Program Assistant IV - Immigration Clinic Assistant

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Program Assistant IV - Immigration Clinic Assistant

University of San Francisco

Job Summary:

The University of San Francisco, School of Law seeks a detail-oriented administrative and legal assistant with strong interpersonal skills who has experience in immigration law. The School of Law established the Immigration and Deportation Defense Clinic in the spring of 2015 with the mission to represent unaccompanied children and family members who are in removal proceedings. The Program Assistant IV (PAIV) provides full-time administrative and legal support to the Immigration & Deportation Defense Clinic. The PAIV will serve as a critical point of contact for clients and the community.

Job Responsibilities:

• Schedule and maintain client meetings.
• Respond to telephone, e-mail, and in-person requests for clinic information and legal support inquiries.
• Prepare immigration forms.
• File both immigration court documents and family court filings.
• Occasionally assist in interpreting and translating for Spanish speaking clients at Asylum Office interviews.

Minimum Requirements:

• Post high school education preferred.
• Four years of increasingly responsible experience in administrative support work or related education, including at least two years in a senior administrative support role.
• Experience working with high level executive officers and/or vice presidents. Able to work independently in the absence of specific instructions.
• Advanced experience working with computer database systems, word processing and spreadsheet software.
• Must be customer service and team oriented.
• Ability for careful, conscientious work even when managing multiple projects at one time;
• Excellent judgment and respect for confidentiality; solid oral and written communication skills; a professional and responsive demeanor; and a cooperative spirit.
• Ability to speak and write both Spanish and English fluently is required.
• Strong demonstrated commitment to immigrant communities.

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Must have a driver’s license; Bay Area travel is required

For information on how to apply, please visit the following link:

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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Job No:
Posted: 1/2/2019
Application Due: 3/4/2019
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