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Budget Title: Senior Staff Assistant (SL-3)
Salary: $55,000 - $60,000
Binghamton University seeks an enthusiastic, team-oriented individual with strong communication, writing and organizational skills, who has experience with government operations at the local, state and federal level. This individual will assist the chief of staff and director of government relations with work involving federal and state policies or practices impacting higher education. The individual must be able to track, monitor and summarize key developments in federal education policy and research initiatives. The position's main focus will involve federal activities but will also include some state-related responsibilities. The ideal candidate will have experience in higher education working with government entities or have worked at the state or federal level on higher education-related issues. The individual should be able to demonstrate a successful track record for project management and building relationships and must have strong analytical skills and the ability to sift through, filter and manage large amounts of information to determine what initiatives align with Binghamton University's mission, goals and strengths. The successful candidate will also assist with organizing and executing large campus events as well as be responsible for day-to-day administrative responsibilities.