Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 05/13/22
Applications Due: 06/03/22
Vacancy ID: 104841

Position Information

AgencyEducation Department, State

TitleSenior Attorney, (Two Positions), Box PIMS-562/04454, PIMS-563/64308

Occupational CategoryLegal

Salary Grade25

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $88161 to $111111 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Schedule

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

Location

County Albany

Street Address Office of Performance Improvement and Management Services

Office of State Review

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12234

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Reassignment: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service as a Senior Attorney.

Eligible List Appointment: Candidates must be reachable on the Civil Service eligible list for this title. If you are on the Civil Service eligible list for this title, you may receive a canvass letter. You must complete and return it as instructed on the letter.

Section 70.1 Transfer: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in any of the following titles: Senior Attorney (Realty).

Section 52.6 Transfer: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in a title allocated SG-23 or higher eligible to transfer under Section 52.6 of the Civil Service Law. Candidates must also possess a Juris Doctor degree AND be admitted to the Bar to practice law in New York State or a state with Bar reciprocity to qualify for transfer. For information regarding the transfer options of your current title, please visit the Civil Service Career Mobility Office Website.

55b/c Appointment: This position is eligible for 55b/c designation and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility. Candidates must possess the minimum qualifications and a current 55b/c eligibility letter.

Duties Description The New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) Office of Performance Improvement and Management Services is seeking candidates for two Senior Attorney positions in the Office of State Review. This Office is responsible for reviewing the decisions of impartial hearing officers concerning the identification, evaluation, program, or placement of children who have, or are suspected of having, an educational disability. Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Maintain an expertise in special education law, legal research, and legal writing;
• Analyze the facts and laws in each appeal in light of the extensive procedural and substantive provisions of federal and State law relating to children with disabilities;
• Prepare written draft decisions which accurately identify the factual and legal issues to be determined, and make recommendations in a clear, concise, and logical manner;
• Manage assignments to ensure timely completion of quality decisions; and
• Work collaboratively and effectively with other staff.

Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: These will be permanent appointments. For 55b/c appointment, candidates must possess the minimum qualifications, a current 55b/c eligibility letter and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility. Promotions and transfers may change appointees’ negotiating unit. Candidates should be aware that changes in negotiating units may affect their salary, insurance, and other benefits. Verification of degree, Bar admission, and work experience will be required at the time of interview for all candidates. Candidates are required to possess admission to the New York State Bar at the time of hire. Failure to maintain admission to the New York State Bar will result in removal from employment.

All NYSED employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 or submit to mandatory weekly testing for COVID-19.

* Leads to a maximum salary of $111,111 based on annual performance advances.

APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by June 3, 2022 to OMSJOBS@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). Your resume must clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. You must include the Box number (PIMS-562/04454, PIMS-563/64308) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. Your social security number may be required to confirm your eligibility.

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

Contact Information

Name Office of Human Resources Management

Telephone (518) 474-5215

Fax (518) 486-5631

Email Address omsjobs@nysed.gov

Address

Street NYS Education Department

89 Washington Avenue, OHRM, room 528 EB

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12234

 

Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by June 3, 2022 to OMSJOBS@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). Your resume must clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. You must include the Box number (PIMS-562/04454, PIMS-563/64308) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. Your social security number may be required to confirm your eligibility.