The ASUA Student Legal Services Advisor is responsible for providing legal assistance and services to students, including, landlord/tenant law, criminal law, family law, immigration law, contract law, employment law, and insurance law. The position works with key campus partners to assist and develop programs and resources to engage the larger campus community.
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; Life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
*Provide free, confidential legal advice and assistance to students of the University of Arizona regarding legal rights, responsibilities, and obligations in matters including landlord/tenant law, criminal law, contracts, consumer law, litigation, domestic relations, and immigration law. The Advisor may not represent those students in administrative or court proceedings.
*Explore students' legal rights and responsibilities via legal research, letters, telephone calls, help in resolving disputes and any other appropriate action.
*Serve as the staff advisor to the ASUA Supreme Court and assist in the selection, hiring, and training of student representatives.
*Coordinates, in consultation with the Office of the General Counsel, in-service trainings regarding legal issues in higher education for the Dean of Students Office personnel and key campus partners.
*Coordinates, in consultation with the Office of the General Counsel and the Assistant Vice President and Dean of Students, an annual legal issues in higher education symposium.
*Supervises interns from the University of Arizona College of Law, who will assist the Advisor with serving students, as appropriate.
*Maintain and update a legal reference library.
*Assists with the development and maintenance of the Legal Services web site, social media platforms, and informational guides and brochures on various legal topics for use by students.
*In collaboration with the Division of Student Affairs Assessment unit, develops assessment tools to measure Legal Services effectiveness, student needs assessment, etc.
*Prepares reports and proposals as needed (i.e., Student Services Fee reports and proposals, annual reports, etc.)
*Other duties as assigned.
*J.D. degree and membership in the State Bar of Arizona for at least 3 years.
*Demonstrated and effective written and oral communication skills,
*Demonstrated effectiveness in working with diverse communities of students
*Demonstrated ability to work autonomously
*Prior experience developing and facilitating workshops/presentations.
ADDITIONAL MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
*Demonstrated experience in or knowledge of the following areas: landlord/tenant law, criminal law, contracts, consumer law, litigation, domestic relations, and immigration law.
*Prior experience coordinating programs or events.
For more details and to apply, go to "http://www.UACareers.com./54420. Review begins 02/07/2014 and continues until filled.
The University of Arizona is an EEO/AA Employer - M/W/D/V