By Kim Hart - 10/29/09 02:20 PM EDT
To handle the growing range of issues Google is involved in — from online privacy to government transparency — the company is seeking to expand even more. It is looking to hire an academic relations manager who will serve as a liaison to university faculty, economists and researchers and commission policy papers.
company is also hiring a small-business community outreach manager, who
will work on small-business issues on the state and federal levels.
Google is also looking for a policy associate to join its
The tech giant has spent just
under $3 million on lobbying so far this year, up from the $2 million
it spent during the first nine months of 2008.
In addition to
the openings at its Washington office, Google is looking to fill a
dozen more legal and policy jobs at its headquarters in Mountain View,