Position Title: Program Coordinator-Policy & Legislation
Location: Washington, D.C. / National Headquarters
Reports to: Director of Policy and Legislation
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 Policy and Legislation Program Coordinator in consultation with the LULAC leadership, will develop and assist with the organization’s policy and legislation programs. The Program Coordinator is responsible for tracking and analyzing federal, state and/or any policies affecting the Hispanic community. The Program Coordinator will be responsible for communicating issues of importance to the LULAC membership, Additionally, the Program Coordinator will educate and create opportunities for LULAC members to engage with local policy leaders and influencers and advocate for the positions adopted by the organization.
Preferred Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science or directly related work experience may be substituted for education.
Work Status: United States Citizen or Permanent Resident Required
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.
LULAC is committed to diversity among its staff, and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to supporters and constituents. LULAC is an equal opportunity employer and it is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote, and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, economic status, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis. LULAC will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.