WorkSource Oregon P01444UF - Government Relations Coordinator in CORVALLIS, Oregon
Minimum/Required Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field. At least one year of experience in office administration, gathering information, interpreting data, policy analysis, and/or legislative tracking. Demonstrated knowledge of state and federal governmental structures and processes. Demonstrated knowledge of public university organizational structure and processes. Position Duties 60% ' Legislative and Engagement: The Coordinator works with the director and other university officials to identify and track state legislation that may affect higher education and a wide range of OSU programs or constituents, including agriculture, forestry, engineering, marine science, health, and other areas of interest to OSU administrators and faculty. The Coordinator is responsible for monitoring developments and alerting faculty of possible impacts and, if needed soliciting and compiling information regarding possible actions to address legislation. This effort also includes: ' Policy tracking and communication: The Coordinator facilitates the exchange of technical and analytical information support between and among the director, associate director, and other OSU administrators and faculty regarding the impacts of various state and local initiatives. Specific analytical work requires extensive interpretation of data, use of spreadsheets, and knowledge of OSU programs, initiatives, and faculty. The coordinator is responsible for developing and reviewing documents and graphics used to present information to members of Congress, state legislators, the Higher Education Coordinating Commission, OSU administrators, and staff from other educational institutions. ' Campus community engagement: The Coordinator plans, recruits for, and executes University advocacy days in collaboration with appropriate faculty, students, and stakeholders. This include OSU Day at the Capitol and Statewide Day at the Capitol. Advocacy days advance University legislative priorities and promote understanding and support for OSU programs and endeavors in Oregon, nationally, and globally. ' Legislative database: The Coordinator maintains and develops various databases and materials for internal and external use that provide information about state legislators, Members of Congress, and OSU's presence in legislative districts. 10% ' Budget and Expense Tracking 20% ' Administrative Support 10% ' Special Projects and Initiatives See posting for complete list of duties and qualifications. OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.