Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

DIRECTOR OF LOBBYING

Location: Albany

The New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE) seeks a candidate to lead its Lobbying Division. The Director will oversee the administration and review of all required filings under the New York State Lobbying Act, the lobbying random audit program, and training and education related to the Lobbying Act.

Minimum Requirements:

The candidate for this position must have experience that includes a minimum of 10 years in government administration or appearances before governmental entities, with a minimum of 5 years of supervisory/managerial experience. Strong writing skills required and knowledge of New York State lobbying laws preferred. The position requires some in-state travel.

Qualifications:

Candidates must hold an advanced degree in law, public policy, public administration, or related discipline.

Interested applicants should submit their resumes, cover letter, writing sample and the names, addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references, in confidence, to:

By mail:

NYS Joint Commission on Public Ethics
540 Broadway
Albany, New York 12207

By e-mail:

jcope@jcope.ny.gov

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