Description:Disability Rights South Dakota is currently seeking an attorney for the position of Staff Attorney/Team Lead for the Sioux Falls office of DRSD. The primary purpose of this position is to provide legal representation to clients of Disability Rights South Dakota and perform oversight of program(s) within Disability Rights South Dakota. The successful candidate will hold a Juris Doctor degree with admission to the state bar or within six months of hiring date; one to three years applicable law and litigation experience is preferred.
The candidate should be highly motivated, organized, have excellent communication skills (written and oral), be detail orientated, and have an understanding of database programs. Other skills needed are the ability to meet and greet the public, work in a team environment, and have an understanding of the service delivery system. This position requires the incumbent to have knowledge of grant management including compliance to the sponsored programs at the local, state and/or federal levels (depending on granting agency). The incumbent should have knowledge of state laws, programs, and issues concerning persons with disabilities and understanding of a non-profit office environment.