The State Bar of California

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21 job(s) at The State Bar of California

STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA San Francisco, CA, United States
Jun 17, 2021
Job Description Office of Human Resources Annual Salary Range for Senior Human Resources Analyst: $91,783 - $122,377 Annual Salary Range for Principal Human Resources Analyst: $111,064 - $148,068 Exempt / Non-Union Represented Description The State Bar of California's Office of Human Resources seeks an experienced Senior Human Resources Analyst/Principal Human Resources Analyst for its Employee and Labor Relations team. The role is responsible for complex analytical work that impacts the strategy and direction of the State Bar's employee and labor relations, disability and leaves management, workers' compensation, general personnel administration, and special projects. The position exercises independent judgment in providing advice to operating departments; participates in complex contract negotiations, contract administration, and informal and formal grievance proceedings; conducts workplace investigations and drafts detailed investigative reports and corrective actions; monitors, tracks, and analyzes disability and leaves management processes; providing training; and, performs other employee and labor relations duties as required. Position placement in the senior or principal role will depend on the applicant's qualifications, relevant experience, and assigned responsibilities and can be based in either our San Francisco or Los Angeles office. Specific duties and responsibilities include: Provide advice and consultation to managers and supervisors on issues of employee performance, conduct and attendance. Assist managers and supervisors in all aspects of the performance management process, including counseling, performance evaluations, notices of discipline and grievance processing. Conduct and coordinate internal factual investigations into State Bar workplace issues and produce investigation reports. Types of investigations include, but are not limited to, complaints of illegal harassment or discrimination; whistleblower complaints; workplace violence; employee misconduct; and employee performance issues. Evaluate complaints of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation; draft investigative reports; and mange the complaint resolution process. Act as a State Bar representative in contacts with the union on meet and confer processes, grievances, disciplinary actions and other employee and labor relations activities. Provide advice and consultation to managers, supervisors and employees in the interpretation of human resources policies, procedures and contract application. Evaluate requests for reasonable accommodation and engage in the interactive process pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); coordinate with supervisors and managers to explore effective accommodations; draft correspondence regarding accommodations and the interactive process; and, track and maintain confidential medical information. Develop and implement training programs for managers and supervisors on all aspects of employee and labor relations. Conduct analytical and organizational studies regarding departmental and program activities; evaluate alternatives, make recommendations, and assist with the implementation of procedural, administrative, and/or operational changes after approval. May supervise, train and develop staff. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of employer-employee relations, organizational analysis and human resources administrationl Disciplinary principles, practices and procedures. Current disability and leave laws and best practices including but not limited to: ADA, FEHA, FMLA, CFRA, PDL, Workers' Compensations, and Military Leave. Equal Employment Opportunity rules, laws, and best practices; Organizational and management practices as applied to the analysis, evaluation,development and implementation of programs, policies, and procedures. Principles and practices of public administration as applied to operational unit and program administration. Research and reporting methods, techniques and procedures. Applicable Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations. Ability to: Conduct investigative interviews. Conduct complex research, including evaluation of alternatives, making sound recommendations, and preparing effective reports and presentation. Plans and conduct effective management, administrative, and operational review and analysis. Develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with employee organizations representative county employees Develop and administer employer-employee relations policies, guidelines and procedures. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Supervise, evaluate and train assigned personnel Minimum Qualifications Senior Human Resources Analyst: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business or public administration, human resources, or related field, and three (3) years of progressively responsible human resources experience in the assigned area or closely related area. Principal Human Resources Analyst: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business or public administrative, human resources, or a related field, and four (4) years of professional level human resources experience which must include two years of labor/employee relations and negotiations. Desired Qualifications: Experience in a government/public sector environment.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA San Francisco, CA, United States
Jun 17, 2021
Job Description Office of Human Resources Annual Salary Range for Senior Human Resources Analyst: $91,783 - $122,377 Annual Salary Range for Principal Human Resources Analyst: $111,064 - $148,068 Exempt / Non-Union Represented Description The State Bar of California's Office of Human Resources seeks an experienced Senior Human Resources Analyst/Principal Human Resources Analyst for its Employee and Labor Relations team. The role is responsible for complex analytical work that impacts the strategy and direction of the State Bar's employee and labor relations, disability and leaves management, workers' compensation, general personnel administration, and special projects. The position exercises independent judgment in providing advice to operating departments; participates in complex contract negotiations, contract administration, and informal and formal grievance proceedings; conducts workplace investigations and drafts detailed investigative reports and corrective actions; monitors, tracks, and analyzes disability and leaves management processes; providing training; and, performs other employee and labor relations duties as required. Position placement in the senior or principal role will depend on the applicant's qualifications, relevant experience, and assigned responsibilities and can be based in either our San Francisco or Los Angeles office. Specific duties and responsibilities include: Provide advice and consultation to managers and supervisors on issues of employee performance, conduct and attendance. Assist managers and supervisors in all aspects of the performance management process, including counseling, performance evaluations, notices of discipline and grievance processing. Conduct and coordinate internal factual investigations into State Bar workplace issues and produce investigation reports. Types of investigations include, but are not limited to, complaints of illegal harassment or discrimination; whistleblower complaints; workplace violence; employee misconduct; and employee performance issues. Evaluate complaints of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation; draft investigative reports; and mange the complaint resolution process. Act as a State Bar representative in contacts with the union on meet and confer processes, grievances, disciplinary actions and other employee and labor relations activities. Provide advice and consultation to managers, supervisors and employees in the interpretation of human resources policies, procedures and contract application. Evaluate requests for reasonable accommodation and engage in the interactive process pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); coordinate with supervisors and managers to explore effective accommodations; draft correspondence regarding accommodations and the interactive process; and, track and maintain confidential medical information. Develop and implement training programs for managers and supervisors on all aspects of employee and labor relations. Conduct analytical and organizational studies regarding departmental and program activities; evaluate alternatives, make recommendations, and assist with the implementation of procedural, administrative, and/or operational changes after approval. May supervise, train and develop staff. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of employer-employee relations, organizational analysis and human resources administrationl Disciplinary principles, practices and procedures. Current disability and leave laws and best practices including but not limited to: ADA, FEHA, FMLA, CFRA, PDL, Workers' Compensations, and Military Leave. Equal Employment Opportunity rules, laws, and best practices; Organizational and management practices as applied to the analysis, evaluation,development and implementation of programs, policies, and procedures. Principles and practices of public administration as applied to operational unit and program administration. Research and reporting methods, techniques and procedures. Applicable Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations. Ability to: Conduct investigative interviews. Conduct complex research, including evaluation of alternatives, making sound recommendations, and preparing effective reports and presentation. Plans and conduct effective management, administrative, and operational review and analysis. Develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with employee organizations representative county employees Develop and administer employer-employee relations policies, guidelines and procedures. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Supervise, evaluate and train assigned personnel Minimum Qualifications Senior Human Resources Analyst: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business or public administration, human resources, or related field, and three (3) years of progressively responsible human resources experience in the assigned area or closely related area. Principal Human Resources Analyst: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business or public administrative, human resources, or a related field, and four (4) years of professional level human resources experience which must include two years of labor/employee relations and negotiations. Desired Qualifications: Experience in a government/public sector environment.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA San Francisco, CA, United States
Jun 15, 2021
Full Time
Job Description Office of Access & Inclusion Annual Salary Range: $91,783 - $122,377 Exempt / Union Represented The Office of Access & Inclusion leads the grantmaking for legal services, policymaking on access to justice, and diversity and inclusion work at the State Bar. In 2021, the Office of Access & Inclusion, working with the Legal Services Trust Fund Commission and the Board of Trustees, will distribute approximately $70 million to 100 nonprofit legal aid organizations throughout the State. For more information about the State Bar, please visit: www.calbar.ca.gov. DEFINITION Under general direction, the Senior Program Analyst conducts professional-level analysis and administers programs and/or functions; performs specialty assignments and acts in a lead capacity with respect to lower level professional and support staff; and performs related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Senior Program Analyst is the is the lead/advanced journey-level professional class performing advanced, specialized work of a professional nature, utilizing skills that require technical expertise and an understanding of complex analytical procedures and program processes. Incumbents exercise a high degree of professional judgment with considerable independence. This class may function as the lead over professional, technical and/or administrative support personnel on an ongoing or project basis. Responsibilities include project planning and the performance of high-level professional analyses and service in the division/unit to which assigned. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Provides expertise and guidance to other professional, and/or administrative staff in complex program analysis and solutions. Performs advanced research, conducts studies to determine needs, prepares reports, and recommends implementation procedures for a variety of program needs. Serves as a primary communication liaison with State Bar committees, members, financial institutions, vendors, contractors, general public, other departments and employees. Evaluates existing and alternative policies and makes recommendations toward establishment of revised policies and procedures. Performs advanced professional work in support of State Bar programs and services involving the knowledge, interpretation, and application of State Bar policies, rules, regulations, and procedures. Reviews processes and maintains program transactions, records and other documents; assists in the preparation and maintenance of statistical data, reports, correspondence, special studies, and conducts research. Provides input in developing and evaluating program policies and procedures and evaluates and proposes changes concerning the methods of operation. Provides lead direction over programs, staff or special projects, which involves assigning, reviewing and coordinating the work of staff. Trains staff in program policies, rules, regulations and procedures; assesses workloads, assigns employees as necessary to ensure the proper level of support for ongoing activities of the department. Assists with the selection, training, direction, and evaluation of staff. Implements guidelines to ensure adherence to the State Bar rules and regulations governing the administration of State Bar programs, services, and membership. Represents the State Bar at programs and functions, and responds to inquiries from board members, management, attorneys and the public. May perform a number of other similar or related duties which may not be specifically included within this position description, but which are consistent with the general level of the job. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: Principles of office management, budgeting, administration and supervision. Problem identification, analysis and evaluation. Problem solving and conflict resolution methods and techniques. Computer information systems, including personal computer applications, word processing and spreadsheet programs. Interviewing and investigative techniques. Principles of effective writing and verbal presentation. Coordination and operation of programs. Working knowledge of the State Bar Offices and their functions and a general knowledge of other agencies and their interface with the State Bar. Personnel selection and supervisory principles, practices, and procedures. Computerized information and database recordkeeping systems. Office procedure, budget preparation and maintenance techniques. Ability to: Apply the policies and practices of a department. Understand, interpret and apply laws, rules and regulations related to assigned programs. Plan, organize, coordinate and evaluate programs under conflicting deadlines and demands. Analyze material and problems and identify solutions. Analyze problems and complaints, and identify solutions in a timely manner. Mentor, assign and prioritize work assignments of staff in support of meeting program goals. Operate modern office equipment including computer hardware, software, and internet and web-based applications. Compile data and prepare narrative and statistical reports. Appropriately respond to requests and inquiries from the public, State Bar members, or other departments. Communicate clearly, concisely and professionally, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships at all organizational levels as well as with the public. Maintain the confidentiality of information. Minimum Qualifications: Education: Bachelor's degree in a field that develops skills related to essential duties, or a combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the duties of the position. Experience: Minimum of three (3) years of journey-level professional experience in data collection and evaluation, research or performance or financial analysis, or grant compliance in a public sector, legal or nonprofit environment, or equivalent. Applicants who meet the Minimum Qualifications will be required to successfully complete the State Bar's selection process for this classification. License, Certificate, Registration Requirements: None required. Physical Requirements: Sit for extended periods of time. Make fine visual distinctions upon proofreading written document and viewing information on a computer screen. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds. Possess visual capability and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Digital dexterity to assemble, retrieve and replace files. Frequent and ongoing use of a telephone and computer terminal.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA San Francisco, CA, United States
Jun 15, 2021
Full Time
Job Description Office of Access & Inclusion Annual Salary Range: $91,783 - $122,377 Exempt / Union Represented The Office of Access & Inclusion leads the grantmaking for legal services, policymaking on access to justice, and diversity and inclusion work at the State Bar. In 2021, the Office of Access & Inclusion, working with the Legal Services Trust Fund Commission and the Board of Trustees, will distribute approximately $70 million to 100 nonprofit legal aid organizations throughout the State. For more information about the State Bar, please visit: www.calbar.ca.gov. DEFINITION Under general direction, the Senior Program Analyst conducts professional-level analysis and administers programs and/or functions; performs specialty assignments and acts in a lead capacity with respect to lower level professional and support staff; and performs related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Senior Program Analyst is the is the lead/advanced journey-level professional class performing advanced, specialized work of a professional nature, utilizing skills that require technical expertise and an understanding of complex analytical procedures and program processes. Incumbents exercise a high degree of professional judgment with considerable independence. This class may function as the lead over professional, technical and/or administrative support personnel on an ongoing or project basis. Responsibilities include project planning and the performance of high-level professional analyses and service in the division/unit to which assigned. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Provides expertise and guidance to other professional, and/or administrative staff in complex program analysis and solutions. Performs advanced research, conducts studies to determine needs, prepares reports, and recommends implementation procedures for a variety of program needs. Serves as a primary communication liaison with State Bar committees, members, financial institutions, vendors, contractors, general public, other departments and employees. Evaluates existing and alternative policies and makes recommendations toward establishment of revised policies and procedures. Performs advanced professional work in support of State Bar programs and services involving the knowledge, interpretation, and application of State Bar policies, rules, regulations, and procedures. Reviews processes and maintains program transactions, records and other documents; assists in the preparation and maintenance of statistical data, reports, correspondence, special studies, and conducts research. Provides input in developing and evaluating program policies and procedures and evaluates and proposes changes concerning the methods of operation. Provides lead direction over programs, staff or special projects, which involves assigning, reviewing and coordinating the work of staff. Trains staff in program policies, rules, regulations and procedures; assesses workloads, assigns employees as necessary to ensure the proper level of support for ongoing activities of the department. Assists with the selection, training, direction, and evaluation of staff. Implements guidelines to ensure adherence to the State Bar rules and regulations governing the administration of State Bar programs, services, and membership. Represents the State Bar at programs and functions, and responds to inquiries from board members, management, attorneys and the public. May perform a number of other similar or related duties which may not be specifically included within this position description, but which are consistent with the general level of the job. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: Principles of office management, budgeting, administration and supervision. Problem identification, analysis and evaluation. Problem solving and conflict resolution methods and techniques. Computer information systems, including personal computer applications, word processing and spreadsheet programs. Interviewing and investigative techniques. Principles of effective writing and verbal presentation. Coordination and operation of programs. Working knowledge of the State Bar Offices and their functions and a general knowledge of other agencies and their interface with the State Bar. Personnel selection and supervisory principles, practices, and procedures. Computerized information and database recordkeeping systems. Office procedure, budget preparation and maintenance techniques. Ability to: Apply the policies and practices of a department. Understand, interpret and apply laws, rules and regulations related to assigned programs. Plan, organize, coordinate and evaluate programs under conflicting deadlines and demands. Analyze material and problems and identify solutions. Analyze problems and complaints, and identify solutions in a timely manner. Mentor, assign and prioritize work assignments of staff in support of meeting program goals. Operate modern office equipment including computer hardware, software, and internet and web-based applications. Compile data and prepare narrative and statistical reports. Appropriately respond to requests and inquiries from the public, State Bar members, or other departments. Communicate clearly, concisely and professionally, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships at all organizational levels as well as with the public. Maintain the confidentiality of information. Minimum Qualifications: Education: Bachelor's degree in a field that develops skills related to essential duties, or a combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the duties of the position. Experience: Minimum of three (3) years of journey-level professional experience in data collection and evaluation, research or performance or financial analysis, or grant compliance in a public sector, legal or nonprofit environment, or equivalent. Applicants who meet the Minimum Qualifications will be required to successfully complete the State Bar's selection process for this classification. License, Certificate, Registration Requirements: None required. Physical Requirements: Sit for extended periods of time. Make fine visual distinctions upon proofreading written document and viewing information on a computer screen. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds. Possess visual capability and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Digital dexterity to assemble, retrieve and replace files. Frequent and ongoing use of a telephone and computer terminal.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA San Francisco, CA, United States
Jun 15, 2021
Full Time
Job Description Office of Access & Inclusion Annual Salary Range: $91,783 - $122,377 Exempt / Non-Union Represented The Office of Access and Inclusion (OAI) is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst (SFA) to support OAI's fiscal duties in administering grant funds to California's legal service community. The OAI is the largest funder of civil legal aid in the state, benefitting nearly 100 nonprofit legal service organizations throughout California and increasing access to justice for individuals and families living in poverty. The position will entail performing functions of financial administration and reporting to include, but not limited to: preparation and timely review of grantees' quarterly grant expense reports, screening and processing reimbursement request, assist in evaluating the fiscal administration of grant funds, and monitor, input, review, and approve Interest on Legal Trust Account (IOLTA), Equal Access Fund (EAF) , and several other grant information into OAI's grant management online application (SmartSimple). The ideal candidate will have experience working collaboratively in a team setting with fiscal and non-fiscal personnel, be a strategic thinker and problem-solver, and communicate financial information clearly, in both written and verbal form. The SFA candidate will also have expertise in streamlining complex workflow models, utilizing best practices in grant management accounting/financial data management, and technical background in case management configuration (i.e., Html and JavaScript). DEFINITION Under direction, supervises the staff and operations of a fiscal section in the State Bar; functional areas of responsibility may include, but are not limited to grants, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and budget. Responsible for the financial analysis supporting the State Bar's budget and budget processes including budgeting, long and short-range fiscal planning, general and special fund accounting, and related activities in accordance with generally accepted accounting standards; and performing other related duties as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is a working lead/advanced journey-level class in the Finance job family; incumbents work under general direction and broad policies wherein the preponderant responsibility is to directly lead the operations and staff within the assigned section and to provide highly complex fiscal support to management. This classification is distinguished from the Financial Analyst classification in that the Senior Financial Analyst is assigned formal responsibility for directing the staff in day-to-day operations and activities of a fiscal section. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Mentors, plans and prioritizes the work of professional, technical or clerical staff; Performs a variety of complex accounting duties; functional areas of responsibility include general ledger, grants, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and budget. Develops fiscal policies and procedures, strategic plans, budget forecasts and financial projections and statements, and reports consistent with generally accepted accounting standards. Evaluates accounting and fiscal control systems, policies, problems and procedures and prepares reports recommending changes and/or alternatives to procedures. Provides the financial analysis to support the State Bar's institutional budgeting process including accounting functions, long and short-range financial planning; budget development; special and general fund accounting, variance analysis, and audit response. Maintains and reviews budgetary controls; analyzes budget variances, projection reports, budget line item expense, balance sheet accounts, reports discrepancies between actual and subsidiary ledgers and makes recommended changes in cost allocation formulas. Plans and manages the monthly and yearly closing of State Bar books and ensures the time production and distribution of financial reports to management and all offices. Reviews and analyzes a variety of accounting records and fiscal activities to ensure accuracy and compliance with accounting/program/legal requirements; advises, enforces and guides other accounting and non-accounting staff of accounting methods and procedures and ensures that they are processing and recording financial transactions in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and procedures and the State Bar fiscal policies and procedures. Prepares and distributes financial statements and reports and prepares special financial reports and analysis. Performs other similar or related duties which may not be specifically included within this position description but which are consistent with the general level of the job and the responsibilities described. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: Operations, services and processes including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, budget, financial reporting and related fiscal areas. Principles of budgeting, financial planning and management, administration and supervision. Principles of accounting, auditing, budgeting, financial control and reporting in the governmental public sector. Manual and computerized accounting and financial recordkeeping systems. Accounting, budget and financial control principles, procedures and practices. Report preparation techniques. Problem identification and analyses of accounting and fiscal controls, system and practices. Principles of direct and lead supervision, training and performance evaluation. Modern office procedures, methods and equipment including computers and software applications relevant to the work. Methods and techniques of compiling and summarizing fiscal data. Principles and practices of customer service. Ability to: Perform professional accounting duties in assigned areas of responsibility. Understand and use the State Bar's specialized financial operations, processes and software applications. Apply specialized accounting rules within functional areas of responsibility. Analyze, interpret and reconcile fiscal documents. Prioritize and work under deadlines. Effectively mentor and train staff as required. Perform complex accounting and financial functions; verify, reconcile and balance financial transactions. Prepare a variety of fiscal reports in assigned areas of responsibility. Maintain financial records and files. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Maintain the confidentiality of information. Minimum Qualifications: Education: Bachelor's degree in a field that develops skills related to essential duties, or equivalent academic achievement. Experience: Minimum of three (3) years of journey level professional financial analysis or accounting and accounting; or three (3) years of financial experience with one (1) year supervisorial experience. Applicants who meet the Minimum Qualifications will be required to successfully complete the State Bar's selection process for this classification. License, Certificate, Registration Requirements: None required. Physical Requirements: Sit for extended periods of time. Make fine visual distinctions upon proofreading written document and viewing information on a computer screen. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds. Possess visual capability and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Digital dexterity to assemble, retrieve and replace files. Frequent and ongoing use of a telephone and computer terminal.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA San Francisco, CA, United States
Jun 15, 2021
Full Time
Job Description Office of Finance Annual Salary Range: $83,434- $111,241 Exempt / Union Represented The State Bar is looking for a seasoned financial analyst. The successful candidate will have a minimum five (5) years of experience analyzing complex data and proven ability to perform analysis. In addition to strong communication skills, must be able to identify and solve processing issues that arise. Responsible for the analysis and communications supporting the State Bar's collections and collections process, assisting management in reviewing and creating new processes for the finance department and general analysis work as needed in support of the team. DEFINITION Under general direction, performs professional accounting and budgeting activities in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and procedures including reviewing, analyzing, examining and maintaining accounting records and preparation of financial reports and special reports, developing, monitoring and reporting on budgets; functional areas of responsibility may include grants, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and budget; assignments may include the compilation, review, monitoring and reporting on department specific budgets; analyzing and approving financial transactions; preparing a variety of financial reports; and performing other related duties as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARATERISTICS This is the journey level classification in the Financial Analyst classification series. This classification is distinguished from the lower classification of Fiscal Services Specialist in that Financial Analysts are assigned more complex duties requiring specialized knowledge, abilities, skills, and experience and often exercise independent judgment in the performance of their duties. Financial Analysts may train and provide technical guidance to lower-level staff. This classification is distinguished from the Senior Financial Analyst in that positions in the senior level are assigned responsibility for leading and directing the staff, operations and activities of a fiscal section. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Performs a variety of complex accounting duties Develops and monitors program, office, department, and capital improvement budgets. Evaluates accounting and fiscal control systems, policies, problems and procedures and prepares reports recommending changes and/or alternatives to procedures. Reviews, evaluates and monitors all fiscal reporting and budgeting by grant recipients, financial institutions, and others. Provides complex fiscal support by guiding management and staff in the proper usage and posting of account transactions and general accounting issues; ensures management has detailed financial budget information and reports; recommends policy changes to conform to mandated accounting principles. Maintains and reviews budgetary controls and approves the acquisition of capital assets ensuring they are budgeted; analyzes budget variances, projection reports, budget line item expenses, balance sheet accounts (including cash accounts) and reporting discrepancies between actual and subsidiary ledgers, and makes recommended changes in cost allocation formulas. Plans and manages the monthly and yearly closing of State Bar books and ensures the time production and distribution of financial reports to management and all offices. Reviews and analyzes a variety of accounting and bank records and fiscal activities to ensure accuracy and compliance with accounting/program/legal requirements; advises, enforces and guides other accounting and non-accounting staff of accounting methods and procedures and ensures that they are processing and recording financial transactions in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and procedures and the State Bar fiscal policies and procedures. Prepares and distributes financial statements and reports and prepares special financial reports and analysis. Analyzes and reconciles the 457 Employees Deferred Compensation Plan, establishing monthly and year-to-date percentage earning and coordinates the resolution of problems with the outside consulting firm. Coordinates and manages activities related to independent financial and performance audits. Performs other similar or related duties which may not be specifically included within this position description but which are consistent with the general level of the job and the responsibilities described. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: Operations, services and processes with the State Bar including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, budget, financial reporting and related fiscal areas. Principles of budgeting, financial planning and management. Manual and computerized accounting and financial recordkeeping systems. Accounting, budget and financial control principles, procedures and practices. Report preparation techniques. Problem identification and analyses of accounting and fiscal controls, systems and practices. Modern office procedures, methods and equipment including computers and software applications relevant to the work. Methods and techniques of compiling and summarizing fiscal data. Principles and practices of customer service. Ability to: Perform professional accounting duties in assigned areas of responsibility. Develop proposed budgets based on an understanding of operational needs and available funding. Understand and use the State Bar's specialized financial operations, processes and software applications. Apply specialized accounting rules within functional areas of responsibility. Analyze, interpret and reconcile fiscal documents. Prioritize and work under deadlines. Serve as a resource to assigned staff. Perform complex accounting and financial functions; verify, reconcile and balance financial transactions. Prepare a variety of fiscal reports in assigned areas of responsibility. Maintain financial records and files. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Maintain the confidentiality of information. Minimum Qualifications: Education: Bachelor's degree in accounting or a field that develops skills related to essential duties, or equivalent academic achievement. Experience: Minimum two (2) years' experience of financial analysis and/or government/public sector accounting and/or budgeting experience. Applicants who meet the Minimum Qualifications will be required to successfully complete the State Bar's selection process for this classification. License, Certificate, Registration Requirements: None required. Physical Requirements: Sit for extended periods of time. Make fine visual distinctions upon proofreading written document and viewing information on a computer screen. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds. Possess visual capability and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Digital dexterity to assemble, retrieve and replace files. Frequent and ongoing use of a telephone and computer terminal.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA San Francisco, CA, United States
Jun 15, 2021
Full Time
Job Description Office of Access & Inclusion Annual Salary Range: $91,783 - $122,377 Exempt / Non-Union Represented The Office of Access and Inclusion (OAI) is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst (SFA) to support OAI's fiscal duties in administering grant funds to California's legal service community. The OAI is the largest funder of civil legal aid in the state, benefitting nearly 100 nonprofit legal service organizations throughout California and increasing access to justice for individuals and families living in poverty. The position will entail performing functions of financial administration and reporting to include, but not limited to: preparation and timely review of grantees' quarterly grant expense reports, screening and processing reimbursement request, assist in evaluating the fiscal administration of grant funds, and monitor, input, review, and approve Interest on Legal Trust Account (IOLTA), Equal Access Fund (EAF) , and several other grant information into OAI's grant management online application (SmartSimple). The ideal candidate will have experience working collaboratively in a team setting with fiscal and non-fiscal personnel, be a strategic thinker and problem-solver, and communicate financial information clearly, in both written and verbal form. The SFA candidate will also have expertise in streamlining complex workflow models, utilizing best practices in grant management accounting/financial data management, and technical background in case management configuration (i.e., Html and JavaScript). DEFINITION Under direction, supervises the staff and operations of a fiscal section in the State Bar; functional areas of responsibility may include, but are not limited to grants, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and budget. Responsible for the financial analysis supporting the State Bar's budget and budget processes including budgeting, long and short-range fiscal planning, general and special fund accounting, and related activities in accordance with generally accepted accounting standards; and performing other related duties as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is a working lead/advanced journey-level class in the Finance job family; incumbents work under general direction and broad policies wherein the preponderant responsibility is to directly lead the operations and staff within the assigned section and to provide highly complex fiscal support to management. This classification is distinguished from the Financial Analyst classification in that the Senior Financial Analyst is assigned formal responsibility for directing the staff in day-to-day operations and activities of a fiscal section. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Mentors, plans and prioritizes the work of professional, technical or clerical staff; Performs a variety of complex accounting duties; functional areas of responsibility include general ledger, grants, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and budget. Develops fiscal policies and procedures, strategic plans, budget forecasts and financial projections and statements, and reports consistent with generally accepted accounting standards. Evaluates accounting and fiscal control systems, policies, problems and procedures and prepares reports recommending changes and/or alternatives to procedures. Provides the financial analysis to support the State Bar's institutional budgeting process including accounting functions, long and short-range financial planning; budget development; special and general fund accounting, variance analysis, and audit response. Maintains and reviews budgetary controls; analyzes budget variances, projection reports, budget line item expense, balance sheet accounts, reports discrepancies between actual and subsidiary ledgers and makes recommended changes in cost allocation formulas. Plans and manages the monthly and yearly closing of State Bar books and ensures the time production and distribution of financial reports to management and all offices. Reviews and analyzes a variety of accounting records and fiscal activities to ensure accuracy and compliance with accounting/program/legal requirements; advises, enforces and guides other accounting and non-accounting staff of accounting methods and procedures and ensures that they are processing and recording financial transactions in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and procedures and the State Bar fiscal policies and procedures. Prepares and distributes financial statements and reports and prepares special financial reports and analysis. Performs other similar or related duties which may not be specifically included within this position description but which are consistent with the general level of the job and the responsibilities described. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: Operations, services and processes including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, budget, financial reporting and related fiscal areas. Principles of budgeting, financial planning and management, administration and supervision. Principles of accounting, auditing, budgeting, financial control and reporting in the governmental public sector. Manual and computerized accounting and financial recordkeeping systems. Accounting, budget and financial control principles, procedures and practices. Report preparation techniques. Problem identification and analyses of accounting and fiscal controls, system and practices. Principles of direct and lead supervision, training and performance evaluation. Modern office procedures, methods and equipment including computers and software applications relevant to the work. Methods and techniques of compiling and summarizing fiscal data. Principles and practices of customer service. Ability to: Perform professional accounting duties in assigned areas of responsibility. Understand and use the State Bar's specialized financial operations, processes and software applications. Apply specialized accounting rules within functional areas of responsibility. Analyze, interpret and reconcile fiscal documents. Prioritize and work under deadlines. Effectively mentor and train staff as required. Perform complex accounting and financial functions; verify, reconcile and balance financial transactions. Prepare a variety of fiscal reports in assigned areas of responsibility. Maintain financial records and files. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Maintain the confidentiality of information. Minimum Qualifications: Education: Bachelor's degree in a field that develops skills related to essential duties, or equivalent academic achievement. Experience: Minimum of three (3) years of journey level professional financial analysis or accounting and accounting; or three (3) years of financial experience with one (1) year supervisorial experience. Applicants who meet the Minimum Qualifications will be required to successfully complete the State Bar's selection process for this classification. License, Certificate, Registration Requirements: None required. Physical Requirements: Sit for extended periods of time. Make fine visual distinctions upon proofreading written document and viewing information on a computer screen. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds. Possess visual capability and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Digital dexterity to assemble, retrieve and replace files. Frequent and ongoing use of a telephone and computer terminal.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA San Francisco, CA, United States
Jun 11, 2021
Full Time
Job Description Office of General Counsel Annual Salary Range: $120,046 - $179,929 Exempt / Non-Union Represented The legal work in the Office of General Counsel (OGC) includes advice to and representation of the State Bar Board of Trustees, committees and staff in administrative and civil trial and appellate litigation and transactional work in substantive areas. OGC also reviews closures of disciplinary complaints filed against attorneys, but does not handle attorney discipline proceedings in State Bar Court. The Attorney III under general direction of a Supervising Attorney and/or Executive Staff, performs the most complex legal work involved in the identification of legal issues, recommendations of appropriate action, resolution of legal problems, interpretation and application of laws, rules, regulations, and other legal authorities; performs legal research; analyzes and prepares opinions, legal documents, memoranda, and takes lead responsibility in case/project management presentations. The Attorney III analyzes and prepares opinions, legal documents, and memoranda; and takes a leadership role in the formulation, determination, and effectuation of management policies of the State Bar. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Attorney I is the entry-level classification in the Attorney series. Attorney I differs from the Attorney II classifications in that the latter is journey-level and has more complex caseloads and less general supervision. The Attorney II differs from the Attorney III in that the latter has the most complex caseload and may serve in a lead capacity over other attorney and clerical, professional staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Maintains close working relationships with their supervisor and members of the team to which he/she is assigned in performing the duties and responsibilities of the position. Coordinates the work of other staff necessary to perform assigned responsibilities and may participate in the training of other personnel. Responsible for the most complex matters of difficulty, with the expectation of producing favorable results. Studies, interprets, and applies laws, court decisions, and other legal authorities of the most complex nature and is responsible for the preparation of legal documents, pleadings, memoranda, reports, opinions, and other materials. Prepares for and completes cases, projects, presentations and other assignments of the most complex nature. Coordinates with other attorneys, volunteers, and other constituencies as assigned. Ensures the adequate, effective, and timely preparation, presentation, and completion of investigations, cases, and/or legal projects assigned. Keeps informed and assures that subordinate staffs are informed concerning the applicable law, rules, procedures, policies, and practices relating to their function. Evaluates administrative problems and procedures and recommends solutions and or alternative methods or procedures. Assumes a leadership role in advising management in the effectuation and/or formulation of management policy. Provides substantive and procedural guidance to lower level Attorneys. Provides lead direction to, and reviews the work of, other staff. May perform a number of other similar or related duties which may not be specifically included within this position description, but which are consistent with the general level of the job and the responsibilities described. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: Substantive knowledge of law, rules, decisions, practices and procedures of the State Bar, California Supreme Court, State Bar Court, and California Legislature. Substantive knowledge of effective investigation techniques, case management and presentation of matters to administrative bodies. Scope and character of federal and California statutory law and provisions of the federal and California constitutions. Rules of evidence and conduct of proceedings in trial and appellate courts in California. Principles of effective work coordination and strong case/project management. Advanced analytical skills. Principles of effective time management. Principles of oral advocacy. Strong writing and oral communication skills. Advanced legal research and preparation of reports, briefs opinions, and pleadings. Principles of conflict resolution. Knowledge of the rules and regulations governing the practice of law in the State of California. Ability to: Receive and relay detailed information through verbal and written communications. Possess visual capacity and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Make fine visual distinction proofreading written documents and viewing information on a computer screen. Conduct legal research using computer technology and traditional library resources. Work under the pressure of short deadlines. Effectively address conflict. Review and analyze complex written documents. Obtain and present material in oral and/or written form. Minimum Qualifications: Education: Successful completion of a Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited law school. Experience: Minimum of four (4) years progressively more responsible experience in litigation and/or transactional legal work demonstrating the knowledge and skills necessary for this position. Applicants who meet the Minimum Qualifications will be required to successfully complete the State Bar's selection process for this classification. License, Certificate, Registration Requirements: Must be an active member, in good standing, in the State Bar of California. Physical Requirements: Visual capacity and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Make fine visual distinctions reading and proofreading written documents and viewing information on a computer screen. Retrieve, lift and carry objects weighing up to ten pounds.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA San Francisco, CA, United States
Jun 08, 2021
Full Time
Job Description Office of Finance Annual Salary Range: $91,783 - $122,377 Exempt / Non-Union Represented The State Bar is looking for a seasoned Senior Financial Analyst. The successful candidate will have a minimum five (5) years of experience analyzing complex data and proven ability to perform financial analysis. In addition to strong communication skills, must be able to identify and solve processing issues that arise. Oracle experience is desired. Responsible for supporting the State Bar's budget and budget processes including budgeting, long and short-range fiscal planning, general and special fund accounting, and related activities in accordance with generally accepted accounting standards; and performing other related duties as assigned. DEFINITION Under direction, supervises the staff and operations of a fiscal section in the State Bar; functional areas of responsibility may include, but are not limited to grants, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and budget. Responsible for the financial analysis supporting the State Bar's budget and budget processes including budgeting, long and short-range fiscal planning, general and special fund accounting, and related activities in accordance with generally accepted accounting standards; and performing other related duties as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is a working lead/advanced journey-level class in the Finance job family; incumbents work under general direction and broad policies wherein the preponderant responsibility is to directly lead the operations and staff within the assigned section and to provide highly complex fiscal support to management. This classification is distinguished from the Financial Analyst classification in that the Senior Financial Analyst is assigned formal responsibility for directing the staff in day-to-day operations and activities of a fiscal section. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Mentors, plans and prioritizes the work of professional, technical or clerical staff; Performs a variety of complex accounting duties; functional areas of responsibility include general ledger, grants, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and budget. Develops fiscal policies and procedures, strategic plans, budget forecasts and financial projections and statements, and reports consistent with generally accepted accounting standards. Evaluates accounting and fiscal control systems, policies, problems and procedures and prepares reports recommending changes and/or alternatives to procedures. Provides the financial analysis to support the State Bar's institutional budgeting process including accounting functions, long and short-range financial planning; budget development; special and general fund accounting, variance analysis, and audit response. Maintains and reviews budgetary controls; analyzes budget variances, projection reports, budget line item expense, balance sheet accounts, reports discrepancies between actual and subsidiary ledgers and makes recommended changes in cost allocation formulas. Plans and manages the monthly and yearly closing of State Bar books and ensures the time production and distribution of financial reports to management and all offices. Reviews and analyzes a variety of accounting records and fiscal activities to ensure accuracy and compliance with accounting/program/legal requirements; advises, enforces and guides other accounting and non-accounting staff of accounting methods and procedures and ensures that they are processing and recording financial transactions in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and procedures and the State Bar fiscal policies and procedures. Prepares and distributes financial statements and reports and prepares special financial reports and analysis. Performs other similar or related duties which may not be specifically included within this position description but which are consistent with the general level of the job and the responsibilities described. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: Operations, services and processes including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, budget, financial reporting and related fiscal areas. Principles of budgeting, financial planning and management, administration and supervision. Principles of accounting, auditing, budgeting, financial control and reporting in the governmental public sector. Manual and computerized accounting and financial recordkeeping systems. Accounting, budget and financial control principles, procedures and practices. Report preparation techniques. Problem identification and analyses of accounting and fiscal controls, system and practices. Principles of direct and lead supervision, training and performance evaluation. Modern office procedures, methods and equipment including computers and software applications relevant to the work. Methods and techniques of compiling and summarizing fiscal data. Principles and practices of customer service. Ability to: Perform professional accounting duties in assigned areas of responsibility. Understand and use the State Bar's specialized financial operations, processes and software applications. Apply specialized accounting rules within functional areas of responsibility. Analyze, interpret and reconcile fiscal documents. Prioritize and work under deadlines. Effectively mentor and train staff as required. Perform complex accounting and financial functions; verify, reconcile and balance financial transactions. Prepare a variety of fiscal reports in assigned areas of responsibility. Maintain financial records and files. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Maintain the confidentiality of information. Minimum Qualifications: Education: Bachelor's degree in a field that develops skills related to essential duties, or equivalent academic achievement. Experience: Minimum of three (3) years of journey level professional financial analysis or accounting and accounting; or three (3) years of financial experience with one (1) year supervisorial experience. Applicants who meet the Minimum Qualifications will be required to successfully complete the State Bar's selection process for this classification. License, Certificate, Registration Requirements: None required. Physical Requirements: Sit for extended periods of time. Make fine visual distinctions upon proofreading written document and viewing information on a computer screen. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds. Possess visual capability and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Digital dexterity to assemble, retrieve and replace files. Frequent and ongoing use of a telephone and computer terminal.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA Los Angeles, CA, United States
Jun 01, 2021
Full Time
Job Description Click on the following link to get detailed information regarding the role and recruitment process. https://www.bobmurrayassoc.com/search-summary?broc_id=4600
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA San Francisco, CA, United States
Jun 01, 2021
Full Time
Job Description Office of General Counsel Annual Salary: $77,190 - $102,843 Non-Exempt / Non-Union Represented Under general supervision, a Senior Paralegal is responsible for more complex cases, legal and factual research, and supporting attorneys in complex litigation. The Senior Paralegal must be able to draft and analyze legal documents and perform tasks that require advanced legal knowledge of specific subject areas, such as conducting client interviews, researching legal and factual information, collecting, compiling, and reviewing voluminous records, and utilizing technical information. The Senior Paralegal may also be responsible for organizing office procedures relating to other support staff. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is an experienced, advanced, journey level classification performing legal assignments with a high degree of autonomy. The Senior Paralegal classification is distinguished from the Paralegal by the specialized nature of the duties, requiring advanced knowledge in each area of assignment. The Senior Paralegal will be responsible for more complex cases in different courts and other judicial and quasi-judicial forums (i.e. trial and appellate levels of state and federal court, bankruptcy court, mediation, arbitration, Public Employment Relations Board, and others). The Senior Paralegal will also be responsible for complex legal and factual research, and will be supporting attorneys in selecting case strategy. The Senior Paralegal will generally report to the Deputy General Counsel, and/or an Attorney IV or other Supervisor. The work performed requires knowledge of advanced legal concepts, principles, terminology, procedures and the extensive use of legal reference material. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Performs legal research, including statutory analysis, review of case law and legislative history, and cite checking. Performs factual research, including analysis of public records and secondary sources to support attorneys handling complex litigation. Prepares initial drafts of pleadings incorporating legal and factual research. Drafts legal documents including notices, subpoenas, interrogatories, declarations in support of motions, proposed orders, research memoranda, proposed rules, proposed orders and correspondence. Assists with locating and contacting witnesses, arranges for the interview and evaluation of witnesses, drafts witness declarations in proceedings and pretrial statements and assists with the preparation of witness testimony. Compiles and organizes trial notebooks, exhibits, files and other materials and documents. Coordinates the scheduling of witnesses, answers witness questions, communicates with witnesses regarding the status of their case/trial, coordinates witness travel and expenses, and assists with witness issues, exhibits and note taking. Prepares initial drafts of formal discovery requests and responses, including special interrogatories, requests for admissions, production demands, deposition notices and motions to compel for the attorney, and organizes information in order to respond to such discovery requests. Analyzes records and disciplinary files and make recommendations to the attorney as to the disposition of files. Prepares summaries of depositions, court transcripts and witness testimony. Monitors and tracks criminal and civil cases in California and other jurisdictions; and investigates, gathers and reviews case documentation and information. Performs a number of other similar or related duties, which may not be specifically included within this job description, but which are consistent with the general level of the job and the responsibilities described. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: Advanced principles, concepts and methodology of legal proceedings and legal research. Principles of legal writing and legal terminology. Structure and procedural rules of state and federal courts at the trial and appellate levels. The State Bar Act, State Bar Rules, Rules of Conduct and other relevant laws as they apply to the performance of major duties and responsibilities of the position (to be obtained during the introductory period). Problem identification, analysis and evaluation. Advanced principles of effective writing and verbal presentation. Business math for completing non-technical calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Modern office practices and procedures, including the use of standard computer software such as Microsoft Office and case management system applications. Computerized legal research system(s). Ability to: Prepare legal documents including discovery requests, motions and summary dispositions. Extract and organize information from a variety of sources. Organize work, set priorities, and meet deadlines. Maintain confidentiality of State Bar documents and records. Carry out duties in accordance with policies, procedures and scope of responsibility. Gather, analyze and interpret data and information. Review and analyze complex written documents and problems. Establish and maintain effective and productive work relationships. Communicate clearly and effectively in person, telephone and in writing. Write effectively, in a clear, concise and well organized manner, using proper grammar, vocabulary, and punctuation. Travel by air and automobile as required. Minimum Qualifications: Education : Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience in a field that develops the skills required for the functions and responsibilities of the position. Experience: Four (4) years' experience as a paralegal. Applicants who meet the Minimum Qualifications will be required to successfully complete the State Bar's selection process for this classification. License, Certificate, Registration Requirements: Certification of completion of an approved paralegal program. Mandatory continuing legal education: completion of four hours of legal ethics classes and four hours of general law classes every two years. Physical Requirements: Visual capability and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Make fine visual distinctions upon proofreading written documents and viewing information on a computer screen. Digital dexterity to assemble, retrieve and replace files. Frequent repetitive motion; frequent writing; frequent grasping, holding and reaching. Frequent hearing and talking, in person and on the phone. Sit for extended periods of time.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA San Francisco, CA, United States
Jun 01, 2021
Full Time
Job Description Office of General Counsel Annual Salary Range: $120,046 - $179,929 Exempt / Non-Union Represented The legal work in the Office of General Counsel (OGC) includes advice to and representation of the State Bar Board of Trustees, committees and staff in administrative and civil trial and appellate litigation and transactional work in substantive areas. OGC also reviews closures of disciplinary complaints filed against attorneys, but does not handle attorney discipline proceedings in State Bar Court. The Attorney III under general direction of a Supervising Attorney and/or Executive Staff, performs the most complex legal work involved in the identification of legal issues, recommendations of appropriate action, resolution of legal problems, interpretation and application of laws, rules, regulations, and other legal authorities; performs legal research; analyzes and prepares opinions, legal documents, memoranda, and takes lead responsibility in case/project management presentations. The Attorney III analyzes and prepares opinions, legal documents, and memoranda; and takes a leadership role in the formulation, determination, and effectuation of management policies of the State Bar. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Attorney I is the entry-level classification in the Attorney series. Attorney I differs from the Attorney II classifications in that the latter is journey-level and has more complex caseloads and less general supervision. The Attorney II differs from the Attorney III in that the latter has the most complex caseload and may serve in a lead capacity over other attorney and clerical, professional staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Maintains close working relationships with their supervisor and members of the team to which he/she is assigned in performing the duties and responsibilities of the position. Coordinates the work of other staff necessary to perform assigned responsibilities and may participate in the training of other personnel. Responsible for the most complex matters of difficulty, with the expectation of producing favorable results. Studies, interprets, and applies laws, court decisions, and other legal authorities of the most complex nature and is responsible for the preparation of legal documents, pleadings, memoranda, reports, opinions, and other materials. Prepares for and completes cases, projects, presentations and other assignments of the most complex nature. Coordinates with other attorneys, volunteers, and other constituencies as assigned. Ensures the adequate, effective, and timely preparation, presentation, and completion of investigations, cases, and/or legal projects assigned. Keeps informed and assures that subordinate staffs are informed concerning the applicable law, rules, procedures, policies, and practices relating to their function. Evaluates administrative problems and procedures and recommends solutions and or alternative methods or procedures. Assumes a leadership role in advising management in the effectuation and/or formulation of management policy. Provides substantive and procedural guidance to lower level Attorneys. Provides lead direction to, and reviews the work of, other staff. May perform a number of other similar or related duties which may not be specifically included within this position description, but which are consistent with the general level of the job and the responsibilities described. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: Substantive knowledge of law, rules, decisions, practices and procedures of the State Bar, California Supreme Court, State Bar Court, and California Legislature. Substantive knowledge of effective investigation techniques, case management and presentation of matters to administrative bodies. Scope and character of federal and California statutory law and provisions of the federal and California constitutions. Rules of evidence and conduct of proceedings in trial and appellate courts in California. Principles of effective work coordination and strong case/project management. Advanced analytical skills. Principles of effective time management. Principles of oral advocacy. Strong writing and oral communication skills. Advanced legal research and preparation of reports, briefs opinions, and pleadings. Principles of conflict resolution. Knowledge of the rules and regulations governing the practice of law in the State of California. Ability to: Receive and relay detailed information through verbal and written communications. Possess visual capacity and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Make fine visual distinction proofreading written documents and viewing information on a computer screen. Conduct legal research using computer technology and traditional library resources. Work under the pressure of short deadlines. Effectively address conflict. Review and analyze complex written documents. Obtain and present material in oral and/or written form. Minimum Qualifications: Education: Successful completion of a Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited law school. Experience: Minimum of four (4) years progressively more responsible experience in litigation and/or transactional legal work demonstrating the knowledge and skills necessary for this position. Applicants who meet the Minimum Qualifications will be required to successfully complete the State Bar's selection process for this classification. License, Certificate, Registration Requirements: Must be an active member, in good standing, in the State Bar of California. Physical Requirements: Visual capacity and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Make fine visual distinctions reading and proofreading written documents and viewing information on a computer screen. Retrieve, lift and carry objects weighing up to ten pounds.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA San Francisco, CA, United States
Jun 01, 2021
Full Time
Job Description Office of Information Technology Annual Salary Range: $85,968 - $114,624 Exempt / Union Represented DEFINITION Under general direction, performs professional duties related to the analysis, development, maintenance and administration of computer hardware and software systems to meet business needs. Incumbents may perform any of the following functions: analyzes, designs, monitors and administers servers and related platforms; designs, maintains, configures and monitors network, website, and/or telecommunications infrastructures and related system components; consults with departmental customers to identify and analyze business functions that can be improved by the implementation of new hardware and/or software solutions; designs and develops custom applications and/or enhances/modifies existing applications; performs professional-level systems maintenance and customer support duties; and performs other related duties as assigned. IT Analysts will have a primary concentration in Applications, Database, System/Server/Platform Analysis, Website design and development, or Network and Telecommunications Analysis/Administration. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS IT Analyst I This is the entry-level class in the IT Analyst series. Positions in this class are typically distinguished from the IT Analyst II by the performance of less than the full range of duties assigned to the series, work on less complex matters, and under more direct supervision. IT Analyst II This is the journey-level class in the IT Analyst series. Positions in this class are distinguished from the Information Technology Analyst I by the performance of the full ranges of duties; work on more complex matters, and under less direct supervision. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the entry level. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Evaluates customer technical needs and recommends solutions; plans, determines requirements, designs, builds, customizes, tests, implements, maintains and/or enhances a variety of hardware and software systems, integrating State Bar network infrastructure and/or other systems; considers protocols, acceptable system security risk, and other related elements. Provides professional customer support for system-related software and/or hardware issues, needs, or requirements. Interacts with clients to analyze system requirements; recommends technology solutions to improve operations. Determines and develops cost benefit analyses related to recommended technical solutions; evaluates risk options; ensures project compliance with State Bar procedures or protocols, budgetary constraints and staff/resource utilization. Responsible for the coordination and completion of projects that are limited in scope and/or specific to area of assignment; develops and monitors project budgets and resources; interfaces with clients to define project scope and review project activities, recommendations and outcomes; coordinates the use of project 2 resources based on project requirements; designs and implements project testing and quality assurance processes. Coordinates information technology activities of State Bar departments and/or vendors consistent with project plans; identifies and resolves obstacles to progress; prepares for and manages delivery and installation. Prepares technical documentations, procedural plans, reports, correspondence and other documents; participates on committees and task forces; attends meetings, conferences and training sessions. Builds and maintains positive and professional working relationships with co-workers, other State Bar employees, vendors, and the public, using principles of good customer services. Exercises technical or functional supervision over technical staff, other professional staff on a project basis and contractors/vendors. Provides after hours technology support as required. Performs other related duties as assigned. Additional duties when assigned to: Applications: Writes applications and/or system requirement and design specifications, designs application and/or system flow diagrams, schematics, file structures, reports, forms and menus; prepares a definition of the problem, the desired output, and performance requirements. Writes computer programs and/or scripting based on established specifications using various computer languages; writes, revises and maintains computer code for applications development, enhancement, or modification. Performs various system quality assurance activities; tests, troubleshoots and debugs system issues using appropriate technology; prepares and executes testing plans to validate functionality and resolve issues. Conducts training pertaining to the use of new applications or systems for users and/or other information technology staff. Provides professional systems support to applications users. Database: Performs database management and administration tasks; troubleshoots and resolves database problems; monitors and tunes database applications; verifies the integrity of data within the database. Ensures maximum database capacity and database protection, manages data and file space allocation, monitors and administers database security. Creates and tests database backups; performs backup and recovery tasks. Designs and modifies database structures, tables, and files; implements design using established techniques. Performs database queries and data analysis processes; installs, configures, and administers database related reporting tools requires for State Bar applications. Develops and maintains standards, procedures, and methodologies for effective operations, access and data integrity of State Bar database systems. System/Server/Platform Analysis: Builds, installs, configures, maintains and administers server platforms and operating system components for mainframe, microcomputer and/or client server systems. Maintains telephone servers; call manager, voicemail, call center, and paging systems. Designs and administers active directory, exchange, e-mail, backup and related systems. Adds users, computers and servers to active directory domain. Assists with the development and integration of new tools for compliance with business unit requirements. Performs system administration installing, updating, maintaining and administering various operating systems on various platforms, maintains the integrity of network structures and support routines, provides system administration services. Obtains new and upgraded systems from vendors and utilizes tools; tests and installs critical upgrades and security patches; serves as main client interface on all aspects of projects. Tests and installs critical upgrades and security patches; develops and tests backup and restoration procedures; designs, administers and makes provisions for storage area network (SAN); monitors performance and utilization of SAN. Network and Telecommunications Analysis/Administration: Administers a departmental Local Area Network (LAN); monitors and adds users; installs and configures software; coordinates connectivity with the State Bar Wide Area Network (WAN). Designs, configures and installs network infrastructure, including wireless equipment, hubs, switches, cabling, servers, and peripherals. Investigates, analyzes and resolves server, telecommunications and/or network problems; troubleshoots failures, implements solutions. Evaluates and implements network upgrades; test hardware and software to ensure optimal functionality. Designs, implements and maintains telecommunications systems, including, but not limited to, telephone systems, radio network, and the audio/video systems for State Bar departments. Analyzes business needs and prepares design specifications, recommendations, and solutions for telecommunications technology. Web Administration: Designs and develops technical methodologies for solving Web-based development problems and provides Website project planning and Website design assistant. Designs, develops and maintains websites, including the design of website navigation and application frameworks and creates database connections. Installs, configures, and administers Web software required for State Bar applications; develops and maintains databases. Develops and maintains procedures and programs for the delivery and production of Web content, version control for content files, interface and navigation and testing of new tools. Interfaces with staff on projects, new technologies and deadlines on Web administration; gathers information from design and technical staff on Website development needs. Develops recommendations for Web-based technical standards and for maintaining new Web technologies such as browsers, languages, plug-ins, Hypertext Mark-up Language (HTML), graphics for the internet, and conversion techniques for computer documents. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: General operations, services, concepts terms and activities common to a comprehensive state-of-the-art information systems program. Principles, methods and techniques used in designing, developing, testing and implementing computer hardware and software systems. Data processing techniques, including the types of hardware and software currently used to process data with different levels of complexity. Structured analysis and database concepts. Computer hardware and software systems similar to those used by the State Bar. Tools and equipment used in testing the functionality of computer applications. Principles and practices of troubleshooting computer hardware, software and network problems, security issues, threats, vulnerabilities, and attacks. Principles and practices of customer service. Methods and techniques of developing and presenting technical documentation and training materials. Principles and practices of recordkeeping, modern office procedures, methods and equipment. When Assigned to: Application: Information system development lifecycle and design principles using flowcharting techniques and prototype development tools. Basic principles and practices of business operations and workflow analysis. Various programming and scripting languages. Database: Database architecture and administration, design methods and techniques. Techniques for defining logical relationships among data, processes or events. System/Server/Platform Analysis: Server platforms and operating system components for midrange, microcomputer and/or client server systems. Techniques and practices used in managing, designing, implementing, maintaining and operating information-processing systems. Network and Telecommunications Analysis/Administration: General operational characteristics, configuration and setup of local and wide area network and communication systems, equipment and devices, including telephone and radio equipment. Networking principles and methodologies. General operational characteristics, configuration and setup of communication systems, equipment, and devices. Functionality of firewalls, switches, routers and peripherals and how they interact within the network infrastructure. Web Administration: Principles of Web architecture and development tools, testing and implementation of scripts and programs for the production and delivery of Web content. Web and internet development languages. Ability to: Gather, analyze and evaluate data and information in order to reason logically, draw valid conclusions, take appropriate actions and/or make appropriate recommendations. Learn to research, design, implement and maintain various hardware and software technology solutions, including new technology. Communicate technical information to a wide variety of users. Learn, interpret and explain pertinent State Bar and department policies and procedures. Plan, organize, prioritize and process work to ensure that deadlines are met. Learn and utilize specialized terminology, if needed, and interpret and apply technical information pertaining to computer and network systems. Adapt quickly to changes in policies, procedures, assignments and work locations. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships within and outside the department. Learn to prepare and maintain documentation for procedures, processes, and tables related to area of assignment. Learn to identify and resolve system performance and security issues. Read, comprehend and retain technical information on computer products and systems. When assigned to: Application: Learn to conduct business process and needs analysis and propose technology solutions. Learn to develop information system designs, flow charts, report layouts and screen designs. Learn to code in a variety of programming languages, read and interpret source code and develop a working knowledge of new programming languages. Troubleshoot and repair a variety of application issues using appropriate program testing methods and tools. Database: Troubleshoot database related problems. Learn to ensure maximum database availability and maintain data integrity. Learn to design and maintain active directory, exchange, e-mail, backup and related systems. System/Server/Platform Analysis: Learn to analyze, build, install, configure, maintain and administer server platforms and operating system components for mainframe, microcomputer and/or client server systems. Network and Telecommunications Analysis/Administration: Learn to monitor and analyze server and network performance and security and provide recommendations for improved server and/or network performance and security. Learn to plan, design, install and document new network segments and connections. Learn to analyze business needs and prepare design specifications, recommendations, and solutions for telecommunications technology. Learn to design, implement and maintain telecommunication system and projects. Web Administration: Learn current web content management, web programming languages and computer graphic applications. Learn contemporary trends and techniques in web design. Learn to setup, configure and maintain Web-server and client software. Minimum Qualifications: Education: Bachelor's degree in a field that develops skills related to essential duties, or equivalent academic achievement. Experience: Two (2) years of fulltime, progressively responsible experience in the analysis and troubleshooting of computer applications and operations is desirable. Applicants meet who the Minimum Qualifications will be required to successfully complete the State Bar's selection process for this classification. License, Certificate, Registration Requirements Possession of approved information technology certificates and/or completion of other approved technology-related training may substitute for some or all of the required education; certification or equivalent training hours is equal to one (1) year of education. Physical Requirements: Sit for extended periods of time. Make fine visual distinctions upon proofreading written document and viewing information on a computer screen. Possess visual capability and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Digital dexterity to assemble, retrieve and replace files. Frequent and ongoing use of a telephone and computer terminal.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA Los Angeles, CA, United States
Jun 01, 2021
Full Time
Job Description Office of Admissions Annual Salary Range: $81,798 - $109,060 Exempt / Union Represented The Eligibility section of the Office of Admissions is currently seeking to fill a Program Analyst position. This position will require an individual to work independently and possess the ability to communicate clearly and effectively in both verbal and written communication. The ideal candidate will possess an advanced level of technical skills, including but not limited to data collection, report development and data interpretation. Some of the desired skills include data analytics and the ability to envision enhancements that will help ensure applicants are being served in the most efficient way possible DEFINITION Under general supervision, the Program Analyst performs a variety of analytical, technical, and administrative duties in assigned State Bar divisions/units. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Program Analyst classification is a journey-level professional classification distinguished from the lower level Program Coordinator in that the latter is focused on administrative coordination, whereas the Program Analyst is the professional class performing analysis and technical assistance. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Performs professional work in support of State Bar programs and services within the various State Bar divisions/units, as assigned, involving the knowledge, interpretation, and application of State Bar policies, rules, regulations, and procedures. Researches information by identifying, locating and extracting relevant data in order to obtain sufficient, valid and reliable data for analysis and decision making purposes. Reviews processes and maintains program transactions, records and other documents; assists in the preparation and maintenance of statistical data, reports, correspondence, special studies, and conducts research. Participates in a variety of complex and detailed programmatic responsibilities involving problem solving. Evaluates program effectiveness by comparing outcomes to goals in order to determine whether to take corrective actions or recommend modification to processes and procedures. Performs research into program and quality control regulations and procedures; prepares reports on findings; identifies problems of non-compliance; recommends corrective action regarding discrepancies. Conducts audits to determine if there are program inconsistencies or non-compliance. Provides input in developing and evaluating program policies and procedures and evaluates and proposes changes concerning the methods of operation. May perform a number of other similar or related duties which may not be specifically included within this position description, but which are consistent with the general level of the job. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: Operations, services, and activities of the assigned program, departmental programs, policies, procedures and terminology. Codes and regulations as related to assigned program responsibility. Principles of data analysis and research tools. Problem identification, analysis and evaluation. Problem solving and conflict resolution methods and techniques. Computer information systems, including personal computer applications, word processing and spreadsheet programs. Principles of effective writing and verbal presentation. Working knowledge of the State Bar Offices and their functions and a general knowledge of other agencies and their interface with the State Bar. Computerized information and database recordkeeping systems. Ability to: Apply the policies and practices of a department. Review and analyze complex qualitative and quantitative data. Audit records and accurately gather, record and evaluate data; analyze and interpret information and adopt effective courses of action. Operate modern office equipment including computer hardware, software, and internet and web-based applications. Make fine visual distinctions upon proofreading written documents and viewing information on a computer screen. Compile data and prepare narrative and statistical reports. Appropriately respond to requests and inquiries from the public, State Bar members, or other departments. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships at all organizational levels as well as with the public. Maintain the confidentiality of information. Minimum Qualifications: Education: Bachelor's degree in a field that develops skills related to essential duties, or a combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the duties of the position. Experience: Two (2) years of experience in data collection and evaluation, research or performance or financial analysis, grant compliance in a public sector, legal or nonprofit environment, or equivalent. Applicants who meet the Minimum Qualifications will be required to successfully complete the State Bar's selection process for this classification. License, Certificate, Registration Requirements: Special Qualifications including specialized knowledge, abilities, education, experience, or license may be established for individual positions. Physical Requirements Sit for extended periods of time. Make fine visual distinctions upon proofreading written document and viewing information on a computer screen. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds. Possess visual capability and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Digital dexterity to assemble, retrieve and replace files. Frequent and ongoing use of a telephone and computer terminal.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA Los Angeles, CA, United States
Jun 01, 2021
Full Time
Job Description Click on the following link to get detailed information regarding the role and recruitment process. https://www.bobmurrayassoc.com/search-summary?broc_id=4600
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA San Francisco, CA, United States
Jun 01, 2021
Full Time
Job Description Office of Information Technology Annual Salary Range: $85,968 - $114,624 Exempt / Union Represented DEFINITION Under general direction, performs professional duties related to the analysis, development, maintenance and administration of computer hardware and software systems to meet business needs. Incumbents may perform any of the following functions: analyzes, designs, monitors and administers servers and related platforms; designs, maintains, configures and monitors network, website, and/or telecommunications infrastructures and related system components; consults with departmental customers to identify and analyze business functions that can be improved by the implementation of new hardware and/or software solutions; designs and develops custom applications and/or enhances/modifies existing applications; performs professional-level systems maintenance and customer support duties; and performs other related duties as assigned. IT Analysts will have a primary concentration in Applications, Database, System/Server/Platform Analysis, Website design and development, or Network and Telecommunications Analysis/Administration. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS IT Analyst I This is the entry-level class in the IT Analyst series. Positions in this class are typically distinguished from the IT Analyst II by the performance of less than the full range of duties assigned to the series, work on less complex matters, and under more direct supervision. IT Analyst II This is the journey-level class in the IT Analyst series. Positions in this class are distinguished from the Information Technology Analyst I by the performance of the full ranges of duties; work on more complex matters, and under less direct supervision. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the entry level. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Evaluates customer technical needs and recommends solutions; plans, determines requirements, designs, builds, customizes, tests, implements, maintains and/or enhances a variety of hardware and software systems, integrating State Bar network infrastructure and/or other systems; considers protocols, acceptable system security risk, and other related elements. Provides professional customer support for system-related software and/or hardware issues, needs, or requirements. Interacts with clients to analyze system requirements; recommends technology solutions to improve operations. Determines and develops cost benefit analyses related to recommended technical solutions; evaluates risk options; ensures project compliance with State Bar procedures or protocols, budgetary constraints and staff/resource utilization. Responsible for the coordination and completion of projects that are limited in scope and/or specific to area of assignment; develops and monitors project budgets and resources; interfaces with clients to define project scope and review project activities, recommendations and outcomes; coordinates the use of project 2 resources based on project requirements; designs and implements project testing and quality assurance processes. Coordinates information technology activities of State Bar departments and/or vendors consistent with project plans; identifies and resolves obstacles to progress; prepares for and manages delivery and installation. Prepares technical documentations, procedural plans, reports, correspondence and other documents; participates on committees and task forces; attends meetings, conferences and training sessions. Builds and maintains positive and professional working relationships with co-workers, other State Bar employees, vendors, and the public, using principles of good customer services. Exercises technical or functional supervision over technical staff, other professional staff on a project basis and contractors/vendors. Provides after hours technology support as required. Performs other related duties as assigned. Additional duties when assigned to: Applications: Writes applications and/or system requirement and design specifications, designs application and/or system flow diagrams, schematics, file structures, reports, forms and menus; prepares a definition of the problem, the desired output, and performance requirements. Writes computer programs and/or scripting based on established specifications using various computer languages; writes, revises and maintains computer code for applications development, enhancement, or modification. Performs various system quality assurance activities; tests, troubleshoots and debugs system issues using appropriate technology; prepares and executes testing plans to validate functionality and resolve issues. Conducts training pertaining to the use of new applications or systems for users and/or other information technology staff. Provides professional systems support to applications users. Database: Performs database management and administration tasks; troubleshoots and resolves database problems; monitors and tunes database applications; verifies the integrity of data within the database. Ensures maximum database capacity and database protection, manages data and file space allocation, monitors and administers database security. Creates and tests database backups; performs backup and recovery tasks. Designs and modifies database structures, tables, and files; implements design using established techniques. Performs database queries and data analysis processes; installs, configures, and administers database related reporting tools requires for State Bar applications. Develops and maintains standards, procedures, and methodologies for effective operations, access and data integrity of State Bar database systems. System/Server/Platform Analysis: Builds, installs, configures, maintains and administers server platforms and operating system components for mainframe, microcomputer and/or client server systems. Maintains telephone servers; call manager, voicemail, call center, and paging systems. Designs and administers active directory, exchange, e-mail, backup and related systems. Adds users, computers and servers to active directory domain. Assists with the development and integration of new tools for compliance with business unit requirements. Performs system administration installing, updating, maintaining and administering various operating systems on various platforms, maintains the integrity of network structures and support routines, provides system administration services. Obtains new and upgraded systems from vendors and utilizes tools; tests and installs critical upgrades and security patches; serves as main client interface on all aspects of projects. Tests and installs critical upgrades and security patches; develops and tests backup and restoration procedures; designs, administers and makes provisions for storage area network (SAN); monitors performance and utilization of SAN. Network and Telecommunications Analysis/Administration: Administers a departmental Local Area Network (LAN); monitors and adds users; installs and configures software; coordinates connectivity with the State Bar Wide Area Network (WAN). Designs, configures and installs network infrastructure, including wireless equipment, hubs, switches, cabling, servers, and peripherals. Investigates, analyzes and resolves server, telecommunications and/or network problems; troubleshoots failures, implements solutions. Evaluates and implements network upgrades; test hardware and software to ensure optimal functionality. Designs, implements and maintains telecommunications systems, including, but not limited to, telephone systems, radio network, and the audio/video systems for State Bar departments. Analyzes business needs and prepares design specifications, recommendations, and solutions for telecommunications technology. Web Administration: Designs and develops technical methodologies for solving Web-based development problems and provides Website project planning and Website design assistant. Designs, develops and maintains websites, including the design of website navigation and application frameworks and creates database connections. Installs, configures, and administers Web software required for State Bar applications; develops and maintains databases. Develops and maintains procedures and programs for the delivery and production of Web content, version control for content files, interface and navigation and testing of new tools. Interfaces with staff on projects, new technologies and deadlines on Web administration; gathers information from design and technical staff on Website development needs. Develops recommendations for Web-based technical standards and for maintaining new Web technologies such as browsers, languages, plug-ins, Hypertext Mark-up Language (HTML), graphics for the internet, and conversion techniques for computer documents. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: General operations, services, concepts terms and activities common to a comprehensive state-of-the-art information systems program. Principles, methods and techniques used in designing, developing, testing and implementing computer hardware and software systems. Data processing techniques, including the types of hardware and software currently used to process data with different levels of complexity. Structured analysis and database concepts. Computer hardware and software systems similar to those used by the State Bar. Tools and equipment used in testing the functionality of computer applications. Principles and practices of troubleshooting computer hardware, software and network problems, security issues, threats, vulnerabilities, and attacks. Principles and practices of customer service. Methods and techniques of developing and presenting technical documentation and training materials. Principles and practices of recordkeeping, modern office procedures, methods and equipment. When Assigned to: Application: Information system development lifecycle and design principles using flowcharting techniques and prototype development tools. Basic principles and practices of business operations and workflow analysis. Various programming and scripting languages. Database: Database architecture and administration, design methods and techniques. Techniques for defining logical relationships among data, processes or events. System/Server/Platform Analysis: Server platforms and operating system components for midrange, microcomputer and/or client server systems. Techniques and practices used in managing, designing, implementing, maintaining and operating information-processing systems. Network and Telecommunications Analysis/Administration: General operational characteristics, configuration and setup of local and wide area network and communication systems, equipment and devices, including telephone and radio equipment. Networking principles and methodologies. General operational characteristics, configuration and setup of communication systems, equipment, and devices. Functionality of firewalls, switches, routers and peripherals and how they interact within the network infrastructure. Web Administration: Principles of Web architecture and development tools, testing and implementation of scripts and programs for the production and delivery of Web content. Web and internet development languages. Ability to: Gather, analyze and evaluate data and information in order to reason logically, draw valid conclusions, take appropriate actions and/or make appropriate recommendations. Learn to research, design, implement and maintain various hardware and software technology solutions, including new technology. Communicate technical information to a wide variety of users. Learn, interpret and explain pertinent State Bar and department policies and procedures. Plan, organize, prioritize and process work to ensure that deadlines are met. Learn and utilize specialized terminology, if needed, and interpret and apply technical information pertaining to computer and network systems. Adapt quickly to changes in policies, procedures, assignments and work locations. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships within and outside the department. Learn to prepare and maintain documentation for procedures, processes, and tables related to area of assignment. Learn to identify and resolve system performance and security issues. Read, comprehend and retain technical information on computer products and systems. When assigned to: Application: Learn to conduct business process and needs analysis and propose technology solutions. Learn to develop information system designs, flow charts, report layouts and screen designs. Learn to code in a variety of programming languages, read and interpret source code and develop a working knowledge of new programming languages. Troubleshoot and repair a variety of application issues using appropriate program testing methods and tools. Database: Troubleshoot database related problems. Learn to ensure maximum database availability and maintain data integrity. Learn to design and maintain active directory, exchange, e-mail, backup and related systems. System/Server/Platform Analysis: Learn to analyze, build, install, configure, maintain and administer server platforms and operating system components for mainframe, microcomputer and/or client server systems. Network and Telecommunications Analysis/Administration: Learn to monitor and analyze server and network performance and security and provide recommendations for improved server and/or network performance and security. Learn to plan, design, install and document new network segments and connections. Learn to analyze business needs and prepare design specifications, recommendations, and solutions for telecommunications technology. Learn to design, implement and maintain telecommunication system and projects. Web Administration: Learn current web content management, web programming languages and computer graphic applications. Learn contemporary trends and techniques in web design. Learn to setup, configure and maintain Web-server and client software. Minimum Qualifications: Education: Bachelor's degree in a field that develops skills related to essential duties, or equivalent academic achievement. Experience: Two (2) years of fulltime, progressively responsible experience in the analysis and troubleshooting of computer applications and operations is desirable. Applicants meet who the Minimum Qualifications will be required to successfully complete the State Bar's selection process for this classification. License, Certificate, Registration Requirements Possession of approved information technology certificates and/or completion of other approved technology-related training may substitute for some or all of the required education; certification or equivalent training hours is equal to one (1) year of education. Physical Requirements: Sit for extended periods of time. Make fine visual distinctions upon proofreading written document and viewing information on a computer screen. Possess visual capability and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Digital dexterity to assemble, retrieve and replace files. Frequent and ongoing use of a telephone and computer terminal.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA San Francisco, CA, United States
Jun 01, 2021
Full Time
Job Description Office of Chief Trial Counsel Annual Salary Range: $102,341 - 153,387 Exempt / Union Represented DEFINITION Under general direction, an Attorney performs legal work that includes the identification of legal issues; recommendation of appropriate actions resolution of legal problems; interpretation and application of laws, rules, regulations, and other legal authorities; legal research; and analysis and preparation of various legal documents. Depending on the department or unit to which assigned, may prepare for and conduct trials. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the journey-level classification in the Attorney classification series, responsible for performing legal work. The Attorney classification is distinguished from the Senior Attorney in that Senior Attorneys generally handle more complex cases, trials, and projects and provide direction/guidance to Attorneys, while Attorneys generally handle less complex cases, trials, and projects, and provide lead direction to non-attorney staff, but not attorneys. However, as Attorneys gain experience and demonstrate competence, they will assume more responsibility and perform work of greater difficulty and complexity. Positions in the Attorney classification typically reports directly to a Supervising Attorney. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Reviews complaints to identify ethical violations and legal issues. Makes decisions regarding the disposition of files and complaints. Conducts legal research in various areas of federal and state law, including case decisions, evidentiary law, statutory law, procedural and court rules, and legislation. Prepares legal documents, including pleadings, contracts, subpoenas, memoranda, letters, proposals, and/or other documents. Prepares cases for trial, including directing the gathering of evidence, preparing and filing required pleadings and motions, and preparing witnesses for testimony. Performs trials, including delivering opening and closing statements, conducting direct and cross examinations, and preparing post trial briefs. Writes legal analysis and provides instruction and/or advice to others. Communicates with members of the public regarding complaints, rules and procedures, and State Bar processes. Provides direction to non-attorney staff. Maintains adequate case, file, and related records to ensure effective completion of projects assigned, and assists in the evaluation of the work product. Stays informed and keeps staff within his/her areas of responsibility informed concerning the applicable law, rules, procedures, policies, and practices relating to the functions assigned. Evaluates administrative problems and procedures and recommends solutions or alternative methods of procedures. Participates in training and professional development activities. May perform a number of other similar or related duties that are consistent with the general level of the job and the responsibilities described. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: State Bar Act and related statutes, Rules of Professional Conduct and procedures as they apply to the performance of major duties and responsibilities of the position (to be obtained during the introductory period). Effective investigation techniques, case management and presentation of matters to administrative bodies and adjudicative bodies. The scope and character of federal and California statutory law and provisions of the United States and California Constitutions. Rules of evidence and conduct of proceedings in State Bar Court hearing and review departments. Effective work coordination and strong case/project management principles. Modern office practices and procedures, including the use of standard computer software such as Microsoft Office and case management system applications. Time management. Legal research and preparation of reports, briefs, opinions, and pleadings. Mediation, negotiation, and conflict resolution. Knowledge of the rules and regulations governing the practice of law in the State of California. Ability to: Analyze and apply case and statutory law to various issues and facts to draw conclusions, make recommendations, and provide legal advice. Communicate complex legal issues to a variety of individuals. Prepare legal documents, including pleadings, contracts, subpoenas, legal memoranda, letters, proposals, and/or other documents. Write effectively in a clear, concise and well organized manner. Conduct legal research. Review and analyze complex documents. Obtain information through witness interviews. Prepare and effectively present cases at trial. Speak effectively in court and to large groups. Negotiate settlements and mediate disputes. Demonstrate independent judgment and initiative. Provide direction and guidance to other staff. Work independently, as well as cooperatively in a team environment. Complete multiple tasks and meet deadlines. Maintain the confidentiality of State Bar documents, investigations, and records. Travel by air and automobile. Minimum Qualifications: Education: Successful completion of a Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited law school. Experience: No minimum requirement. Applicants who meet the Minimum Qualifications will be required to successfully complete the State Bar's selection process for this classification. License, Certificate, Registration Requirements: Must be an active member, in good standing, of the State Bar of California. Physical Requirements : Visual capacity and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Make fine visual distinction reading and proofreading written documents and viewing information on a computer screen. Retrieve, lift and carry objects weighing up to ten pounds.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA San Francisco, CA, United States
Jun 01, 2021
Full Time
Job Description Office of Information Technology Annual Salary Range for IT Analyst II: $85,968 - $114,624 Annual Salary Range for Senior IT Analyst: $90,275 - $120,362 Exempt / Union Represented As Sr. IT Analyst with the State Bar of California's Information Technology department, you will be a critical part in delivering applications with quality and speed through a combination of quality engineering experience and programming prowess. You will bring quality thought process and best practices into every phase of the software product development life cycle, and mentor other team members within the application development organization. At the State Bar of California we work in a highly collaborative environment, and strive to foster a positive, inclusive culture. Responsibilities: Architect, design, develop, test and implement software to create, enhance and integrate custom software products (experience in legal space not required) Follow Agile Scrum best practices to deliver at the earliest the highest value to the business Collaborate with Product owners, Scrum Masters and operations team to understand, estimate, prioritize and execute both functional and non-functional requirements Follow architectural, design, coding, testing and compliance standards during development process to consistently deliver quality software that meets functional and non-functional requirements Adopt latest tools, technologies and frameworks required to achieve goals for speed, quality and cost Enjoys working with a team and is motivated by helping other engineers deliver a quality product Work with senior members of the team to analyze business requirements, translating those requirements in to customized solutions using the Salesforce platform. Implement Salesforce solutions that adhere to platform best practices, and perform peer code reviews. Typical Salesforce implementations include custom platform development (Apex, Visualforce, Lightning Components) Participate in development workstreams, from design through testing and deployment. Maintain effective client relations and rapport - delivering timely and relevant information with the ability to quickly identify and report project risks. Post-delivery - assists client teams in supporting the live application and perform handoff and knowledge transfer activities, positioning our clients for long term success. Qualifications Required: Bachelor's in Computer Science (or related field) OR equivalent work experience Minimum 4 years of development experience with programming Languages - APEX, Visualforce Minimum 2 years of experience with customization on the Salesforce Lightning platform which should include: Lightning Components using the Lightning Design System framework, Apex, Apex data loader, and declarative platform tools. (Process Builder, Visual Workflow, Lightning App Builder, etc.) Some knowledge of QA automation architecture, methodologies, processes, and tools A self-starter with attention to detail and a passion for learning and development Preferred: Knowledge of integration tools with legacy applications using Jitterbit; Familiarity with Jira (scrum process) and Zendesk (ticketing) Prototyping Experience developing for Salesforce Communities and Lightning App Builder Salesforce Platform Developer I Certification
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA Los Angeles, CA, United States
Jun 01, 2021
Full Time
Job Description Office of Admissions Annual Salary Range: $49,939 - $66,586 Non-Exempt / Union Represented The Examination Administration Unit of the Office of Admissions is currently seeking to fill an Office Assistant II position. The Office Assistant II will be responsible for the physical loading, unloading and/or sorting of examination materials of varying sizes and weights by hand, including lifting, carrying, scanning, placing boxes, as well as physical bending, twisting, kneeling, etc. in a safe and efficient manner. Qualified applicants will have knowledge of stockroom processes including inventory and packing/shipping, along with various clerical functions including, but not limited to photocopying, filing, emailing and answering phone calls. Intermediate level usage of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook is essential. Experience using Skype is desirable. Please note that all employees in the Office of Admissions are required to work at examinations to which they are assigned; this will include overnight travel between two to four times per year as well as conducting orientations for on-site proctors. DEFINITION Under general supervision, an Office Assistant II performs a variety of general and/or department specific clerical office and staff support duties for an assigned department, division or unit. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Office Assistant II is the experienced level classification in the Office Assistant series. Incumbents at this level are expected to perform assignments with a minimum of supervision and to adapt to changing work processes; may assist with training new employees in work procedures and methods. The Office Assistant II classification is distinguished from the Office Assistant I classification by the incumbent's ability to independently perform the full range of duties, including the more difficult department specific clerical office and staff support duties. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Greets visitors and answer incoming telephone calls, assist or direct the visitor to the appropriate individual or Office. Operates a multi-line, modern telephone system including screening, transferring, or referring calls and answering questions. Receives, sorts, distributes and processes in-coming/out-going mail and other materials. Inventories and maintains office supplies; assists staff with specific supply requests; verify supply receipts with orders and reconcile charges. Receives and records cash or check payments (this may include accepting payments through an automated system, operating a cash register and/or adding machine, preparing receipts and deposit slips. Extracts data from source documents and prepares a variety of forms, labels, envelopes and correspondence. Processes records and enters data on forms and into data systems; ensures forms or reports are complete, accurate, and filed. Schedules and make arrangements for hearings, meetings and travel. Operates office equipment including copy machines, scanners, fax machines, computers, printers, and other equipment. Performs routine office equipment maintenance to determine cause of problems and need for service or repair. Sets-up rooms for meetings or conferences, including checking in attendees, making or setting out beverages and refreshments and clearing or cleaning up rooms. Performs other similar or related duties which may not be specifically included within this position description but which are consistent with the general level of the job and the responsibilities described. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: Principles of effective customer service and telephone etiquette. Techniques of record and file organization. Alphabetical and numerical filing methods. Modern office practices and procedures, including the use of standard computer software and database recording keeping systems. The basic rules of vocabulary, grammar, spelling and punctuation as specified in Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary . Business math for completing non-technical calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Ability to: Apply the policies and practices of a department. Operate modern office equipment including computer hardware, software, and internet and web-based applications. Take accurate messages and relay them quickly and efficiently. Appropriately respond to requests and inquiries from the general public or other departments. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships at all organizational levels as well as with the public. Display a high degree of maturity, integrity and good judgment. Maintain the confidentiality of information. Minimum Qualifications: Education: Possession of High School diploma or equivalent. Experience: One year of office experience. Applicants who meet the Minimum Qualifications will be required to successfully complete the State Bar's selection process for this classification. License, Certificate, Registration Requirements: None required. Physical Requirements: Sit for extended periods of time. Make fine visual distinctions upon proofreading written document and viewing information on a computer screen. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds. Possess visual capability and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Digital dexterity to assemble, retrieve and replace files. Frequent and ongoing use of a telephone and computer terminal.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA San Francisco, CA, United States
Jun 01, 2021
Full Time
Job Description Office of Chief Trial Counsel Annual Salary Range: $102,341 - 153,387 Exempt / Union Represented DEFINITION Under general direction, an Attorney performs legal work that includes the identification of legal issues; recommendation of appropriate actions resolution of legal problems; interpretation and application of laws, rules, regulations, and other legal authorities; legal research; and analysis and preparation of various legal documents. Depending on the department or unit to which assigned, may prepare for and conduct trials. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the journey-level classification in the Attorney classification series, responsible for performing legal work. The Attorney classification is distinguished from the Senior Attorney in that Senior Attorneys generally handle more complex cases, trials, and projects and provide direction/guidance to Attorneys, while Attorneys generally handle less complex cases, trials, and projects, and provide lead direction to non-attorney staff, but not attorneys. However, as Attorneys gain experience and demonstrate competence, they will assume more responsibility and perform work of greater difficulty and complexity. Positions in the Attorney classification typically reports directly to a Supervising Attorney. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Reviews complaints to identify ethical violations and legal issues. Makes decisions regarding the disposition of files and complaints. Conducts legal research in various areas of federal and state law, including case decisions, evidentiary law, statutory law, procedural and court rules, and legislation. Prepares legal documents, including pleadings, contracts, subpoenas, memoranda, letters, proposals, and/or other documents. Prepares cases for trial, including directing the gathering of evidence, preparing and filing required pleadings and motions, and preparing witnesses for testimony. Performs trials, including delivering opening and closing statements, conducting direct and cross examinations, and preparing post trial briefs. Writes legal analysis and provides instruction and/or advice to others. Communicates with members of the public regarding complaints, rules and procedures, and State Bar processes. Provides direction to non-attorney staff. Maintains adequate case, file, and related records to ensure effective completion of projects assigned, and assists in the evaluation of the work product. Stays informed and keeps staff within his/her areas of responsibility informed concerning the applicable law, rules, procedures, policies, and practices relating to the functions assigned. Evaluates administrative problems and procedures and recommends solutions or alternative methods of procedures. Participates in training and professional development activities. May perform a number of other similar or related duties that are consistent with the general level of the job and the responsibilities described. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: State Bar Act and related statutes, Rules of Professional Conduct and procedures as they apply to the performance of major duties and responsibilities of the position (to be obtained during the introductory period). Effective investigation techniques, case management and presentation of matters to administrative bodies and adjudicative bodies. The scope and character of federal and California statutory law and provisions of the United States and California Constitutions. Rules of evidence and conduct of proceedings in State Bar Court hearing and review departments. Effective work coordination and strong case/project management principles. Modern office practices and procedures, including the use of standard computer software such as Microsoft Office and case management system applications. Time management. Legal research and preparation of reports, briefs, opinions, and pleadings. Mediation, negotiation, and conflict resolution. Knowledge of the rules and regulations governing the practice of law in the State of California. Ability to: Analyze and apply case and statutory law to various issues and facts to draw conclusions, make recommendations, and provide legal advice. Communicate complex legal issues to a variety of individuals. Prepare legal documents, including pleadings, contracts, subpoenas, legal memoranda, letters, proposals, and/or other documents. Write effectively in a clear, concise and well organized manner. Conduct legal research. Review and analyze complex documents. Obtain information through witness interviews. Prepare and effectively present cases at trial. Speak effectively in court and to large groups. Negotiate settlements and mediate disputes. Demonstrate independent judgment and initiative. Provide direction and guidance to other staff. Work independently, as well as cooperatively in a team environment. Complete multiple tasks and meet deadlines. Maintain the confidentiality of State Bar documents, investigations, and records. Travel by air and automobile. Minimum Qualifications: Education: Successful completion of a Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited law school. Experience: No minimum requirement. Applicants who meet the Minimum Qualifications will be required to successfully complete the State Bar's selection process for this classification. License, Certificate, Registration Requirements: Must be an active member, in good standing, of the State Bar of California. Physical Requirements : Visual capacity and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Make fine visual distinction reading and proofreading written documents and viewing information on a computer screen. Retrieve, lift and carry objects weighing up to ten pounds.