Law Clinic Administrator - Law School at University of Minnesota

University of Minnesota


Mid Level

Minneapolis, MN, USA

$47.000 - $60.000

29 Mar → 28 Apr

Law School

Job Description

The Law Clinic Administrator provides important support for the Law School’s nationally-ranked clinical program. The Law Clinics are a law office within the Law School, staffed by student attorneys, clinical faculty, and adjunct practitioner faculty, all working with clients on a wide variety of legal issues, including: human rights and immigration, rights and liberties, economic justice, family and community, and business and nonprofits.

The Law Clinic Administrator must be skilled in interacting with and serving a wide range of people, including clients, over 200 clinic law students, and thirty or more Clinic Faculty, both full-time faculty and adjunct faculty. Primary responsibilities include supervising the clinic staff, supporting faculty and students in using our IT systems, managing finances and office space, and overseeing clinic course registration.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist with implementation and coordination of new clinic courses
  • Communicate with students and faculty to help them succeed in managing the administrative requirements of our law office
  • Provide program assistance and coordination to the Law Clinic co-director
  • Help to identify and resolve issues that directly impact the law office environment
  • Work with designated clinic faculty to manage the office space, including access to Clinic, keys, space allocation for faculty, staff and students, and office remodeling. Also, work with Law School and University offices to implement student accommodations
  • Primary responsibility for maintaining financial administration of the Clinic and expense authorization/control, including clinic litigation bank account, lawyer trust account (IOLTA), prepare and control the budget
  • Organize and plan law clinic events
  • Ensure office supplies and equipment (phones, copier, etc.) are adequate
  • Prepare and maintain student certification lists for practice in federal and state courts
  • Oversee the referrals process for potential clients and public inquiries
  • Directly supervise three full-time employees and to a student worker
  • Train new employees on Clinic procedures, policies and/or case management system
  • Prepare and complete annual performance appraisals
  • Understand and manage compliance with Union Contracts

Requirements / Qualifications

  • BA/BS with at least 2 years of experience or a combination of related education and work experience to equal six years; position involves comparing, verifying, and reconciling data to help the department achieve overall objectives

  • Organizational skills

  • Interest and skills in serving people and helping them succeed, especially adult students

  • Experience with IT systems

How To Apply

Apply directly through the LegalJobs website

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