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Program Counsel/Analyst For Disaster Grant Administration

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Legal Service Corporation Washington , DC 20001

Posted 3 months ago



Coordinates the work of the Legal Services Corporation's (LSC) various disaster relief and recovery grant projects, helps to administer disaster related grant programs, and performs related activities. This includes helping to develop, improve, and implement disaster-related grant administration processes, evaluating the performance of grantees, and working with grantee programs to coordinate disaster relief initiatives.

Coordinates the oversight and administration of LSC's disaster relief and recovery grants, including LSC/s Disaster Relief Emergency Grants, privately funded disaster-related grant programs.
Helps develop and implement LSC-wide strategy for addressing disaster-related legal needs for low-income individuals, including grant protocols and processes.
Provides technical assistance to grantees related to disaster recovery.
Responds to inquiries from applicants and the public regarding disaster relief grants.
Evaluates disaster-related grant applications and makes funding recommendations to OPP management.
Participates on panels and conducts presentations regarding disaster relief and recovery, particularly related to legal aid assistance.
Researches and assesses approaches to disaster relief and recovery, particularly related to legal aid assistance.
Promotes knowledge-sharing and improvement of the grantees? capacity to provide high quality, effective, and efficient legal services, particularly as to disaster relief.

Travel Required

25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


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Conditions of Employment

All qualifications requirements for this position must be met by the closing date of this announcement.


Excellent written communication skills with demonstrated ability to produce professional, clear, well-written work product that requires minimal editing. Excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to reach different audiences and effectively manage conflicts. Excellent customer-service focus. Experience analyzing complicated concepts and offering cogent conclusions. Unimpeachable integrity and adherence to the highest standards of ethics and professionalism. Ability to function in a discreet, diplomatic, and confidential matter. Must possess sound judgment and articulate well-informed and objective recommendations. High degree of flexibility, capacity for self-management, and attention to detail. Strong organizational skills. Adaptable and able to manage multiple priorities with shifting and/or competing priorities and tight deadlines. Understanding of and commitment to organizational mission and goals. Ability to influence, motivate, challenge, and inspire confidence among others. Ability to work well with persons from diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and working styles.

Specialized Experience:
Ability to conduct thorough program evaluations and reviews of program practices through effective interviewing, research, and application of relevant regulatory authority. Must be knowledgeable about disaster relief and mobilizing responses. Able to identify and understand trends that affect LSC, its grantees, their clients, and the broader legal services community. Must possess solid research and analytical skills. Capacity to interpret the LSC Act, Appropriations Riders, LSC regulations, policies and rules as they influence the legal services delivery system, and the ability to design and implement changes that respond to these laws. Familiarity and experience with grants management and project management. Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite.


For Program Counsel position, a law degree from an accredited law school and admission to the Bar of the highest court in a jurisdiction. Must be in good legal standing.

Must have a minimum of five years of experience in the practice of law for a Program Counsel II position or a minimum of eight years of experience in the practice of law for a Program Counsel III position. Must have a bachelor's degree and a minimum of five years of relevant experience for Program Analyst II position or a minimum of eight years of relevant experience for a Program Analyst III position.

Additional information

This position is included in a collective bargaining unit represented by the International Federation of Professional & Technical Engineers, Local 135.

Program Analyst II: $85,358
Salary range: $85,358 - $96,141
Program Analyst III: $98,029
Salary range: $98,029 - $110,412
Program Counsel II: $102,412
Salary range: $102,412 - $115,350
Program Counsel III: $116,963
Salary range: $116,963 - $131,738

LSC has a competitive market-based salary structure that establishes a specific salary range for this position. The salary range has eight pay levels separated by seven steps. A new employee will be hired at Step 1 and must wait two years to advance to each of the next three steps (Steps 2 through 4), and one year to advance to each of the next four steps (Steps 5 through 8).

Excellent benefits package.

LSC embraces diversity as a core value. We recognize that our success as a corporation depends upon creating and maintaining a diverse team of talented professionals, and we are committed to a workplace that reflects and supports diverse individual backgrounds and perspectives. Our commitment to diversity, inclusion, and non-discrimination includes race, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, personal appearance, genetic information, political affiliation, marital status, family responsibilities, disability and status as a veteran, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws or regulation. We strive to have a workplace that is comfortable and welcoming for everyone. LSC is an equal opportunity employer.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Drug test required


Required Documents

To apply, submit a complete application (provide ALL of the information requested and answer ALL of the questions) and attach a rsum and cover letter explaining why you are a good fit for this position. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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