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Career Opportunities

Put your skills to work at the agency that administers NYC’s landmark campaign finance program. A wide variety of positions may be available. Check back frequently for new opportunities!

Career opportunities currently available at the NYC Campaign Finance Board are described in detail below. New York City residency is required for most positions. We offer a dynamic work environment, training, growth potential, and excellent benefits. Full-time positions offer a competitive benefits package and salary commensurate with experience. If you would like to be considered for one of these opportunities, please email, fax, or mail your resume and cover letter to:

Harold Andrieux
Director of Human Resources
NYC Campaign Finance Board
100 Church Street,12th Floor
New York, New York 10007
Fax #: (212) 409-1705
resume@nyccfb.info

The CFB is an equal opportunity employer firmly committed to diversity. If you anticipate needing any type of reasonable accommodation to apply for an employment opportunity, please contact us at (212) 409-1800.


Director of Administrative Operations

Department: Administrative Services
Job Status: Full-Time

$90,000-$100,000

The NYC Campaign Finance Board (CFB), a nonpartisan, independent city agency that enhances the role of New York City residents in elections, seeks a Director of Administrative Operations.  The Director of Administrative Operations is responsible for managing all office related services for agency’s primary and satellite locations.  The position will report directly to the Chief of Staff.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and manage facility central services such as reception, security, cleaning, repair orders, mail service and the upkeep of equipment.
  • Manage the ordering and inventory of agency supplies.
  • Ensure that the facility is operating as it should on a daily basis by completing daily inspections and conducting proactive and reactive maintenance and that facilities meet compliance standards and government regulations.
  • Serve as point of contact for the buildings.
  • Ensure compliance with all safety and security protocols.
  • Plan and schedule any necessary replacements and repairs, scheduling necessary maintenance and management tasks during the least disruptive times.
  • Manage and control all paper records and electronic records for the agency. Maintain administrative records and archival records, including all CFB forms and mailings. 
  • Work with Systems and other units, ensure that electronic records are maintained in accordance with City records management policies, legal requirements and industry best practices.
  • Oversee agency’s salvage process and car usage log.
  • Supervise Administrative Operations staff.

Essential Skills:

  • Capable of supervising support staff and setting and enforcing deadlines. Strong work ethic, meticulous attention to detail and need to be exceptionally conscientious and diligent.
  • Must be accurate and efficient, high energy, comfortable performing multifaceted projects in conjunction with day-to-day activities
  • Excellent analytical skills and good reasoning abilities and sound judgment.
  • Must be a team player, willing to build inter-departmental and inter-agency relationships.
  • Effectively interface with all levels of the organization to coordinate all office services.

Qualifications:

  • Candidate must have a college degree or at least 5 years work related experience.
  • Knowledge of records management and retention regulations required.
  • Knowledge of facilities management including fire safety and security protocols.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • NYC residency required.

Salary commensurate with experience.  Please send resume and cover letter to:

Harold Andrieux
Director of Human Resources
NYC Campaign Finance Board
100 Church Street,12th Floor
New York, New York 10007
Fax #: (212) 409-1705
resume@nyccfb.info


Auditor

Department: Auditing & Accounting
Job Status: Full-Time

$46,000 - $54,000

The NYC Campaign Finance Board (CFB), a nonpartisan, independent agency that enhances the  role of New York City residents in elections, seeks an Auditor for its Auditing and Accounting Unit.  We offer a dynamic work environment, training, growth potential, and excellent benefits.

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze financial records and disclosure statements for financial, compliance and investigative audits of political campaigns. Overtime will be required to complete work as needed.
  • Perform audits in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS) and following internally developed specialized programs.
  • Manage assigned audit caseload in team structure.
  • Provide assistance in planning activities of the audit team during the post-election period and coordinating the team’s activities with other CFB units.
  • Prepare written reports and correspondence that are clear, concise, accurate and timely.
  • Communicate with campaigns in a professional manner and assist in providing guidance to campaigns on various audit and compliance issues.

Essential Skills:

  • The ideal candidate will be a team player capable of meeting tight deadlines.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and communication skills (both verbal and written).
  • A strong work ethic and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Background or interest in politics and government.

Qualifications:

  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and three years of experience in one or a combination of the following: financial administration, accounting, compliance or investigative auditing, fraud reviews, working with a large public or private concern in budget administration, economics, finance, fiscal or economic research, fiscal management, personnel or public administration, program evaluation; or a related area; OR a satisfactory combination of education and experience in the areas described above. 
  • New York City residency must be obtained within 90 days of starting the position.
  • Previous experience in performing audits in accordance with Generally Accepted (Government) Auditing Standards strongly preferred.
  • A master’s degree is not required but will be a plus.
  • Ability to work overtime when required.

Please email, mail or fax your resume, cover letter, and a brief writing sample to:

Mr. Harold Andrieux

Director of Human Resources
NYC Campaign Finance Board
100 Church Street, 12th Floor
New York, New York 10007
Fax #: (212) 409-1705
resume@nyccfb.info

The CFB is an equal opportunity employer firmly committed to diversity. If you anticipate needing any type of reasonable accommodation to apply for an employment opportunity, please contact us at (212) 409-1800.


Candidate Services Liaison (Seasonal - 18 months)

Department: Candidate Guidance & Policy
Job Status: Full-Time

$50,000 - $55,000

The NYC Campaign Finance Board (CFB), a nonpartisan, independent city agency that enhances the role of New York City residents in elections, seeks a Candidate Services Liaison. We offer a team-oriented work environment, professional development opportunities, growth potential, and excellent benefits.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a primary liaison between the CFB and candidates running for New York City office.
  • Monitor and assist campaigns in preparing campaign finance disclosure reports.
  • Provide one-on-one guidance on matters of compliance with campaign finance regulations.
  • Assist candidates in the process of qualifying for public matching funds.
  • Prepare training and guidance materials on recordkeeping and reporting requirements.
  • Conduct trainings for candidates, treasurers, campaign staff and the general public.
  • Teach and provide technical support for the Candidate Software for Managing and Reporting Transactions (C-SMART).
  • Test updates to C-SMART and other CFB systems applications.

Essential Skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Public speaking experience and ability to deliver effective presentations.
  • Customer-focused approach to answering questions and solving problems.
  • Strong computer and internet skills with a willingness to learn new software.

Qualifications:

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and two years’ work or equivalent internship experience.
  • Previous experience working on political campaigns or in a customer-focused environment preferred.
  • Background or interest in politics and government.
  • Proficiency in MS Office; familiarity with video editing or e-learning software a plus.
  • Foreign language skills a plus.
  • New York City residency must be obtained within 90 days of starting the position.

Please email, fax, or mail your resume and cover letter, to:

Harold Andrieux
Director of Human Resources
NYC Campaign Finance Board
100 Church Street,12th Floor
New York, New York 10007
Fax #: (212) 409-1705
resume@nyccfb.info

The CFB is an equal opportunity employer firmly committed to diversity. If you anticipate needing any type of reasonable accommodation to apply for an employment opportunity, please contact us at (212) 409-1800.


.NET Developer (Seasonal - 18 months)

Department: Systems Administration
Job Status: Full-Time

$90,000–$95,000

The New York City Campaign Finance Board seeks an experienced full stack .NET Web Developer.  We offer a dynamic work environment, training, growth potential, and excellent benefits.

Under general supervision, with broad scope for the exercise of independent initiative and judgment, this developer is responsible for the system analysis, technical design, development, testing, enhancement, and maintenance of various applications that support the Agency’s business functions. The selected candidate will be required to perform tasks related to the development of software applications and data transformation activities for the Agency.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for full software development life cycle, including user interface design, database development, back-end architecture, deployment and maintenance of the defined solution based on business and functional requirements
  • Design, write, unit test, and document application code to successfully deliver secure, robust, transactional and service oriented architectures.
  • Understand the Agency’s strategic initiatives and develop technology solutions that deliver the required business value
  • Understand complex business processes/applications with intent to re-write/enhance using current tools/technology.
  • Provide supporting documentation for all phases of development/implementation.
  • Develop technical specifications, including data flow diagrams
  • Maintain data security and internal controls of environment to adequately protect Agency assets and records

Essential Skills:

  • Strong demonstrable experience in systems architecture and N-tier application development using Microsoft’s web technology stack (ASP.NET MVC, C#, IIS6/7/8, ADO.NET, Entity Framework, SOAP/REST Web Services including Web API and WCF, Http Handlers, Http Modules).
  • Strong experience implementing standards based front-end development (HTML5, XHTML, JavaScript, CSS).
  • Experience with scripting languages including JavaScript (intermediate to advanced level) jQuery and data exchange formats (XML, JSON, SOAP) in a service oriented or micro services architecture.
  • Experience with Responsive Web Design (RWD) patterns.
  • Ability to build/create/maintain application databases utilizing MS SQL Server (2008 and above), including SSIS, TSQL, stored procedures, functions & performance tuning.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, recognize and react to changing business needs and effectively prioritize tasks.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work both independently and in conjunction with team members and business units. Enthusiasm and flexibility to work on a variety of projects are necessary, as well as the ability to rapidly acquire new domain familiarity.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, identify issues and resolve with minimal direction.
  • Ability to analyze, document and validate software requirements.
  • Experience with the Software Development Life Cycle Methodology (SDLC) and Agile development methodologies.
  • Experience reverse engineering legacy monolithic client-server applications and reengineering and rewriting in segments in a loosely coupled service oriented architecture.
  • Ability to speak and write clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings and styles.
  • B.S. in Computer Science or related discipline.

Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of development experience.
  • 1 – 2 years of experience with ASP.NET MVC Core 2 or 1
  • 2 - 3 years of experience with ASP.NET MVC 4
  • 3 - 4 years of experience with C#, .NET, Visual Studio, ASP.NET, IIS.
  • 3 - 4 years of web application development including JavaScript, AJAX.
  • 4 + years of experience with MS SQL Server, T-SQL, Tables, Stored Procedures, Views.
  • 2+ years of Entity Framework (EF) experience with some experience in EF Core.
  • 2+ years of Web Services/Web API Core or 2/WCF experience.
  • 1 - 2 years of experience in designing rich dynamic web applications using HTML5 features along with Responsive Design using CSS3

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Umbraco CMS
  • Creating micro services using .NET Core.
  • ReactJS or ReactJS.NET
  • Angular
  • Vue JS
  • TypeScript
  • NodeJS
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Basic graphics editing using Photoshop.
  • General understanding of good UI/UX design principals.
  • Agile Scrum development methodology
  • Knowledge of performance tuning, security, scalability
  • Proficiency in writing unit tests and using unit testing frameworks
  • Experience with Dependency Injection frameworks (built-in .NET Core, Ninject, Unity)
  • Experience with VSTS or Team Foundation Server (TFS) or comparable Source Control tools including GIT
  • Experience with Bootstrap templates
  • Experience with Story Boarding tools such as Balsamiq or PowerPoint Story Boarding.

Please email, fax, or mail your resume and cover letter, to:

Harold Andrieux
Director of Human Resources
NYC Campaign Finance Board
100 Church Street,12th Floor
New York, New York 10007
Fax #: (212) 409-1705
resume@nyccfb.info

The CFB is an equal opportunity employer firmly committed to diversity. If you anticipate needing any type of reasonable accommodation to apply for an employment opportunity, please contact us at (212) 409-1800.


Network Administrator

Department: Systems Administration
Job Status: Full-Time

Full-Time/Seasonal
80,000 to $85,000

The NYC Campaign Finance Board (CFB), a nonpartisan, independent city agency that enhances the role of New York City residents in elections, seeks a Network Administrator.  The CFB’s network supports approximately 130 users and 20 general use computers with approximately 50 servers that are predominantly virtual between two sites.  The Network Administrator’s role is to ensure the stability, reliability, integrity, security and efficient operation of the CFB’s network including internet connectivity and the consumption of Microsoft Azure services.  The Network Administrator will set up, monitor, maintain, support and optimize all aspects of the CFB network.  The Network Administrator will report directly to the Director of Systems Administration and work collaboratively with the other Network Administrator.

Responsibilities:

Strategy & Planning

  • Assess and regularly report on near-term and long-term network capacity needs.
  • Create and maintain documentation as it relates to network configuration, network mapping, processes and service records.
  • Develop, implement and maintain policies, procedures and associated training plans for network administration, usage and disaster recovery.

Acquisition & Deployment

  • Conduct research on network products, services, protocols, and standards to remain abreast of developments in the networking industry.
  • Oversee hardware, and software upgrades.
  • Interact and negotiate with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure network products and services.

Operational Management

  • Maintain and manage the agency’s network, build and maintain servers, install and maintain network operating systems, and configure switches, routers and firewalls.
  • Support software packages and ensure their smooth and reliable operation for fulfilling business objectives and processes.
  • Provide expert infrastructure setup, configuration and support to the Software Development team in the deployment of agency developed web and internal network applications including setting up DNS and secure connectivity.
  • Collaborate closely with the Software Development team to quickly resolve issues and take proactive steps to ensure an absolute minimum of unscheduled downtime of CFB developed applications.
  • Network administration including backup, security management, user account management, e-mail, internet access, configure and manage storage, office systems and applications support, and ensure all systems maintain high availability.
  • Monitor and test network performance, ensure all systems are running at top performance, troubleshoot problem areas as needed and provide performance statistics and reports as requested.
  • Ensure that internet connectivity is reliable, secure and meets performance expectations.
  • Ensure all computer hardware is working at full capacity.
  • Manage the agency’s helpdesk and resolve complex network and desktop issues.
  • Set-up, test and maintain up-to-date the technology component of the agency’s DR/BC plan
  • Oversee installation, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of end user workstation hardware, software, and peripheral devices.

Qualifications:

Formal Education

  • College degree in Computer Science or related field and 5 years of work experience in the Network Administration field, or equivalent education and work experience.

Knowledge & Experience            

  • Proven experience and success with the following:
    • Windows Server and Active Directory domain, Microsoft Exchange Server, CISCO switches, routers and ASA firewalls,
    • Microsoft Azure Administration
    • DNS management,
    • Security certificate management,
    • EMC or Similar SAN with fiber switches,
    • Windows Server OS on HP Servers running VMware virtual environment,
    • Unitrends Enterprise Backup & Continuity Software or similar enterprise level back-up, DR/BC solution,
    • Configuring and using DNS, DHCP, VLAN, and VPN,
    • IP,
    • Windows PC operating system,
    • Microsoft Office software suite,
    • Microsoft Office 365
    • Knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server administration,
    • Spam filters,
    • Symantec Ghost or similar disk imaging solution,
    • Symantec Endpoint or similar enterprise endpoint security solution,
    • IIS configuration management and administration,
    • Web site administration,
    • Hardware and software troubleshooting.

Personal Attributes

  • Must be accurate and efficient, high energy, comfortable performing multifaceted projects in conjunction with day-to-day activities.
  • Superior interpersonal and management skills including patience and ability to work well with staff at all levels.
  • Strong project management, problem solving and organizational skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills including ability to present ideas in user-friendly language.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • On-call availability during peak periods.

Please email, fax, or mail your resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, to:

Mr. Harold Andrieux
NYC Campaign Finance Board
100 Church Street, 12th Floor
New York, New York 10007
Fax #: (212) 409-1705
resume@nyccfb.info

The CFB is an equal opportunity employer firmly committed to diversity. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. If you anticipate needing any type of reasonable accommodation to apply for an employment opportunity, please contact Harold Andrieux at (212) 409-1800.

 


Youth Engagement Coordinator

Department: Public Affairs
Job Status: Full-Time

$40,000 - $50,000

The Campaign Finance Board (CFB), a nonpartisan, independent city agency that enhances the role of New Yorkers in elections, seeks a Youth Engagement Coordinator to lead and coordinate a robust youth voter engagement strategy for young New Yorkers. The Youth Engagement Coordinator will work closely with Public Affairs staff to assist in the overall coordination of services and opportunities to ensure young New Yorkers have a voice at the polls and have the opportunity to be civically engaged.

We are seeking an energetic, passionate, and enthusiastic candidate who believes in the power of voting and works well in a collaborative environment. The ideal candidate has demonstrated ability to manage a portfolio of programming, is a creative thinker, and has previous experience working with and inspiring young people to take action.

Responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with the Director of Partnerships and Outreach, set annual and quarterly goals for youth engagement strategy that reflects agency and division goals.
  • Facilitate and coordinate a robust youth voter engagement strategy that incorporates a peer-to-peer model.
  • Run the We Power NYC youth ambassador program, including recruiting and training student leaders through one-on-ones and train-the-trainer methods, overseeing the ambassadors’ outreach to their respective networks, and using methods to engage and retain the ambassadors throughout the program.
  • Support content creation by providing engagement ideas for outreach on digital platforms and field work.
  • Curate presentations and reports that effectively supports efforts by community organizations to organize young people to vote.
  • Create and coordinate special youth-focused events with partner and We Power Ambassadors.
  • Coordinate CFB partnerships and outreach with the youth-focused field.
  • Provide resources to relevant organizations that support youth initiatives.
  • Participate in community events and create civic youth engagement opportunities.
  • Represent CFB and NYC Votes at youth-focused public events.
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues to incorporate youth voice in appropriate programming and communications.
  • Coordinate and complete administrative reports relating to youth programming.

Essential Skills:

  • Effective decision-making and strategic skills that follow youth development principles.
  • Interest in and knowledge of government and public policy issues related to youth voter engagement.
  • Ability to work independently, with supervision, and as part of a team.
  • Ability to think critically and to make an evaluation of something by assessing opportunities and analyzing results.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills; strong ability to speak in public and engage audiences with confidence.
  • Passion for social change and positive engagement.
  • Resourceful, self-motivated and energetic approach.
  • Ability to create and keep deadlines.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work as a team player and build relationships within and across departmental units.
  • Must be available to work Monday through Friday office hours or later, as well as have flexibility for some nights and weekend hours.

Qualifications:

  • Experience in youth campaign development and strategic planning.
  • Previous work in peer-to-peer engagement models.
  • A bachelor’s degree, preferably in Political Science, Social Work, Youth Development, Education or another relevant field.
  • Experience mentoring and working with youth
  • Experience organizing or facilitating presentations and workshops for young people.
  • Ability to work effectively with organizations and create partnerships.
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher) and Google Suite.
  • Willingness to travel independently to speaking engagements, sometimes outside of regular working hours.
  • New York City residency must be obtained within 90 days of starting the position.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in outreach or youth engagement work, voting and civic engagement work is preferred.

Please email, fax, or mail your resume and cover letter, to:

Mr. Man Wai Gin
NYC Campaign Finance Board
100 Church Street,12th Floor
New York, New York 10007
Fax #: (212) 409-1705
resume@nyccfb.info

The CFB is an equal opportunity employer firmly committed to diversity. If you anticipate needing any type of reasonable accommodation to apply for an employment opportunity, please contact us at (212) 409-1800.