Attorney Advisor, Public Interest and Public Service University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: 33124 Salary: 4842-9591
Position Description: The UCLA School of Law Office of Public Interest Programs (OPIP) seeks an experienced public interest lawyer and/or career counselor with a passion for advancing OPIP's mission to support future public interest advocates and nurture a lasting commitment to public service in all UCLA Law students. Under the general direction of the Associate Dean of Public Interest Law, the Attorney Advisor will provide academic and career counseling to UCLA Law students and alumni interested in pursuing any public interest opportunities. This includes and is not limited to advising students and alumni on course selections, pro bono opportunities, semester-term externships, summer internships, post-graduate fellowships, funding opportunities, extracurricular activities, career fairs, networking opportunities, and more. The Attorney Advisor will help plan and execute a variety of programs, events, and conferences for students and alumni exploring these opportunities, including the Annual Southern California Public Interest/Sector Career Day, UCLA Law's post-graduate fellowship programs, and the Los Angeles Incubator Consortium. The Attorney Advisor will lead and track progress towards meeting OPIP's counseling goals and assist with developing supportive written materials and guides. The Attorney Advisor will collaborate with UCLA Law's Office of Career Services and other UCLA Law programs, centers, departments, and specializations to best support students and alumni. The Attorney Advisor will help strengthen and grow OPIP's relationships with public interest employers, public interest alumni, and other stakeholders.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.