CHIEF OF STAFF
The Chief of Staff position is responsible for reviewing and summarizing legislation, providing daily reports on legislative activity, assisting with public policy formation and drafting legislation. This position will also aid in creating and maintaining floor calendars, creating files and databases on a variety of legislative topics.
Successful candidates must have an advanced knowledge of public policy and the legislative process, the ability to multitask effectively in a fast paced work environment and the ability to interact with members of the General Assembly on a variety of legislative and procedural issues. The position also requires the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships, communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, work with sensitive issues, and maintain a professional standard of confidentiality.
A bachelor’s degree in political science, business, social science, or public administration required. A law degree from an accredited school of law and membership in good standing with the Missouri Bar preferred. Years of related work experience may be considered for the required educational requirement.
Please submit cover letter and resume to Senate Human Resources Specialist, Cindy Winthorst, Room 434-B, State Capitol Building, Jefferson City, MO 65101 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
LEGISLATIVE ANALYST / STAFF ATTORNEY
Division of Research is seeking an analyst/staff attorney in a nonpartisan, fast-paced, multi-faceted legislative environment. The successful applicant will draft legislation, staff committees of the Senate, prepare legal opinions, analyze legislative proposals, and develop policy alternatives. Position requires excellent writing and oral communication skills. Experience in legal or legislative field important. Law degree or advanced degree in Public Administration, Political Science or a related field required. Salary begins at $50,000, commensurate with experience.
Before November 30, 2017, send a resume, cover letter, transcript, writing sample and the names of two references to Jim Ertle, Director, Division of Research, Missouri Senate at email@example.com or State Capitol Building, Room B-9, Jefferson City, MO 65101.
State Senator Bob Onder is accepting resumes for a Legislative Assistant position. This is a highly responsible professional administrative support position in the office of a state Senator. Duties may include conducting research, preparing statistical reports, handling information requests, and performing clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings.
This position requires excellent written and communication skills, organizational skills and the ability to operate a personal computer with general proficiency in word processing, spread sheet, database and/or presentation software.
Please send a letter of interest and resume to Senator Onder at 201 W Capitol Ave., Room 331, Jefferson City, MO 65101.
QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS & ABILITIES
Graduation with an MLS or MLIS from an ALA accredited program
Working knowledge of legal databases and other electronic resources
Knowledge of the legislative process preferred
Excellent customer service/interpersonal skills
Must be able to work collaboratively as well as independently
EXAMPLES OF JOB DUTIES
Maintains communication & relationships with House & Senate Staff
Provide reference services to the general assembly members and their staff, other state government entities, and the general public
Track expenditures for the library
Acquires and maintains collection of legislative documents, state documents, reports, monographs and publications for use by the general assembly, staff, and public.
Maintain database of current and former members of the Missouri general assembly
Please submit cover letters, resumes and three letters of reference by Monday, December 11th to Senate Human Resources Specialist, Cindy Winthorst, Room 434-B, State Capitol Building, Jefferson City, MO 65101 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
This position provides coverage for the Journal Production and Enrolling and Engrossing units within the Secretary of Senate’s Office. This work is of moderate difficulty and complexity involving a variety of tasks both clerical and technical requiring independent work decisions within established policies and time frames. Primary responsibility during session is the preparation of the daily journal for publication as well as proofreading of senate bills, resolutions and amendments.
Works under the general supervision of the Secretary of Senate.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Typesets and edits copy of the daily journal for printing
Responsible for coding and proofing senate bills, resolutions, and amendments
Assists in the proofing of senate journals
Designs and performs layout work of letterhead, notepads, business cards and other publications as needed
Assists with mass mailings and other printing tasks as needed
Perform other related work as required
ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Ability to work in a professional setting under pressure of frequent deadlines with long hours
Ability to manage time effectively and meet established time schedules
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
Knowledge of the legislative process preferred but not required
Secretary of Senate
By December 8, 2017, please send a letter of interest and resume to Senate Human Resources Specialist, Cindy Winthorst, Room 434-B, State Capitol Building, Jefferson City, MO 65101