Sep 07, 2019
SUMMARY: Provides in-house legal services to the Superintendent, Cabinet, and District Administrators. Represents the District in court hearings and administrative proceedings and provides day to day advice and counsel to central and site administration on a variety of legal matters, including Constitutional law, special education law, and employment law. Coordinates the development and revision of Superintendent and Board of Education policies. Coordinates all legal services required by the District. EDUCATION AND RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE:Juris Doctorate degreeMinimum of five years of experience, preferably in Colorado K-12 school law and/or working in a law firm representing school district clients LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS or CERTIFICATIONS:Valid Colorado license to practice lawValid Colorado driver's licenseCriminal background check KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: Knowledge of education law (federal and state)Ability to maintain a positive and effective relationship with the Superintendent, staff, and Board of EducationCritical thinking, problem-solving and analyticalskillsEffective communication skills with an ability to communicate, interact and work effectively and cooperatively with all people including those from diverse ethic and educational backgroundsAbility to protect and maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the jobAbility to work under deadlines; to be flexible in meeting the ever-changing needs of the DistrictAbility to manage multiple prioritiesAbility and willingness to adhere to attendance requirements, including regular and punctual employeepresenceAbility to promote and follow Board of Education policies and Superintendent policiesAbility to recognize the importance of safety in the workplace, follow safety rules, practice safe work habits, utilize appropriate safety equipment and report unsafe conditions to the appropriate administrator SALARY:$125,526/year and up, depending on qualifications TO APPLY:Apply online by the closing date of September 30, 2019 at 4:30 pm.
Poudre School District Fort Collins, CO, USA Full-time