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Domestic Violence Clinic Fellow

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Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Legal/Law

Department: School of Law
Appointment Type and Duration: Funding Contingent (Faculty, Research OAs), Limited
Salary: $40,000 - $45,000 per year
Compensation Band: OS-OA03-Fiscal Year 2023-2024
FTE: 1.0

Application Review Begins

November 17, 2023; position open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must include a cover letter, resume, and a minimum of three professional references.

Department Summary

The University of Oregon School of Law is a dynamic, ABA-accredited law school and Oregon’s only public law school. Degrees offered include Juris Doctor (JD), Master of Laws (LLM), Master of Conflict and Dispute Resolution (CRES), and a minor in undergraduate legal studies. Oregon Law’s mission is to provide a world-class education. We prepare students through excellent classroom teaching paired with a multitude of practical experience opportunities and robust professional development. Our faculty produce exceptional research and scholarship. We accomplish our mission in a positive, inclusive environment where we strive to provide everyone with opportunities to grow, contribute, and develop. Our aim is to learn, teach, and practice the principles of equity and justice as critical foundations for our overall effort to achieve excellence as a top-ranked law school. Success in this work requires a diverse group of people in various faculty and staff roles working in one of our two locations, Eugene and Portland. The University of Oregon is located within the traditional homelands of the Southern Kalapuya. Learn more about Oregon Law at law.uoregon.edu, and consider joining our team.

The Domestic Violence (DV) Clinic is a program of the University of Oregon School of Law. The DV Clinic serves low-income victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking from throughout Lane County. Law students represent clients under the supervision of a licensed attorney as part of their coursework. The Clinic attorneys handle cases when the students are not in session.

Position Summary

The Domestic Violence Clinic Fellow is a direct-service position although the position may work with law students on some matters. This position reports to the Domestic Violence Civil Clinic Supervisor and will be mentored by the Clinic Supervisor. The person in this position must have a JD, an Oregon Bar license, a passion for helping survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking, an interest in working with volunteers and clients, and a desire to be part of a top-flight legal clinic. The position requires excellent communication and lawyering skills, an ability and desire to develop relationships with volunteers, and an ability to establish and maintain productive, collaborative relationships with students and University of Oregon colleagues.

Minimum Requirements

• J.D.
• Oregon bar passage by start date

Professional Competencies

• Ability to 1) work effectively with students, staff, and faculty from culturally diverse backgrounds and with multiple intersectional identities; and 2) advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in the university community
• Excellent communication and lawyering skills and an ability and desire to develop relationships with community partners, recruit prospective students, and establish and maintain productive, collaborative relationships with students and University of Oregon colleagues
• Interest or focus area in domestic violence, sexual assault, and/or stalking

Preferred Qualifications

• Recent graduate of the University of Oregon School of Law
• Interest and experience in coordinating and mentoring volunteers

FLSA Exempt: Yes

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at uocareers@uoregon.edu or 541-346-5112.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://clery.uoregon.edu/annual-campus-security-and-fire-safety-report.

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