|Department of Human Services - Direct Care and Treatment
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Working Title: Associate General Counsel
Job Class: Staff Attorney 2
Agency: Human Services Dept
Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans.
The work you'll do is more than just a job. Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota.
* Telework (Within Minnesota or Neighboring States) and flexible hours options are available.*
** This posting will be used to fill two (2) identical open positions.
This position exists to provide legal expertise to the Department of Human Services ("Department") supporting the Children and Family Services Administration and DHS Operations. The individual in this position will be responsible for providing the Department with legal expertise to ensure DHS's compliance with all state and federal laws, addressing legal issues arising out of the transfer of programs and responsibilities to the new Department of Children, Youth and Families, assisting the Assistant Deputy General Counsel with coordinating the Department's litigation, and collaborating with other Department staff concerning implementation of Department legal policies and best practices. The individual in this position will conduct complex legal and policy research producing written products for a variety of audiences and purposes.
**To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that your resume clearly describes your experience in the areas listed and indicates the beginning and ending month, day and year for each job held.**
Experience must also demonstrate the following:
How to Apply
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To receive consideration as a Connect 700 Program applicant, apply online, email the Job ID# 73447, the Working Title and your valid Proof of Eligibility Certificate by the closing date to Dennis Stevenson at firstname.lastname@example.org .
If you are an individual with a disability and need an ADA accommodation for an interview, you may contact the Department of Human Services' ADA Coordinator at 651-431-4945 or DHS_ADA@state.mn.us for assistance.
About Human Services Dept
WE MAKE A DIFFERENCE! The Minnesota Department of Human Services impacts the lives of 1.7 million people every year, helping them meet their basic needs so they can achieve their highest potential.
Why Work for Us
We are committed to continually developing a workforce that reflects the diversity of our state and the populations we serve. The varied experiences and perspectives of employees strengthen the work we do together and our ability to best serve the people of Minnesota.
A recent engagement survey of State of Minnesota employees found:
Our benefits aim to balance four key elements that make life and work meaningful: health and wellness, financial well-being, professional development, and work/life harmony. As an employee, your benefits may include:
Programs, resources and benefits eligibility varies based on type of employment, agency, funding availability, union/collective bargaining agreement, location, and length of service with the State of Minnesota.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Minnesota state agencies are equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employers. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.
We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email email@example.com and indicate what assistance is needed.