New Your State School Boards Association

Employment Opportunities at NYSSBA


Governmental Relations Representative

The New York State School Boards Association is seeking an experienced individual for immediate employment in our Latham, NY headquarters. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Act as an advocate to advance the Association’s legislative agenda to the State Legislature, State Education Department, other state agencies and Congress.
  • Maintain regular contact with school board members around the state.
  • Represent the Association in coalitions and other meetings.
  • Produce memos and other written materials to support the legislative agenda.

Requirements and Skills:

  • BA required; MA or JD preferred
  • Three years legislative or other policy making or lobbying experience. 
  • Experience with public education policy issues strongly preferred.
  • Experience producing legislative materials including bill drafts and position papers.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong public speaking and interpersonal skills.
  • Comfortable working independently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Frequent travel as well as night and weekend availability.
  • Must not be prohibited from lobbying the NYS Legislature.

Competitive salary and benefits package. To apply for confidential consideration, email resume, cover letter and compensation requirements by October 31 to:
hrmanager@nyssba.org
Subject line: Gov. Relations Position
www.nyssba.org

An Equal Opportunity Employer.


Bookkeeper

The New York State School Boards Association is seeking a bookkeeper for immediate employment in our Latham, NY headquarters. 

Primary Responsibilities:

Performs detailed accounting functions for NYSSBA in the areas of accounts receivable,
accounts payable and general ledger.

Requirements and Skills:

Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.  Great Plains, Microsoft Word and Excel knowledge.  Minimum of two years’ experience in automated accounts payable, accounts receivable and general ledger preferred.  Strong communication skills.

Competitive salary and benefits package.  To apply for confidential consideration, email resume, cover letter and compensation requirements by October 31 to:
hrmanager@nyssba.org
Subject line: Bookkeeper Position
www.nyssba.org

An Equal Opportunity Employer.

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