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Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Records Access Officer, NYC Economic Dev't (NY)

Records Access Officer, New York City Economic Development Corporation Legal Department
Job Summary:
Primary responsibility for responding to Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) requests for full service legal department of the City's primary economic development company.
·         Serve as Records Access Officer
·         Insure compliance with FOIL requirements
·         Research projects to determine relevance to requests
·         Collect documents from company staff, files, archives
·         Review and redact documents
·         Coordinate document production
·         Prepare correspondence
·         Monitor progress of requests
·         Maintain records and databases
·         Review current laws
·         Assist FOIL Appeals Officer
·         College graduate with strong academic record preferred
·         Interest in economic development
·         1 - 3 years of experience in FOIL and/or litigation matters preferred
·         New York City residency required within 180 days of hire
About the Legal Department:
The Legal Department provides advice and representation on litigation, municipal bond financings, tax benefit agreements, real estate development activities (including land sales and leases), construction projects, FOIL and corporate matters, interacting with private companies, City, State and federal agencies and the Port Authority.
The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) is a non-profit organization that reports to the Deputy Mayor for Economic Development for New York City. The NYCEDC is charged with charged with leveraging the City’s assets to drive growth, create jobs and improve the quality of life through a variety of means, including facilitating real estate development, improving infrastructure, attracting and retaining businesses, and conducting economic research and analysis. Additional information on NYCEDC can be found by visiting
New York City Economic Development Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. NYCEDC offers excellent benefits, including a 457(b) tax-advantaged retirement savings plan, company-paid 401(a) pension plan, medical, dental, and tuition reimbursement.