Associate Director of Government Relations

NJEA announces a vacancy for an associate director in the Government Relations Division.

DUTIES

  • Encourage legislative action among state, county, and local association leaders and members through campaigns, workshops, and other venues as needed.
  • Analyze legislation and regulations pertaining to education, public employment, and other matters of concern to NJEA.
  • Assist with political action programs.
  • Lobby and interact with policymakers at all levels of government.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to analyze legislation and regulations.
  • Demonstrated competence in promoting legislation and political action.
  • Aptitude for speaking and writing in a clear, concise manner.

A competitive salary and benefit package including excellent pension benefits, health insurance, and paid vacation are provided.

Interested candidates should submit an expression of interest along with a resume via e-mail no later than February 23, 2015 to:

Linda Jones
Administrative Assistant to the Director
Government Relations Division

lijones@njea.org

A detailed job description along with an application for completion will be forwarded based upon a review of the submitted resume.  Completed applications must be returned no later than March 9, 2015. 

NJEA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.