Law-Related Education Assistant


Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $30,000.00
Maximum: $35,000.00
Details: Wages dependent on experience

Published:

04/13/2018

Start Date:

06/04/2018

Application Deadline:

04/30/2018

Address

36-14 35th Street
Long Island City
New York
11106
United States

Description

Organization Profile:

For 35 years, Legal Outreach has prepared young people from under-resourced communities to compete at high academic levels by using intensive legal and educational programs as tools for fostering vision, developing skills, enhancing confidence, and facilitating the pursuit of higher education. Learn more at www.legaloutreach.org


General Responsibilities:

Provide administrative assistance to Law-Related Education team to facilitate successful implementation of Legal Outreach’s legal education programs, including constitutional law debates and Summer Law Institutes. Responsibilities include:

  • Frequent correspondence via phone and email with attorneys, school administrators, parents, and students;
  • Maintaining all databases;
  • Scheduling interviews, events, and law lessons for 150+ students;
  • Assisting with event preparation, coordination, and implementation;
  • Facilitating collecting and recording attendance sheets, homework assignments, and evaluations;
  • Creating desktop publishing documents (manuals, flyers, invitations, newsletters) for recruitment and program promotion;
  • Assisting with special projects as the need arises.

 

Qualifications

  • Candidate must be willing to make a 2-year commitment
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • High degree of proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Publisher, and Google Drive applications
  • Proficiency with social media platforms
  • Strong research, writing, verbal, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to take initiative, work independently, multi-task, and work under a deadline 
  • Commitment to the organization’s mission and goals

 

Advantages of Position:

  • Impact hundreds of New York City public school students’ educational enrichment each year
  • Get exposure to constitutional law and criminal justice topics and different legal careers
  • Networking opportunities with lawyers and judges
  • Great workplace culture
  • Opportunity to develop communication, administration, and program management skills in nonprofit setting

Benefits

 

Advantages of Position:

  • Impact hundreds of New York City public school students’ educational enrichment each year
  • Get exposure to constitutional law and criminal justice topics and different legal careers
  • Networking opportunities with lawyers and judges
  • Great workplace culture
  • Opportunity to develop communication, administration, and program management skills in nonprofit setting
  • Generous medical and vacation benefits

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

gpickering@legaloutreach.org

Please email cover letter and resume with two references to Grace Pickering (gpickering@legaloutreach.org). Write “LRE Assistant Applicant” followed by your name in the subject heading. Applications are evaluated on a rolling basis but must be received by April 30, 2018.  


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