INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS TASK FORCE | ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT & BUDGET - Manhattan, NY (30+ days ago)4.9


TASK FORCE: INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONSJOB TITLE: One (1) Assistant DirectorCONTROL CODE: IGR-18-04SUMMARY: The Mayor?s Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is the City government's chief financial agency. OMB's staff of analysts and experts assembles and oversees the Mayor?s expense and capital budgets, which fund the services and activities of approximately 70 City agencies. The Intergovernmental Relations Task Force monitors the legislative processes and executive actions of the City, State, and Federal governments to assess and evaluate their impact on the City budget. IGR staff evaluate pending City, State, and Federal budget documents for City budget impact and communicate with other OMB Task Forces, agency staff, and the Mayor?s legislative offices on legislative issues. In addition, IGR staff respond to various legislative proposals and track legislation in assigned issue areas. Reporting to the Associate Director, the duties of the Assistant Director for Intergovernmental Relations encompass independent performance, and direction of a task force, in the following activities: JOB DESCRIPTION: The duties of this position will encompass the following activities: ? Prepares the City?s State and Federal Agenda as part of the Mayor?s Budget and actively pursues these initiatives to meet budgetary goals; Coordinates the evaluation of State and Federal budgets and State, Federal and local legislative changes or proposed changes to determine their fiscal impact on the City's budget; Acts as OMB?s liaison to the Directors of the Mayor's Legislative Affairs Offices and serves as OMB?s representative and advocate on all fiscal matters in Albany; Develops legislative timetable to assure OMB involvement at appropriate points in the legislative process; assures the flow of key information to OMB, City, State and Federal officials; Regularly briefs senior staff, the Budget Director and other high-level City officials on legislative and budget issues; Drafts position memoranda, fiscal impact statements and testimony on the State Budget and on pending legislation; Develops work objectives for staff, monitors performance of staff and initiates corrective action where warranted, provides staff training to develop necessary skills.

Minimum Qual Requirements

REQUIREMENTS: Assistant Director ($131,969): Bachelor's degree and a minimum of six years of full-time experience in budgetary planning/management, financial analysis, public policy analysis or a related field; or an awarded Master's degree in Public Administration, Economics, Finance, Business or a related subject and a minimum of four years of full-time experience in Business, Public Policy Administration, Finance, Economics or a field related to the specific assignment. Applicants must also possess at least three years of supervisory experience.

Preferred Skills

QUALIFICATIONS: ? Must have exceptional organizational, research, and analytic skills. Outstanding written and oral communication skills, including public speaking and presentation. The ideal candidate is someone who is able to set and meet pressured deadlines to satisfy budget and financial plan preparation, update and reporting requirements. The candidate should also possess the ability to manage multiple, often-competing priorities, and manage staff effectively to ensure properly skilled individuals are assigned to and satisfy specific needs. The candidate must have the ability and desire to travel to Albany during crucial points in the State legislative session. Proficiency with MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, and MS Access is required. Must be a self-motivator, and be able to motivate others. Must be able to work evenings and weekends as needed.

To Apply

For City employees, please go to Employee Self Service (ESS), click on Recruiting Activities > Careers, and search for the Job ID # indicated above. For all other applicants, please go to www.nyc.gov/careers and search for the Job ID # indicated above.-Or-If you don?t have access to a computer, please mail your resume indicating the Job ID # indicated above to: NYC Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Recruitment Office255 Greenwich Street - 8th FloorNew York, NY 10007The Mayor?s Office of Management and Budget and the City of New York are Equal Opportunity Employers.You must be a City resident within 90 days of the date of appointment and you must be legally eligible to work in the United States.SUBMISSION OF A RESUME IS NOT A GUARANTEE THAT YOU WILL RECEIVE AN INTERVIEW; ONLY THOSE CANDIDATES UNDER CONSIDERATION WILL BE CONTACTED.

Work Location

255 Greenwich Street

Residency Requirement

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.