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Posts Tagged ‘Deputy Staff Director’

Deputy Staff Director – Senate Veterans Affairs Committee (minority)

Democratic Senator and Ranking Member seeks a deputy staff director to work on Veterans Affairs Committee staff and to advise the Senator in matters related to the jurisdiction of the committee, including hearings, legislation, and nominations.  The deputy staff director must have experience in managing a close-knit team in a fast-paced environment.  Candidates must possess experience in drafting, finalizing, costing, and negotiating legislation and amendments.  In addition, candidates must have knowledge of procedural details for floor activity and debate to include preparation of floor statements, talking points and rebuttals, and overall strategy.  Experience on the Hill, especially in the Senate and on a Senate Committee, is preferred.  J.D. is desired, but will consider exceptional candidates with extensive experience in budget hearings, legislative hearings, and mark-ups.  Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to with 222778 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Deputy Staff Director – Senate Committee

Senate Committee seeks a senior-level staffer to serve as Deputy Staff Director. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, oversight of Legislative Branch agencies including Architect of the Capitol, Secretary of the Senate, Senate Commission on Art, Senate Sergeant at Arms, and U.S. Capitol Police. Specific responsibilities include oversight of operations, project completion, new policy initiatives, and review of certain agency contracts. Position oversees interagency coordination for security, communications, and continuity programs. This position involves substantial administrative policy development related to rules and regulations of the Senate. Deputy Staff Director serves as Acting Staff Director in the absence of the Staff Director, and provides a wide range of advice and guidance to the Committee’s activities and decisions. The Deputy Staff Director has a high degree of autonomy and decision making authority. Qualified candidates must possess at least 6 years total Congressional experience, with personal office Senate experience mandatory; knowledge and appreciation of Senate history, rules, and institutional practices; ability to identify and analyze programmatic or agency deficiencies; and financial, budgetary and management experience. Individuals must be U.S. Citizens and have, or be able to obtain, a Top Secret clearance. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to with 211427 as the job referral number in the subject line.