The Human Rights Regional Director 1 is responsible for overseeing the work and operations of the Buffalo Regional Office to ensure that the office is meeting the mission of the New York State Division of Human Rights Law (“Law”) and the vision of the Commissioner, which includes, specifically, enforcing the Law to the fullest extent possible; overseeing the operations of the region so to ensure that it is functioning effectively and efficiently; identifying problems in his/her region and solutions to those problems; overseeing and facilitating the investigation and resolution of discrimination complaints; building relationships with local community and advocacy groups; ensuring that the investigatory process is managed and working in compliance with the standards set by the law and the Commissioner, and that the statutory targets are being met; ensuring that the region is investigating thoroughly all complaints of discrimination and forwarding to hearing those cases where there is probable cause to believe the respondent unlawfully discriminated against the complainant.
Resumes should be sent to: Ali Jari, Director of Human Resources Management, One Fordham Plaza, 4th Floor Bronx, NY 10458
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Pro Bono Net is seeking an energetic, self-starter for the LawHelpNY Content Manager position. The Content Manager will report to the LawHelpNY Program Director. The ideal candidate is a bilingual attorney with 2-3 years related website content and social media experience and is familiar with HTML and CSS. The Content Manager will be responsible for developing a content strategy for a statewide legal information website, develop content partnerships with members of the legal services community, design new website content, track user analytics and develop usage reports.
TO APPLY: Application deadline is January 27, 2017. Applicants are being considered on a rolling basis. To apply please send a resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, to email@example.com.
The Commission on Human Rights (the Commission) is the agency charged with enforcing the New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL) – one of the most expansive civil rights laws in the nation. Through its Law Enforcement Bureau (LEB), the Commission accepts claims filed by the public, and has the power to initiate its own investigations to affirmatively root out discrimination, harassment, retaliation and other violations of the NYCHRL.
The Commission is seeking to hire a qualified Human Rights Specialist (Infoline) to serve in the LEB.
Respond to members of the general public calling CCHR’s Infoline by: screening calls and performing a preliminary assessment to determine whether a caller should be scheduled for an intake appointment at LEB; providing information including but not limited to site locations, phone numbers, and functions of the agency; and referring callers to appropriate additional services.
Assist with community-based outreach about the NYCHRL and related issues to community groups, tenant groups, grass-root organizations, educational institutions, non-profit organizations, private entities, and governmental agencies. Meet with members of the public to perform a preliminary assessment of the individual’s needs and/or claims of discrimination.
Perform data entry, generate letters, and otherwise facilitate communication with members of the public making inquiries at CCHR.
TO APPLY For City employees: Go to Employee Self-Service (ESS) - www.nyc.gov/ess and search for Job ID #: 274644
For all other applicants: Go to www.nyc.gov/careers and search for Job ID #:
The City University of New York (CUNY) is seeking nominations and applications for a General Counsel and Vice Chancellor for Legal Affairs. CUNY is the nation’s largest urban university system with 24 college and school units, 274,000 degree students, and more than 45,000 faculty and staff.
APPLICATIONS: Applicants should submit their resume and a letter addressing how they meet the Search Committee’s preferred qualifications.
NOMINATIONS: Nominators should send a letter of nomination, and, if possible, the nominee’s resume.
Applications and nominations should be sent electronically to: CUNY GCVCLA at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The Office of the New York State Attorney General (OAG) is seeking a mid-level litigator to serve in the Environmental Protection Bureau (EPB) within its New York City office. Applicants must have a minimum of five (5) years of experience litigating environmental or comparable complex cases. The EPB is responsible for enforcing state and federal civil and criminal environmental laws, and has the power to file lawsuits on behalf of the State of New York to protect the public health and environment.
HOW TO APPLY
Applications are being received online. Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:
• Cover Letter (You may address to Sandra Jefferson Grannum, Esq., Bureau Chief, Legal Recruitment) • Resume
List of three (3) references with contact information and email addresses
The Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking a lawyer and experienced manager to lead the Division of Administration’s delivery of legal support services to the OAG. The Managing Attorney will direct the team responsible for intake, filing, calendaring, monitoring and reporting of all court related matters in addition to other responsibilities. These services are provided to all of the OAG offices located throughout the state, which includes the executive offices in Albany and New York City and thirteen (13) regional offices. The Managing Attorney reports to the COO. The position is based in New York City; some travel will be required.
Applications are being received online.
Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:
Cover Letter (You may address to Sandra Jefferson Grannum, Esq., Bureau Chief, Legal Recruitment)
List of three (3) references with contact information and email addresses
This position will be assigned to the Hon Margarita Lopez Torres in Surrogate's Court, Kings County. Duties include but are not limited to conducting hearings, taking testimony and reporting findings of facts to judge; researching and analyzing complex legal questions and issues; and writing confidential memoranda and drafting opinions.
Applications must be received by January 20, 2017.
ST. JOHN’S UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW invites applications for a full-time faculty appointment to teach Legal Writing in its J.D. program, beginning in the fall of 2017. The professor will teach one section (approximately 45 students) of Legal Writing, a 2-credit course taught in each of the fall and spring semesters. The professor may, depending on curricular needs and his or her interest, teach other courses in advanced writing, drafting, or doctrinal subjects. St. John’s has a robust program in writing and skills development that includes a Writing Center staffed by accomplished upper level students, a full-time Assistant Dean for Academic Achievement, and a curriculum rich in advanced writing and legal practice courses.
TO APPLY: Applicants should submit a (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) the names of three references, (4) a writing sample, and (5) teaching evaluations (if available) to Larry Cunningham, Vice Dean and Professor of Legal Writing, at email@example.com. Please submit the documents as a single PDF file in the order indicated. Review of applications will commence immediately.
The Bronx County District Attorney’s Office is seeking a Deputy Chief for the Strategic Enforcement Division. The mission of the Strategic Enforcement Division is to collaborate with the NYPD, community groups and law enforcement partners to identify crime drivers; identify patterns and trends of crime; gather and sort intelligence, to enhance prosecutorial outcomes and target priority offenders through the application and implementation of intelligence-driven prosecution.
To apply you must visit the BXDA Office website here and click on Career Opportunities.
The Office of the Bronx District Attorney is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Diversity and Inclusion.
The Bronx District Attorney is seeking an experienced attorney (10+ years) with outstanding management skills and expertise in investigating and conducting felony trials, including, but not limited to, serious violent felony offenses and contraband cases.
The Deputy in RPB will rotate between the Bronx District Attorney’s main office on 161st Street in Bronx County and the satellite office on Rikers Island. The Deputy Bureau Chief will assist the Chief of RPB with coordinating and supervising the assistant district attorneys (“ADAs”) in RPB who are tasked with prosecuting crimes committed on Rikers Island, which may include the following: contraband smuggling, arson, serious assaults, sex offenses, attempted murder and murder cases.
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