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NAAG Positions

Background

The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) was founded in 1907 to help Attorneys General fulfill the responsibilities of their office and to assist in the delivery of high quality legal services to the states and territorial jurisdictions. NAAG's mission is: "To facilitate interaction among Attorneys General as peers. To facilitate the enhanced performance of Attorneys General and their staffs." NAAG fosters an environment of "cooperative leadership," helping Attorneys General respond effectively - individually and collectively - to emerging state and federal issues.

The Association fosters interstate cooperation on legal and law enforcement issues, conducts policy research and analysis of issues, and facilitates communication between the states' chief legal officers and all levels of government. The Association's members are the Attorneys General of the 50 states and the chief legal officers of the District of Columbia, the Commonwealths of Puerto Rico (Secretary of Justice) and the Northern Mariana Islands, and the territories of American Samoa, Guam, and the Virgin Islands.

The National Association of Attorneys General is an Equal Opportunity Employer


DC | Membership and Meetings Coordinator
The Membership and Meetings Coordinator reports directly to the Meetings Manager and maintains membership information in the associations AMS, coordinates registration for NAAG annual meetings, regional meetings, and other seminars and conferences (approximately 20 each year.) Excellent computer skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, database knowledge) are necessary. A basic knowledge of the meeting industry is required. The ability to maintain confidentiality, professionalism, composure, and discretion are essential. The Membership and Meetings Coordinator must be a highly effective team player and be comfortable working in a fluid environment.

DC | NAGTRI Program Specialist - Consumer Protection
The NAGTRI Program Specialist – Consumer Protection supports the work of NAAG and NAGTRI by assisting the NAGTRI Program Manager, Director of the Center for Consumer Protection and NAAG/NAGTRI attorneys. The Specialist should have excellent computer and writing skills, be able to handle multiple tasks, meet deadlines, exhibit an outgoing personality, think independently, have some experience managing a budget, and exercise tact and diplomacy. The Specialist should have the ability to work effectively in a team environment, fostering collaboration and cooperation across departments. Travel accounts for approximately 40% of this position. The Specialist reports directly to the NAGTRI Program Manager and Director of the CCP.

DC | Communications Assistant
The Communications Assistant supports the work of the NAAG Director of Communications. She/he will assist with emerging, pressing issues and provide general support to the Communications Director and other Executive Staff. The Communications Assistant must possess strong organizational skills and pay close attention to detail with the ability to multi-task, work under deadline pressure, and adapt quickly to changing work priorities. Excellent computer skills, strong written and verbal communications skills, and a personable demeanor with an emphasis on tact and diplomacy are essential. Overtime and some travel may be required.

DC | Accounting Assistant
The Accounting Assistant will learn all aspects of the Accounting Department at NAAG. The Accounting Assistant must show attention to detail, possess strong time management and organizational skills; adhere to deadlines; and be able to adapt to changing work priorities. Analytical abilities are necessary to review and audit invoices and accounts, detect and resolve errors and problems. The position is full-time and reports to the Controller.

DC | NAMFCU Membership Assistant
The National Association of Medicaid Fraud Control Units (NAMFCU) was founded in 1978 to assist the state Medicaid Fraud Control Units (MFCUs) with fulfilling their responsibilities to investigate and prosecute Medicaid provider fraud and resident abuse and neglect. NAMFCU's mission is to promote interstate cooperation and communication, to provide for the exchange of information, to assist with improving the quality of Medicaid fraud and resident abuse investigations and prosecutions by offering regular training programs and to educate the public about the activities of the Medicaid Fraud Control Units.

DC | NAGTRI Visiting Fellow
The NAGTRI fellow conducts research and assists with authoring manuals for the attorneys general offices; attends meetings with White House, congressional, and international organizations around the world; assists with the editing of Supreme Court amicus briefs; conducts research and assists in the writing of briefs for NAAG's Center for Tobacco and Public Health; helps provide legal research for our substantive trainings such as intellectual property theft and human trafficking; develops articles for NAGTRI's quarterly journal; assists with our International Fellows program; and attends NAAG professional trainings and meetings. Fellows possess strong time management and organizational skills; have the ability to multi-task; and adapt quickly to changing work priorities. Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office, LexisNexis, and Outlook); strong communications skills; and the ability to maintain strict confidentiality, professionalism, composure, and discretion are essential.

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