ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR CENTER CRIMINAL JUSTICE - ECI

Employer
Texas Southern University
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 19, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Law & Legal Studies, Public Administration & Policy, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Legal Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Details

Title Information

Security Sensitive Position? Yes Hours of Work 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM M-F
Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number TSU202623 Official TSU Title ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR CENTER CRIMINAL JUSTICE - ECI Grant Title N/A Job Description Summary / TWC Summary
Under general supervision oversees the day-to-day operations of the Earl Carl Institute’s Center for Criminal Justice. Responsible for the Thurgood Marshall School of Law Innocence Project providing oversight of investigations and representation and/or litigation support in bringing actual innocence claims. Essential Duties Summary
  • Manages day-to-day operations of the ECI -Center for Criminal Justice.
  • Oversees the Thurgood Marshall School of Law Innocence Project including teaching, investigations and litigation of actual innocence cases.
  • Develops and implements an organizational plan/plan of action for the ECI Center for Criminal Justice.
  • Develops programs and alliances with various governmental entities at a local, state and federal level to advance the Center’s mission and the development of the students.
  • Assists other ECI staff with research and writing projects related to criminal justice reforms.
  • Serves as the primary source for coordination of community education programs related to indigent defense.
  • Serves as the primary source for the research and development of criminal law and public policy articles, studies, papers, and reports in related areas.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
% FTE
1.0 Hiring Range $73,417.00 - $91,771.00 Education
Juris Doctorate from an American Bar Association ( ABA ) accredited law school. Required Licensing/Certification
Licensed to practice law in Texas. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of:
  • Policies, procedures, and practices.
  • Management and supervisory practices.
  • Banner and other job-related software systems.
  • Supervisory techniques.
  • Microsoft Office Professional or similar applications.

Skill in:
  • Detail oriented.
  • Problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Multitasking and time management.
  • Coordinating work over others.
  • Planning activities.
  • Legal.
  • Analyzing documents.
  • Leading projects.
  • Both verbal and written communication.

Ability to:
  • Work independently.
  • Communicates effectively.
  • Use job-related software and systems.
  • Use job-related such as Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, ProDoc or similar.
Work Experience
  • Five (5) to seven (7) years of related experience.
  • The ability to explain all legal issues and options in a manner that allows the client to make thoroughly informed decisions. Guide and explain the process including identifying all appropriate steps. Conversant with all applicable laws.
Working/Environmental Conditions
  • Routine office environment.
  • Sitting or standing in one location much of the time.
  • Some stooping, lifting or carrying objects light weight may be required.
  • Use of video display terminal.
Desired start date Position End Date (if temporary)

Posting Detail Information

UA EEO Statement
It is the policy of Texas Southern University to provide a work environment that is free from discrimination for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, individuals with disability, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its programs, activities, admissions or employment policies. This policy of equal opportunity is strictly observed in all University employment-related activities such as advertising, recruiting, interviewing, testing, employment training, compensation, promotion, termination, and employment benefits. This policy expressly prohibits harassment and discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic history, national origin, individuals with disability, age, citizenship status, or protected veteran status. This policy shall be adhered to in accordance with the provisions of all applicable federal, state and local laws, including, but not limited to, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

Manual of Administrative Policies and Procedures Close Date Open Until Filled (overrides close field) Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Open to all applicants. Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Juris Doctorate from an American Bar Association (ABA) accredited law school?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have five (5) to seven (7) years of related experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have the ability to explain all legal issues and options in a manner that allows the client to make thoroughly informed decisions and guide and explain the process including identifying all appropriate steps?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Are you conversant with all applicable laws?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Are you license to practice law in Texas?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Official Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Reference Letter 1
  3. Reference Letter 2
  4. Reference Letter 3


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