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The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) is seeking a Government Relations Coordinator who will work closely with the Senior Vice President for Policy and Government Relations and the Director of Legislative Affairs assisting in developing and advancing HACU's legislative affairs and relations with Congress, the Administration, and federal agencies. She/he will support the coordination of legislative relations and activities and works in collaboration with other HACU staff to enhance relationships with government agencies, policy centers, Hispanic and other minority organizations, and higher education associations. The coordinator will lead the planning and execution of events/activities such as the Capitol Forum. In addition, the coordinator will have oversight of software and website tools that support HACU’s ongoing advocacy efforts, including HACU’s legislative priorities. Bachelor’s degree required and experience in federal relations and policy analysis, preferably in higher education or education-related issues. 1-3 years of relevant experience with, and a keen understanding of, the legislative process. Experience in working with policymakers and staff in government relations, U.S. Congress, and/or grassroots advocacy. Strong political and interpersonal skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills, including ease in reaching out to policymakers and their staff, and in communicating complex concepts in a clear and effective fashion. Bilingual-English/Spanish Skills a Plus. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. (Located in Washington, D.C.)
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San Antonio, Texas, United States
HACU believes that equal opportunity for all employees is important for the continuing success of our organization. In accordance with state and federal law, HACU will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment because of race, disability, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, veteran status, or non-...