POSITION TITLE: SENIOR ASSISTANT COUNSEL

LOCATION: OFFICE OF COURT ADMINISTRATION NEW YORK STATE JUDICIAL INSTITUTE WHITE PLAINS, NY

BASE SALARY: $ 74,478 + $ 4,300 LOCATION PAY

CLASSIFICATION: NON-COMPETITIVE/CONFIDENTIAL

QUALIFICATIONS: Admission to the New York State Bar.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF WORK: Senior Assistant Counsel research and analyze legal questions and issues related to the development and implementation of court policies and the administration of the Unified Court System. Under supervision, Senior Assistant Counsel prepare proposed administrative rules and legislation, litigate cases, advise judges and non-judicial personnel on the implications of procedures and programs, and perform other related duties.

ASSIGNMENT: Senior Assistant Counsel for the New York State Judicial Institute (JI) performs work related to the planning and development of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) accredited programs for judges, attorney, and other quasi-judicial personnel of the Unified Court System. Under supervision, Senior Assistant Counsel will also: manage the administration of the JI’s accredited provider status for all CLE programs, including the preparation and submission of the Year-End CLE Activity and other mandatory CLE reports to ensure the JI remains in compliance with the CLE Board’s requirements, review applications for CLE accreditation and serve as the JI’s primary contact and CLE accreditation resource for applicants and/or collaborating stakeholders, ensure that all programs comply with the CLE Board’s rules and regulations, monitor the CLE Board’s website for rule changes and communicate how these changes affect the JI and its processes, respond to daily questions regarding CLE rules and individual CLE compliance, and perform other duties related to the work of the Judicial Institute.

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. Position(s) available at the present time: 1 .

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: 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, cover letter and writing sample (5 page maximum) to:

Leonie Stone
Chief of Operations
New York State Judicial Institute 84 North Broadway White Plains, NY 10603

New hires must be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus by the date of hire, unless granted a reasonable accommodation due to disability or religion.

APPLICATIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED OR RECEIVED BY: January 10, 2022

To apply for this job please visit ww2.nycourts.gov.

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