Supervising Attorney

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Housing Conservation Coordinators, Inc. Published: February 24, 2017

Description

Housing Conservation Coordinators, Inc. (HCC) is a 45 year old community-based, not-for-profit organization anchored in the Hell's Kitchen/Clinton neighborhood of Manhattan's west side. We are dedicated to advancing social and economic justice and fighting for the rights of poor, low-income and working individuals and families. With a primary focus on strengthening and preserving affordable housing, we seek to promote a vibrant and diverse community with the power to shape its own future.

Each year HCC assists more than 3,500 residents resolve housing-related problems through our core programs: legal services, tenant & community organizing, weatherization assistance, HDFC revolving loan program and technical training classes. Please see our website for more information, including our current organizing campaigns- www.hcc-nyc.org.

Housing Conservation Coordinators (HCC) seeks a Supervising Attorney to join a dedicated team of staff attorneys and tenant organizers working to preserve affordable housing on Manhattan’s West side. The Supervising Attorney will supervise 6-7 full-time staff attorneys, reporting to the Legal Director. S/he will be responsible for ensuring a high standard of client service and representation, training and supervision of new and experienced staff, monitoring of grant reporting requirements, maintaining a modified personal caseload and overseeing intake and equitable distribution of cases.

Qualifications:

  • Four years of housing law experience
  • Admission to the New York State Bar
  • Supervisory experience preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Adherence to time sensitive reporting requirements
  • Ability to work with a diverse team and client base
  • Willingness to partner with non-attorney advocates
  • Commitment to maintaining affordable housing
  • Bi-lingual (Spanish) a plus

Salary: HCC offers a competitive salary, commensurate with work experience and a generous benefits package.

How to apply:  Please submit cover letter and resume to mfox@hcc-nyc.org by March 20, 2017.  Please Insert “Supervising Attorney applicant” in the subject field.

HCC is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse workforce. Women, people of color, gays and lesbians, transgender people, veterans and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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