Major not-for-profit urban development corporation seeks detail-oriented, self-motivated attorney with experience in financial transactional law and an interest in economic development projects to join its Legal Department to provide legal counsel to New York City Economic Development Corporation ("NYCEDC").
Coordinating and directing the efforts of City agencies, project consultants, and construction teams to ensure that projects move ahead-guiding decisions and progress on process, schedule, budget, planning, design, construction, funding, regulation/permitting, and operations; and
Responsible for a broad range of activities, including the day-to-day management of information security tools and devices, project implementation of security initiatives, and will include significant responsibilities for the security administration of a wide variety of IT systems across the enterprise.
The Director will also serve as the primary liaison with external Women.NYC partners - including funders and program partners - and will be responsible for building new strategic partnerships with both the private and non-profit sector. This will include the development and management of a Women.NYC advisory board consisting of leaders from across industries.
The Legal Department provides advice and representation on real estate development activities (including land sales and leases), construction projects, municipal bond financings, tax benefit agreements, corporate matters and litigation, interacting with private companies, City, State and federal agencies and the Port Authority.
Providing guidance, recommendations, and subject-matter expertise to the Deputy Mayor and Executive staff on improving or streamlining current programs and City regulatory processes; and consulting on the development of new programs and policies aimed at achieving the administration's goals for housing and economic development.
Build and maintain relationships with governmental and quasi-governmental agencies, real estate developers and business groups, consultants, civic and community stakeholders, and cultural and professional organizations.
Build relationships with business, academia and philanthropy developing a deep understanding of the roles and responsibilities of key functions, creating awareness of EDC programs and initiatives, and identifying mutually beneficial collaboration opportunities.