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State of Massachusetts CHARITIES SPECIALIST II (CHARITIES EXAMINER) in Boston, Massachusetts

/Attention applicants: Do not apply for this position via the MassCareers website. Your application will not be received. / To apply, follow the link belowto the Attorney General’s Office direct application page. Charities Specialist II (Charities Examiner) Health Care & Fair Competition Bureau Non-Profit Organizations/Public Charities Division The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join the Non-Profit Organizations/Public Charities Division. The Division is responsible for protecting and promoting the public’s interests in the Commonwealth’s public charities that range in size and complexity, from our largest universities and health care systems, to small local human service organizations. Primary Duties: A Charities Specialist, also known as a Charities Examiner, is a public-facing role in the Non-Profit Organizations/Public Charities Division (NPCD) and is responsible for reviewing financial and other reports from charities and responding to questions from the public regarding charities’ filing obligations and the online system (Charity Portal) charities can use to comply with these obligations. This Charities Specialist II position is responsible for the following activities: * Review hard copy and online Charity Portal submissions from charities to ensure compliance with statutory filing and reporting requirements; * Review hard copy and online Charity Portal submissions from paid solicitors, commercial co-venturers, and fundraising counsel to ensure compliance with statutory filing and reporting requirements; * Review dissolution petitions, including financial information charities provide, provide feedback to charities and counsel, and make recommendations to Assistant Attorneys General regarding charities seeking to dissolve and petitions to be filed with the Single Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court; * Communicate with charities and fundraisers to seek additional information in connection with statutory filing and reporting requirements; * Maintain up-to-date and accurate electronic records in AGO databases for all registered public charities; * Through the Division’s hotline, via email, and other methods of support, provide individualized assistance to the public in response to questions regarding public charities registrations and annual filings, solicitations, the Charity Portal, dissolutions and/or concerns about the use of charitable funds; * Work with legal staff on the investigation of complaints with respect to regulation of public charities; and * Other duties, as required. Position Type: Full-Time, Non-Exempt Salary: $50,936 to $55,738, commensurate with experience. _To apply for this position_: *Please visit the Employment and Recruitment Portal of the Attorney General’s Office at: apply directly. *Applications submitted via MassCareers website are not received. Our hybrid model includes some telework days for most positions. You will be asked to submit a cover letter and resume when applying for this position. The application deadline is March 27, 2023. Qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. We will gladly assist applicants in need of an accommodation. For assistance, contact the Human Resources Division at (617) 963-2041. Do not select MassCareers “apply online” option to apply for this position. Applications submitted via this MassCareers website are not received by our Office. * _Inquiries regarding position & status may be made to_: Betty Maguire, Managing Administrative Assistant Health Care & Fair Competition Bureau (617) 963-2961 _Position Requirements_: Applicants will possess strong organizational and record keeping skills, strong attention to detail, financial acumen, and a high level of proficiency with technology and computers. Applicants must also understand the importance of working as part of a team, be collaborative, have the ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, manage time effectively, and prioritize among multiple work streams. Experience using a web-based business application, assessing financial information, reviewing legal filings, or as a paralegal are pluses. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a connection to the people and communities we serve, including historically marginalized communities, and an interest in supporting a respectful and inclusive work environment. Strong interpersonal, organizational, and customer service skills; good writing and communication skills; and a high level of proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) are essential. Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience is required. Preference will be given to applicants with significant experience in reviewing financial reports, working with the public, or intake in a legal services, government, or nonprofit setting. _Please Note_: COVID-19 vaccines are required of all AGO employees. Absent an approved medical or religious accommodation or pregnancy exemption, all new hires must be fully vaccinated prior to beginning employment with the AGO. Additionally, new hires are required to receive their first booster shot prior to the start of their employment, or within 30 days of eligibility, absent an approved medical or religious accommodation or pregnancy exemption. Our hybrid model includes some telework days for most positions. /The Attorney General’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As the representative of the Commonwealth and its residents, the Attorney General’s Office strives to ensure that those working in our office reflect the diversity of the communities we serve. The Office encourages applicants from a broad spectrum of backgrounds to apply for positions./ *Do not select MassCareers “apply online” option. Any automated message generated by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts MassCareers website does not apply to posted positions at the Attorney General’s Office. You must apply directly at: ** Job: Compliance and Certification* *Organization: Office of the Attorney General *Title: *CHARITIES SPECIALIST II (CHARITIES EXAMINER) Location: Massachusetts-Boston-1 Ashburton Place Requisition ID: 2300035M