If you are interested in a rewarding and challenging career, this is the position for you!
The Executive Office for Immigration Review, U.S. Department of Justice, is seeking an individual to serve as an Attorney Advisor.
The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) is responsible for adjudicating immigration cases. Specifically, under delegated authority from the Attorney General, EOIR interprets and administers the Federal immigration laws by conducting immigration court proceedings, appellate reviews, and administrative hearings. EOIR consists of three adjudicating components: the Office of the Chief Immigration Judge, which is responsible for managing the numerous immigration courts located throughout the United States where immigration judges adjudicate individual cases; the Board of Immigration Appeals, which primarily conducts appellate reviews of the immigration judges decisions; and the Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer, which adjudicates immigration-related cases. EOIR is committed to providing the fair, expeditious, and uniform application of our Nations immigration laws in all cases. This position is located in the Executive Office for Immigration Review, Office of the Director, Office of Legal Access Programs (OLAP).
This is a Excepted Service position; additional positions may be filled from this announcement within 90 days of certificate issuance.
The incumbent is responsible for providing expert advice and counsel to the Office of Legal Access Programs (OLAP) Director and other senior Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) officials. Responsible for assisting with the development, implementation, and management of the Legal Orientation Program (LOP), and Legal Orientation Program for Unaccompanied Children (LOPC); serves as a Contract Officers Representative (COR) to develop, administer, evaluate, and expand the LOP and LOPC, ensuring compliance of both programs with their respective Statement of Work, responding to the contract-related needs of nonprofit private organizations carrying out such programs, and cultivating good faith working relationships between government entities and the contractor/subcontractors carrying out such programs; analyzing pro bono representation, on a city-by-city and location-by-location basis, to identify gaps and problems; carrying out management objectives, policies, and planning for OLAP, and evaluates proposed legislative changes in terms of foreseeable effect on the office, method of operation, and extent of operation.
The incumbent is responsible for recommending policies and develops procedures and regulations implementing any new or amended legislation for OLAP, and ensures that these policies, procedures, and regulations are consistent with the intent of the law and are administratively sound, efficient, and effective.