Hempstead, New York
Feb 22, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Hofstra University

Maurice A. Deane School of Law

Monroe H. Freedman Institute for the Study of Legal Ethics


Hofstra University’s Maurice A. Deane School of Law seeks to fill an anticipated part-time administrator position to provide services for its Monroe H. Freedman Institute for the Study of Legal Ethics (“Institute”).  The Institute sponsors courses, programs and symposia to advance an understanding and application of lawyers’ ethics across a broad range of law practice.   This position reports to the Institute’s director.  The position’s initial responsibilities will be to assist with the start-up of the institute, including setting up systems, policies and procedures and web-site creation.  Ongoing duties will include planning conferences, organizing training events, lectures, and symposia, participating in community outreach, developing a scholar-in-residence program, and running the day-to-day operations of the Institute.   Day-to-day operational duties will include: first-line response to all inquiries about the Institute’s programs and resources; database and website maintenance; arranging directors’ meetings; preparing letters for distribution; maintenance of the Institute’s records and files, and other duties as assigned.  This position is a half-time (17.5 hours/week) position.

Qualifications: Applicants should have at least 2-3 years of experience in one or more of the following general areas: non-profit organizations, event management, marketing and communications, education, or related areas. Candidates must possess excellent writing, oral communication and interpersonal skills, and have the ability to interact knowledgeably with professionals who hold positions in a variety of fields, including  medical, law firms, commerce, education, and government.  Must be available to work evenings and occasionally on weekends. Bachelor's degree is required.

For consideration, please send your resume and cover letter, via email to:

Ellen Yaroshefsky, Howard Lichtenstein Distinguished Professor of Legal Ethics and Director of the Monroe H. Freedman Institute for the Study of Legal Ethics


Please include “Legal Ethics Institute Coordinator” in the subject line. 

Applications accepted until position is filled.

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.  For further information, please visit

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