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Deputy Director Of Intergovernmental Affairs

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New York City Administration For Childrens Services

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Valid Through

Dec 28, 2020

Posted on

Sep 14, 2020

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 74114 to 88681 Annually


New York City, NY, United States

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Deputy Director Of Intergovernmental Affairs
The candidate will develop and enhance positive, effective relationships with other agencies and elected representatives and their staff. Assist with the coordination and development of strategies regarding legislative and constituent issues with city council, advocates, and staff members. Problem-solve and provide a timely response to constituent and policy related inquiries from elected officials and other stakeholders. Track, research, interpret, and analyze various pieces of pending legislation, laws, policies, and administrative guidelines and regulations, with focus on identifying key issues and impacts to the agency and its mission. Formulate positions on behalf of ACS. Work with internal liaisons from across the agency to lead in the drafting of legislative proposals and position statements on pending legislation. Track and manage pending legislation as bills move through the legislative process; provide updates and information to internal stakeholders and to the Mayor’s Office of Legislative Affairs; and monitor trends to ensure that legislative changes are in keeping with ACS’ mission and policy goals. Conduct research, collect information from senior ACS managers, and create and/or obtain documents to prepare the Commissioner and other senior ACS leaders for participation in legislative oversight and budgetary hearings. Research government affairs issues and develop briefings for ACS senior staff. Represent ACS at meetings with the community at large and with elected officials. Conduct special projects as assigned. Admission to the New York State Bar required. 1 year of satisfactory United States legal experience subsequent to admission to any state bar; or 6 months of satisfactory service as an Agency Attorney Interne (30086). Must remain Members of the New York State Bar in good standing for the duration of this employment. A law degree, plus three (3) years full-time paid experience in a legal, government relations or public policy capacity; or 2. A combination of education and/or experience which is equivalent to "1" above preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication skills required. Demonstrated understanding of ACS’s core program areas (e.g. issues regarding child welfare, juvenile justice, early care and education and the NYC Family Court process). Working knowledge of the City and State budget, policy and/or legislative processes relative to social services required. Strong internet, statutory, research, and analysis skills required. Strong organizational and time management skills required. Ability to communicate with staff at all levels, including senior management, and quickly gather and synthesize important information into clear, concise, and understandable terms required. JD or MPA preferred.

Job ID: 402289.

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Hiring Coordinator
New York City Administration For Childrens Services
150 William Street
18th Floor
New York City, NY 10038

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