The New York State Health Facilities Association and the New York State Center for Assisted Living (NYSHFA/NYSCAL), a statewide association, is seeking a Director of Public Affairs. Founded in 1949, NYSHFA represents over 400 skilled nursing facilities and assisted living communities throughout New York State.

The Director of Public Affairs reports directly to the President.

Responsibilities include:

  • Effectively advance the legislative, regulatory and budgetary priorities of the Association
    through advocacy, policy work, coalition participation, member engagement, strategic
    communications and lobbying.

  • Monitor, analyze and prioritize legislative, budgetary and regulatory issues.
    Advance advocacy initiatives through coordinated government affairs and strategic

  • Represent NYSHFA/NYSCAL before government officials and policymakers.
    Prepare written analytical responses, reports, testimony and press releases on
    legislation, regulations and State budget initiatives.

  • Articulate the Association’s policy positions on State and Federal issues of relevance for
    skilled nursing and assisted living providers.

  • Address issues and articulate Association positions through information, education and
    press releases.

Candidate must have:

  • Possess a bachelor’s degree, with a master’s degree or J.D. preferred.

  • Five+ years of public affairs and/or governmental affairs experience.

  • Excellent written, presentation and public speaking skills.
    Demonstrated ability to analyze and summarize policy.

  • Understanding of the legislative and regulatory process and a record of successful advocacy.

  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Must be able to perform each essential duty independently at an advanced level.

  • Travel throughout state and nation as necessary.

  • NYSHFA offers a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package.

    Please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements:
    or to:

    Attn: L. Robertson
    33 Elk Street, Suite 300
    Albany, NY 12207
    EEO D/V/F/M 9-28-18

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