Program Assistant IV, Immigration and Deportation Law Clinic



Program Assistant IV, Immigration and Deportation Law Clinic

University of San Francisco


Job Summary:

The University of San Francisco, School of Law seeks a detail-oriented Program Assistant IV with strong interpersonal skills who has experience in immigration law. The Program Assistant IV provides full-time program management services as well as legal and administrative support to the clinic Supervising Attorney and will serve as a critical point of contact for clients and the community.

Job Responsibilities:

• Responsible for providing program management services, including, but not limited to; overseeing office management protocols and procedures, coordinating and monitoring client service delivery, tracking client data in multiple data management systems and preparing and submitting regular grant reports to the Office of Contracts and Grants as well as state and city organizations
• Responsible for coordinating travel for the Supervising Attorney and the Program Assistant IV throughout the state of California for hearings and client meetings
• Assist the attorney with preparing petitions and applications for immigration cases before U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and EOIR, as well as probate and family law cases throughout the California
• Assist in providing orientation, training and support to law students enrolled in the Law Clinic
• Provide administrative support services to the Supervising Attorney as needed, including scheduling client appointments, attending asylum interviews as interpreter, receiving and directing client calls, responding to telephone, e-mail, and in-person requests for clinic information and legal support inquiries
• Assist Supervising Attorney and Faculty Supervisor with special projects or other responsibilities as directed, including outreach

Minimum Requirements:

• Post High School education preferred
• Four years of increasingly responsible experience in administrative support work in education, including at least two years in a senior administrative support role
• Immigration law setting experience preferred
• Experience working with high level executive officers and/or vice presidents
• Ability to speak and write both Spanish and English fluently is required
• Solid oral and written communication skills
• Excellent computer skills and proficiency in MS Word and Excel is required
• Excellent judgment and respect for confidentiality
• Able to work independently in the absence of specific instructions
• Demonstrated ability for careful, conscientious work even when managing multiple projects at one time
• Professional and responsive demeanor and a cooperative spirit

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Commitment to immigration is necessary
• May be required to lift objects up to 25 lbs. on occasion

For information on how to apply, please visit the following link: www.usfjobs.com

EEO Policy
The University of San Francisco is an equal opportunity institution of higher education. As a matter of policy, the University does not discriminate in employment, educational services and academic programs on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age (except minors), sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related and genetic-related) and disability, and the other bases prohibited by law. The University reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities under the law.




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