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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/23/24

Applications Due03/09/24

Vacancy ID151944


AgencyJustice Center For The Protection Of People With Special Needs

TitleStudent Assistant

Occupational CategoryLegal

Salary GradeNS

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

Salary RangeFrom $21.29 to $21.29 Hourly

Employment Type Part-Time

Part-time Percent 80%

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive 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? Yes

County Albany

Street Address 161 Delaware Ave

City Delmar


Zip Code12054

Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Graduate student currently enrolled in an accredited Law School.

Duties Description • Assist in the review and analysis of evidence and related law to determine whether there is a preponderance of relevant evidence to support a substantiated finding of abuse or neglect.
• Assist in the review and revision of internal documents involving the Justice Center statute.
• Format, draft and proofread legal documents.
• Conduct legal research and draft memos on policy issues impacting Case Closure operations as well as the agency overall.
• Must be able to set own priorities and manage all deadlines in accordance with required timeframes.
• Participate in various meetings and work groups representing Case Closure position and interests.
• Maintain professionalism and confidentiality at all times (will receive confidentiality training as part of internship).
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional Comments Number of Hours: 20 – 30 up to full time during breaks.

Established in 2013 by the Protection with Special Needs Act; The New York State Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs (Justice Center) is charged with protecting over one million New Yorkers under the care or jurisdiction across six State Oversight Agencies.

NOTE ON FINGERPRINTING: Please be advised that should you accept a job offer with this agency, you may be required to be fingerprinted and pay for the cost of the fingerprinting fee.

NOTE ON TELECOMMUTING: Employees are required to apply and obtain approval through management to telecommute according to the Justice Center’s Telecommuting Program Guidelines.

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

Name Human Resources / JM

Telephone 518-549-0231

Fax 518-549-0462

Email Address


Street 161 Delaware Avenue

City Delmar

State NY

Zip Code 12054


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit cover letter along with a clear and concise resume detailing how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position as listed in Specifics and indicate the Position Title & Vacancy ID number for which you are applying.

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