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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 04/05/19

Applications Due08/28/19

Vacancy ID66860

AgencyEducation Department, State

TitleAssistant Counsel, Box OP-1202/21243

Occupational CategoryLegal

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $0 to $0 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Exempt Class

Travel Percentage 40%

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 Kings

Street Address Office of the Professions

Office of Professional Discipline, Prosecutions

City Brooklyn

StateNY

Zip Code11217

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have a J.D. Degree and be admitted to the New York State Bar. Candidate must have a minimum of four years of relevant, post-graduate experience, including significant trial work or administrative hearing experience, demonstrating progressively responsible experience in such areas.

Duties Description The New York State Education Department’s Office of the Professions, which regulates 54+ professions licensed by the New York State Board of Regents, is seeking candidates for the position of Assistant Counsel in its Office of Professional Discipline (OPD), Prosecutions. Under the direction of OPD management and a supervising attorney, the incumbent of this position will participate in the development and review of investigations into allegations of professional misconduct. Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Assist in investigating and prosecuting illegal practice cases statewide;
• Provide legal advice to OPD investigators and members of the various State boards for the professions;
• Engage in settlement negotiations in professional misconduct cases;
• Prepare for hearings and try before panels of the various State boards, professional misconduct cases, moral character cases that involve individuals seeking licensure, and restoration of license cases involving individuals whose licenses have been previously revoked or surrendered;
• Represent OPD before the Regents Review Committee, which reviews decisions of hearing panels in professional misconduct cases;
• Research and prepare well-written briefs, memoranda of law, specifications of professional misconduct, other legal pleadings, internal memoranda and correspondence; and
• Effective and timely management of caseloads, as well as courteous and effective interaction with members of the Board of Regents, various State professional boards, other SED staff, opposing counsel, witnesses and members of the public.

Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: This position is in the exempt jurisdictional class and the incumbent will serve at the discretion of the Commissioner of Education. Frequent same-day travel and occasional overnight travel throughout the State will be required. Filling of this position is contingent on Division of the Budget approval.

*Salary will be commensurate with education and experience plus $3,026 downstate location pay.

APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest to opjobs@nysed.gov (Email submissions are preferred). You must include the Box number (OP-1202/21243) 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 opjobs@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: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest to opjobs@nysed.gov (Email submissions are preferred). You must include the Box number (OP-1202/21243) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application.

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