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Date Posted09/24/2020
Job TitleAssistant Executive Director/Legal Counsel
CityNew York
StateNew York
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Assistant Executive Director/Legal Counsel
New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
New York, NY

The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (The NYSPCC) seeks an Assistant Executive Director/Legal Counsel (the AED) to assist the Executive Director in all areas of general NYSPCC management. The AED will report to the Executive Director and have three direct reports with oversight of the operations of their departments: (1) the Director of Finance and Operations, (2) the Director of Research and Evaluation, and (3) the Director of the NYSPCC Training Institute. In addition, s/he will provide the NYSPCC Clinical Team with guidance on legal matters concerning NYSPCC clients.

The successful candidate will identify legislation and public policy issues having impact on NYSPCC and the children and families that it serves. The ideal candidate will develop an advocacy agenda and action plans to move public policy efforts forward. S/he will serve as a liaison with legislative and government officials regarding programs and advocacy efforts. The AED will coordinate the NYSPCC’s efforts with child welfare organizations and serve as Secretary of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children – New York (APSAC-NY) Public Policy Committee.

The successful candidate will have attorney admission to the New York State Bar and ten years of experience litigating child welfare and other child-related cases. The ideal candidate will have familiarity with the state and federal legislative process, and have experience reviewing, analyzing and commenting on child welfare/child protective and related legislation. In addition, s/he will have experience supervising management staff and a working knowledge of financial operations, program research, and administrative operations.

NameFlavio Furtado
Company NameFreeman Philanthropic Services, LLC
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