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AAMS Program Coordinator

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California Lawyers for the Arts (CLA) is a non-profit, tax-exempt service organization that empowers the creative community by providing education, representation and alternative dispute resolution. Arts Arbitration and Mediation Services (AAMS), which was founded by CLA as a national alternative dispute resolution model program in 1980, helps artists and arts organizations of all disciplines resolve conflicts.

The Program Coordinator of AAMS will serve as a neutral third party conciliator/mediator, discuss AAMS services with prospective clients, answer questions, and conduct intakes with diverse artists and arts organizations, conciliate arts-related conflicts, coordinate mediation sessions with volunteer mediators, and maintain accurate records in order to generate required monthly and annual reports for the Alameda County Dispute Resolution Program and other funding agencies, as well as to provide periodic reports to the AAMS committee of the CLA Board.

In addition, the Program Coordinator will maintain effective working relationships with colleagues in Sacramento, Los Angeles and San Diego, and work with statewide staff to market AAMS to the arts community, alternative dispute resolution and legal communities. The Program Coordinator will also develop program funding, help lead a variety of ADR training programs, as well as recruit and supervise program volunteers and interns, and perform other tasks as needed. The Program Coordinator reports to the Associate Director and will assist in maintaining quality standards for the program in order to fulfill the mission of CLA.

BA degree required; completion of a 25-hour mediation training program; JD degree and legal background helpful. Experience with alternative dispute resolution, Bay Area arts and entertainment sectors, non-profit administration, city and county government, legal programs or other volunteer services will contribute to success. Desired qualities include excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong analytical abilities, facilitative leadership skills, ability to work on multiple tasks as a member of a team, flexibility and a sense of humor. 

CLA’s programs, services and hiring practices support principles of equity, diversity, inclusivity and engagement. CLA is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities to individuals regardless of race, color, religion, gender identity, marital status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation or veteran status. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Starting Salary Range: $20 to $24 per hour, depending upon experience, flexible 25 - 30 hours/week. Covid policies and protocols are in place.

To apply, please send a letter of interest, a current resume and three references via e-mail to: careers@calawyersforthearts.org. No phone calls please.

California Lawyers for the Arts (CLA) is a non-profit, tax-exempt service organization that empowers the creative community by providing education, representation and alternative dispute resolution. Arts Arbitration and Mediation…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    September 27, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

USD 41,600 - USD 49,920

Benefits

Partial health insurance, holidays, vacation time, flexibility

Partial health insurance, holidays, vacation time, flexibility

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Berkeley, CA
Associated Location
Berkeley, CA, USA

How to Apply

Please provide a cover letter, resume and three references.

Please provide a cover letter, resume and three references.

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