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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/10/20

Applications Due12/02/23

Vacancy ID82618

AgencyEducation Department, State

TitleCounsel and Deputy Commissioner for Legal Affairs, Box EXEC-58/00101

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $0 to $0 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Exempt Class

Travel Percentage 0%

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

County Albany

Street Address Executive

Office of Counsel

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12234

Minimum Qualifications PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must possess a Juris Doctorate degree from a nationally accredited law school AND five years of progressively responsible experience with complex legal issues in Education Law, including two years of leadership and/or management experience with a proven record of results AND be admitted to the Bar to practice law in New York State.

Duties Description The New York State Education Department is seeking applicants for the position of Counsel and Deputy Commissioner for Legal Affairs who provides the Board of Regents, Commissioner and Department leadership and staff with legal counsel and services to enable them to establish education policy and comply with the law. Counsel and Deputy Commissioner for Legal Affairs also serves on the Commissioner’s cabinet. This position provides legal advice and services on litigation, legislation, rulemaking, and other matters involving the Department’s areas of responsibility including prekindergarten through grade 12 education, higher education, cultural institutions, adult and continuing education, the licensed professions, services for individuals with disabilities and the Department’s office of management services. This leadership position will create and maintain relationships within the Department and will lead and manage the staff in the Office of Counsel to support the goals of the office and the Department’s mission.

Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: This position is in the exempt class and the incumbent will serve at the discretion of the Commissioner of Education. Filling of this position is contingent upon Division of Budget approval. Candidates are required to possess and maintain admission to the New York State Bar. Failure to maintain an active registration to the New York State Bar will result in removal from employment.

*Salary will be commensurate with experience.

APPLICATION: Application review will begin immediately and continue until a successful candidate is selected. Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest to omsjobs@nysed.gov (e-mail submissions are preferred). You must include the box number (EXEC-58/00101) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application.


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Name Office of Human Resources Management

Telephone (518) 474-5215

Fax (518) 486-5631

Email Address omsjobs@nysed.gov

Address

Street New York State Education Department

89 Washington Avenue, Room 528 EB

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12234

 

Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION: Application review will begin immediately and continue until a successful candidate is selected. Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest to omsjobs@nysed.gov (e-mail submissions are preferred). You must include the box number (EXEC-58/00101) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application.

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