Attorney Trainer (Part-time)

Job description


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Classification Title:

Program Manager I

Internal Title:

Attorney Trainer (Part-time)



Work County:



School of Law


Children's Law Center

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Advertised Salary Range:

$27,338 or commensurate with qualifications

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Part/Full Time:

Part Time

Hours per Week:


Work Schedule:

To be determined

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.

Diversity Statement:

At the University of South Carolina, we strive to cultivate an inclusive environment that is open, welcoming, and supportive of individuals of all backgrounds. We recognize diversity in our workforce is essential to providing academic excellence and critical to our sustainability. The University is committed to eliminating barriers created by institutional discrimination through accountability and continuous process improvement. We celebrate the diverse voices, perspectives, and experiences of our employees.

Benefit Eligibility Type:

Research Grant (RGP)

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Advertised Job Summary:

This position has two primary purposes: (1) To develop and conduct training related to child protection proceedings, including training programs for parent attorneys, volunteer guardians ad litem, and guardian ad litem program attorneys; and (2) To assist in court skills training for new child welfare professionals by participating in various roles in mock hearings and conducting presentations as requested.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions):

Requires law degree, membership in the South Carolina Bar, and at least three years of experience in family court, including child protection proceedings.

Preferred Qualifications:

Strongly prefer experience in developing curricula and conducting training programs for attorneys and other professionals. Prefer experience with utilization of technology for virtual training. Prefer completion of child law concentration in conjunction with law degree or course work in children’s law. Experience in both child welfare and juvenile justice hearings would be a plus.


Extensive knowledge of laws and procedures related to child protection court proceedings in South Carolina. Ability to conduct training for and establish working relationships with attorneys and other professionals. Ability to explain legal concepts to nonlawyers.

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Special Instructions to Applicant:

In addition to completing the online application, attach a cover letter summarizing your qualifications and describing your interest in this position.

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 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.

We are only accepting applications submitted by May 16, 2021

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EEO Statement:

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




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Job No:
Posted: 4/13/2021
Application Due: 5/16/2021
Work Type: Part Time