The Office of the Attorney General is seeking a qualified administrative coordinator to join the Special Prosecutions and Organized Crime Section of the Public Safety and Enforcement Division. We offer the challenge and opportunity of public service, a professional team environment, and competitive salary and benefits.
OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
PUBLIC SAFETY & ENFORCEMENT DIVISION
SPECIAL PROSECUTIONS & ORGANIZED CRIME SECTION
DUTIES: The Administrative Coordinator will be responsible for technical assistance to the Special Prosecutions and Organized Crime Section by providing administrative support for the day-to-day operations of the Section. Responsibilities include supporting program staff and staff attorneys with criminal prosecutions, agency client representation, and assisting in developing and implementing programs to further the Office of the Attorney General's anti-crime initiatives. This individual will be responsible for compiling and tracking all activities performed by the section. Further responsibilities include editing legal documents, coordinating section travel and procurement, typing, copying, document preparation, responding to citizen inquiries, preparing quarterly, annual, and categorical reports, reviewing and processing contractor invoices, coordinating and attending specific program meetings and conferences, updating databases, and any other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate will demonstrate exceptional criminal prosecution support knowledge, including working knowledge of discovery, motions practice and related issues; knowledge of criminal procedure; and the ability to exercise logical reasoning in decision making. Knowledge of asset forfeiture guidelines is a plus. Because of frequent telephone contact with local and state government officials, law enforcement and other individuals, excellent communication skills, including a courteous and professional telephone manner, are required. A candidate must demonstrate the ability to work well under pressure and to adjust priorities without close supervision. Position requires the ability to work independently and as a member of a team. Candidate must demonstrate leadership skills indicating the ability to work with the Section Chief and staff in accomplishing the day-to-day work of the Section. Candidate must be detail-oriented and demonstrate the ability to work proficiently in an intense, litigation-deadline environment. Must possess excellent organizational and communication skills and analytical ability; strong writing, typing and computer skills, and the ability to complete complex assignments within prescribed time limits.
EDUCATION OR TRAINING: Candidate must be experienced in general office applications to include Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint, and Access. A minimum of a bachelor's degree is required. In lieu of a degree, a combination of five (5) years of the knowledge, skills, and abilities mentioned above and relevant experience will be considered. Starting salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
TO APPLY: Please apply on-line (at http://jobs.virginia.gov), or submit a cover letter, state application (available at www.ag.virginia.gov), and resume to Office of the Attorney General, Human Resources Section, 900 East Main Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, to ensure consideration, please submit complete application materials by Friday, December 6, 2013, and reference recruitment #131106.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION UPON REQUEST