and Governing Board to develop AASA legislative positions.
4. Assists with the identification, planning and development of emerging federal education issues to ensure a well-informed membership.
5. Writes articles and papers for AASA publications to provide information that helps AASA members take positions and influence federal policy decisions.
6. Supports coordination and communication of federal education policy information (including updates and mobilizations) with AASA state affiliates and members.
7. Contributes to large projects and goals of AASA’s policy and advocacy team and works collaboratively with AASA staff on association goals and activities and performs other duties as assigned.
8. Generates analysis and content for major AASA survey projects.
National PTA is seeking a Manager of Government Affairs to lead our congressional outreach strategy and coordinate all federal policy and lobbying activities on behalf of National PTA. The individual will also provide analysis on legislation and regulations, and advocate on selected issues on behalf of PTA members before Congress and the Administration.
Any interested candidates should send their resume, cover letter and salary requirements to jball@PTA.org with the subject line “Manager, Government Affairs.”
The National Association of Federally Impacted Schools (NAFIS) is seeking a Director of Policy & Advocacy to lead the organization’s policy and regulatory work with Congress and the Administration; manage the organization’s advocacy network; and cultivate the organization’s relationships with key stakeholder organizations and coalitions.
For the full job description, click here. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples by October 29, 2018, to HR@nafisdc.org.
The American Library Association (ALA) is seeking a full-time government relations professional to join its public policy team in the ALA Washington Office. ALA is the foremost national association for libraries and information centers in the world, delivering pragmatic solutions to pressing issues such as expanding economic opportunity, advancing education and learning in the global economy, as well as strengthening the public interest in information policy issues such as telecommunications, copyright, access to government information, cybersecurity, privacy and free speech. ALA offers a competitive starting salary and excellent benefit package.
This position supports the Association’s government relations work in Washington, D.C. The Assistant Director provides essential support to the Senior Director and leads on particular advocacy initiatives with the Congress or a federal agency. In addition, the Assistant Director develops and implements strategies to promote and augment the advocacy efforts of the Association. The Assistant Director also works with the Assistant Director of State Chapters and Advocacy to support the advocacy efforts of the Association’s state affiliates. The Assistant Director works with the Assistant Director of State Chapters and Advocacy on the development of state model legislation that support the profession. In addition, this position will support state affiliates in responding to requests for comment on legislation, regulations or guidance, as well as legislative testimony, in consultation with and/or in collaboration with the Senior Director. This position is also responsible for following state legislative and policy trends and to communicate the trends to the membership, the ACSR Executive Committee, state chapter leaders, and AACTE staff, as well as to formulate and implement strategies on said policies with political acumen. The Assistant Director is responsible for drafting advocacy materials, including letters to Congress and Action Alert texts, as well as advocacy guides and blogs.
This position provides support for the Association’s state chapter affiliates and serves as the liaison to the Advisory Council of State Representatives (ACSR). In addition, the assistant director develops and implements strategies to promote integration of state chapters and their members into AACTE’s national programs and services. The assistant director also works with chapter leaders to foster stronger partnerships between the state chapter, educator preparation programs, PK-12 state organizations, state government agencies, and other partners within the state. The assistant director will support chapters with advocacy efforts at the state level on matters important to the profession, including training chapters on how to advocate. The assistant director will work with the ACSR Executive Committee to plan professional development opportunities and connect AACTE’s programmatic work to state chapter leaders to ensure that the state chapters remain a vital dimension of AACTE. The assistant director will also collaborate with the director of membership and with state chapters to support strategic membership recruitment at both the state affiliate and national levels. In addition, the assistant director will work with the assistant director of government relations on the production of resources to support the advocacy work of the state chapters and the Association.
The American Library Association (ALA) is seeking a regular part-time Financial & Budget Manager to join the ALA Washington Office. ALA is the nation’s foremost association for libraries and information centers in the world, delivering pragmatic solutions to pressing issues such as expanding economic opportunity, advancing education and learning in the global economy, as well as strengthening individual rights such as privacy and free speech. ALA offers a competitive starting salary and excellent benefit package.
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