Administrative Trials Attorney (Level 3 ) (Poughkeepsie)

Compensation

: $165,260.00 - $165,260.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Legal



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Administrative Trials Attorney (Level 3)
Tracking Code: 11875Job Description
(Those who previously applied need not re-apply)
AMENDED
Position Summary: Under the direction of the Director of the Administrative Trials Unit, with wide latitude for independent action, incumbent serves as legal representative of the Chancellor performing sophisticated legal work in disciplinary proceedings. Performs related work.
Reports to: Director of the Administrative Trials Unit
Direct Reports: N/A
Key Relationships: Director of the Administrative Trials Unit, Superintendents, and Principals.
Responsibilities

Handles legal issues and cases including recommendations concerning the soundness of charges, preparing specification of charges, coordinating the gathering of evidence, briefing witnesses, motion practice, and related trial work.
Responsible for legal cases that are complex and high profile in nature.
Represents the Department at employee disciplinary proceedings pursuant to Education Law 3020-a and Civil Service Law 75.
Provides legal counsel and training to Superintendents and Principals on disciplinary procedures.
Acts as liaison with executives within the agency and with other City agencies.

Qualification Requirements:
Minimum
Admission to the New York State Bar and three (3) years of progressively responsible United States legal experience subsequent to admission to any state bar.
NOTE: Selected candidates must remain members of the New York State Bar in good standing for the duration of their employment.
Applicants who have a client with a legal or business matter pending against, before or with the DOE must obtain such client s consent to apply for employment with the DOE. If invited to interview for this position, such applicants are required to disclose the nature of such matters at the interview.
Preferred

Minimum three (3) years litigation experience.
Ability to rapidly understand provisions of applicable law and regulations.
Ability to write clearly and concisely.
Ability to conduct legal research efficiently.
Excellent research, analytical, and communication skills.

Salary: $90,093+
Please include a resume and cover letter with your application.
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
NOTE: The filling of all positions is subject to budget availability and/or grant funding.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
It is the policy of the Department of Education of the City of New York to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, marital status, partnership status, disability, sexual orientation, gender (sex), military status, unemployment status, caregiver status, consumer credit history, prior record of arrest or conviction (except as permitted by law), predisposing genetic characteristics, or status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual offenses and stalking, and to maintain an environment free of harassment on any of the above-noted grounds, including sexual harassment or retaliation. For more information, please refer to the DOE Non-Discrimination Policy.
Job Location: NEW YORK, New York, United StatesPosition Type: Full-Time/Regular

Associated topics: county clerk, criminal, criminology, court, evidence, judicial, judiciary, juris, jurisdictional, regulatory
Associated topics: accuse, criminal, defense attorney, felony, guard, judiciary, juris, jurisdiction, jurisdictional, public defender * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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