Current Vacancies VACANCY NOTICE JOB TITLE: HUMAN RIGHTS ADVOCATE/ATTORNEY IV JOB DESCRIPTION: The Human Rights Commission is an executive branch agency within the State of Alaska, Office of the Governor, established under the Alaska Human Rights Law, AS 18.80. The Commission is seeking a Human Rights Advocate/Attorney IV to prepare and present discrimination cases at public hearings, conduct discovery, coordinate the Commission’s appellate work, review investigative files and make recommendations regarding the sufficiency of the evidence, and conciliate resolutions to complaints in which the Commission has found substantial evidence of discrimination. This position requires a thorough understanding of Alaska Human Rights Law and court rules, well developed litigation, negotiation, and analytical skills, a high degree of professionalism and organization, and excellent written and oral communication skills. Candidates for this position must be able to practice independently. The Human Rights Advocate supervises an Attorney II/III and a Law Office Assistant I. Please see the detailed position description on www.humanrightsalaska.gov for the Human Rights Advocate for more information about this position. Detailed Classification Specifications for the Attorney IV positions are available on Workplace Alaska www.workplace.alaska.gov under “Job Class Specifications.” MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Admission to the Alaska State Bar and at least four years of legal experience is required. Experience in litigation, appellate practice, and management along with knowledge of anti-discrimination and/or employment law preferred. SALARY: This position is a Range 24. Starting salary will be within that range commensurate with experience ($89,748 to $106,452). A comprehensive state benefits package is provided. Positions in this job class are in the partially exempt service in accordance with AS 39.25.120(c)(3). TO APPLY: Applicants for this position must submit a cover letter, resume, a professional writing sample of no more than two thousand words, and at least three employment references to the Commission by March 23, 2018 at 5:00 P.M to be assured of consideration. Applications received after this date will be considered if the position has not been filled. Application materials may be submitted by email to Scott Damerow (firstname.lastname@example.org / 907-792-7237). __________________________________________________________ EEO STATEMENT The Office of the Governor complies with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Individuals with disabilities, who require accommodation, auxiliary aides or services, or alternative communication formats, please call (907) 465-3897 in Juneau or (907) 465-3514 (TTY). The Office of the Governor is an equal opportunity employer.