JOB ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 02-2021
Position Title: Director of Policy and Legislation
Location: Washington, D.C. / National Headquarters
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer
Organization: The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) is a non-profit organization and serves as the nation’s largest and oldest civil rights volunteer-based organization that empowers Hispanic Americans and builds strong Latino communities. Headquartered in Washington, DC, with over 1,000 councils around the United States and Puerto Rico, LULAC’s programs, services and advocacy address the most important issues for Latinos, meeting critical needs of today and the future. For more information, visit www.LULAC.org.
Position Description: The Director of Policy and Legislation executes the strategies to advance the organizations policy agenda mainly impacting the Hispanic community at large. Also serves as the top policy advisor to the CEO and other management officials and the National Board of Directors. The Director is responsible for all communication on policy matters to include op eds, articles and other communication forums. Develops, analyzes, and promotes the organizations policy agenda and advocates initiatives to achieve the policy goals of the organization at the local, state and federal level.
Fluent in English and Spanish language. Must be able to read, write and translate materials
Supervisory Responsibility: This position has supervisory responsibilities.
Other Duties: Please note this job description does not cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Education: Bachelors or graduate degree in Political Science or other related majors.
Work Status: United States Citizen or Permanent Resident Required
Salary Range: $72,000-$81,500/year
Commensurate according to years of experience. All employees must meet a 6-month probationary period. Continuation of this position after one year is dependent on the successful candidate meeting jointly determined performance goals.
How to Apply: Candidates should submit their resume demonstrating qualifications, education and work experience required for the position. All applications must be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5:00pm EST on the closing date. Any questions may be directed via email to the Human Resource Officer at email@example.com.