FIRST DEPUTY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
- New York City Campaign Finance Board
- New York, United States
- $180,000.00 - $195,000.00
- Closing date
- Mar 30, 2023
- Position Type
- Other Fields
- Employment Type
- Full Time
JOB ID #: 576102
SALARY: $180,000 - $195,000
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ABOUT THE CAMPAIGN FINANCE BOARD
The CFB oversees New York City’s small donor democracy program and educates and engages voters via NYC Votes. The CFB has enjoyed a tremendous arc of progress over its 30-year history, and our updated flagship small donor democracy program is a centerpiece of this progress.
We eliminate barriers to participation by providing access to the resources New Yorkers need to vote or run for office and amplify the voices of small donors with New York City’s small donor democracy program.
The CFB is dedicated to making New York City’s democracy more open, transparent, and equitable. You would be working with a team that is mission driven and committed to improvement.
The NYC Campaign Finance Board (CFB), a nonpartisan, independent
city agency that enhances the role of New York City residents in
elections, seeks a high performing, committed individual to serve
as the First Deputy Executive Director. As a crucial member of the
CFB team the First Deputy Executive Director will directly impact
the agency’s mission.
The successful candidate will report directly to the Executive Director (ED) and will have specific expertise and knowledge around campaign finance programs and small dollar matching programs and voting and elections. The successful candidate will work with the ED and those in CFB leadership to design, plan, and implement strategic initiatives for the mission and vision for the CFB. The First Deputy Executive Director will, in consultation with the ED, be responsible for the management, development, and strategic growth of CFB in accordance with the Strategic Plan.
The First Deputy Executive Director role is to maintain a high-level agency-wide perspective while simultaneously implementing the mission and vision of CFB and moving the organization forward under the Strategic Plan. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Planning, directing, supervising, and coordinating the activities of the divisions of the CFB in alignment with the mission and vision of the organization and to move the divisions of CFB forward under the Strategic Plan;
- Evaluating and recommending policy and procedural changes in alignment with the Strategic Plan and the vision and mission of the organization for the improvement of services provided by the divisions of the CFB;
- Advising and assisting the ED in the formulation of policies, plans, and programs in alignment with the Strategic Plan and the mission and vision of the CFB;
- Overseeing and consulting with the ED and other managerial staff, as necessary, regarding administrative functions such as budgeting, financial processing and oversight, personnel administration, contract administration, information management, space planning, etc.
- Fifteen years of satisfactory, full-time progressively responsible administrative experience requiring independent decision-making concerning program management or planning, allocation of resources and the scheduling and assignment of work, ten years of which must have been in a supervisory, administrative, managerial or executive capacity and with five of those ten years of satisfactory full-time experience in accounting, auditing (including compliance or investigative auditing), business, law, or public administration, business analysis, computer science, economics, finance, fiscal or economic management or research, statistics, or a closely related field; Experience in government (New York City government a plus).
- Willingness to run in the background of the ED to support and facilitate the ED’s vision while ensuring the ED’s needs, and any issues present are addressed quickly.
- Experience with administering or knowledge of campaign finance programs and small dollar matching program(s).
- Experience with or knowledge of voting and elections law.
- Project management experience.
- Flexibility, patience, a thick skin, and ability to maintain a positive outlook, and doggedly make progress, regardless of the frustrations.
- Ability to supervise, lead, and coach a team of professional, diverse staff members;
- Ability to develop good relationships and earn the respect of colleagues;
- Demonstrated ability to juggle multiple high-priority projects and work effectively cross broad mandates and constituencies;
- Demonstrated management and leadership experience with different stakeholders and broad constituencies;
- Demonstrated experience working with and within government agency;
- Demonstrated interest in public service;
- Excellent analytical skills, good reasoning abilities, and execution of sound judgments;
- Strong problem solving, writing, oral, and organizational skills; and
- Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
- A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or its educational equivalent and two years of satisfactory, full-time progressively responsible administrative experience requiring independent decision-making concerning program management or planning, allocation of resources and the scheduling and assignment of work, 18 months of which must have been in a supervisory, administrative, managerial, or executive capacity; or
- Education and/or experience which is equivalent to "1" above. However, all candidates must possess the 18 months of supervisory, administrative, managerial, or executive experience as described above. Education may be substituted for the general clerical-administrative experience (but not for the supervisory, administrative, managerial, or executive experience described in "1" above) at a rate of 2 years of graduate study substituting for 2 years of experience.
TO APPLY: Internal City Employees must apply through Employee Self-service (ESS), External Applicants must apply through NYC.gov/careers (https://www1.nyc.gov/jobs/).
- Please search and apply to the job ID number listed above.
- Resume and cover letter are required for consideration.
- Note that only applicants under consideration will be contacted.
For more information on careers with the NYC Campaign Finance Board visit our website at https://www.nyccfb.info/ to access the full listing of job opportunities and to learn more about our agency.
Pursuant to Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) Commissioner’s Directive No. 2020-20 (concerning the Recruitment of Personnel During the Covid-19 Crisis), New York City residency must be obtained within six months after Emergency Executive Order No.98 is rescinded. If that time has passed, residency must be obtained within 90 days of the start date.
The CFB is an equal opportunity employer firmly committed to diversity. All individuals are encouraged to apply. If you anticipate needing any type of reasonable accommodation to apply for an employment opportunity, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or (212) 409-1800.
The City of New York is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.
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