Legislative and Special Projects Assistant Return Utah

State of Utah

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Attention professionals looking to return to the workforce after a career break of two years or more! State of Utah invites you to apply for our Return Utah program! This 16-week program is similar to an internship and is designed for experienced professionals looking to re-enter the workforce after an extended absence. It is structured to provide applicants with the experience, training, skills, and mentoring needed to return to the workforce without starting from the bottom of the career ladder.

The program will commence January 10, 2022, with the first week of the program consisting of learning, development and workplace orientation. This is a part-time, experience-only Return Utah opportunity. Please note, that while we will provide access to resources that will enable you to explore further employment opportunities, your participation does not guarantee employment with the State of Utah upon conclusion of the program.

To be eligible for this Return Utah opportunity you must:Be on a career break of two or more years at the time of application.
Have prior professional experience in functional area of interest.
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Join a passionate team of administrative professionals as a Legislative and Special Projects Assistant with the Department of Cultural & Community Engagement (CCE). This position will work approximately 20 hours a week.

Principal Duties
As the Legislative and Special Projects Assistant you will typically:Identify bills and agenda items that impact CCE and its divisions.
Coordinate communication between members of the CCE legislative committee.
Attend legislative committee meetings and floor time (could be virtual or in-person).
Schedule meetings with legislators and executive staff in connection with legislative issues or with Hamilton special events.
Act as project manager for CCE’s special project in connection with Hamilton. This may include coordinating details for a reception with students and executive staff, managing ticket distribution and coordinating transportation and housing for students.
Assist CCE’s Deputy Director and Advancement Team with other duties as needed.
Ideal Candidate
The Ideal person for this position will possess:A strong attention to detail and follow through.
The ability to be pro-active, detail-oriented and willing to learn and adapt to changes.
The ability to comprehend and analyze legislative language.
Excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing.
The ability to deal people in a manner which shows sensitivity, tact and professionalism.
Preference may be given for prior legislative or government experience.
The Agency
To learn more about the Department of Cultural and Community Engagement, please click HERE.

Supplemental Information

Risks found in the typical office setting, which is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated, e.g., safe use of office equipment, avoiding trips and falls, observing fire regulations, etc.
Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to perform the work; however, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying light items; driving an automobile, etc. Special physical demands are not required to perform the work.

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