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Law Fellow

Posting Details

Posting Information

Posting Number HMAE1468
Advertised Title Law Fellow
Campus Location Main Campus (Memphis, TN)
Position Number L20599
Category Staff (Hourly/Monthly)
Department University Counsel
Minimum Position Qualifications

Recent law graduate from an ABA accredited school with excellent academic and/or legal professional background. Admission (or pending admission) to Tennessee bar.

Special Conditions

This is a limited one year appointment.

The department is especially interested in candidates with the following:
• Excellent attention to detail
• Strong organizational and communication skills
• Ability to communicate complex ideas and law in a straightforward, accessible manner
• Self-starter with ability to manage projects with minimal supervision
• Collaborative and team-oriented

Work Schedule

Monday – Friday
8:00am – 4:30pm
Some evenings and weekends are required

Posting Date 11/28/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Screening Begins
Hiring Range $35,000 - $40,000 per year
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time: Benefits Eligible
Working Conditions

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Additional Working Conditions
Special Instructions to Applicants

All applications must be submitted online at workforum.memphis.edu.

Applicants must complete all applicable sections of the online application to be considered for a position. Please upload a cover letter, resume, and reference list after completing your application, if required by the system. Required work experience is based on full time hours. Part time work experience will be prorated as listed.

Candidates who are called for an interview must notify the Department of Human Resources in writing of any reasonable accommodation needed prior to the date of the interview.

Is this posting for UofM employees only? No
Positions Supervised
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Excellent attention to detail
• Strong organizational and communication skills
• Ability to communicate complex ideas and law in a straightforward, accessible manner
• Self-starter with ability to manage projects with minimal supervision
• Collaborative and team-oriented

Additional Position Information

Job Duties

The duties and responsibilities listed are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed in this position and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of the requirements of this job.

Duties & Responsibilities

Conducting advanced legal and social science research.

Duties & Responsibilities

Writing (depending on opportunities, may include legal memoranda, know-your-rights materials, website content).

Duties & Responsibilities

Creating and facilitating training/presentations to students, student groups and employees regarding the University’s policies.

Duties & Responsibilities

Investigating complaints of sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, gender-­related violence including stalking and intimate partner violence, and protected class discrimination and harassment and retaliation.

Duties & Responsibilities

Working with the Office of Legal Counsel on various legal, regulatory, and administrative tasks.

Duties & Responsibilities

Other duties as assigned.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What year did you graduate from law school?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Describe your experience working with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Describe your experience working in stressful situations.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * What attracts you to this position?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References List
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcript