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Posted: September 10, 2021

Organization: Office of the Legislative Council Administrator

Job Title: Senior Executive Assistant

General Duties:

This position is responsible for advising and assisting with the direction of activities in the Office of the Legislative Council Administrator by participating in the formulation and implementation of policies and programs critical to the mission of the Legislative Council. The employee functions as an assistant to the Legislative Council Administrator. Tasks performed frequently are of a confidential nature and require a high level of independent judgment with minimal supervision. Provides assistance with program planning and coordinating projects to aid the Council Administrator in all areas of responsibility including the Administrator’s role as the Acting Director of the Legislative Service Bureau. Responsible for preparing a variety of written materials and creating and maintaining various files, records, and databases. Acts as liaison with Council agencies, legislative agencies, and other organizations and represents the Council Administrator at meetings as needed.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Public Administration, Political Science, or applicable field required.
  • Minimum five years of related and progressively more responsible experience as an administrative or executive assistant required.
  • Experience in the use of personal computers, including advanced-level work with word processing, excel, and e-mail.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Must be willing and able to work overtime as required.
  • Legislative experience preferred, with knowledge of the Legislative Council desired.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality required.

Pay Range: $28.24 per hour ($55,279 annually)

How to Apply:

Apply online. Deadline to apply is 5:00 pm on September 30, 2021.


Posted: September 10, 2021

Organization: Legislative Service Bureau

Job Title: Software Developer

General Duties:

The primary responsibilities of the employee in this position are to develop, test, debug, deploy, and maintain Windows and web applications used by the Michigan Legislature and Legislative Council agencies. The individual may also update, repair, modify and enhance existing applications, adapt it to new hardware and operating systems, improve its performance, or upgrade interfaces. The individual shall also work towards being knowledgeable of Legislative functions to the level necessary to perform system analysis and design functions. Work is performed in a team-oriented environment with other legislative agencies.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related curriculum OR an equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience is required.
  • Two years of progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in .NET C# programming is required.
  • Knowledge and experience in web design with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript is preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience with current versions of the .NET Framework, .NET Core, C#, Visual Studio, Internet Information Services (IIS), and MS-SQL Server is required.
  • Knowledge and experience with current versions of Windows operating systems is required.
  • Knowledge and experience with XML is required; knowledge of XSLT and JSON is desired.
  • Knowledge and experience in object-oriented programming is required.
  • Strong interpersonal and communicational skills required.
  • Experience and knowledge of Agile /SCRUM desired.
  • Must be willing and able to work overtime and irregular hours as required, including weekends, evenings, and holidays.

Pay Range: $32.12 per hour ($62,874.90 annually)

How to Apply:

Apply online. Deadline to apply is 5:00 pm on September 30, 2021.


Posted: September 7, 2021

Organization: Department of Technology, Management and Budget

Job Title: State Demographer

General Duties:

The State of Michigan is looking for a new State Demographer. As the foremost expert on Michigan population and demographics, the State Demographer plays a central role in conducting work that directly informs senior management in Michigan state government. The State Demographer will lead the demographics team to develop research and projections initiatives. This work involves the creation of Michigan data products developed using U.S. Census Bureau data.

Main responsiblities:

  • Manage federal-state cooperative programs for population estimates / projections.
  • Lead a team that will analyze demographic information for Michigan.
  • Direct the training and development of staff working on Census federal-state cooperative programs.
  • Develop demographic information products and analyses to meet internal and external customer needs.
  • Administer the State Data Center program and coordinate with the Census team to ensure that core competencies and objectives are met.
  • Oversee demographic data product deployment and quality control. 

Requirements:

  • An advanced degree in demography, sociology, economics, statistics, political science, or another related field.
  • Three to five years of experience in the development and utilization of demographic data.
  • One to two years of experience or knowledge of cooperative agreements with the U.S. Census Bureau.
  • Knowledge in a variety of skills including population estimation techniques, economics, research methods, statistics, GIS software, and forecasting.
  • Experience building and maintaining relationships with partners both inside and outside of the public sector.
  • Ability to produce high-quality reports and presentations for a variety of audiences.
  • Experience leading a team of analysts and managing multiple projects under a variety of constraints and timelines.

How to Apply:

Apply online.


Posted: August 31, 2021

Organization: Business Leaders for Michigan

Job Title: Vice President of Marketing & Communications

General Duties:

Business Leaders for Michigan is seeking an experienced individual to fill the role of Vice President of Marketing & Communications. Our ideal Executive will have:

  • Working knowledge of public policy, the legislative process and business operations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to exercise good judgement in a variety of situations, including political judgement and sensitivity
  • Experience working with policy-makers and C-suite executives
  • Strong relationships with media outlets
  • The ability to manage multiple projects and vendors

This role is a critical part of our mission-driven environment and the ideal candidate must be results-driven to fulfill the responsibilities of the job. Business Leaders for Michigan is a premier employer in the nonprofit segment and offers a great work environment as well as a competitive salary and benefits package. Learn more at www.businessleadersformichigan.com.

Requirements:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute a communications plan to increase awareness and build support for the organization’s priorities and events
  • Execute earned, paid and social media public awareness campaigns
  • Manage and update the organization’s website
  • Produce publications, collaterals, talking points, videos, op-eds, PowerPoint presentations, e-newsletters, press releases and related materials
  • Work with member companies and partner organizations to promote various priorities
  • Serve as spokesperson for the organization, including routine interaction with the media

Qualifications:

  • Expert-level written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands, and demonstrate the highest level of customer/client service

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing or communications, or comparable experience
  • Experience working with a variety of media outlets
  • Experience working with elected officials and C-suite executives
  • Experience serving as spokesperson
  • Experience managing multiple projects and vendors

How to Apply:

Submit resume and cover letter to: HR@businessleadersformichigan.com.


Posted: August 25, 2021

Organization: Health Care Association of Michigan

Job Title: Vice President of Reimbursement Services

General Duties:

Lansing-based trade association is hiring a vice president of reimbursement services. Knowledge and experience with the Michigan Medicaid reimbursement system for skilled nursing facilities, Medicaid managed care plans and the Medicare Part A patient-driven payment model is required. Responsibilities include providing analysis regarding the Department of Health and Human Services budget and proposed policies impacting nursing facilities, reviewing and monitoring the Quality Assurance Assessment Program and the related provider tax computation. Bachelor’s degree in accounting or other business field required. Master’s degree in health care or public administration preferred. At least five years of experience with reimbursement systems related to Medicare, Medicaid and managed care health plans required. Experience working with the legislature and various state departments preferred.

How to Apply:

Submit a resume and cover letter to info@hcam.org.


Posted: August 23, 2021

Organization: Greater Metropolitan Association of Realtors

Job Title: Government Affairs Director

General Duties:

The Government Affairs Director (GAD) works under the general supervision of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), to ensure that the professional interests of REALTORS® are understood and represented fairly by elected officials and regulators. This position is also responsible for directing other external public and community relations for the purpose of building the REALTOR® and GMAR brand, and for positioning GMAR as the primary source of real estate information.

Key Responsibilities:

Government Affairs 

  • Develop and implement a successful local government relations strategy, aligned with organizational objectives.
  • Direct GMAR's government relations activities related to public policy, grassroots organizing, election campaigns, and legislative advocacy in coordination with the Michigan Realtors® and the National Association of Realtors®.
  • Monitor existing and emerging city, state, and federal real estate-related policy issues and legislative initiatives of relevance to property owners and GMAR members.
  • Research and report on the industry, political, legislative, housing, and association issues that are relevant to GMAR's members and private property rights.
  • Develop and execute REALTOR® Political Action Committee fundraising strategies to maximize member participation and exceed the annual fundraising goal.
  • Manage GMAR’s Independent Expenditure Committee and Public Policy committees to build opportunities to enhance GMAR’s advocacy initiatives impacting real estate, homeownership, and private property rights.
  • Build trust and loyalty through mutually beneficial relationships that place emphasis on educating decision-makers about real estate, homeownership, and private property rights and the role played by REALTORS® and GMAR.
  • Develops, builds and expands relationships with public officials and other influential policymakers at the federal, state and local level in Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb counties.
  • Effectively plan and execute initiatives to grow the association's image within Metro Detroit.
  • Represents the association before external constituencies, including elected officials and other state and local government agencies, commissions and authorities, and organize and represent the association at community events and other external functions.
  • Serve as the staff liaison to GMAR’s member-driven committees on Government Relations and RPAC.
  • Assist GMAR in determining positions on public policy and promote these positions to local governments and staff.
  • Draft testimony and statements for public and private meetings on real estate-related policies, ordinances, and legislation.
  • Broaden members’ awareness through the promotion of advocacy success through newsletters, calls-to-action, social media, and presentations at brokerage sales meetings, membership meetings, or other speaking opportunities.
  • Coordinate the interviewing of candidates for local public office and assist committees in selecting candidates to receive RPAC support.

Community Relations

  • Identify and execute relevant philanthropic initiatives and opportunities for volunteerism that build a positive reputation for REALTORS® and GMAR.
  • Manage GMAR’s Placemaking Grant Program.
  • Strategic planning, managing and executing external meetings, events, and volunteerism that advance GMAR’s overall objectives.
  • Serve as a responsible intermediary between CEO and an extensive network of public officials, community-based organizations, housing-industry groups, and business organizations

Requirements:

Successful Candidates Have:

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively within a diverse community, including demonstrated ability to work with elected officials and their staff.
  • Have a strong government and public relations acumen and a thorough understanding of the legislative process at all levels – local, state and federal.
  • Ability to establish and implement a cohesive community and advocacy outreach plan, monitor performance, and report results in an effective manner.
  • Ability to write with proper structure and purpose, speak publicly, and give effective presentations to CEO, directors, members, and elected officials.
  • Ability to analyze complex problems, interpret operational needs, and develop integrated creative solutions.
  • Have the capacity to work and interact with media.
  • Must be highly motivated, self-starter, innovative, and energetic.
  • Ability to utilize variety of computer programs as needed.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects and meet timelines with minimal supervision.
  • Must have the ability to work flexible hours as required, including evenings and weekends.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing in a clear and straightforward manner
  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems while working under pressure
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret legislation, regulation, contracts, franchises and legal documents
  • Ability to work independently, but also collaborate effectively with colleagues, peers and other internal and external constituencies
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance and operate with integrity and within association values; maintain high standards for ethical practice

Successful Candidates Must Have:

  • A bachelor’s degree in political science, public administration, or a related field.
  • 5+ years experience in government affairs, a political-field, and/or trade associations.
  • Ability to set personal beliefs aside for the betterment of the association, members and advocacy priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement strategic and tactical plans for achieving public policy objectives, familiarity with real estate industry issues a plus.
  • Experience in political fundraising and management.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit their resume, along with a cover letter stating their salary requirements to Vickey Livernois, CEO, at vickey@gmaronline.com.


Posted: August 20, 2021

Organization: Insurance Alliance of Michigan

Job Title: Policy Analyst/Membership Coordinator

General Duties:

We are seeking a Policy Analyst/Membership Coordinator to join our strategic team. The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker with outstanding communication skills, able to research and analyze industry data and develop information resources that can be readily understood by the organization members, legislators and the general public. This position will also be responsible for member engagement and will be an integral partner in the daily operations of the office.

Requirements:

Minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree in Business, Economics, Public Policy or a related field plus at least two years’ experience in public policy development, communication or advocacy. A complete list of job duties and required qualifications is available at www.insurancealliancemichigan.org/jobs.

How to Apply:

To apply, please submit your resume, salary requirements and a cover letter explaining how your qualifications relate to this position.  Materials can be sent to ann.hall@workwithHRM.com.  Review of applications will begin August 25 and continue until the position is filled. No phone calls please. EOE.