Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 05/04/22
Applications Due: 05/19/22
Vacancy ID: 104218

Position Information

AgencyBoard of Elections

TitleAssociate Counsel

Occupational CategoryLegal

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $0 to $0 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Exempt Class

Travel Percentage 0%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Albany

Street Address 40 N. Pearl Street, 10th Floor

City Albany


Zip Code12207

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications • A minimum of three (3) years of post-New York State Bar experience as an Attorney; one year of which was involved in the prosecution or defense of “white collar crime” or election law.
• Well-organized, mission-focused professional who exhibits in their body of work a commitment to integrity and results-based performance.
• Comfortable working in a rapidly changing, fast-paced environment; leading and proactively managing work streams.
• Strong skill sets in the following areas: case management and strategy execution; analysis of fact patterns and investigative reports; critical thinking; crisp verbal and written communication skills.

Duties Description The Associate Counsel, reporting to the Chief Enforcement Counsel, is responsible for performing a variety of assigned duties and responsibilities including, but not limited to:

• Coordinating all phases of the investigation and referral of criminal violations of the Elections Law to ensure a successful prosecution;

• Assisting in determining case selection in addition to planning of the overall audit and investigation strategy in cooperation with Audit and Investigations staff;

• Ensuring that evidence gathered will be admissible in court;

• Ensuring candidates and witnesses constitutional rights are not violated;

• Rendering advice on current or proposed investigation and audit techniques;

• Assisting in the development of statewide projects to detect voter fraud in cooperation with the Investigative Analyst;

• Assisting in developing strategies to obtain records from candidates, committees or their legal representatives, and third parties;

• Maintaining contact with the County District Attorneys and New York State Office of the Attorney General;

• Conducting hearings before independent hearing officers of non-criminal violations of the Election Law to ensure professional litigations;

• Drafting, filing and litigating Special Proceedings in the Supreme Court.

Additional Comments What we offer:
• Extensive benefits package including paid leave, excellent health, dental, vision and retirement benefits

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

Contact Information

Name Michael L. Johnson

Telephone 518-486-7858

Fax 518-457-5247

Email Address


Street 40 N. Pearl Street, 10th Floor

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12207


Notes on ApplyingTo apply, please send resume and cover letter no later than May 19, 2022. New York State is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)