JOB TITLE: Group Director
PROGRAM: Center on Legislative Strengthening
LOCATION: Denver, CO
SALARY: $7,500+/month depending on experience
The National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) is a nonpartisan organization that serves the legislators and legislative staff of the nation's 50 states, its commonwealths and territories. NCSL provides research, technical assistance and opportunities for policymakers to exchange ideas on the most pressing state issues. Our mission is to serve state legislatures by providing support, promoting fresh ideas, connecting legislators and staff with experts and each other, and provide a strong, cohesive voice in the federal system.
Since its founding in 1975, NCSL's staff has grown from 15 employees to over 150 employees in its offices in Denver, CO and Washington, D.C. Our growth has been due to the increasing activity and responsibility of the nation's state legislatures and the complexity and diversity of issues that legislators face. Employees work in a challenging, often fast-paced environment where they assist legislators and legislative staff in their work to promote the common good of the citizens of the states. We look forward to your contributions to the NCSL mission and our commitment to strengthening state legislatures.
NCSL is seeking an individual to direct and lead the NCSL Center on Legislative Strengthening in the Denver office. The Center researches legislative operations and provides support to state legislators and legislative staff in all 50 states and the territories on legislative institution issues. The Group Director is responsible for administering and directing all activities and personnel, determining research and program priorities, overseeing project budgets, and specifying and ensuring the quality of the work. The Group Director must have extensive knowledge and expertise in the history, function, operation and organization of state legislatures. In addition, Group Directors assist in raising, maintaining, and expanding external funding and operates within broad organizational policies and program goals under the supervision of a Division Director.