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Salaries are commensurate with qualifications and experience. California Western School of Law offers competitive benefits, including 403(b) and flexible spending plans.

Unless otherwise stated below, interested individuals should provide a cover letter describing their interest in and qualifications for the position, salary requirements, and résumé to: California Western School of Law: Human Resources at HR@cwsl.edu.


Payroll Supervisor

California Western School of Law (CWSL) in San Diego seeks applicants for the position of Payroll Supervisor. Under the supervision of the Human Resources Director, the Payroll Supervisor is responsible for all payroll functions of the school (including overseeing the student work opportunity and federal work study payroll).  The Payroll Supervisor assures compliance with internal payroll policies, school policies, plan documents and labor, tax and wage laws.  This position is responsible for managing the payroll system.

The primary responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

Payroll Operations

  • Oversee the day-to-day activities of the payroll function.
  • Supervise Payroll Administrator as it relates to student and hourly payroll functions.
  • Manage payroll guidelines by writing and updating policies and procedures, forms, and guides.
  • Update payroll records by reviewing and approving changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, deductions, labor changes/transfers.
  • Oversee the processing and administration of semi-monthly disbursement of employee and student payrolls, including garnishments, benefits and taxes, consistent with federal and state wage and hour laws.
  • Manage payroll related G/L account reconciliations, journal entries, and grant allocations.
  • Check and verify accuracy of W-2 wage statements and prepare Affordable Care Act (ACA) reports at year end. 
  • Determine payroll liabilities by approving the calculation of employee federal and state income and social security taxes, and employer's social security, unemployment, and workers compensation payments.
  • Prepare regular preparation of relevant management reports, including weekly, monthly, quarterly and year-end reports (gross payroll, hours worked, vacation accrual, tax deductions, benefit deductions, etc.) as needed.
  • Review payroll change reports, including time management activity, for unusual activity.
  • Prepare payroll related spreadsheets and complex analysis of various accounts or transactions as required.

Compliance Support

  • Ensure prompt and accurate delivery of 403(b) contributions.
  • Ensure payroll is in compliance with school policies and plan documents.
  • Assist with preparation of census and tax reports by compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages.
  • Prepare and respond to government surveys (BLS) and provide support for other surveys such as CILE and IPEDS, etc. as needed.
  • Manage annual audits, such as Workers’ Compensation and a portion of the 403(b) retirement plan audit, perform internal audits of the I-9s, W-4s, payroll balance sheets, and YTD earnings, etc.
  • Check and verify accuracy of W-2 wage statements and prepare Affordable Care Act (ACA) reports at year end. 
  • Comply with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.

Qualifications: 

  • College Degree in Accounting required
  • Minimum 5 years of accounting and payroll experience, of which 3 years spent in a senior payroll role.
  • Minimum 3 years of supervisory experience required.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
  • Experience leading end of year audit, monthly reconciliations, workers compensation audits, and form 990 preparation required.
  • Accounting/financial experience highly desirable.
  • Experience working in higher education preferred.
  • Advanced level computer skills.
  • Advanced experience with MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook.
  • Advanced experience with payroll and HRIS systems (ADP Workforce Now) essential.
  • Attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy is crucial.
  • Must be motivated, highly organized, and a self-directed individual with excellent interpersonal skills who can effectively multitask and handle a variety of matters independently, with minimal supervision, in a professional, polished, and mature manner with tact, diplomacy, and appropriate judgment.

APPLY NOW

Click the link below to complete an application through the CWSL Career Center website.

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=35y2n&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP&lang=en_US

Applicants must submit a cover letter and a resume to be considered for the position.

Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

About us:

Established in 1924, CWSL is an ABA accredited and AALS member, non-profit law school located in downtown San Diego, California. CWSL has the distinction of being San Diego’s oldest law school. CWSL is the recipient of numerous community service awards, including the State Bar of California President’s Pro Bono Service Award, and the federal government’s President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The law school is also home to numerous outstanding programs, including the California Innocence Project, Community Law Project, and New Media Rights Program. The faculty are dedicated to teaching, research, and service to the community. Detailed information is available at https://www.cwsl.edu/

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The law school offers competitive benefits, including 403(b) and flexible spending plans. 

The law school is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to affirmative action and to excellence through diversity. The law school provides reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities upon request.

 


Academic Engagement & Bar Programs Coordinator

California Western School of Law (CWSL) in San Diego seeks applicants for the position of Academic Engagement & Bar Programs Coordinator. Under the supervision of the Assistant Dean for Academic Achievement, the Coordinator will be the initial liaison to all students interfacing with the department, and will coordinate the administration of departmental courses, programs, activities, and events. This position oversees student workers, under the supervision of the Assistant Dean for Academic Achievement and guidance from the Associate Director of Academic Achievement and Assistant Director of Academic Achievement. This position co-manages the reception area for the Student Center with the Program Coordinator and Program Assistant for Student & Diversity Services.

The primary responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Manage or co-manage, as applicable, the reception area housing the Academic Achievement Department.
  • Maintain the Academic Achievement Department email inbox and calendar, including scheduling meetings and appointments.
  • Schedule department courses, meetings, and programs working with campus staff as necessary, including room reservations and schedule coordination.
  • Track and input attendance for departmental academic engagement, support and bar exam courses, programs, and events.
  • Draft, format, edit and/or proofread letters, reports, surveys, manuals, memoranda, classroom instructional materials, posters, and other materials as assigned.
  • Plan and coordinate events including arranging facilities, venue, equipment, catering, presentations, announcements, attendance, and materials.
  • Support the use of Classroom Performance System (CPS) student answering technology by faculty, staff and tutors, as requested.
  • Assist audio-visual personnel with tutoring sessions and bar review classes as needed.
  • Maintain/keep up to date the website, social media platform(s), and learning management system(s) for Academic Achievement courses, programs, and events.
  • Organize and prepare expense reports including check requests, mileage reports, reimbursements, petty cash requests, corporate credit card statements, and supporting documentation.

 

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • At least 3-4 years of progressively responsible experience in a fast-paced administrative position required.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing is required.
  • 2-3 years of program administration or coordination experience in higher education strongly preferred.
  • Supervisory experience preferred.
  • Intermediate to Advanced level computer skills.
  • Experience in website maintenance strongly preferred. 
  • Intermediate to Advanced experience in Microsoft Office Suite, including MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Publisher and PowerPoint.
  • General Internet skills are essential, intermediate internet skills a plus.
  • Knowledge of effective internet search properties. Knowledge of database programs. 
  • Experience with web page editing, website management, electronic communication and database systems, and data analysis and interpretation.
  • Knowledge and proficiency in social media required including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Tumblr, and Instagram.
  • Aptitude for learning new technology.

 

APPLY NOW

Click the link below to complete an application through the CWSL Career Center website.

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=35y2n&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP&lang=en_US

Applicants must submit a cover letter and a resume to be considered for the position.

Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

About us:

Established in 1924, CWSL is an ABA accredited and AALS member, non-profit law school located in downtown San Diego, California. CWSL has the distinction of being San Diego’s oldest law school. CWSL is the recipient of numerous community service awards, including the State Bar of California President’s Pro Bono Service Award, and the federal government’s President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The law school is also home to numerous outstanding programs, including the California Innocence Project, Community Law Project, and New Media Rights Program. The faculty are dedicated to teaching, research, and service to the community. Detailed information is available at https://www.cwsl.edu/

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The law school offers competitive benefits, including 403(b) and flexible spending plans. 

The law school is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to affirmative action and to excellence through diversity. The law school provides reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities upon request.


 

Instructional Design & Systems Administrator

California Western School of Law (CWSL) in San Diego seeks applicants for an Instructional Design & Systems Administrator (IDSA).  Under the direction of the Associate Director for Educational Technology & Strategic Initiatives, the IDSA is responsible for co-administration of Canvas, the Learning Management System (LMS). The position requires looking for continuous ways to enhance learning design and student engagement using LMS system, including the creation of training materials.

The primary responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Uploading and maintaining content and courses.
  • Evaluating feedback to continuously iterate and improve upon content.
  • Ensuring maximum utilization of LMS and to plan/implement improvements and new features. 
  • Partnering with key staff and faculty to gather learning content and support teaching and learning efforts.
  • Ensuring consistency in e-learning experience and design.
  • Acting as primary contact for all Canvas vendor issues and concerns, liaison with vendor for issue resolution. 
  • Appling adult learning theories to write engaging and relevant instructional materials (web-based and instructor-led).
  • Maintaining training content library, ensuring regular updates for relevance. 
  • Developing and producing LMS analytical data reports as requested. 
  • Processing and tracking learning requests via ticketing system, including formal training requests and daily "help" requests.
  • Regularly works with faculty and staff on LMS and content library projects. 

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in instructional design or related field required.
  • 1 + years LMS systems administration desired.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
  • Familiarity with best practices and adult learning theory/principles
  • Impeccable interpersonal and customer services skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills.
  • Excellent problem solving, analytic, and troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong ability to organize, prioritize, and work toward multiple goals at the same time.
  • Detail Oriented.
  • Experience in higher education strongly preferred.
  • Must be willing to work evenings and weekends.

Computer Skills:

  • Advance level computer skills.
  • Intermediate to advanced MS-Excel ability required.
  • Working knowledge of Canvas LMS is preferred.
  • Experience with videoconferencing, and some experience with video capture and video content management software such as Panopto.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office 365, including Outlook and Teams
  • General Internet skills are essential
  • Familiarity with MS Active Directory.
  • Aptitude for learning new technology.

APPLY NOW

Click the link below to complete an application through the CWSL Career Center website.

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=35y2n&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP&lang=en_US

Applicants must submit a cover letter, giving an overview of your experience administering an LMS system and a resume to be considered for the position.

Application review will begin July 13, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.

About us:

Established in 1924, CWSL is an ABA accredited and AALS member, non-profit law school located in downtown San Diego, California. CWSL has the distinction of being San Diego’s oldest law school. CWSL is the recipient of numerous community service awards, including the State Bar of California President’s Pro Bono Service Award, and the federal government’s President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The law school is also home to numerous outstanding programs, including the California Innocence Project, Community Law Project, and New Media Rights Program. The faculty are dedicated to teaching, research, and service to the community. Detailed information is available at https://www.cwsl.edu/

Salaries are commensurate with qualifications and experience. The law school offers competitive benefits, including 403(b) and flexible spending plans. 

The law school is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to affirmative action and to excellence through diversity. The law school provides reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities upon request.

 


 

Integration Application Developer

California Western School of Law (CWSL) in San Diego seeks applicants for an Integration Application Developer (IAD). Under the direction of the Manager of Applications and Data, the IAD is responsible for developing and maintaining data management and system integration components, including but not limited to; application to application data translations, services, internal and external API, file transfer, and operational database applications. The IAD participates in requirements analysis, design, development, internal testing, and the documentation of same for application integrations.

The primary responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Troubleshoot existing integrations and providing technical support as a member of a small application development team.
  • Work in collaboration within a small development team, the IT and Security team, Operations Management, and cloud vendor technical resources.
  • Develop and maintain components such as .Net data exchange applications, data management applications, code libraries, T-SQL database objects, and front-end components.
  • Design integration solutions and document the design in accordance with best practices.
  • Participate in design considerations for system improvements towards newer technologies and platforms.
  • Design and develop .Net database applications to support operations.
  • Use T-SQL to code database objects to build reports and/or data extracts to support business operations and analysis.
  • Support development in resolving system defects, acting as liaison, and developing solutions.
  • Coordinate directly with business users to best understand and analyze business specifications.
  • Provide technical assistance to troubleshoot and resolve integration errors.
  • Participate in working groups and committees, as well as professional development and training, as needed. 

 

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or similar field required.
  • 3-5 years of experience with application programming and system analysis or related work experience required.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
  • Demonstrated ability to design and document software solutions.
  • Familiarity with code base versioning best practices.
  • Knowledge of higher education business processes, operations, and systems is preferred. 
  • Team player who is also able to work independently and handle conflicting priorities while maintaining consistent, quality performance standards.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize effectively, while delivering high quality work.
  • Solution oriented with a high sense of quality, attention to detail, accuracy, efficiency, and meeting tight deadlines.

Computer Skills:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Visual Studio, current and previous versions.
  • Familiarity with internet protocols, Command APIs, JSON, and XML.
  • In depth knowledge of C#, ASP.Net, T-SQL, SSRS, and OData.
  • Demonstrated skills in incident management, and versioning methods.
  • Familiarity with agile software development practices, and software development life cycle best practices.
  • Familiarity with Cloud environments.
  • Understanding of enterprise application tier and data, and relationship to business unit needs.
  • Aptitude and willingness for learning new technology.

 

Approximate Annual Salary Range:  $58,000 to $75,000 dependent on experience

APPLY NOW

Click the link below to complete an application through the CWSL Career Center website.

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=35y2n&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP&lang=en_US

Applicants must submit a cover letter and a resume to be considered for the position.

Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

About us:

Established in 1924, CWSL is an ABA accredited and AALS member, non-profit law school located in downtown San Diego, California. CWSL has the distinction of being San Diego’s oldest law school. CWSL is the recipient of numerous community service awards, including the State Bar of California President’s Pro Bono Service Award, and the federal government’s President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The law school is also home to numerous outstanding programs, including the California Innocence Project, Community Law Project, and New Media Rights Program. The faculty are dedicated to teaching, research, and service to the community. Detailed information is available at https://www.cwsl.edu/

Salaries are commensurate with qualifications and experience. The law school offers competitive benefits, including 403(b) and flexible spending plans. 

The law school is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to affirmative action and to excellence through diversity. The law school provides reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities upon request.

 



 

California Western is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to affirmative action and to excellence through diversity. The law school provides reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities upon request.