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Director, Religious Liberty and Assistant General Counsel

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United States Conference of Catholic Bishops | Washington, DC
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United States Conference of Catholic Bishops


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March 2, 2020
February 29, 2020

This position serves as lead staff to the Committee for Religious Liberty, which develops, and disseminates resources to advance the Bishops’ vision of religious liberty among various audiences. Emphasis on public policy, legislation, and theological and philosophical aspects; and to participate in the ongoing legal work of the Office of General Counsel in the area of religious liberty and Catholic education, to assure the coordination of the work of the Committee with the legal positions of the Conference. This position also provides legal expertise in federal education law and regulation, with a focus on private and religious schools. The Assistant Counsel must be a practicing Catholic, registered in a Catholic parish or regularly attending a Catholic parish or Catholic faith community, which embraces, upholds and promotes in every aspect of his/her work the authentic teaching of the Catholic Church. The Assistant Counsel contributes to the Bishops’ strategic plan for the Conference. He or she demonstrates a willingness and ability to understand, respect, and contribute to the USCCB mission and to fulfill job duties in accordance with its Catholic identity.

Requirement Juris Doctor Minimum 10 years practice experience with at least 5 years in the area of constitutional law/religious liberty

For further information please visit:

https://www.usccb.org/about/employment

 

This position serves as lead staff to the Committee for Religious Liberty, which develops, and disseminates resources to advance the Bishops’ vision of religious liberty among various audiences. Emphasis on public policy, legislation, and…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • J.D. Required
  • Executive

Benefits

Full Benefits Medical/Dental/Vision/Pension

Full Benefits Medical/Dental/Vision/Pension

Level of Language Proficiency

N/A

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Location

3211 4th Street Northeast, Washington, DC 20017

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