Director of Government and Community Affairs (Deputy Director, Intergovernmental Relations)

11 Jun, 2020


Director of Government and Community Affairs (Deputy Director, Intergovernmental Relations)

NYC Health & Hospitals
New York, NY

Marketing Statement

Empower Every New Yorker — Without Exception — to Live the Healthiest Life Possible

NYC Health + Hospitals is the largest public health care system in the United States. We provide essential outpatient, inpatient and home-based services to more than one million New Yorkers every year across the city’s five boroughs. Our large health system consists of ambulatory centers, acute care centers, post-acute care/long-term care, rehabilitation programs, Home Care, and Correctional Health Services. Our diverse workforce is uniquely focused on empowering New Yorkers, without exception, to live the healthiest life possible.

Job Description

The Director of Government and Community Affairs will be a member of our office’s Government Affairs team, under the direction of the Senior Vice President for External and Regulatory Affairs and the Assistant Vice Presidents for Government and Community Affairs.

The Director’s primary responsibilities will include:
•    Supporting Intergovernmental Affairs, collaborating with other City agencies and City Hall on a wide range of City policy, legislative, and government affairs matters.
•    Act as the initial point of contact for projects and inquiries, managing or triaging them based on necessary subject matter expertise, seniority, and urgency.
•    Providing research, analysis, and advising on Federal legislative and policy issues and, as needed, on similar State issues.
•    Participate in full range of government affairs issues
•    Playing a central and often independent role in managing government affairs issues.
•    Other related duties

Minimum Qualifications

1. Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Hospital, Public or Business Administration or a related discipline and four (4) years of experience in administration, management analysis, program design, public affairs, intergovernmental communication and relationships, governmental operations pertaining to
socio-economic, health care and medical issues or a related field; or
2. Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, in disciplines, as listed in “1” above and five (5) years of experience, as described in “1” above; or
3. A satisfactory equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience. However, all candidates must have a minimum of a baccalaureate degree.

Department Preferences

Preference will be given to candidates with the following qualifications:

•    A bachelor’s degree
•    An advanced degree in a relevant field, including but not limited to an MPA, MPP, JD, or MBA highly preferred
•    5 years of experience in the field of intergovernmental, government relations, policy, and/or legislative affairs, of which at least 2 years have been focused on health or healthcare;
•    Experience with and demonstrated knowledge of City government operations;
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills;
•    Ability to manage high-priority projects simultaneously;
•    Demonstrated ability to bring projects to successful completion.
•    Work experience at City Hall, OMB, a City agency, a City Council Member’s Office, or the City Council Central Staff;
•    Familiarity and relationships with major healthcare industry stakeholders (associations, advocates, other delivery systems).

How To Apply

Please apply online by clicking the “Apply Now” button.

Please include your cover letter in the same file attachment with your uploaded resume.

Job posted: 2020-06-11