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ACS Seeks Assistant Director of Chapters 

The American Constitution Society (ACS) has an immediate opening for an Assistant Director of Chapters to help manage a growing national network of nearly 250 lawyer and law student chapters, and support the overall work of the Department of Network Advancement. The ideal candidate could be based in Washington, D.C., or could work remotely from the Northeast or Southeast.  

RESPONSIBILITIES 

The Assistant Director of Chapters will assist in: 

  • Managing the existing network of ACS lawyer chapters across the country and strategic expansion of ACS lawyer chapters in new cities and states; 
  • Managing and strengthening the existing network of ACS student chapters across the country; 
  • Building a vibrant, diverse, active and cohesive network for members at all stages of their careers; 
  • Supporting and facilitating individual chapter programming and coordinating programming for ACS-wide leaders;  
  • Approving and handling funding for chapter events; 
  • Implementing the division’s budget and strategic priorities; 
  • Integrating chapter activities and chapter members into ACS’s various substantive initiatives; 
  • Developing and planning signature events to raise money and to raise ACS’s profile and broaden its impact in key legal markets around the country; 
  • Facilitating outreach to chapter members and outside organizations; 
  • Empowering, supporting, and uplifting ACS student and lawyer chapter leaders; 
  • Working to ensure career-long engagement with the ACS network; 
  • Coordinating the participation of network members with ACS special projects and career opportunities; and 
  • Other duties may be assigned from time to time within the overall department. 

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS 

The ideal candidate will possess many of the following qualifications and personal attributes: 

  • Campaign or other organizing or event planning experience 
  • Strong attention to detail 
  • Ability to absorb information about several moving parts 
  • Ability and flexibility to navigate collaborations with individuals across the legal profession, throughout the country, across subject matters, and across experience levels (from law student, to new lawyer, seasoned lawyers, scholars, judges, and public officials) 
  • Excellent writing skills 
  • Thrives in a collaborative and outcome-driven work culture 
  • Performs well in a team environment, but can also consistently accomplish tasks independently 
  • Knowledge of current legal and public policy issues 
  • Some travel for meetings and events is required (once it is safe to do so) 
  • JD preferred  
  • Social media and Excel experience are a plus 

 

Salary will be commensurate with experience. ACS values a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. ACS encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship,  disability and veteran status. 

Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, & list of three references to  jobs@acslaw.org. 

ACS Seeks Assistant Director of Chapters 

The American Constitution Society (ACS) has an immediate opening for an Assistant Director of Chapters to help manage a growing national network of nearly 250 lawyer and law student chapters, and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Benefits

  • Health, vision, dental, life insurance 
  • Paid holiday, vacation, and sick leave 
  • Health, vision, dental, life insurance 
  • Paid holiday, vacation, and sick leave 

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
1899 L Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20036, United States
Suite 200

How to Apply

ACS values a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. ACS encourages 

applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion,  

gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin,  

marital status, citizenship, disability, and veteran status.  

Interested applicants should e-mail a resume and cover letter (each as a PDF) to jobs@acslaw.org with the subject “Assistant Director of Chapters Candidate”.  

We will review all submissions and reach out to candidates who best match our needs. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. No Calls or Walk-ins, please. 

ACS values a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. ACS encourages 

applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion,  

gender, sexual…

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