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University of Idaho
State Governmental Relations
Division/College: President's Area
Employee Category: Exempt
Pay Range: $122,570 or higher depending on education and experience
Full/Part Time: Full Time
The Special Assistant to the President for State Governmental Relations ensures the University of Idaho is represented in all aspects of state governmental relations; increases the level of funding and other support for scholarly and creative activity from state sources while increasing the stature of the University of Idaho; builds relationships that develop and maintain an effective state legislative network for the advancement of University strategic initiatives and priorities; builds relationships to help educate about and advance university initiatives within the executive branch of state government. Works in close collaboration with University leadership and Idaho colleagues statewide on matters relating to state relations, as well as with officers and staff at other colleges and universities. Additionally this position is responsible for coordinating with University Communications and Marketing for consistent messages aimed at identified constituents and external entities as well as helping to operationalize a network of alumni, faculty, staff, students and other friends of the University.
• Bachelors degree.
• Seven years or more experience in legislative, lobbying or governmental affairs.
• Previous experience holding an elected legislative office.
• Significant experience with and/or at the University of Idaho.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Posting Number: SP003154P
Posting Date: 12/08/2021
Open Until Filled: Yes
To receive first consideration, please submit a current resume, letter of qualification that addresses the required and preferred requirements as applicable, and a list of references no later than December 31, 2021.
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
To apply, please visit: https://apptrkr.com/2702457
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.