Attorney VI (Assistant Director)

Classification Number: 3506

Starting Wage: $8,752.69/Month
Opening Date: 7/26/2019
Closing Date: Until filled

Agency: STATE SECURITIES BOARD
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 13167, Austin, Texas 78711-3167
Work Location Address: 8700 North Stemmons Freeway, Ste. 144, Dallas, TX 75247

Number of Openings: 1
Duration: Regular/Full-time
Hours/Week: 40

FLSA Exempt: Yes
Travel Required: Yes, up to 25%
Texas Drivers License Required: Yes

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Assistant Director of Enforcement will report to the Director of Enforcement and will assist the Director of Enforcement by managing the day-to-day operations of the Dallas Office of the Enforcement Division.  Job duties include supervising investigations of suspect violations of The Securities Act and legal actions brought to enforce The Securities Act; analyzing complex transactions and financial records; researching applicable legal issues; participating in criminal, civil and administrative proceedings; developing, recommending and implementing procedures to efficiently complete work assigned to the Dallas Office of the Enforcement Division; and training and supervising administrative assistants, attorneys and financial examiners assigned to the Dallas Office of the Enforcement Division.  The Director of Enforcement may assign other job duties as appropriate.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (License, Education, Experience):

Graduation of accredited law school with J.D. Degree and licensed to practice law in Texas.  Substantial experience in analysis and investigation of complex business transactions and participation in administrative civil or criminal proceedings.

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Ability to effectively manage a large workload, deadlines and manage personnel.  Thorough understanding of The Securities Act, the Rules and Regulations of the Texas State Securities Board, and the Texas Rules of Evidence.  Familiarity with the Texas Penal Code and Texas Code of Criminal Procedure.

REMARKS (Application procedure, Special requirements):

To be considered for this position, you must submit (1) a completed standard state application, (2) a State Securities Board “Supplement To Application For Employment,”, (3) a copy of your law school transcripts, and (4) a writing sample.  Applications and the Supplement form may be downloaded from the Agency website at https://www.ssb.texas.gov. Completed applications, along with the Supplement, transcripts, and writing sample should be sent to Human Resources, State Securities Board, P.O. Box 13167, Austin, Texas 78711-3167, faxed to 512-305-8327, or emailed to human.resources@ssb.texas.gov. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a standard state application. Applicants to be interviewed will be contacted by the Agency. Applications accepted for this position only. EOE.

Veterans, Reservist, or Guardsmen with an MOS or additional duties pertaining to the minimum experience requirements may meet the minimum qualifications for this position. Military Crosswalk information can be found at http://www.hr.sao.texas.gov/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_Legal.pdf