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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/08/21

Applications Due10/29/21

Vacancy ID92563

AgencyEducation Department, State

TitleSenior Attorney, Box PIMS-519/19335

Occupational CategoryLegal

Salary Grade25

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

Salary RangeFrom $81446 to $102661 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive 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 Office of Performance Improvement and Management Services

Office of State Review

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12234

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Eligible List Appointment: Candidates must be reachable on the Legal Specialties Civil Service eligible list. If you are on the Civil Service eligible list for this title, you may receive a canvass letter. You must complete and return it as instructed on the letter.

Section 70.1 Transfer: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service as a Senior Attorney (Realty).

Section 52.6 Transfer: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in a title SG-23 or above deemed eligible for transfer under Section 52.6 of the Civil Service Law AND possess a Juris Doctorate degree AND be admitted to the Bar to practice law in New York State or in a state with Bar reciprocity. For information regarding the transfer options of your current title, please visit the Civil Service Career Mobility Office Website.

55 b/c Appointment: This position is eligible for 55 b/c designation and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility. Candidates must possess the minimum qualifications and a current 55 b/c eligibility letter.

Duties Description The New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) Office of Performance Improvement and Management Services is seeking candidates for a Senior Attorney position in the Office of State Review (OSR). The OSR is responsible for reviewing the decisions of impartial hearing officers concerning the identification, evaluation, program or placement of children who have, or are suspected of having, an educational disability. Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Maintain an expertise in special education law, legal research, and legal writing;
• Analyze the facts and laws in each appeal in light of the extensive procedural and substantive provisions of federal and State law relating to children with disabilities;
• Prepare written draft decisions which accurately identify the factual and legal issues to be determined, and make recommendations in a clear, concise, and logical manner;
• Manage assignments to ensure timely completion of quality decisions; and
• Work collaboratively and effectively with other staff.

Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: This will be a contingent permanent appointment. Promotions and transfers may change appointees’ negotiating unit. Candidates should be aware that changes in negotiating units may affect their salary, insurance, and other benefits. Verification of degree, Bar admission and work experience will be required for all candidates at the time of interview. 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.

* Leads to a maximum salary of $102,661 based on annual performance advances.

APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by October 29, 2021 to OMSJOBS@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). You must include the Box number (PIMS-519/19335) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. In order to qualify for the position when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by SED Personnel for your social security number to confirm your State employment history.

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

Name Office of Human Resources Management

Telephone (518) 474-5215

Fax (518) 486-5631

Email Address omsjobs@nysed.gov

Address

Street NYS Education Department

89 Washington Avenue, OHRM, room 528 EB

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12234

 

Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by October 29, 2021 to OMSJOBS@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). You must include the Box number (PIMS-519/19335) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. In order to qualify for the position when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by SED Personnel for your social security number to confirm your State employment history.

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