Director of Federal Government Relations
|The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) is seeking to add an experienced Director of Federal Government Relations to our team of high-performing professionals.
The Office of Advocacy and Government Relations (AGR) contributes to ADEA being recognized by policymakers in the federal, state, and local governments as the sole organization representing dental education. The AGR team monitors legislative and regulatory activity which may impact dental education, higher education policy, and dental and craniofacial research at the state and federal levels including Congress, the White House, federal agencies, associations representing organized dentistry, other health professions, and organizations representing policy makers at the state level.
Summary of Position
In this position, you will be an integral leader within the Advocacy and Government Relations team who is responsible for representing ADEA’s dental education advocacy agenda to all Federal audiences. Additionally, you will work collaboratively with members of the AGR team in meeting the team’s other advocacy goals in a dynamic environment. You will be responsible for establishing and maintaining relationships with Members of Congress, their staff, the staff of key Committees of both the House and Senate, as well as key senior staff of Executive Branch agencies to further the goals of the AGR team and ADEA. Through presentations and communications to both internal and external audiences, you will serve as the voice of dental education to Federal government entities. You will also be responsible for assisting in keeping ADEA membership abreast of federal legislative and regulatory activities on the priorities approved by the ADEA Board of Directors.
Job posted: 2019-05-06