General Attorney; Supervisory General Attorney; Chief Attorney; Program Manager; Regional Director

Job Type

Full Time



Application Deadline



5 Post Office Square
8th Floor
United States


Please see the below announcement regarding the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights. Licensed attorneys and others qualified for non-competitive hiring (see full list below) are encouraged to submit their resumes and a cover letter to the agency. Resumes are due by June 1, 2018.  


US Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR)

OCR is collecting resumes for General Attorney positions at the GS-0905-11 and GS-0905-12 grade levels, Supervisory General Attorney positions at the GS-0905-14 grade levels, Chief Attorney positions at GS-0905-15 grade level, Program Manager positions at the GS-0905-15 grade level, and Regional Director positions at the GS-0905-15 grade level. If you know of interested and qualified persons, please have them submit resumes by Friday, June 1, 2018 by e-mail to, or by mail to Nichelle Boone, Room 4C144, U.S, Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 400 Maryland Ave, SW, Washington, DC 20202.

OCR maintains a resume bank from which candidates may be selected for consideration to fill vacancies for positions in OCR as they arise. OCR accepts resumes from individuals who are eligible for consideration for noncompetitive hiring via: Schedule A Persons with Disabilities appointments (5 CFR 213.3102(u)); Veterans’ Recruitment Appointments; Excepted Hiring Authority for Attorneys; and former Peace Corps and Americorps appointees (22 USC 2506).

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

If you are interested in working at OCR and are eligible for consideration under any of these hiring authorities, please send your resume to  In your email, please indicate the type of position as well as the regional office or offices for which you would like to be considered (Enforcement Offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Kansas City, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seattle, and/or Washington DC; the Program Legal Group in Washington DC, or the Resource Management Group in Washington DC). Office descriptions can be found here.

If you are interested in working at the Enforcement Office in Boston, we ask that you please also send your application to, in addition

After submitting your resume, you will receive an email confirming that your resume has been received. OCR will keep your resume on file for possible consideration for 365 days following the date of submission. Please note, however, that the account is not staffed to respond to questions. Should you be selected for consideration, you will be contacted by OCR to confirm your continued interest. Candidates are also encouraged to check for OCR positions as well.