Juvenile Justice Attorney

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

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number STA00084PO18 Classification Title Program Manager I Internal Title Juvenile Justice Attorney Campus Columbia 01 College/Division School of Law Department Children's Law Center Band 7 Advertised Minimum Salary $59,100 Advertised Salary Range Commensurate with qualifications Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule

Standard working schedule: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet 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

Develops and conducts training programs for juvenile justice and legal professionals, including DJJ staff, juvenile defenders, and juvenile prosecutors. Provides legal consultation and support for grant-funded projects designed to improve the juvenile justice system. Develops training and resource materials to support specific grant and contract objectives. Provides information on juvenile justice law and process upon request of legal professionals. Some in-state travel is required.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Law degree, membership in good standing in the South Carolina Bar, and at least 5 years of relevant experience, including juvenile justice proceedings.

Preferred Qualifications

Training and program management experience preferred.


Thorough knowledge of South Carolina statutory and case law relating to juvenile justice. Thorough knowledge of family and circuit court procedures and rules in proceedings relating to juveniles. Familiarity with major policy issues affecting the prosecution and treatment of juveniles. Strong written and oral communication skills, including public speaking.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 01/30/2018 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

Attach a cover letter summarizing your qualifications and describing your interest in this position. The following attachments are optional: resume, writing sample, list of references, and sample curriculum or training outline.

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 http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/25380 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 Law degree and at least 5 years of relevant experience, including juvenile justice proceedings?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you member in good standing with the South Carolina Bar?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Other Supporting Documents
  2. Resume
  3. Writing Sample(s)/Sample Publications
  4. List of References and Contact Information


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