ENFORCEMENT DIVISION CHIEF

The State Ethics Commission seeks experienced attorney to serve as Chief of its Enforcement Division, reporting to the Executive Director.  The Enforcement Division’s three attorneys (including the Chief) and five investigators investigate and prosecute alleged violations of the state’s conflict of interest and financial disclosure laws.  The Enforcement Chief will carry a substantial personal caseload, including the most complex and high-profile formal investigations and adjudicatory hearings, while also managing the work of the division to ensure work is of high quality and completed in a timely fashion.  The Chief will be expected to recommend and implement process improvements, including better ways to use technology, to promote efficiency and customer service.  The Chief regularly attends Commission meetings and presents enforcement matters for Commission approval. 

Candidates must have a minimum of eight (8) to ten (10) years of relevant experience, including five years’ management experience, substantial litigation experience, including experience with administrative proceedings, and experience in conducting and directing investigations.  Must have outstanding analytical, research, and written and oral communication skills.  Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office software and the ability to learn and use the Commission’s case management application required.  Knowledge of state or local government strongly preferred.  J.D. required; must be a member in good standing of the Massachusetts bar.  Equal Opportunity Employer.  Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to the attention of Karen L. Nober, Executive Director, at:  resume@state.ma.us.