Assistant Director, Government and Community Relations

  • California State University, Northridge
  • Northridge, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Feb 08, 2024
Full time Deans & Directors

Job Description

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Assistant Director, Government and Community Relations


At CSUN we aspire to continually grow as an inclusive, cooperative community!

CSUN strives to be a destination workplace, where everyone understands that they belong to a community that is vital in advancing student success and providing exemplary service to all stakeholders. We foster an environment of success, both for our students and our employees. We have a relentless passion for celebrating diversity, equity, and inclusion as well as being an employer of choice. You will also have the opportunity to realize your own personal goals and be recognized for the work you do and enjoy the unique value the CSUN community can offer. As a leader you will have the opportunity to thrive in a community in which our leaders share common traits as identified in our Leadership Principles https://www.csun.edu/leadership-principles. If this sounds like you, you've come to the right place.



Responsibilities

Under general supervision, the Assistant Director, Government and Community Relations is responsible for establishing and fostering relationships with elected officials and the external community to promote California State University, Northridge (CSUN), with a primary responsibility for local government and community relations, and reports to the Associate Vice President (AVP) of Government and Community Relations. The incumbent manages cultivation and outreach strategies at the local level.
  • Implements engagement programs, special events, and community meetings that reflect University priorities to inform and increase support among legislators, community leaders, and external stakeholders.
  • In consultation with the AVP, is responsible for high-level institutional projects and initiatives and will represent the Government & Community Relations unit and the University at community meetings, neighborhood councils, hearings, and external events related to university programs, policies, priorities, and mission and will recommend and coordinate the implementation of administrative policies to carry out the objectives of the university and department more effectively and efficiently.
  • Responsible for developing campus expertise and knowledge on departments that will help promote advocacy efforts and serve as a resource to those departments in communicating governmental-related issues.
  • As a leader, demonstrates a commitment to student success that is mission-aligned with the university's vision, values, and priorities. Establishes an ethical and collegial work environment, promoting a collaborative, accountable, and inclusive team. Encourages a courageous and resilient solution-oriented environment by participating in new opportunities to further the mission of the university. Participates in developing initiatives that further support the campus mission with a service-oriented and catalytic mind set. Strengthens employees by being communicative and a talent builder that develops team attributes, furthering departmental goals.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

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Qualifications
  • Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor's degree in a job-related field.
  • Equivalent to two years of progressively responsible professional/administrative experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing, planning, and executing special projects and programs.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Leadership
  • Knowledge and understanding of political institutions and organizations at the local and state government.
  • Knowledge of computer software, including all Microsoft Office programs.
  • Ability to be self-motivated; detail and goal-oriented with the ability to quickly pick up concepts and apply them to their work; and utilize utmost discretion as it relates to dealing with confidential materials; with the ability to travel and work evenings and/or weekends.
  • Demonstrate highly developed analytical and conceptual skills for use in advocacy programs, government relations, issues management, and managerial support. Excellent writing skills and strong public speaking skills to make presentations to individuals or groups.
  • Lead diverse teams to support the operational mission and vision of employers by fostering an ethical, inclusive and collegial work environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to support ongoing improvement through courageous, resilient, and catalytic leadership.
  • Lead varying initiatives through a collaborative, service-oriented and communicative approach.
  • Demonstrated commitment to employee development, recognition, and accountability to further operational goals.



Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
  • Salary is commensurate with knowledge, skills, and experience. The University offers excellent fringe benefits.
  • The anticipated HIRING RANGE: $73,000 - $85,000 per year, dependent upon qualifications and experience.
  • The position is currently hybrid (2 days in office, 3 days remote); however, this is subject to change based on student and/or operational needs.



General Information
  • This position is a sensitive position as designated by the CSU.
  • A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
  • The person holding this position may be considered a 'limited reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
  • In accordance with the California State University (CSU) Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California and prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside of California.
  • Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN on-line application. To submit an application and for more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit this link: www.csun.edu/careers
  • Applications received through February 23, 2024, will be considered in the initial review and review of applications will continue until position is filled.
  • The CSU recommends that faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities at any university location be immunized against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, and that all individuals who access any in-person program or activity (on- or off-campus) operated or controlled by the University follow COVID-19 vaccine recommendations adopted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) applicable to their age, medical condition, and other relevant indications and comply with other safety measures established by each campus.



Equal Employment Opportunity

CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, covered military and veteran status, and disability. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Recruitment Services at 818-677-2101.


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