Staff Attorney, part-time

Columbia, SC
Feb 28, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number STA00114PO18 Classification Title Program Manager I Internal Title Staff Attorney, part-time Campus Columbia 01 College/Division School of Law Department School of Law Band 7 Advertised Minimum Salary $59,100 Advertised Salary Range $29,550-$40,000 (Part-time) commensurate with qualifications Location of Vacancy Columbia Part/Full Time Part Time Hours per week 20 Work Schedule

The standard workweek is M-F. The daily schedule will normally be within the hours of 8:30am-5:00pm, with some variability based upon the needs of the department.

Type of Staff Position Research Grant (RGP) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Other Professional

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The selected candidate will provide additional legal support and coordination of services for the School of Law's medical legal partnership known as CHAMPS (Carolina Health Advocacy Medico/legal PartnerShip). S/He will represent low-income clients referred to CHAMPS from Palmetto Health and Palmetto Health-USC Medical group.
The Advertised Minimum Salary of $59,100 is based upon a 40 hour week. This position is part time, with the expected workweek to be between 20 and 30 hours, subject to mutual agreement between employee and employer. This grant-funded position is funded for one year.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Juris Doctorate degree required.
Must be a member in good standing of the South Carolina Bar. Must have at least five years of relevant legal experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in health care representing under-served populations preferred.
Preference for five or more years of this experience.


Knowledge of the laws of South Carolina.
Ability to draft legal documents.
Ability to organize and draft briefs.
Strong written and oral communication skills.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 03/01/2018 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 02/07/2018 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

Applicant will be required to pass a background check and supply employer with official transcript from JD institution.

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Juris Doctorate degree and at least five years of relevant legal experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you member in good standing with the South Carolina Bar?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents


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