L.A. County Sustainability Law & Policy Fellow

Job description

Under the general direction of the Co-Executive Directors of the Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at UCLA School of Law, the LA County Sustainability Law and Policy fellow will undertake research and writing related to the development of the LA County Sustainability Plan. The fellow will work closely with faculty at the Emmett Institute and with other researchers at UCLA and at its project affiliates to investigate law and policy pathways to increasing Los Angeles County sustainability, including water independence, renewable energy adoption, biodiversity, and other issues.  




Application Instructions

Applicants must submit their qualifications via UCLA's Career Opportunities website at https://hr.mycareer.ucla.edu  Reference position # 27400  AA/EEO


The complete listing of qualifications is available on UCLA's official job posting.


  • Demonstrated interest and background in the relationship between sustainability and law.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and present complex information effectively to a range of audiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and implement the logistical requirements of events and programs.
  • Familiarity with environmental issues and environmental advocacy.
  • Detailed knowledge of Windows based applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, electronic mail systems, and the Internet. Sufficient advanced knowledge of the most current version of MS Office.
  • Sufficient knowledge of LEXIS/NEXIS legal information services to download cases and/or other legal materials.



UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 12 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy - http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct




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Job No: 27400
Posted: 2/16/2018
Application Due: 3/16/2018
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