NAPBS Government Relations Director of Public Record Access
THE ROLE: Individual needed to lead the National Association of Professional Background Screeners’, (hereafter “the Association” or NAPBS) public record access efforts. Reporting to the Executive Director, the position will be tasked with carrying out the Association’s government relations goals and strategies through identifying, anticipating, monitoring, managing, updating and escalating issues that do or have the potential to impact NAPBS member access to important public record information across the US.
The successful candidate will work directly with NAPBS’ Government Relations Committee, the Public Records Access Subcommittee, the Board of Directors, and third party government relations partners hired or otherwise identified by the Association. The incumbent will leverage expertise and cultivate relationships between NAPBS and key court personnel at all levels of government 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 public record access issues such as removal/restriction (or lack) of key public record details, failure to respond to public record requests, imposition of unreasonable court fees, extended delays in processing, budgetary cuts or constraints and other legislation or procedural changes which will impact the access of public records to our membership.
The NAPBS Government Relations Director of Public Record Access will need to build and maintain strategic relationships with members of relevant court personnel and key associations, 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 rules and regulations and consult with legal counsel as needed.
Reports to: Executive Director, NAPBS (TBD)
Direct Reports: N/A
Travel: 20-40% (TBD)