Reporting to the Director of the Lawyering program, the successful candidate will provide comprehensive administrative support to the Lawyering program and the Director of Legal Writing. This successful candidate will help prepare, distribute, and post course material for faculty and students in the Lawyering program; provide a high level of customer service for adjunct faculty and students by answering questions and solving problems that arise; collaborate with the Director of Legal Writing and faculty members in the Lawyering program to help coordinate certain facets of the program, including the adjunct faculty recruitment and hiring process, adjunct training, and community-building events; orientation week classes and activities; preparation and capstone weeks for our blended learning students; class-wide interactive grammar lessons and test; student conferences and practice simulations; and the grading and awards process). The successful candidate will also serve as a liaison with other departments such as admissions, the registrar’s office, and maintain accurate and current course and student files. In addition, the successful candidate will coordinate annual court visits, and help the Director of Legal Writing to plan and monitor the program’s budget. Finally, the successful candidate will help the Director of Legal Writing implement new initiatives in Lawyering program and in the upper-division curriculum.
Qualifications: Associate degree required (bachelor’s degree preferred); 3-5 years administrative experience (may consider combination of education and experience); proficiency in MS office applications and office technologies, including, preferably, learning management software like Canvas; ability to work in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions; ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and continually reevaluate priorities; ability to collaborate with staff and faculty in the Lawyering program and other departments; strong initiative, team skills and behaviors; detail oriented; excellent writing and proofreading skills; ability to exercise independent judgment and problem-solve; and exceptional organizational, customer service, time management, communication, and diplomacy skills. Higher/legal education and/or not-for-profit experience preferred.
To apply please send cover letter and resume, including salary requirements, by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org; by fax to (651) 290-8645; or by mail to Human Resources, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, 875 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105.
Mitchell Hamline School of Law is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, veteran/military status, disability or handicap, age, sexual orientation, status with regard to public assistance, or any other protected class status defined by law. Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.
About Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Mitchell Hamline School of Law was formed in 2015 by the combination of William Mitchell College of Law and Hamline University School of Law. This extraordinary union brought together two law schools that have shaped Minnesota’s legal landscape for more than a combined 155 years, creating the top law school in the Midwest for students seeking a rigorous, practical, and problem-solving approach to legal education.
Mitchell Hamline School of Law provides a legal education grounded in legal theory and distinguished by exceptional practical legal training. A forward-thinking, independent law school with a history dating back more than 100 years, we have continually shaped legal education to be relevant to our students, their future clients, and the legal profession. We are committed to making legal education accessible and offer an unmatched number of enrollment options. Our students graduate prepared to put their degree into practice or use their legal training in the profession of their choice.