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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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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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Legal and Policy Counsel (Denver)

Deadline: July 10, 2017

Description:Legal Counsel, Colorado Association of School Boards (CASB)

The Legal Counsel will:
• Be a contributing member of CASB’s member legal resources team
• Serve as a resource for member boards of education seeking general legal information
• Assist the team to keep members apprised of current legal issues affecting Colorado school districts
• Provide timely and complete legal support to CASB’s advocacy department
• Develop and deliver presentations that provide general legal information to school board members and other district personnel, as needed and/or requested, at district locations and CASB events

A qualified candidate will have:
• Admission to a state bar and willingness to seek admission to the Colorado bar
• A minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience practicing education or public sector law is preferred
• Demonstrated outstanding writing and communication skills, including presentation skills
• A genuine desire to work with people to improve public education

Salary: CASB will offer a competitive salary, commensurate with experience.
Application Deadline: 4pm on July 10, 2017
Anticipated start date: To be negotiated

Please send a resume, cover letter, writing sample and salary requirements to Robin Marlow at rmarlow@casb.org. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

The Colorado Association of School Boards is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, creed, age, marital status, religion, gender, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information or veteran status.

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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

Litigation Attorney (Irving)

Deadline:  July 7, 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 Irving office is currently seeking an attorney(s) licensed in Texas to help us continue our work.

The position involves the representation of public school districts and other educational institutions in areas of employment and tort litigation, governance, and student issues, including civil rights/constitutional law. Attention to detail, excellent research and writing skills, and litigation experience are required. Public speaking experience, strong interpersonal skills, and experience with school districts or governmental entities are preferred.

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.


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.

 


 

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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