ABOUT THE JOB
- Produce and file pleadings in federal courts (from district court through Supreme Court level), and occasionally state courts around the United States
- Manage and coordinate databases, case files, correspondence files, etc
- Handle general administrative duties including processing invoices, tracking expenses and case costs, preparing expense reports, assisting with travel arrangements, and ordering supplies
- Research and analyze court rules, relevant litigation, and factual issues where appropriate
- Serve as liaison with co-counsel and clients
- Respond to intake calls, emails and letters from individuals seeking assistance
- Prepare updates for IRP information on the ACLU website
- Occasionally, draft materials for dissemination to the public or IRP supporters
- Perform other special projects and other duties as assigned by IRP leadership and attorneys
- Must take initiative, be highly organized and detail-oriented, and possess strong interpersonal and time-management skills
- Excellent research, writing, and verbal communication skills
- Ability to work independently as well as within a team while maintaining a high level of efficiency and professionalism
- Commitment to the mission of the Immigrants' Rights Project and the ACLU
- Demonstrate a commitment to diversity within the office using a personal approach that values all individuals and respects differences in regards to race, ethnicity, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, disability and socio-economic circumstance
- Commitment to work collaboratively and respectfully toward resolving obstacles and/or conflicts
- Bachelor’s degree or two years of related administrative experience
- Experience with litigation or administrative support
- Fluency in Spanish
Salary for this position is $62,871. Excellent benefits package provided.
ABOUT THE ACLU
For 100 years, the ACLU has worked to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States. Whether it’s ending mass incarceration, achieving full equality for the LGBT community, establishing new privacy protections for our digital age, or preserving the right to vote or the right to have an abortion, the ACLU takes up the toughest civil liberties cases and issues to defend all people from government abuse and overreach.
The ACLU is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. The ACLU encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status and record of arrest or conviction, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law
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