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Legal Advisor – Office Of Equal Employment Opportunity

Staff Operations Officers provide integration between CIA Headquarters and Directorate of Operations field offices, program management, and operational case management to drive clandestine operations.

  • Full time
  • Starting salary: $122,530 - $172,500
  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree

About the Job

As a Legal Advisor for the Office of Equal Employment Opportunity (OEEO) for the CIA, you will provide legal advice regarding compliance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, and all other applicable civil rights/EEO laws, and Executive Orders.

You will provide legal advice to OEEO Counselor/Investigators on substantive and procedural issues arising in the counseling, investigation, settlement, and mediation of EEO complaints against the Agency. You will also draft and edit documents issued in the administrative EEO complaint process (including Reports of Investigation, Final Agency Decisions, and appellate briefs to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) and will correspond with the EEOC and outside legal representatives. Furthermore, you will advise management on a variety of diversity and inclusion issues, facilitate training for supervisors, employees, and OEEO staff, and advise on the implementation of civil rights/EEO laws in CIA-wide programs and regulations, and supervise the OEEO legal staff.

Who You’ll Work With

At the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), we recognize our Nation’s strength comes from the diversity of its people. People from a broad range of backgrounds and viewpoints work at CIA, and our diverse teams are the reason we can keep our country safe.

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What You’ll Get

Our benefits support every aspect of a working professional’s life, including health and wellness, time off, family, finances, and continuing education. Our programs include highly sought-after government health benefits, flexible schedules, sick leave, and childcare. In some cases, we also offer sign-on incentives and cover moving expenses if you relocate.

As a CIA employee, you’ll also get the satisfaction of knowing your work is part of something bigger than yourself. Our work is driven by one mission: to keep our Nation safe. Every day is an opportunity to enhance U.S. national security.

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Minimum Qualifications

  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an ABA-accredited law school
  • Active bar membership from any of the 50 states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, or the US Virgin Islands
  • At least a 3.0 GPA on a 4-point scale
  • Ability to meet the minimum requirements for joining CIA, including U.S. citizenship and a background investigation

What You’ll Need to Apply

The following items must be attached to your on-line application (PDF format preferred):

  • Resume
  • Unofficial law school transcript
  • A cover letter in which you specify your qualifications for this position. Please address why you want to work in this role and what differentiates you from other applicants
  • Legal writing sample
  • Three (3) legal references with full names and contact information