Director, Office of Employee Advocacy

Washington D.C.
Apr 03, 2018
Apr 03, 2018
Executive, Director
Full Time

Occasional travel - Some local travel may be required.

Relocation expenses reimbursed No


• Undergraduate and legal degrees from an accredited college or university.

• Admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.

• A minimum of ten years legal experience in representing employees in workplace discrimination cases and five years senior level executive/leadership legal experience, familiarity with federal legislative and administrative processes. Three to five years of supervisory experience, of legal staff, required.

• Ability to perform litigation activities, including negotiation, legal writing, oral advocacy and counseling.

• Extensive experience and detailed knowledge of workplace discrimination case law, precedent, and interpretation.

• Proven experience in providing thorough and sound advice and guidance to internal and external customers. Demonstrated ability to balance workload requirements, appropriately delegate and hold subordinates fully accountable.

• Knowledge of the U.S. House of Representatives’ environment, including the Congressional Accountability Act.

• Strategic thinker with proven ability to anticipate business, customer, and legal issues needing attention.

• Excellent written and oral communication skills.

• Demonstrated ability to coordinate operations and the administration of an office, including budget preparation and execution, program planning, supervision and evaluation of staff, etc.

• Ability to meet the minimum physical requirements (lifting, bending, crouching, standing, etc.) of the job. Availability to work additional hours as required.

• Successfully complete a criminal history records check, top-secret security or other applicable security clearance, and a pre-employment drug-test (pre-identified position only).

Undergraduate and legal degrees from an accredited college or university.

Hiring for this position is governed by the Veteran's Employment Opportunities Act. Applicants seeking veterans’ preference consideration should contact a CAO Human Resources representative at for further information.

Continued employment is contingent upon satisfactorily completing a criminal history records check (or other applicable security clearance) and a pre-employment drug-test (pre-identified position only).

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You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Highly qualified candidates will be evaluated based on a structured interview.

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