Lawyers Alliance for New York seeks a Pro Bono Manager to play a central role in client intake, pro bono attorney recruitment, volunteer management, and staff supervision.
As most of you know, Lawyers Alliance is the leading provider of business and transactional legal services for nonprofit organizations that are improving the quality of life in New York City neighborhoods. Each year, Lawyers Alliance represents 700 nonprofits on 1,200 legal matters and works with 1,600 volunteer attorneys to provide these services.
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The Rutgers Law School, Newark Campus will have an opening for a Professor to teach in and direct the Law School’s Constitutional Rights Clinic Clinical and teach other courses in the school’s core curriculum. The Constitutional Rights Clinic (CRC) is the school’s oldest clinic and has been directed by its founder, Distinguished Professor of Law, Frank Askin for the past 45 years. Professor Askin has announced his retirement at the end of the 2015-16 school year. The CRC initiates civil rights and civil liberties cases and projects and instructs law students in the hands-on practice of civil rights law and the enforcement of constitutional and civil rights. Representative cases and projects have involved voting rights and electoral and ballot access, fairness and integrity including a challenge to advance voter registration under the New Jersey constitution, protection of free speech and fair and open elections in privately governed common interest communities under the state constitution, advocacy of educational rights and educational access for undocumented immigrants, and challenges to the disparate racial impact of certain residency requirements in municipal employment.
Candidates should have at least five years of relevant civil rights lawyering experience. Previous clinical and other law teaching experience is a plus. Salary commensurate with experience. The position will be a tenured, tenure track or clinical scholar track position, based on the candidate’s interests and experience. In addition to directing and teaching in the CRC, the position will also involve some teaching in the classroom curriculum.
Interested candidates should forward a resume and letter of interest to: the Rutgers School of Law, Co-Chair, Appointments Committee, Professor Jon Dubin by e-mail at Jdubin@kinoy.rutgers.edu.
Rutgers is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and people of color are particularly encouraged to apply.
The Workers' Compensation Claims Examiner adjudicates, investigates, pay benefits for claims; manages ongoing cases; pays medical expenses and compensation benefits to injured workers and survivors; and helps injured employees return to work when they are medically able to do so. The incumbent is assigned a broad range of disability and death claims on an unscreened basis and makes initial determination for compensation in a timely manner. Examines claims cases which involve traumatic injuries and primary non-traumatic injuries. Examines claims for factual sufficiency. Identifies the specific problems in each given case in order to determine the types of information required. Analyzes the response and makes the decision. Determines wage earning capacity.
Enters data into the automated system, or is responsible for the entry of all appropriate claims adjudication, and compensation adjustment data. The above duties are developmental assignments, and as the employee progresses, the assignments will become more difficult and complex, leading to progression ultimately to the full performance level of GS-12.
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You must apply on-line. Failure to do so will result in your not being considered for the job. https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/
Economic Assistants collect prices and related statistical data on a wide variety of commodities, services, and housing for the BLS Consumer Price Index. Data for commodities and services are collected by conducting personal and telephone interviews with store managers and buyers, managers in auto dealerships, doctors, pharmacists, and other professionals. Data for the housing survey are obtained by personal visit or telephone interview with either property managers, tenants, or home owners.
These positions are located with the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics Boston/New York Region, Division of Price Programs, Consumer Price Branch. For this position, work concentrated in Queens and Brooklyn, NY.
Salary range: $17.09 to $22.22/per hour
Open period: Tuesday, June 3, 2014 to Monday, June 16, 2014
The initial average hours per week will be 22 hours may fluctuate based on workload and training requirements. This is not a job for a person who needs full-time work or who cannot be available for work when it is required, including a mix of day, evening and weekend hours. This position will not lead to a permanent full-time position. This position is a field representative position in a regional Division of Price Programs. Incumbents of the position have responsibility for the collection of data for the Consumer Price Index (CPI). Assignments are designed to develop technical competence in the CPI Program.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
• Visiting retail and service establishments such as department stores, supermarkets, medical offices and hotels to collect retail price data. A limited amount of data is collected by telephone/fax.
• Contacting homeowners, renters, and apartment management companies by personal visit to neighborhoods and follow up telephone interviews.
• Collecting and entering data on a hand held computer.
• Obtaining voluntary cooperation from survey respondents.
• Traveling to office to have work reviewed during on-the-job training and for monthly meetings.
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Reporting to the Deputy Executive Director, the Deputy Director is responsible for leading and managing a comprehensive array of services and programs. The Director Pro Bono, Intake Supervisor and program managers will report to the Deputy Director. The Deputy Director will be responsible for working with the programs under his/her supervision to ensure program compliance and to develop new programs and initiatives. The Deputy Director will work closely with the Director of Grant Initiatives and Reporting to monitor program outcomes.
Please e-mail, fax or mail cover letter, resume, writing sample and three references to: Employment Openings Legal Services of the Hudson Valley 90 Maple Avenue White Plains, NY 10601 email@example.com Fax: 914-949-6213
Provide leadership and management to the Career Services staff. Oversee and assess effectiveness of all programs, including career and life counseling, workshops and interview coaching. Implement an employment tracking system that allows staff to monitor each student’s progress and provides the Dean with accurate and current employment information. Plan, organize, and implement an employer relations program that enhances and expands alumni contacts and other job opportunities for students and graduates.
This is a 12-month position reporting directly to the Dean of the Law Center. Touro Law School is located in Central Islip, on the south shore of Long Island, an hour from New York City. Forty-five full time law faculty members provide a practice oriented educational curriculum to approximately 650 students in both full-time day, part-time day and part-time evening programs. Visit http://www.tourolaw.edu for more information about Touro Law Center.
• Develop materials, programs and expectations to support counselor meetings with each individual student beginning in the first semester of the 1L year and continuing through graduation and post-JD employment.
• Initiate an employment tracking system that records counseling notes on each student beginning in the first semester and continues through and/or post-graduation employment.
• Train all CSO counselors on appropriate student tracking protocol.
• Provide monthly updates to the Dean on student employment numbers for all classes.
• Supervise the Director of Externships and Employer Relations to expand the number and type of employers who participate in the program and to facilitate externships becoming job opportunities.
• Conduct regular staff meetings with a written agenda that includes the review of employment numbers and individual student challenges by class year and individual counselor updates on employer outreach calls.
• Draft a time line for the job search of full-time and evening-division students.
• Revise CSO manual annually.
• Work closely with the Office of Institutional Advancement and Alumni Affairs to develop a database of alumni and employer contacts.
• Assign and supervise each CSO counselor’s student and employer outreach efforts.
• Conduct with CSO staff – and in consultation with the Dean and other law school administrators – a strategic planning process that is reviewed and updated every three years based on changing legal jobs, students’ interests, and institutional goals.
• Plan and present a program during 1L orientation that outlines CSO approach and services.
• Institute a plan for each CSO staff member’s student counseling load, regular counseling sessions, and follow up.
• Develop a CSO web site with protected access to Touro-specific programs and written materials that is updated weekly.
• Enhance CSO social media footprint.
• Develop and institute a resume review and interview coaching service for students and alumni.
• Supervise and monitor the preparation of employment reports consistent with ABA and NALP requirements and with the Dena’s requests.
• Design and implement programs for students on job search strategies and the changing legal marketplace.
• Provide in-service training opportunities for CSO staff.
• Establish and maintain relationships with career service and employer representatives in the New York area.
• Establish an annual outreach effort to New York state governmental entities and federal government regional and national offices.
• Develop contacts with local and regional law firms in the New York City metropolitan area.
• Maintain a counseling load of students in each year.
• Attend prospective applicant, admitted student and alumni events as needed.
• Participate actively in the New York Bar Association Committee on Careers and Management,
• Serve on institutional committees and work groups as assigned.
• Participate in bar association and professional organizations that increase the visibility of Touro Law Center.
• Organizational skills and attention to detail;
• Written and oral communication skills;
• Interpersonal skills;
• Ability to manage and work on a team;
• Familiarity with career counseling and recruitment techniques.
Preferred Qualifications and Skills
• Familiarity and Symplicity Career Services Management System;
• Experience with Microsoft and Excel.
Evenings and Weekends
• As needed to staff office for evening division students and attend professional/association events.
Measurements of Competency
• Maintenance of frequent, current, and accurate employment statistics for all classes;
• Student participation in office programs;
• Evaluation by peers of cross-department cooperation.
Juris Doctor or equivalent degree; prior managerial experience in a law school, law firm, private business, corporation or government entity.
Please send a cover letter and your resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org. The subject line of your email should read: Assistant Dean for Career Services.
Deputy Chief Clerks are the second highest ranking nonjudicial employees in Supreme and County, City, Family, and Surrogate’s Courts. Deputy Chief Clerks are responsible to Chief Clerks, Judge(s), regional court administrators, and the Office of Court Administration for managing all aspects of court operations and nonjudicial case processing activities. Deputy Chief Clerks serve in a confidential capacity and supervise subordinate personnel, allocate court resources, prepare annual budget requests, make employee selection decisions, and are responsible for the receipt, accounting and disbursement of fines, bail fees, and other public or custodial funds. Deputy Chief Clerk I also perform other related duties.
This position will assume the duties of the Chief Clerk in the Clerk’s absence. Duties and responsibilities include assisting with personnel management and supervision; budget management and control; management of case processing and statistical reporting operations; and a wide range of clerical and managerial duties.
BASE SALARY: $ 49,777
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned to this title. They do not include all job duties performed by employees in the title, and every position does not necessarily require these duties. Although a position is available and situated at a specific location, the appointee may be subject to reassignment to any position in the same title in this promotion unit dependent upon the needs of the Unified Court System. All applications received from this announcement may be used to fill any vacancies in this title that may occur in this court or agency within the next six (6) months.
All interested persons meeting the minimum qualifications are encouraged to submit a UCS-5 Application for Employment form (obtainable from any administrative office in a court building or on the web at www.nycourts.
gov/careers/UCS5.pdf) and a resume to: JOANNE B. HAELEN, DISTRICT EXECUTIVE, FOURTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE, 65 SOUTH BROADWAY, SUITE 101, SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY 12866.
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF WORK:
Support Magistrates work under the direction of the Chief and Deputy Chief Family Court Magistrate concerning adherence to training, standards and administrative support. Under the general direction of an Administrative Judge, Support Magistrates serve in a confidential capacity and are responsible for conducting initial formal hearings to determine support proceedings, proceedings to determine paternity, and other matters within their authority, as defined by Section 439 of the Family Court Act. They conduct hearings, determine questions of fact and law, prepare findings of fact, and issue binding orders. They serve in a confidential quasi-judicial capacity for a term of three years, and may be reappointed for subsequent terms.
This position will be assigned to Broome County Family Court with regular calendar in Broome and Chenango County Family Court. Typical duties include but are not limited to: conducting hearings, researching and analyzing complex legal issues, reviewing legal documents, evaluating testimony and evidence, making findings of fact and conclusions of law and preparing detailed written decisions.
BASE SALARY: $ 99,599
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by persons assigned to this title. They do not include all job duties performed by employees in the title, and every position does not necessarily require these duties. Although a position is available and situated at a specific location, the appointee may be subject to reassignment to any position in the same title in this promotion unit dependent upon the needs of the Unified Court System. All applications received from this announcement may be used to fill any vacancies in this title that may occur in this court or agency within the next six (6) months.
All interested persons meeting the minimum qualifications are encouraged to submit the UCS-5 Application For Employment form and the Support Magistrate application. These can be found at: http://www.nycourts.gov/careers/UCS5.pdf and http://www.nycourts.gov/careers/SuppMagAppFillable.pdf and a resume by email to 6JDHR@courts.state.ny.us or mail to: KAREN AMBROZIK, DISTRICT EXECUTIVE, SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE, THE KILMER BUILDING, 31 LEWIS STREET, 5TH FLOOR, BINGHAMTON, NY 13901.
Principal Appellate Office Assistants work with substantial independence supervising Senior Appellate Office Assistants who work in clerical units, such as docketing and file rooms, and performing a variety of clerical tasks and other related duties in the Appellate Terms and Appellate Divisions of the Supreme Court.
ASSIGNMENT: This position will be assigned to the Motions Unit in the Court's central staff. The duties of the position will include, but are not limited to, word processing, data entry, responding to questions from the public, receiving and processing correspondence, proofreading, copying, filing, collating, and other related functions, together with any other duties that maybe assigned by the Clerk of the Court or his designee.
BASE SALARY: $ 37,534
GENERAL INFORMATION: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned to this title. They do not include all job duties performed by employees in the title, and every position does not necessarily require these duties. Although a position is available and situated at a specific location, the appointee may be subject to reassignment to any position in the same title in this promotion unit dependent upon the needs of the Unified Court System. All applications received from this announcement may be used to fill any vacancies in this title that may occur in this court or agency within the next six (6) months.
All interested persons meeting the minimum qualifications are encouraged to submit a UCS-5 Application for Employment form (obtainable from any administrative office in a court building or on the web at www.nycourts.gov/careers/UCS5.pdf) and a resume by email to AD3-Employment@nycourts.gov or mail to: Robert D. Mayberger, Clerk of the Court, Appellate Division, Third Department, P. O. Box 7288, Capitol Station, Albany, New York 12224. Special arrangements for the disabled may be made by contacting this office at 518-471-4801 prior to the interview.
With substantial independence from supervision, Senior Attorneys serve in a confidential capacity and research legal questions and issues, organize investigations, prepare and present cases before administrative tribunals and courts, and perform other related duties. Senior Attorneys provide legal research and advocacy services in the Mental Hygiene Legal Services, attorney disciplinary committees, 18B panel administration, or other such units. They may also oversee a departmental law guardian program.
ASSIGNMENT: This position will be assigned to the Committee on Professional Standards of the Third Judicial Department, which is the Court's attorney disciplinary committee. The attorney hired for this position will be expected to, among other things, and under the supervision of the Chief Attorney, prepare and present cases before the Committee on Professional Standards and at hearings before referees appointed by the Appellate Division, Third Department, and will also represent the Committee in attorney disciplinary proceedings before the Court. A valid driver's license and car are required.
BASE SALARY: $ 76,195
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