Description:

Position Summary
The Clinic Director will be responsible for managing the day-to-day functioning of the Clinic, administering the grants funding the Clinic, and applying for continuing funding for the Clinic to ensure the Clinic’s long-term sustainability. In addition, the Director will work with the law school administration to continue to develop the academic programming and services offered by the Clinic. The Director also will teach the Domestic Violence Civil Clinic and, depending on enrollment numbers, may combine this clinic with the Domestic Violence Protective Order Clinic as one clinical course.

This position will supervise the employees of the Clinic and will report to the Director of Experiential Education. The Director position will be a 12-month, funding contingent, career non-tenure-track assistant clinical professor position.

Minimum Requirements
  • JD from an ABA-accredited law school and a record of academic excellence.
  • Licensed attorney in the State of Oregon or in another jurisdiction with the capacity to become bar licensed in the state of Oregon.
  • Three years of relevant professional experience in family law and/or working on civil legal matters for low-income survivors of domestic violence, stalking, and sexual assault.

Professional Competencies
  • Experience with, or knowledge of, the legal remedies that survivors may seek in the areas of housing, benefits, employment (including unemployment compensation), consumer credit and/or privacy matters, and crime victim compensation.
  • Understanding of the dynamics of domestic violence, sexual assault, and/or stalking, having a sensitivity and capacity to work with student and community survivors.
  • Demonstrated 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.
  • Proven or potential for teaching success.
  • Strong oral, written, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational, administrative, and supervisory skills.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Budget management and fundraising skills and experience.
  • Interest and/or experience in improving the laws for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking through appellate and/or legislative advocacy.