Department: Department Of Education
Agency: Office for Civil Rights
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This announcement is open to all U.S. citizens.
This is an Excepted Service position. The job will be filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive civil service. Applicants selected for an excepted service position are subject to a one-year trial period.
ONE OR MORE POSITIONS MAY BE FILLED WITH THIS VACANCY
Join our Team! The U.S. Department of Education (ED) is looking for the best and brightest to ensure equal access to education and to promote educational excellence throughout the nation. The mission of the Department of Education is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access.
The incumbent serves as a General Attorney in the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR), Headquarters Office, Program Legal Group (PLG). The incumbent is responsible for legal and policy advice and counsel to the Director and Deputy Director of the Program Legal Group, the Assistant Secretary (AS), the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, the Deputy Assistant Secretaries (DAS), the Enforcement Directors, and as an expert resource for other managers within OCR. Formulates responses to policy-related requests from the Secretary, Congress, and other individuals and organizations. Provides legal and policy advice to other OCR components in preparing such responses. The office operates under jurisdiction of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1975, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act of 2002, and their implementing regulations.
- Must be a U.S. Citizen.
- You must successfully complete a background security investigation.
- Relocation expenses will not be paid.