College of Law

Open Position: Access to Justice and Pro Bono Program Fellow

Posted December 1, 2017

 The University of Tennessee College of Law invites applications for the position of Access to Justice and Pro Bono Program Fellow. This is a part-time (approximately 20 hours per week) position.

Duties:

This position will be responsible for:
  • Providing staff direction and coordination, in cooperation with the faculty advisors and the Institute for Professional Leadership, for the College’s student pro bono and other public interest programs
  • Recruitment and supervision of student volunteers
  • Recruitment and orientation of attorney volunteers
  • Coordination with attorneys, organized bar associations, and legal services programs

The Coordinator may be asked to provide additional assistance to other offices as needed.

In furtherance of the University’s and College’s commitment to diversity, minority group members and women are encouraged to apply. 

Qualifications:

 This position requires a JD, and the successful candidate will either possess or be working toward licensure as an attorney in the State of Tennessee. Preferred experience includes program management, along with skill in coordinating and evaluating activities and special projects, and experience communicating with broad and diverse audiences. This position is non-exempt, and will be compensated bi-weekly at an hourly rate depending upon experience.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest setting forth their qualifications, a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information (address, telephone number, e-mail address) of three references.