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Arizona

Tucson, AZ: Associate to the Superintendent & General Counsel for Amphitheater Public Schools

Open until filled

Description: The Associate to the Superintendent serves as General Counsel, Designated Public Lobbyist, Ombudsman and Custodian of Records; provides legal counsel and practical guidance to the Governing Board, the Superintendent, school administrators and department staff; and oversees the Human Resources, Benefits, Records Management, and Equal Opportunity departments.

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California

Facilities & Business Attorney: Lozano Smith, LLP

Deadline: May 31, 2017

Description:We are seeking attorneys to join our facilities and business team. Our team
supports public school districts and other public agencies in conducting their business by providing legal advice, counsel, and litigation services. From navigating funding disputes to procuring services, planning for new schools to constructing them—we are looking for a creative thinker and skilled practitioner to collaborate with and advance the goals of our clients.

The ideal candidates are bright, motivated, innovative individuals who thrive in a team-oriented and fast-paced environment. All candidates must have excellent academic credentials, strong research, writing, and analysis skills, a sense of humor, and a commitment to team work.

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Colorado

Assistant Attorney General: Colorado Department of Law

Deadline: May 5, 2017

Description:This attorney will work in the K-12 Education Unit in the State Services Section. This attorney will be part of a team responsible for advice and representation for the Colorado Department of Education, the Colorado State Board of Education, the Colorado School for the Deaf and Blind, the Colorado Charter School Institute, and the Capital Construction Assistance Board (BEST Program). 

Research, analysis and advice will cover all matters jurisdictional to the State Board of Education and the Colorado Department of Education, including school district accreditation and accountability, special education, charter school contracts and appeals, and compliance with federal education mandates. The unit may be responsible for high-profile litigation involving challenges to Colorado education statutes, but also handles administrative hearings related to teacher licensure. Lawyers in the unit also advise boards on statutes including the Colorado Open Records Act, Open Meetings Act, and various ethics and conflict-of-interest requirements. 

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Illinois

Arlington Heights, Illinois: Students/Special Education Associate Attorney for Hodges, Loizzi, Eisenhammer, Rodick & Kohn LLP

Deadline: May 1, 2017

Description: Leading Illinois education law firm, in the Chicago metropolitan area with a large, and growing, special education practice, is seeking one attorney with a minimum of four years of experience focusing in special education and student matters. Salary commensurate with experience.

Please submit resume, cover letter, and writing sample to recruiting@hlerk.com.

Visit our website at www.hlerk.com for additional information.

 


North Carolina

Greenville, NC: School Board Attorney for Pitt County Schools

Deadline: July 31, 2017

Description: Pitt County Schools is seeking qualified candidates for the position of School Board Attorney. Position available August 1, 2017.
Deadline: Open until filled
Description:
JOB GOAL: To provide in-house legal services for Pitt County Board of Education and Pitt County Schools’ staff
TO APPLY: Please visit our website (https://phlaptweb8.applitrack.com/pitt/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=Administration) and complete an application.
A complete electronic file must include:

  1. Administrative Application
  2. Official Transcripts
  3. Resume
  4. Three professional references

In addition, please email a cover letter and resume to gricel@pitt.k12.nc.us.


Texas

Special Education Attorney (Austin, TX)

Deadline:  June 16, 2017

Walsh Gallegos Treviño Russo & Kyle PC is a law firm devoted to serving public education. We have been working in partnership with leaders in public education since 1983 and strive to make a difference in the board room, the courtroom and, most importantly, the classroom. Our Austin office is seeking an attorney licensed in Texas 4-5 years to help us continue our work.

The position calls for an attorney who can successfully work to defend public schools and other governmental entities on issues involving special education/disability rights litigation as well as provide advice and consultation to public schools in the area of special education/disability rights. A background in special education as well as public speaking experience and strong interpersonal skills is a plus, as is experience representing governmental entities in federal litigation.

Website: https://walshgallegos.com/careers

Please send resume and writing sample to jobs@wabsa.com. Because we sometimes have openings in multiple offices, please indicate the city in the subject line of your email.


Attorney (San Antonio, TX)

Deadline:  May 18, 2017

Description: Walsh Gallegos Treviño Russo & Kyle PC is a law firm devoted to serving public education. We have been working in partnership with leaders in public education since 1983 and strive to make a difference in the board room, the courtroom and, most importantly, the classroom.

Our San Antonio office is currently seeking an attorney licensed in Texas 10-14 years to represent public school districts in connection with construction contracting, real estate transactions and development, public procurement, and various other contract transactions. Strong research and writing skills are required. Candidates with a background or prior experience in architecture, engineering, the construction industry, public bond transactions, and/or related course work are desired. Public speaking experience and strong interpersonal skills are also preferred.

Please send resume and writing sample to jobs@wabsa.com. Because we sometimes have openings in multiple offices, please indicate the city in the subject line of your email.


 

Washington

Federal Way, WA: Director of Employee Relations for Federal Way Public Schools

Open until filled

Description: The Director of Employee Relations provides a leadership role to the School Support Coordinators in integrating people, processes, and technology in service of the District’s schools and departments.

This position manages a variety of Human Resources functions including labor relations, negotiations, contract management, grievances, employee investigations, employee discipline, contract interpretations, policy development, technical assistance and support for administrative staff, and project assignments consistent with the position’s scope of responsibility.

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