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Records Access Officer The candidate will provide legal advice, conduct research, and issue written opinions regarding FOIL, subpoenas, and privacy/confidentiality issues. Assess and evaluate all FOIL requests and subpoenas; communicate with agency staff and requestors as needed. Prepare correspondence, track requests, streamline processes, and otherwise coordinate agency operations regarding FOIL requests and subpoenas. In consultation with agency staff, draft and implement policy changes to conform with law. Supervise legal and support staff in responding to FOIL requests, subpoenas, and other document/data requests. Work closely with information technology staff to streamline responses and to develop privacy/confidentiality policies regarding technology advancements.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate must have admission to the New York State Bar. Should have 4 years of recent full-time responsible, relevant, satisfactory legal experience subsequent to admission to any Bar, 18 months of which must have been in the supervision of other attorneys, in an administrative, managerial or executive capacity, or performing highly complex and significant legal work. Must remain Member of the New York State Bar in good standing for the duration of this employment. Experience in managing FOIL unit or in responding to FOIL requests is preferred; OR 3+ years of litigation or related experience, with heavy emphasis on document production are desired. Should preferably have: strong research, legal analysis, writing, and organizational skills, experience in managing legal and support staff, experience in areas of FOIL, subpoenas, privacy and confidentiality; experience with electronic records systems, such as Siebel and Maximo; 5+ years of relevant legal experience subsequent to Bar admission; 2+ years of supervisory experience.
Job ID: 313503. Send resume and cover letter with Bar admission date, two writing samples, three references, law school transcript, and current minimum salary requirements.
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