We are seeking a manager of state government affairs with at least five years of relevant experience with state legislatures, policy, and advocacy. This position will report to the director of government affairs. The state government affairs manager will also be responsible for creating/managing a budget and supervising staff. Candidates with less than three years of experience in budget creation and supervising full-time staff need not apply. This position will work closely with state associations, and NATA’s federal affairs, reimbursement, public relations, and marketing staff to advance the profession of athletic training. It will also be responsible for managing the legislative grant program as well as providing advice and analysis to members regarding job setting, duties, and scope of practice. Ideal candidates should have at least a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field including but not limited to political science or public policy. Must be proficient with Microsoft office applications and have strong oral and written communication skills. Experience with state regulatory agencies a plus. Approximately 10% travel. Relocation is not offered for this position.
14. Prepare governmental affairs articles for publication in the NATA News, as needed.
15. Staff liaison to Governmental Affairs Council, including agenda preparation, coordination with Chair, and preparation of minutes.
16. Staff liaison to the Professional Responsibility Committee, including agenda preparation, coordination with the Chair, and preparation of minutes.
Legislative Grant Program
The National Athletic Trainers’ Association is the professional membership association for certified athletic trainers and others who support the athletic training profession. Please visit www.nata.org for more information.
We provide a full complement of benefits including generous leave policies and benefit money provided by NATA to be utilized toward a benefit package that makes sense for each individual employee. We also offer a 401(k) and pension plan, wellness and fitness benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional development, and flextime.
If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume with cover letter and salary requirements to HR@nata.org.