Apr 01, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Summary This position is based in Washington, DC, and its primary purpose is to advance UGA's institutional goals and provide a presence with members of Congress, key federal agencies, the Administration, and higher-education organizations. The Director of Federal Relations works for and reports to the Vice President for Government Relations The Director will be responsible for coordinating UGA's government relations program at the federal level, working primarily with Congress and key Executive Branch agencies, and assisting with the development and implementation of the university's federal agenda. The Director will work to maximize federal funding opportunities and manage UGA activities relating to appropriations, legislation, policy development and other activities important to UGA. The Director will develop and maintain effective communications with external and internal constituencies in order to learn about and disseminate information to UGA, as well as trigger appropriate campus-based responses to federal opportunities. Regular updates or written briefings on federal government activities will be expected. The Director will help connect faculty and administrators with key elected and appointed officials, including coordinating Washington and campus visits. The Director will assist UGA's Washington intern programs as needed. The Director will oversee the operations and maintenance of Delta Hall in conjunction with the government relations assistant and act as the primary liaison with the UGA Foundation for such purposes. Minimum Qualifications