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ANNOUNCEMENT REMAINS OPEN UNTIL FILLED
Overview: Established by Congress in 1974, the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) is the country’s single largest funder of civil legal aid for low-income Americans. LSC currently funds 134 independent, non-profit legal aid organizations with more than 800 offices throughout the nation. LSC’s mission is to promote equal access to justice and provide grants for high-quality civil legal assistance.
Under the general supervision of the Director of the Office of Compliance and Enforcement (OCE) or his/her designee, participates in compliance reviews of grantee programs; identifies and documents areas of weakness in specific grantee programs and in the LSC compliance system, and makes recommendations for program improvements; conducts on-site reviews and investigations and develops corrective actions for grantee program improvement; and reviews program policy submissions. Extensive travel is required when under contract. Applicants should be available to participate on at least three (3) compliance reviews, each scheduled for a minimum of five (5) to six (6) days on-site, not including pre- and post-site visit work, per year.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Excellent written communication skills with demonstrated ability to produce professional, clear, well-written work product that requires minimal editing. Excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to reach different audiences and manage conflicts. Experience analyzing complicated concepts and offering cogent conclusions. Unimpeachable integrity and adherence to the highest standards of ethics and professionalism. Ability to function in a discreet, diplomatic, and confidential matter. Must possess sound judgment and articulate well-informed and objective recommendations. Ability to understand trends that affect LSC, its grantees and their clients. Ability to conduct thorough investigations through the use of reviews, effective interviewing, research, and application of relevant regulatory authority. Must be conscientious, disciplined, versatile, and highly motivated. High degree of flexibility, capacity for self-management, and attentive to detail. Strong organizational skills; adaptable and able to manage multiple priorities with shifting and/or competing priorities and tight deadlines. Understanding of and commitment to organizational mission and goals. Ability to influence, motivate, challenge, and inspire confidence among others. Ability to work well with persons from diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and working styles.
A law degree from an accredited law school and admission to the Bar of the highest court in a jurisdiction is highly desirable. Must have at least five (5) years experience in the practice of law or equivalent experience with regulatory compliance and oversight matters. Must possess excellent research and analytical skills. Experience conducting compliance investigations or reviews is preferred. Capacity to interpret the LSC Act, Appropriations Riders, LSC regulations, policies and rules is required.
SALARY AND BENEFITS:
$500 per day. Typical contract is eight (8) days. This position is not benefits eligible.
Submit a résumé, cover letter (including where you saw the position announcement), and salary history to:
Legal Services Corporation
Office of Human Resources
3333 K Street, NW, 3rd Floor
Washington, DC 20007-3522
Note: Electronic applications are preferred. If applying by e-mail, please include the job title in the subject line. If reasonable accommodation in the application process is required, please notify OHR at 202-295-1571.
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and the posting will remain open until filled.
LSC embraces diversity as a core value. We recognize that our success as a corporation depends upon creating and maintaining a diverse team of talented professionals, and we are committed to a workplace that reflects and supports diverse individual backgrounds and perspectives. Our commitment to diversity, inclusion, and non-discrimination includes race, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, personal appearance, genetic information, political affiliation, marital status, family responsibilities, disability and status as a veteran, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws or regulation. We strive to have a workplace that is comfortable and welcoming for everyone.