Individual needed to develop a state government relations program for the National Association of Professional Background Screeners’, (hereafter “the Association” or NAPBS). Reporting to the Executive Director, the position will be tasked with carrying out the Association’s government relations goals and strategies as they relate to state and local governments. The successful candidate will work directly with NAPBS’ Government Relations Committee, the Board of Directors, and third party government relations partners hired or otherwise identified by the Association. The position is responsible for managing the state grassroots volunteer efforts of the Association’s Government Relations Committee. The incumbent will leverage expertise and cultivate relationships between NAPBS and various legislative bodies and government regulatory agencies at the state and local level and aid members in advocacy efforts on behalf of the profession.
The individual will have (or will develop) an in-depth understanding of the background screening profession, and will work to protect and advocate for the Association’s interests with respect to current and proposed regulatory and/or legislative issues that may impact the profession. They will closely monitor and update the Association on relevant pending and enacted legislation, rules and regulations and provide recommendations for action.
The State Government Relations Director will need to build and maintain strategic relationships with members of relevant legislative bodies and key staff, as well as paid and volunteer resources that may work on NAPBS's behalf. They must keep NAPBS Leadership and Board up to date on relevant government rules and regulations and consult with legal counsel as needed.
Reports to: Executive Director, NAPBS (TBD)
Direct Reports: N/A
Travel: 20-40% (TBD)