Counselor In Residence

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number S03472P Working Title Counselor In Residence Department Law School General About the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department College/Unit/Department website Posting Type External Retirement Plan TRS or ORP Employment Type Employee Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible Full/Part time Full Time Work Schedule Additional Schedule Information

Monday-Friday, 8AM-5PM
Some evenings possible

Advertised Salary Commensurate with Experience Posting Date 07/03/2019 Open until filled Yes Closing Date Proposed Starting Date 08/01/2019 Special Instructions to Applicants

This is a full-time, limited term position for one year from hire date.

Location of Vacancy Athens Area EEO Policy Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Position Information

Classification Title Attorney Pay Grade FLSA Exempt Job Family Administrative FTE 1.00 Minimum Qualifications

Requires at least a baccalaureate degree in the field. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications Position Summary

The University of Georgia’s Appellate Litigation Clinic is a two-semester, third-year clinic that represents indigent clients before the federal circuit courts of appeals, the Board of Immigration Appeals, and the U.S. Supreme Court. We are looking to hire a clinic fellow for a one year appointment who, under supervision of the clinic director, will help students write briefs and prepare for oral argument before these courts.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

An ability to interpret and follow court rules, a willingness to substantively check and thoroughly edit students’ written work product.

Physical Demands

Normal for office environment

Is driving required to perform essential duties outlined in this position? (This does not include infrequent trips) The successful candidate would have to provide proof that s/he has a valid driver's license when offered employment. Does this position have financial responsibilities? No Does this position require a P-Card? No Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No Credit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.



Writing and editing briefs

Percentage of time 60 Duties/Responsibilities


Preparing students for oral argument

Percentage of time 40 Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents




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    Posted: 7/3/2019
    Application Due: 7/27/2019
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