The NYS Joint Commission on Public Ethics (“JCOPE”) seeks an individual for employment for the Director of Lobbying position. Duties of this position include: overseeing the administration and review of all required filings under the New York State Lobbying Act; managing the lobbying random audit program; overseeing training and education programs related to the Lobbying Act; assisting in program development, implementation, and review; and, assisting with general office management, policy and procedures, personnel, and other executive matters. The position may require occasional in-state travel.
Candidates are required to hold an advanced degree in law, public policy, public administration, or related discipline. A minimum of 10 years’ experience is required in government administration, or in a private sector position requiring appearances before governmental entities, with at least 5 years’ supervisory or managerial experience. Strong writing skills required and knowledge of New York State lobbying laws preferred. Knowledge of legislative and policy development process and understanding of New York State and/or municipal government is preferred.
Interested candidates should submit their resume, cover letter, two writing samples and the names, addresses, email addresses and telephone number of three professional references, in confidence.
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