The New York State Unified Court System is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy and gender identity or expression), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, membership in an employee organization, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
Executive Assistants, Appellate Division work under direct supervision of a Presiding Justice or Clerk of the Court providing managerial analysis of complex court operations and staff assistance to the Presiding Justice in the management of court activities. Executive Assistants, Appellate Division may be delegated responsibility for management of particular areas of court operations, may oversee special or on-going projects and prepare reports to the Presiding Justice. More...
The Deputy Chief Attorney provides administrative support to attorneys for the children; supervises and evaluates the AFC Program staff; oversees auditing and other special projects; helps design and coordinate AFC training seminars; administers contracts with attorneys who provide full-time representation to children at The Children’s Legal Center and prepares and implements budgets for the AFC Program and The Children’s Legal Center. More...
All interested persons meeting the minimum qualifications are encouraged to submit a UCS-5 Application for Employment form and a resume to the address listed in the job announcement.
The Supreme Court of the Appellate Division, Fourth Judicial Department hears appeals from the state's trial courts located in the 22 Central and Western New York counties assigned to the Fifth, Seventh, and Eighth Judicial Districts.
The Appellate Division was created by the Constitution of 1894, is divided into four Judicial Departments, and has the power to review issues of both law and fact in civil and criminal matters.
Decisions of the Appellate Division are appealable to the New York State Court of Appeals, but the vast majority of appellate practice occurs at the Appellate Division level.
If you are considering a public service career, the New York State Unified Court System (court system) offers varied and rewarding career options, competitive salaries and excellent benefits. Once employed by the court system, you will also find many opportunities to advance your career.
The fundamental mission of the court system is to promote the rule of law and to serve the public by providing just and timely resolution of all matters before the courts. Integral to accomplishing its mission are the 16,000 dedicated Judges and non-judicial employees. As a team, they ensure the successful operation of the courts and deliver outstanding service to the public in one of the busiest court systems in the world.
Throughout New York State, court employees work in many interesting positions providing administrative and operational support in courtrooms and support offices in fields such as security, interpreting, reporting and legal and social services. Outside the courtroom setting, court employees provide professional support in fields such as technology, human resources, finance and management.