Goverment Jobs
Published
February 25, 2020
Location
Lansing, Michigan
Job Type

Description

Job Description

POSITION DUTIES- The position serves as an assistant legal counsel to support the Chief Legal Director, the Legal Services Administration (LSA), and the Michigan Department of State (MDOS) in the many and varied legal, policy, and legislative issues that arise. The position expands the legal bandwidth of LSA to ensure that all departmental legal needs are promptly and fully supported and addressed.

Position Description - Senior Executive Assistant Deputy Director 15

APPOINTMENT TYPE/BENEFITS- This position is Full-Time. Therefore, you would be eligible to participate in the benefits offered by the state.

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Required Education and Experience

Education
Possession of a bachelor's degree in any major.

Experience
Two years of professional, P11-level experience or one year of professional 12-level experience as a senior-level worker, a manager, or a staff/program specialist (includes administrative assistant) or equivalent.

Admission to the State Bar of Michigan and possession of a Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited school of law is preferred.

Additional Requirements and Information

You must apply for this vacancy through the NEOGOV system; click on "Apply" in the job posting for instructions in submitting your electronic application. Your application for any position does not guarantee that you will be contacted by the Department for further consideration. Only those applicants interviewed will be notified of the results.

Civil Service Commission Rule 2-7 requires that all newly hired state employees submit to and pass a pre-employment drug test prior to their actual appointment. Due to the nature of work of the Department of State, criminal and driving records will be checked. Any position offer will be conditional until results of the criminal background record checks indicate eligibility for employment.

If you have questions with navigating through NEOGOV or need assistance with uploading and/or attaching your documents, please view the following contact information: SOM How to Apply.

View the job specification at: http://www.michigan.gov/documents/SeniorExecutiveService_13148_7.pdf

State employment benefits include everything from health insurance to retirement income and are worth about 40% of your salary
This page gives a brief explanation of some of the benefits that are provided by the State of Michigan according to union contracts or Civil Service Rules. See details on these and other employment information.

Leave Time

Full time employees receive between 15 and 35 vacation leave days per year. Employees also receive 13 sick days per year, and employees receive 8 hours of leave to participate in certain school functions or community activities. Employees may also qualify for up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave for certain family or medical situations.

Holidays

State employees receive 12 scheduled holidays each year, which include New Years Eve Day and New Years Day, Christmas Eve Day and Christmas Day, Memorial Day, and Veterans Day just to name a few.

Alternative Work Schedules

Flexible work schedules and telecommuting options are available in many jobs.

Insurance and Other Benefits

Insurances include health, vision, dental and life. Employees also have the option to purchase additional life, accidental death, long term disability, long term care insurance, and legal services. Flexible spending accounts for medical expenses and child care are also available.

Deferred Compensation

Employees may invest income in a tax-deferred retirement investment program. The state offers two optional deferred compensation plans, the 457 and 401(k). Employees decide the amount you want deducted from your paycheck.

Retirement

Employees receive a minimum 4% state contribution toward their retirement fund. If an employee elects to contribute more, the state will match that percentage (up to 3%). ORS administers two different retirement plans for State of Michigan employees: a Defined Benefit (DB) plan and a Defined Contribution (DC) plan. Use thefollowing link for detailed information:

Two plans for State Employees

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Please list all previous names, to include name at birth, and any alias name(s) used. If you do not have any previous/alias names to list, please enter "none".

    02
    Are you related to anyone currently working at the Department of State (Secretary of State)?

    • Yes
    • No
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    If you answered "yes" to question #2, please list the name of each relative. If you answered "no" to question #2, please enter "none".

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      SENEXDEP - Do you possess a bachelor's degree or higher in any major or at least one year of professional experience in the state classified service? If so, please attach a copy of your official college transcripts.

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      SENEXDEP - Do you possess at least two years of professional, P11-level experience or one year of professional 12-level experience as a senior-level worker, a manager, or a staff/program specialist (includes administrative assistant) or equivalent?

      • Yes
      • No
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      Please select the number of years of experience you have working with election law and voting issues.

      • None
      • 1 year - 2 years
      • 2 years - 4 years
      • 4 years - 8 years
      • More than 8 years
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      Please explain your experience working with election law and voting issues. If you do not possess this experience, please enter "none".

        08
        Please select the number of years of experience you have working with communications professionals and media to make important legal and constitutional issues accessible.

        • None
        • 1 year - 2 years
        • 2 years - 4 years
        • 4 years - 8 years
        • More than 8 years
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        Please explain your experience working with communications professionals and media to make important legal and constitutional issues accessible. If you do not possess this experience, please enter "none".

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          Do you possess a Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited school of law? If so, please attach your official transcript.

          • Yes
          • No
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          Are you a member in good standing in the Michigan State Bar? If so, please provide your member number (P number) in the Certification/Licenses section of your application.

          • Yes
          • No

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