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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 04/28/23

Applications Due07/28/23

Vacancy ID129843

AgencyEmpire State Development, NYS

TitleAVP, Community Relations

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitNone listed

Salary RangeFrom $108000 to $108000 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County New York

Street Address 633 Third Avenue

City New York


Zip Code10017

Minimum Qualifications Education Level required: Bachelor’s Degree in relevant area. Extensive relevant experience may be substituted.

Equivalent Experience required: 5+ years related project development work experience in public and private sector and in community relations and legislative/ constituent affairs.

Knowledge required: Excellent writing and communication skills; Microsoft Office.
Other skills: Community relations and coalition building.

Duties Description BASIC FUNCTION:
Manage community relations for various ESD real estate development projects. Manage Community / Government Relations downstate.

· Provide community relations support to ESD’s Real Estate Development and Subsidiaries division.
· Manage relationships with local community boards, elected and appointed officials, community organizations and developers on signature projects; ensure positive project development and maximum community support.
· Develop and execute community relations strategy for economic development projects statewide.
· Attend and manage meetings, with members of legislature regarding ESD’s real estate development projects.
· Represent ESD at community events, hearings and meetings.
· Monitor issues of concerns and relevance to communities in the project area and assist in creating solutions.
· Manage projects as needed.
· Provide strategic support, advice and positioning for assigned real estate and community projects.
· Perform other job-related duties and projects as required by ESD Executive Management.

Additional Comments Position expected to work onsite and/or remote consistent with NYS and ESD guidelines and needs.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Maria Gately, SHRM-CP - Senior Human Resources Manager

Telephone N/A

Fax N/A

Email Address


Street 633 Third Avenue

City New York

State NY

Zip Code 10017


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