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Attorney (Labor Relations Specialist)

(Full-time position, 12 months/yr.)

Salary/Pay Scale: $80,000 – $95,000/Year

Job Duties and Responsibilities (Illustrative):

• Perform research and prepare memorandums and analyses regarding a wide array of labor relations, employee relations, personnel/human resources, and education-related issues

• Serve as chief negotiator in collective bargaining

• Prepares documents/contracts/leases

• Conduct investigations regarding allegations of harassment, employee misconduct, et al.

• Serve as hearing officer in superintendent’s (student discipline) hearings

• Create outlines and power points and deliver presentations/trainings

• Make presentations on various labor-related topics

• Review and compare data for labor contracts

• Prepare and compile comparative data after review of contracts, personnel/human resources policies, et al.

• Serve as school district/BOCES representative in hearings and proceedings (i.e., grievance proceedings, arbitrations, PERB hearings, Unemployment Insurance hearings, Section 75 hearings, et al.)

• Provide prompt responses to district inquiries effectively and efficiently

• Perform human resources and personnel functions, including but not limited to, administering collective bargaining agreements, employee contracts, policies, and non-bargaining unit terms and conditions

• Establish and maintain effective professional relationships

• Perform other assigned duties and responsibilities as requested

Job Qualifications:

• Must be admitted to the New York State Bar and in good standing and have legal or labor relations experience.

• Experience in negotiating labor contracts and familiarity with school/education are desirable.

• Candidate must have strong written and oral communication skills, be detail-oriented and have the ability to demonstrate professional composure and aptitude in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment.


Dr. Clark J. Godshall

District Superintendent

Orleans/Niagara BOCES

4232 Shelby Basin Road, Medina, New York 14103

Fax: (585) 798-1317 Email: