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|Announcement - 20-02*SCSC*Click here for job details*/00214795/State Funded ||All Job Openings
|Job Title:||Associate General Counsel
|Post Date:||October 8, 2020
|Apply by:||Until Filled
|Location:||504 Twin Towers West, 205 Jesse Hill Jr. Dr. SE, Atlanta, Georgia 30334
|Program/Unit:||State Charter Schools Commission
|Description of Duties:||
supervision, provides legal advice to the agency on an array of
education-related matters, government operations, and general legal issues;
manages all SCSC contracts and procurement; manages and responds to Open
Records requests as the agency’s records officer, and conducts reviews of
charter petitions for legal compliance and substantive quality. Additional responsibilities include:
- Counseling the agency in legal
- Developing agency rules and
guidance and counseling state charter schools on implementation and
- Serving as primary support and
management for state charter schools that have been closed or nonrenewed
- Manages the agency’s complaint
- Conducts annual onsite visits to state charter schools
to monitor and determine the operational compliance of schools; and other
duties as assigned
submit a resume or curriculum vitae, a cover letter explaining your interest,
two (2) writing samples not to exceed 10 pages and contact information for
three professional references to Darcy Callaway at
firstname.lastname@example.org. Interviews will be held on a rolling basis.
|Minimum Qualifications:||Juris Doctorate from an accredited college or
university AND license to practice law in the State of Georgia OR eligibility
to sit for the next Georgia Bar examination OR reciprocity AND Three years of
relevant legal experience OR Three years of experience required at the lower
level Attorney 3 (LEP022).
be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications,
have the following experience or credentials:
- Experience working within an
organization focused on academic achievement
- Demonstrated experience in
education policy and with charter school initiatives
- Thorough understanding of P-20
education reform efforts, especially those of Georgia
- Experience working with LEA charter school oversight,
especially state charter schools in Georgia
|Essential Job Functions:
Pay Grade N - Annual
salary range $52,331.12 (minimum) to $91,579.45 (maximum).
Hiring salary is commensurate with current
employment, relevant education/training and work experience. Benefit options include life, disability,
dental and health insurance, annual/sick leave, and Employees’ Retirement or
Consideration/interviews will begin as soon as a list of applicants has been established. Resumes/Applications will be evaluated and only those meeting the qualifications will be forwarded to the hiring manager to be considered. Candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted directly. Notification will only be sent to applicants selected for interviews. Due to the large volume of applications received, we cannot provide application status information.
It is the policy of the Georgia Department of Education not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, disability, citizenship, gender, pregnancy, childbirth or other related conditions, national origin, religion, military or veteran status, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information or age in its employment practices.
The Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) and each associated State School is a registered participant in the federal work authorization program commonly known as E-Verify. The GaDOE utilizes the program to verify employment eligibility of individuals hired on or after July 1, 2007.
GaDOE Federally-issued User ID#: 46420
Date of Authorization: 07/02/2007