EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT
STATE OF NEW YORK
UNIFIED COURT SYSTEM
ANNOUNCEMENT NO. 52109
POSITION TITLE: ASSISTANT DEPUTY CHIEF APPELLATE COURT ATTORNEY JG: 32
LOCATION: APPELLATE DIVISION, SECOND DEPARTMENT Brooklyn, NY
BASE SALARY: $120,803 + $4,300 Location Pay
QUALIFICATIONS: Admission to the New York State Bar and One year of service in the Principal Appellate Court Attorney title; or Equivalent legal experience.
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF WORK: Assistant Deputy Chief Appellate Court Attorneys serve in a confidential capacity and are responsible for assisting in administering the operations of Appellate Division Law Departments. Assistant Deputy Chief Appellate Court Attorneys are assigned to assist in supervision of appellate court attorney personnel. They research and analyze complex legal issues and questions on appeal from courts of general jurisdiction and also perform other related duties.
ASSIGNMENT: The Assistant Deputy Chief Court Attorney assigned to oversee the Mandatory Mediation Program the Appellate Division, Second Department shall be responsible for ensuring the efficient and robust operation of that program. The duties shall include, but are not limited to, systematically organizing and screening pending appeals and original proceedings for inclusion in the mediation program, communicating with Special Masters and counsel in relation to matters chosen for mediation, developing and implementing ideas and methods to improve upon and expand the Court’s already successful mediation program, supervise clerical staff in preparing and transmitting notices of reference. The successful candidate with also be responsible for coordinating Continuing Legal Education for staff attorneys by, among other things, identifying topics and presenters, coordinating syllabi, and scheduling programs, as well as working on Special Projects for the Presiding Justice and the Clerk of the Court. These duties require strong people skills, the ability to clearly express oneself, both orally and in writing, knowledge of all areas of the law, and familiarity with appellate practice and procedure.
GENERAL INFORMATION: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work 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 must 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
APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO COMPLETE THE EEO DATA COLLECTION FORM (https://abcdweds.questionpro.com/t/AOUI4Zm2c5 ).
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.
POSTING DATE: August 24, 2021
APPLICATIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED OR RECEIVED BY: September 21, 2021
The New York State Unified Court System is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy and gender identity or expression), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, membership in an employee organization, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.