Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 05/17/22
Applications Due: 06/03/22
Vacancy ID: 105077

Position Information

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleDirector of the Bureau of Adjudications/Associate Counsel - 2477

Occupational CategoryLegal

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $124534 to $157338 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

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 Division of Legal Affairs

Riverview Center

City Albany


Zip Code12204

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Admission to the New York State Bar and four years of experience in the practice of law subsequent to admission to the Bar.

Preferred Qualifications: Candidates must possess a law degree from an accredited law school. Admission to, and a member in good standing of, the New York State Bar is required. Candidates must possess a law degree from an accredited law school and have at least five years of experience handling formal administrative hearings and writing decisions that include findings of fact and well-reasoned conclusions of law. Admission to, and a member in good standing of, the New York State Bar is required. Candidates must also have knowledge and experience in administrative hearings held by video or in person pursuant to the New York State Public Health Law, Social Services Law, Elder Law and state and federal regulations, including titles 10 and 18 NYCRR and titles 7 and 42 CFR, and be willing to travel to conduct hearings throughout the state.

Candidates must have impeccable judgment and be committed to advancing the priorities of the NYS Department of Health. Supervisory experience is necessary because this position involves managing a growing bureau that currently consists of 13 administrative tribunal representatives, hearing officers, administrative law judges, and professional staff, and overseeing the assignment, tracking, and handling of hearings. Experience in conducting protracted hearings, and in preparing detailed written decisions in complex matters with voluminous hearing records, is important.

Duties Description The Bureau of Adjudication is an extremely active bureau within DLA, handling and/or conducting hundreds of administrative hearings and appeals annually. The Chief ALJ conducts hearings involving all Department divisions and serves as an ex-officio member of the Advisory Board to the Board of Professional Medical Conduct. Additional duties will be assigned as necessary to meet the Department's and Bureau's needs and objectives.

Additional Comments Three writing samples, preferably decisions from administrative hearings, must be submitted with the application.

"Benefits of Working for NYS
Generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:
Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Thirteen (13) paid holidays annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave annually
• Up to Five (5) days of paid personal leave annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave annually for PEF/CSEA
• Up to Eight (8) days of paid sick leave annually for M/C
• Up to three (3) days of professional leave annually to participate in professional development

Health Care Benefits
• Eligible employees and dependents can pick from a variety of affordable health insurance programs
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost

Additional Benefits
• New York State Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) Membership
• NYS Deferred Compensation
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, as well as U.S. Savings Bonds
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• And many more.. "

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Contact Information

Name Human Resources Management Group, WN/02477/AC

Telephone 5184861812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street Rm 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingSubmit cover letter and resume, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group, WN/02477/AC, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237- 0012, or fax to (518)473-3395, or by email to, with Reference Code WN/02477/AC included in the subject line. Failure to include the required information in the subject line of your email or fax may result in your resume not being considered for this position. Resumes will be accepted until May 31, 2022.