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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/15/23

Applications Due12/13/23

Vacancy ID144150

AgencyCourt Administration, Office of

TitleASSISTANT DEPUTY COUNSEL (STATEWIDE ADA COORDINATOR)

Occupational CategoryLegal

Salary Grade31

Bargaining UnitNone listed

Salary RangeFrom $122603 to $122603 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 35

Workday

From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address 187 Wolf Road, Suite 103

City albany

StateNY

Zip Code12205

Minimum Qualifications Admission to the New York State Bar and five (5) years of legal experience. Candidates with experience addressing Americans with Disabilities Act issues, or related experience in areas such as accessibility, discrimination and human rights are encouraged to apply.

Duties Description Assistant Deputy Counsel specialize in particular substantive areas of the law which relate to the development and implementation of court policies and the administration of the Unified Court System. They are responsible for assisting less experienced attorneys in Counsel's Office under the general direction of Deputy Counsel and Counsel to the Office of Court Administration. Assistant Deputy Counsel analyze complex legal issues and questions presented by proposed administrative rules, legislation, and litigation, advise judges and non-judicial personnel on the implications of procedures and programs, and perform other related duties.

Additional Comments The Assistant Deputy Counsel (Statewide ADA Coordinator) assists the courts in assuring access to court facilities and reasonable accommodations for court users who qualify under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The successful candidate will undertake the following duties and responsibilities: formulating policies and procedures regarding ADA accommodations for court users; providing legal advice and training to UCS personnel regarding ADA issues; overseeing other UCS personnel handling ADA issues; collaborating with UCS facilities managers to ensure provision of ADA-compliant physical spaces; creating and updating internal and external ADA websites, forms and other materials; participating in the work of the ADA Advisory Committee; responding to internal and external ADA inquiries; facilitating the provision of auxiliary aids and services for court users; researching, collecting, and analyzing data relating to accommodations and accessibility; and assisting in defense of litigation alleging disability discrimination.

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Name DAVID NOCENTI

Telephone

Fax

Email Address counselsoffice-emp@nycourts.gov

Address

Street 25 BEAVER STREET

City new york

State NY

Zip Code 10004

 

Notes on ApplyingAll interested persons meeting the minimum qualifications are encouraged to submit a UCS-5 Application for Employment form (obtainable from any administrative office in a court building or on the web at www.nycourts.gov/careers/UCS5.pdf) and a cover letter and resume by email to counselsoffice-emp@nycourts.gov or mail to:
DAVID NOCENTI
COUNSEL
OFFICE OF COURT ADMINISTRATION
25 BEAVER STREET
NEW YORK, NY 10004

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