PROGRAM DIRECTOR, LEGAL CLINICS THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL
- Job posted by Jacob Burns Community Legal Clinics GWU Law School
650 20th Street Northwest
District of Columbia
The Jacob Burns Community Legal Clinics of The George Washington University Law School seeks a Program Director for the Legal Clinics to manage and enhance the operations, programs, and services provided by the Clinical Program, which educates students in legal advocacy and provides legal representation to clients in a wide array of legal matters. This position will be responsible for the day-to-day administration of the Clinics relating to client services, communications, development, and office management to support the clinical faculty in the education and training of clinic students to achieve the highest levels of insight, professional mastery, and ethical responsibility. The position will oversee and monitor Clinics’ compliance with ethical standards, oversee the student certification to practice, manage Clinic communications with students, entities within the University and Law School as well as with organizations, alumni and others outside the Law School through traditional and social media. The Program Director will also participate in efforts to secure external funding to expand and enhance clinical opportunities. This position will supervise clinic staff performing administrative tasks, including student registration, management of facilities, and procurement and will report directly to the leadership of the Clinics.
Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus 10 years of relevant professional experience or a Master’s degree or higher in a relevant area of study plus 8 years of relevant experience. A JD degree is highly preferred. Experience as a practicing attorney within a legal services organization and with management responsibility would be viewed as relevant.
The University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
Minimum Education Required