NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL JOB POSTING
Position Legal Administrator Work Hours 9am – 5pm
Division Office of General Counsel Open Date 11/6/2019
Number of Positions 1 Close Date Until Filled

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The New York City Council is seeking to fill a Legal Administrator position in its Office of the General Counsel.The Legal Administrator will support the efficiency of the Office of the General Counsel by coordinating workflow, scheduling, and managing projects as well as processing correspondence and other paperwork. The Legal Administrator will also assist the Council’s Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) Officer in reviewing and responding to FOIL requests. Additionally, this individual will help with the review, transportation, storage and tracking of City Council documents in compliance with various laws and policies.

REQUIREMENTS

Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or equivalent preferred. A minimum of one year of experience in a legal environment helpful. Analytical thinker with detailed research proficiencies. Ability to grasp and interpret legal documents. Must have strong communication skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office; ability to learn how to use electronic document review software; good judgment and prioritization; and, the ability to interact professionally and effectively with a wide variety of individuals.

New York City residency required within 90 days of appointment.

HOW TO APPLY

Qualified candidates should forward a cover letter and resume to:

MAIL:
New York City Council
Administrative Services
Attn: Recruitment Unit/LA
250 Broadway, 16th Floor
New York, NY 10007
FAX: (212) 791-5266
E-MAIL: counciljobs@council.nyc.gov

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

THE NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER