This position is the first point of contact for the Program on Law and Government, which is an umbrella program that hosts events, conferences, and symposia and oversees the LLM in Law and Government, the Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project, the SJD Program, and various online legal education programs. Job responsibilities include serving as the first point of contact, receptionist duties, event planning and promotion, overall responsibility for maintenance of all program websites, coordination of social media promotion, planning orientations, and undertaking special projects. The position requires the ability to work independently, to work as a member of a team, and to take direction from other program staff.
This position requires an organized person who is a self-starter, works well under pressure, is highly motivated, prioritizes, takes accountability, and demonstrates follow-through
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
Commensurate with experience
Required Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree or equivalent
1-3 years of relevant experience
Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, and Access, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter
Knowledge of or willingness to learn about Microsoft Publisher and Canva, website design, and social media marketing
Effective communication skills and demonstrable attention to detail
Preferred Education and Experience
Experience, preferably in a university or law office
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Internal Number: 12902
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