The Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB) is requesting applications from qualified individuals to serve as a Staff Attorney I in the Division of Legal Services. This position:
*Provides routine legal services of a varied nature which are typically characterized by facts that are well established, involves established legal precedents, and has a relatively moderate impact.
*Effectively handles disciplinary cases before the EPSB, resolves any assigned cases in a timely and efficient manner; expected to resolve approx. 66 disciplinary matters per year.
*Communicates effectively with school districts, applicants, respondents, opposing counsel, institution representatives, and the general public regarding matters relative to the division.
*Reviews and assists with investigation of disciplinary complaints, reviews proposed professional development submitted to meet probationary conditions for maintaining certification and assists in reviews of educators with certificates under probation.
*Provides legal services to agency staff, assists with regulation and bill drafting/review, and serves on assigned agency related committees.
*Represents the agency in civil matters in state and federal court, assists the director in the review and implementation of procedures for improving the efficiency of the division.
To view position details, requirements and the application process applicants can access the Kentucky Personnel Cabinet Career Opportunities System web page here.