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Washington, DC, United States
MANAGING SENIOR ASSOCIATE GENERAL COUNSEL (GENERAL MATTERS)
Min 7 yrs required
The primary purpose of the Managing Senior Associate General Counsel (General Matters) is to enable the Office of the General Counsel (OGC) to be responsive to the needs of the District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA); and to help facilitate workflow through both OGC and DCHA.
This position requires an in-depth understanding of the varied roles of all functions and programs of DCHA, existing federal and local laws, regulations and guidance; how potential risks should be anticipated and evaluated ; and evaluation of potential risk impact of new, revised or proposed policies, regulations, contracts, or corporate documents impact DCHA.
The position will support DCHA contract and real estate portfolio, as necessary and appropriate; and support the General Counsel and Deputy General Counsel to provide legal advice and counsel to DCHA as it implements new policies, new roles for its affiliates and other innovative activities; and the development and implementation of a comprehensive Enterprise Risk Management Program for the ;
This position will support DCHA as it develops new policies under DCHA’s Move to Work (MTW) authority for review by the . Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD); and provide legal advice when new District regulations are appropriate.
All activities support DCHA's mission, strategic goals, and objectives and produce results that accomplish the goals of OGC.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The statements below describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this ; This is not a complete listing of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required. Other duties may be assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Knowledge and extensive experience in the following areas:
Education and/or Experience
Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school and at least seven (7) years’ related experience and/or training, or the equivalent combination of education and experience which meet the minimum qualifications requirement may be substituted. Must be admitted to the bar and in good standing in the District of Columbia
The District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA) conducts pre-employment screening on specified positions, which may include but is not limited to a criminal background check, drug and alcohol testing, verification of academic credentials, licenses, and certifications, and/or verification of work ;
This position has been designated by the department to require a drug and alcohol screening and background ; Finalist(s) for this position will be subject to drug and alcohol testing and will be required to consent to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must have strong computer skills (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, and MS Outlook). Must be able to learn other computer software programs as required by assigned tasks
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or listen. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
The work is performed in the normal office setting; meeting, conference and, as appropriate, court ; The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
DC Housing Authority
Min 7 yrs required
Jan 31, 2024
Jan 31, 2024
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