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EXECUTIVE PROJECT MANAGER

New York City Campaign Finance Board   New York City, NY   Full-time     Research
Posted on January 19, 2023
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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

OFFICE TITLE:       EXECUTIVE PROJECT MANAGER

CIVIL SERVICE TITLE/LEVEL:   EXECUTIVE AGENCY COUNSEL

DEPARTMENT:   EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATION

NUMBER OF POSITIONS: 1

POSITION STATUS: FULL-TIME

SALARY: $130,000 - $150,000

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until Filled  

Job ID:  569435

 

 

Start your career here at the NYC Campaign Finance Board. Click on the link to learn more about the open positions at our agency!  

ABOUT THE CAMPAIGN FINANCE BOARD

The New York City Campaign Finance Board oversees New York City’s small donor democracy program and educates and engages voters via NYC Votes. The CFB has enjoyed a tremendous arc of progress over its 30-year history, and our updated flagship small donor democracy program is a centerpiece of this progress.

We eliminate barriers to participation by providing access to the resources New Yorkers need to vote or run for office and amplify the voices of small donors with New York City’s small donor democracy program.

We are dedicated to making New York City’s local democracy more open, transparent, and equitable. You would be working with a team that is mission driven and committed to continuous improvement.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The NYC Campaign Finance Board (CFB), a nonpartisan, independent city agency that enhances the role of New York City residents in elections, seeks a high performing, committed individual to serve as Executive Project Manager, reporting directly to the Special Assistant. Responsibilities include:

  • Conduct and assist in project management and business analysis work, such as the mapping of as-is and to-be business process flows, creation of scope documents, project plans and business requirements as it relates to promulgation of rules and implementation of policies.
  • Manage a portfolio of projects across all departments from pre-development through completion.
  • Conduct analyses of issues related process and policy implementation, identify industry, financial feasibility, technology, and operational impacts.
  • Assist in streamlining processes and information to facilitate goals.
  • Conduct legal research and draft memoranda.
  • Provide written and oral status reports, coordinate project timelines and prepare presentations.
  • Serve as the Agency’s liaison to developers, vendors, and other government agencies; ensure that parties are in compliance with agency rules, regulations, and guidelines.
  • Take initiative in independently monitoring portfolios to ensure smooth functioning of the Agency, in coordination with the Special Assistant.
  • Act as liaison with executive and operational staff within the agency and with other agencies.

PREFERRED SKILLS

  • Familiarity with the New York City legislative and rulemaking processes.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Project a plus.
  • Strong project management and organizational skills with a keen eye for detail.

 

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

  • Strong communicator and collaborator who can adapt to a variety of work styles.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the principles of equal opportunity, diversity, and inclusion and intersectionality in the workplace.
  • Experience in team building at all levels of an organization; willing and able to build intra and inter-agency relationships.
  • Superior interpersonal skills including patience and ability to work well with staff at all levels and functions including demonstrated skill in conflict resolution.
  • Ability to manage, motivate and develop employees.
  • Strong work ethic and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Excellent analytical skills, good reasoning abilities, and execution of sound judgments.
  • Strong problem solving, writing, oral, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Effectively interface with all levels of the organization to conduct one-on-one meetings and meetings with wider audiences.
  • Demonstrated management and leadership experience with different stakeholders and broad constituencies.
  • Demonstrated experience working with and within government agencies.
  • Demonstrated experience with leading multi-disciplinary projects from start to finish — working with stakeholders to plan requirements, manage project schedules, identify risks, and communicate clearly with cross-functional partners.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Admission to the New York State Bar; and four years of recent full-time responsible, relevant, satisfactory legal experience subsequent to admission to any bar, eighteen months of which must have been in the supervision of other attorneys, in an administrative, managerial or executive capacity, or performing highly complex and significant legal work.

Incumbents must remain Members of the New York State Bar in good standing for the duration of this employment. ___________________________________________________________________________________________

TO APPLY:  Internal City Employees must apply through Employee Self-service (ESS), External Applicants must apply through NYC.gov/careers.

  • Please apply to the job ID number listed above.
  • Resume and Cover Letter are required for consideration.
  • Note that only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

For more information on careers with the NYC Campaign Finance Board visit our website at https://www.nyccfb.info/ to access the full listing of job opportunities and to learn more about our agency.

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

As of August 2, 2021, all new hires must be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, unless they have been granted a reasonable accommodation for religion or disability. If you are offered city employment, this requirement must be met by your date of hire, unless a reasonable accommodation for exemption is received and approved by the hiring agency.

 

Pursuant to Department of Citywide Administrative Services Commissioner’s Directive No. 2020-20 (concerning the Recruitment of Personnel During the Covid-19 Crisis), New York City residency must be obtained within six months after Emergency Executive Order No.98 is rescinded. If that time has passed, residency must be obtained within 90 days of the start date.

 

The CFB is an equal opportunity employer firmly committed to diversity. All individuals are encouraged to apply. If you anticipate needing any type of reasonable accommodation to apply for an employment opportunity, please contact access@nyccfb.info or (212) 409-1800.

 

The City of New York is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.