Director of Government Relations and Policy

  • Tulsa, OK, USA
  • Nov 01, 2019
Full time Director / VP / Pres. Government Affairs / Relations

Job Description

Job Title: Director of Government Relations and PolicyAbout Tulsa Community College

Tulsa Community College is committed to creating equitable and inclusive work environments to support the success of the full range of our employees.

We believe that employees who feel valued and respected will create policies, programs, practices and services to effectively meet the needs and exceed the expectations of our increasingly diverse student populations.

We encourage candidates to apply who have demonstrated capacity to create inclusive work environments, to work effectively on increasingly diverse teams, and to serve the increasingly diverse college community.

We are committed to hiring and retaining a racially diverse, culturally competent staff at all levels of the organization who not only reflect the demographics of our students, but also continue to deepen their skills and competencies to serve the full range of our community.

Job Summary:

Lead the comprehensive direct lobbying and government relations leadership for Tulsa Community College across the state and locally in Tulsa. Actively serve as an ambassador for TCC at the state legislature, local congressional offices and on coalitions, leading the planning and implementation of issue campaigns to achieve progress towards legislation that benefits higher education, and complying with all relevant lobbying protocols including lobbyist registration and reporting, in conformance with the Oklahoma Ethics Commission rules.

Campus: Conference Center

Classification: Administrative

Position Type:Full-time

Job Code Number: 4898F-10-19

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Established relationships at the Oklahoma Legislature.
  • Registered as a Lobbyist in Oklahoma or ability to register immediately upon hire.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimum direction as well as work as a member or leader of a team.
  • Demonstrated ability to work on fast-paced, time-sensitive matters with internal and external constituents.
  • Detailed knowledge of the legislative process and political landscape.
  • Outstanding people skills.
  • Ability to influence others.
  • Availability to attend events and meetings outside work hours and to work in Oklahoma City during the legislative session at least three days a week.

Starting Salary Range: $81,145 - $94,332/annually plus mileage

Work Schedule:

This position requires the successful candidate to attend events and meetings outside work hours and to work in Oklahoma City during the legislative session at least three days a week.

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