Job Details

Counsel And Deputy Commissioner For Legal Affairs

Company name

New York State Education Department.

Organization Type


Job Type

Non-practicing Attorney

Date Last Verified

Oct 05, 2020

Valid Through

Jan 18, 2021

Posted on

Sep 13, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Albany, NY, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Education >> Education
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Counsel and Deputy Commissioner for Legal Affairs
Duties: Establish education policy and comply with the law. Counsel and Deputy Commissioner for Legal Affairs also serves on the Commissioner’s cabinet. Provides legal advice and services on litigation, legislation, rulemaking, and other matters involving the Department’s areas of responsibility including prekindergarten through grade 12 education, higher education, cultural institutions, adult and continuing education, the licensed professions, services for individuals with disabilities and the Department’s office of management services. Create and maintain relationships within the Department and will lead and manage the staff in the Office of Counsel to support the goals of the office and the Department’s mission.

Qualification and Experience

Candidate must have a JD Degree from a nationally accredited law school and 5 years of progressively responsible experience with complex legal issues in Education Law, including 2 years of leadership and/or management experience with a proven record of results and be admitted to the Bar to practice law in New York State.
Applications Due: 12/02/23

Additional info

Vacancy ID: 82618. Send a resume and letter of interest.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
New York State Education Department.
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12234
Phone: 518-474-5215
Fax: 518-486-5631