Administrative and Central Office
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Deputy Director, Office of Appeals and Review - 14448
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Executive Agency Counsel
Office of the General Counsel
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Position Summary: With minimal supervision by the Director of the Office of Labor Relations (“Director”), and with wide latitude for the exercise of independent judgment and action, the Deputy Director is responsible for coordinating and supervising all activities and functions of the Office of Appeals and Review. These responsibilities encompass (1) all aspects of the appeal of ratings of pedagogical personnel (including, but not limited to, teachers and supervisors), including appeals of ratings of "unsatisfactory" ratings and annual performance ratings issued pursuant to NY Education Law 3012-c and -d; (2) all aspects of the appeals of discontinuances of probationary services, denials of completion of probation, license terminations pursuant to Chancellor’s Regulations and related matters; (3) hearings regarding discipline of bus personnel pursuant to Chancellor’s Regulation C-100; and (4) all related litigation. The Deputy Director provides technical advice and assistance to the Director, and guides consultants and other reviewing officers in the interpretation and implementation of appropriate Board of Education bylaws, State education laws, court decisions, arbitration and grievance awards and the provisions of various union contracts.
Reports to: Director of the Office of Labor Relations
Direct Reports: Administrative staff; consultants
Key Relationships: Establishes and maintains an informational and operational relationship between the Office of Appeals and Review and the principals and supervisors of the community school districts, high schools and other divisions, and bureaus and offices within the New York City Department of Education (“DOE”) to assist them with implementation of various appeal processes and application of various collective bargaining agreements and Department policies and practices.
1. Admission to the New York State Bar; and four years of recent full-time responsible, relevant, satisfactory legal experience subsequent to admission to any bar, of which eighteen months must have been in the supervision of other attorneys, in an administrative, managerial or executive capacity, or performing complex legal work.
Incumbents must remain Members of the New York State Bar in good standing for the duration of this employment.
(Internal candidates who are selected for this position and who currently hold comparable or less senior positions within the DOE will not earn less than their current salary.)
Please include a resume and cover letter with your application.
NOTE: The filling of all positions is subject to budget availability and/or grant funding.
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As of August 2, 2021, all NYC Department of Education new hires (who are not currently employees of the City of New York) must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to beginning their employment unless they have been granted a reasonable accommodation for religious or medical reasons. More information can be found in Executive Order 75.
DOE Non- Discrimination Policy
It is the policy of the Department of Education of the City of New York to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, marital status, partnership status, disability, sexual orientation, gender (sex), military status, unemployment status, caregiver status, consumer credit history, prior record of arrest or conviction (except as permitted by law), predisposing genetic characteristics, or status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual offenses and stalking, and to maintain an environment free of harassment on any of the above-noted grounds, including sexual harassment or retaliation. For more information, please refer to the DOE Non-Discrimination Policy.