Immigration Attorney

University Of California Los Angeles , CA 90009

Posted 2 months ago

Requisition Number: 28786 Job Title: ATTORNEY, COUNSELING Working Title: Immigration Attorney Salary: $5,867 - $11,608 monthly Job Type: Limited Department Name: 4812-STUDENT LEGAL SERVICES Department Website URL: https://www.studentlegal.ucla.edu/ Job Summary Statement: Within established legal, University, and Departmental policies and guidelines, counsel registered University students about the student client's legal rights and obligations regarding immigration issues. Conduct the legal research required to analyze and assess the student client's case; negotiate with other parties on behalf of the student client; research, write, and present legal documents to the student client and/or assist the student client in drafting such documents. Prepare student clients to represent themselves in court or administrative hearings, as appropriate. Percentage of Time: 20 Shift Start: 9:00 am Shift End: 5:00 pm Qualifications for Position
11 Records Qualifications Required/Preferred
1.Graduation from a fully accredited law school and active membership in a State Bar and licensed to practice in federal court required; membership in the CA Bar preferred; five years active immigration law practice preferred; CA certified immigration specialist preferred.

Required
2.Demonstrated working knowledge of federal immigration laws and regulations, how they interact with other federal and CA state and local laws and regulations, and the attendant consequences. Skill in reading and interpreting legal documents, laws pertaining to students in higher education. Skill in reading and interpreting legal documents.

Required
3.Working knowledge of University of California policies, regulations, and procedures, particularly those relating to legal rights of students.

Preferred
4.Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. Skills to interact effectively with students, staff, faculty, administrators at various organizational levels, and the public, for different purposes and in different contextual settings. Ability to counsel undergraduate and graduate students on a one-to-one basis to resolve legal problems. Skill in speaking clearly and distinctly using appropriate vocabulary and grammar to obtain and convey information.

Required
5.Demonstrated ability to do research, write analytical reports, and make presentations on legal issues relating to student clients.

Required
6.Knowledge of computerized legal research tools, word processing, and other office software.

Required
7.Skill in setting priorities which accurately reflect the relative importance of job responsibilities.

Required
8.Skill in negotiating and exchanging ideas, information, and opinions with others to formulate solutions to legal problems.

Required
9.Ability to make oral presentations to provide information and explain laws, policies, regulations, and procedures concerning immigration legal matters.

Required
10. Ability to supervise, train, and discipline student staff.

Preferred
11. Must be able to work Mondays from 9AM-1PM and Wednesdays from 1PM-5PM.

Required Additional Posting InformationBargaining Unit: 99-Policy Covered Application Deadline: 10-14-2018 External Posting Date: Quicklink To Posting: hr.mycareer.ucla.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=74247 Special Instructions:

This is a temporary part-time position, lasting one year. Salary will be $,5867 monthly, prorated by 20% appointment. Must be able to work Mondays from 9AM-1PM and Wednesdays from 1PM-5PM.

Position may be renewed up to a total of 4 years dependent upon workload and availability of funding. Contact information: Number of Positions:

Special EmploymentDesignations/Requirements Per UC PolicyConflict of Interest: N/A Critical: Continued employment contingent upon completion of satisfactory background investigation.

Driving Record: N/A E-Verify Check:

Certain positions funded by federal contracts/subcontracts requires UCLA to notify job applicants that an E-Verify check will be conducted and the successful candidate must pass the E-Verify check.

More Information This position does not require E-Verify check. CANRA:


Is this position designated as a mandatory reporter under CANRA? No Other Special Employment

Requirements:
Position is subject to performance standards and other requirements of the University wide Police Policies and Administrative Procedures.

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