General Attorney (Excepted Service) (Open and Continuous)


Federal Student Aid, Department of Education

Albuquerque, NM - Jul 28, 2022 via USAJobs

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At Federal Student Aid (FSA), we are proud sponsors of the American mind.

As a principal office of the U.S.

Department of Education (ED), FSA provides students and families financial assistance for higher education, and we promote the value of postsecondary education to society.

We ensure that all eligible students and families can benefit from federal financial aid for education or training beyond high school.

Selective Placement FactornMust be a graduate from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association.nProof of admission to the Bar of the highest court of a state, territory, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico; and a current membership in such Bar as would permit the practice of law.

You must be a member in good standing of a state, territory of the United States, District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico bar.nPreferred QualificationsnExperience relating to Title IV programs, Borrower Defense regulations, other loan discharge regulations, and/or consumer protection statutes highly desirable, as well as journal and/or clerkship experience.nSpecialized Experience for GS-11:nOne year of experience equivalent to the GS-09 performing at least two (2) of the following three (3) duties of work assignments:n1.

Training and/or experience conducting legal research.n2.

Legal analysis and writing training and/or experience.n3.Training and/or experience in reviewing and analyzing evidence.nSpecialized Experience for GS-12 equivalentnOne year of experience equivalent to the GS-11 performing at least two (2) of the following three (3) duties of work assignments:n1.

Legal analysis and writing experience.n2.Experience in conducting legal research.n3.Experience reviewing and analyzing evidence.nKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) The quality of your experience will be measured by the extent to which you possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs).

You do not need to provide separate narrative responses to these KSAs, as they will be measured by your responses to the occupational questionnaire (you may preview the occupational questionnaire by clicking the link at the end of the Evaluations section of this vacancy announcement).1.

Skill in legal analysis and legal writing.2.

Legal research skills.3.

Skill in analysis of evidence.4.

Skill in applying the law to specific facts, cases, or claims.



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