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This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the School of Law at the Danforth Campus.
Coordinate the day to day operations of the Trial and Advocacy Program under the general direction of the Director of Trial and Advocacy Program; Coordinate the administration of the online Distance Learning Program; provide Administrative Support to 2-6 Full-time Faculty members.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist with all dimensions of the administration of the Trial and Advocacy Program.� This involves the planning and coordination of courses, competitions, biennial national conferences, and special events each year.� Involves extensive contact with full time law school faculty, adjunct faculty, students, administration and alumni, as well as members of national and local legal and non-legal communities.
Serve as liaison and coordinator for the intramural, regional, and national student trial and oral advocacy competitions, including: monitoring each competition budget, scheduling practices, working with student board members, assisting faculty advisors and coaches, assisting in the recruitment of volunteer judges, publicizing events, producing certificates, working with Director of External Affairs to provide information for the commencement programs, working with Registrar to provide skills competition awards list.� Provides support for competition faculty advisors, team coaches, and student boards.� Arranging competition teams, team advisors, and Program Director travel, and oversight of travel expense reports.� Update judges list, prepare letters and envelopes.
Coordinate the administrative efforts of various law school departments (Student Services, Business Office, Admissions, etc.) as they relate to Distance Learning Programs. Handle the academic onboarding of new faculty for DLP including course materials, etc.; assist DLP faculty with travel and other arrangements. Coordinate arrangements for the DLP’s immersion program, which takes place once each semester; coordinate DLP graduation reception and other social events; support communications and requests from outside DLP partner. Resolve issues that arise with online faculty. Assist with Higher Learning Commission reports related to Distance Learning Programs.
Serve as liaison and coordinator for the full-time faculty and adjunct professors who teach Pretrial and Trial Practice (approximately 40 local attorneys and judges) and other courses; assist in the production of course materials; handle scheduling of classes; assist in the scheduling and evaluation of adjuncts; identify sources for volunteers for role-playing in simulation courses.� Making arrangements for dinners and lunches for adjuncts and other professionals volunteering in skills courses and competitions.
Provide relief support to the Office of the Dean when required on the request of the Chief of Staff or designee.
Proctor exams with duties assigned by the Student Life Office; participate in Commencement with duties assigned by the Events department.
Direct and supervise work study student(s).
High competency with word processing programs, including Microsoft Office and other computer software is required.
Experience in legal setting.
The ability to work independently and use good judgment, as well as the ability to work simultaneously with multiple projects as required.
Excellent candidates will have very strong organization skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and strong interpersonal and management skills.
Ability to manage and organize their own work, produce quality work with little or no corrections, and keep to deadlines.
The hiring range for this position is $18.80 - $23.99 per hour.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -8 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
Human Resources website (hr.wustl.edu)
Internal Applicant Instruction:
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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