Posting Number 2018-5312 Location US-NY-New York Posted Date 2018-11-12 Union N/A School/Division University Relations and Public Affairs (WS1044) Department Name : Government & Community Affairs FT/PT Full-Time
The Senior Policy Analyst will partner with the Assistant Vice President, Senior Director, and Assistant Director of Government Affairs with the implementation of the University's advocacy and policy agenda, which includes advocating for University initiatives, securing resources for priority programs and aligning priorities with agendas that promote the University. The Senior Policy Analyst will serve as liaison between elected officials and the University regarding issues affecting the University. The incumbent will serve as the main point of contact for the NYC City Council, including developing and carrying out the University's annual budget requests, following legislation and hearings that may impact the University, and representing the University to City elected officials. The incumbent will work with external consultants, as well as the government relations staff, to strategically and proactively implement the University's government relations agenda. The policy analyst will be asked to stay informed on government issues affecting NYU and be asked to assist in planning and staffing University events involving government officials and represent the University at various association meetings.
Required Education: Bachelor's degree
Preferred Education: Master's degree
Required Experience: Minimum of 4 years' relevant professional level experience working in a governmental agency, working for an elected official, or working in the government relations office of a non-profit organization or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preferred Experience: Experience with NYC or NYS Government preferred.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Excellent public speaking and interpersonal skills and strong research and writing skills are required. Ability to effectively interact with government officials. Ability to travel.
Founded in 1831, New York University is now one of the largest private universities in the United States. Of the more than 3,000 colleges and universities in America, New York University is one of only 60 member institutions of the distinguished Association of American Universities.