Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 10/21/21
Applications Due: 12/31/21
Vacancy ID: 93185

Position Information

AgencySenate, NYS

TitleAssociate Counsel

Occupational CategoryLegal

Salary Grade22

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $70000 to $75000 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Unclassified Service

Travel Percentage 25%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Albany

Street Address NYS Capital Building

City Albany


Zip Code12247

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Law Degree.
Legislative experience is preferred.

Duties Description The New York State Senate is seeking applicants to fill the position of Associate Counsel for the Senate Majority Counsel’s Office. The incumbent, who reports directly to the Counsel and Deputy Counsel for the Democratic Conference, will be responsible for performing the following:

• Providing legal, policy and budget analysis, and central staff support, for the Senate Majority Conference on matters referred to the Senate standing committees.
• Tracking related legislation active in the state Assembly;
• Making oral presentations regarding relevant bills under consideration by the state Legislature;
• Drafting memoranda analyzing policy initiatives and state legislation;
• Preparing briefing materials in their respective standing committees for members of the Conference;
• Assisting Senators in preparation for public hearings, roundtable discussions, forums and other public meetings and events; and
• Networking with relevant advocacy and constituency groups.

Strong writing and oratory skills are required; legislative experience is preferred.

Additional Comments n/a

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Contact Information

Name Joanna Schmidt

Telephone 518-455-2891

Fax n/a

Email Address


Street NYS Capital Building

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12247