The Tax Law Center at the NYU School of Law is seeking one or more full-time Senior Attorney Advisors to work closely with the Executive Director to contribute to rigorous, high-impact tax legal work in the public interest.
You are an attorney with significant experience in the federal tax policy making process and a deep commitment to advancing racial and economic equity through taxation. You are a clear, persuasive writer and communicator, and are excited to draft legislation, regulations, and comments in addition to briefs, technical reports, and less-technical white papers and blog posts. You have deep relationships in tax law and policymaking.
The Senior Attorney Advisor, who will report to the Executive Director, will be responsible for:
Helping to set the agenda for the Tax Law Center, including helping to lead the design and implementation of a system for identifying and prioritizing opportunities for the Center to further its mission.
Playing a core role in driving forward the Center's ongoing regulatory work, coordinating and collaborating with outside experts, performing quality control, helping supervise the work of an Attorney Advisor and a Research Associate, and contributing your own original written work
Interfacing with policymakers and staff, and connecting them with academic and practitioner experts.
Providing strategic guidance to the Executive Director and other senior team members.
Supervising and mentoring Tax Law Center staff.
JD or equivalent and significant experience working on US federal tax law and policy.
A track record of developing and maintaining strong working relationships with tax technical experts, such as federal government tax staff and tax practitioners.
Deep subject matter expertise.
A commitment to advancing the mission of the Center.
Good judgement about how to navigate and weigh complex and uncertain policy and procedural considerations.
Prior experience managing staff is a plus but is not required, but you need to be excited to develop these skills.
In compliance with NYC's Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is $145,000 and $175,000. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer. You will be an employee of New York University, with access to an excellent, comprehensive benefits package including generous paid time off and retirement contributions.
The Tax Law Center will be conducting work remotely through calendar year 2022 due to the COVID 19 pandemic and pending an assessment of workspace needs. The Tax Law Center is committed to providing a productive and supportive environment for all employees, and their perspectives will help define future space needs and/or remote work policies.
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Please do not upload a cover letter; instead, you will be asked to provide brief answers to three short questions as part of the application form.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
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