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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.


Facilities Coordinator - Temporary

California Western School of Law (CWSL) in San Diego seeks applicants for a Facilities Coordinator.  This position is temporary and may last till January 2022 with the possibility of regular employment.  The worker will be employed through an outside employment agency.  Under the general supervision of the Executive Director of Facilities Management (Director), the Facilities Coordinator (Coordinator) works closely with the Director to support all facilities activities.  The Coordinator is the first point of contact for internal and external customers seeking support and information from Facilities.  The Coordinator provides daily administration support to the Director and Maintenance Team.

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

  • Overall Operational Support
    • Assist the Facilities Director in the administrative day-to-day tasks of the Department and its internal units.
    • Appropriately team with Maintenance and Security personnel in support of department.
    • Handle incoming calls to department.Meet and escort vendors and staff through facilities as needed.
    • Report and investigate facilities issues and cleanliness.
    • Assist with furniture and equipment moves.
    • Establish systems to assure priorities are set, deadlines are met, and follow-up is regularly occurring.
    • Generate, utilize, and maintain documents and inventories.
    • Maintain and oversee phone line inventory in coordination with IT department.
    • Maintain and oversee Parking Privileges Policy and related inventory spreadsheets.
    • Handle all photo ID processing, after Orientation procedures, throughout the year.
    • Coordinate supplies replacement, and calendar to do so well in advance of depletion.
    • Assist the Director of Facilities Management in responding to requests from school department heads and the Dean, faculty, staff, and visitors.
    • Maintain good public relations. As needed, serve as liaison between the Director of Facilities and the Dean, the City of San Diego, the San Diego Police and Fire Departments, the campus community (including other directors, students, faculty, and staff), and the vendor community by requesting, transmitting, or determining information necessary for day-to-day operations.
    • Set priorities and establish effective methods for accomplishing objectives.
    • Communicate effectively with persons at all levels within the school community and the public.
    • Work independently on issues having far-reaching implications. Manage multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Organize work, recognize situations requiring attention and respond to changing priorities.Attend to all email and voicemail messages in a prompt and efficient manner daily.
    • Use appropriate judgment regarding customer complaints and maintenance requests and handle them accordingly.Have appropriate sense of urgency.
    • Perform job related duties as required.
  • Mailroom and Mail Services
    • Coordinate mail machine contract with Mailroom servicer (ie: Pitney Bowes).
    • Maintain updated knowledge of Mailroom servicer (ie: Pitney Bowes), USPS and expedited services.
    • Coordinate incoming and outgoing campus mail using knowledge of equipment and services, and appropriate sense of schedule and urgency.
  • Documentation
    • Regularly perform all required filing for department.
    • Organize and maintain all inventories for: paint, furniture, walkie-talkie radios, campus maps, keys, campus square footage, vehicle IDs, and other related issues.
    • Log all utility billing; alert Director to unusual charges and changes in normal usage.
    • Oversee department administrative equipment and supplies.
    • Maintain vendor contract charts with inventories and expirations.
    • Maintain vendor insurance certificates, document, and follow up on expirations.
    • Assist with documentation required to regularly update Emergency Procedures.
    • Coordinate annual CPR/AED, OSHA, and fire safety training sessions.
    • Do research for various projects, as needed (ie: OSHA regs, civil codes, etc.).
    • Originate correspondence as necessary to support the Director of Facilities Management and/or direct reports.Review, filter, and abstract correspondence and reports directed to the Director of Facilities Management.Secure additional information, recommend responses or respond when appropriate.
    • Gather materials and information with regard to purchasing furniture, mailroom equipment, and other items.
    • Provide administrative support for Maintenance and Security, as necessary.
  • Supplies
    • Coordinate all furniture and related supplies ordering with individual faculty and staff, as needed, and maintain appropriate paperwork and backup.
    • Order all signage for departments, as requested, and maintain appropriate paperwork and backup.
    • Order and stock photo ID supplies well in advance of need.
    • Maintain departmental First Aid Kits, supplies ordering, etc.
  • Controls, Equipment, and Procedures
    • Comprehensive understanding and support of:
    • CMMS systems, including receiving work requests, assigning work orders, entering system data, and providing overall system administration.
    • HVAC software administration function, work to trouble-shoot HVAC problems.
    • Security system software administration function and management, work to schedule all building closures, requests for doors auto locked/unlocked, and trouble-shoot related problems.
    • ID card and photo ID system software administration function, work to schedule all building needs, requests for assistance, and schedule changes.
    • Lighting system software administration function, work to schedule all building needs, requests for assistance, and schedule changes.
    • Mailroom equipment and software function, work to trouble-shoot problems and schedule necessary updates.
    • Participate in department meetings and other committees, groups, and task forces as assigned.
    • Work with appropriate level of assistance, instruction, and supervision.
    • Proactively advise the Executive Director of project status, potential issues, and overall departmental progress.
    • Perform, with team approach, other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: 

  • College Degree required.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of related work experience performing similar functions.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
  • Must have daily access to a reliable vehicle and obtain and maintain a valid California driver’s license and personal vehicle insurance acknowledging the vehicle is used for employee’s work purposes (for periodic pickups, as necessary)
  • Must be familiar with CMMS and equipment controls including receiving work requests, assigning work orders, entering system data, and providing overall system administration.
  • This position requires excellent communicative and interpersonal skills, including written and oral presentation, and proficiency in the English language.
  • Additionally, a firm commitment to providing exemplary services in a demanding and challenging environment is required.
  • Excellent communication skills are necessary, verbal and written, Individual must be motivated, highly organized, and a self-directed individual with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Must demonstrate ability to 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.
  • Attention to detail and a degree of accuracy is crucial.

Computer Skills:

  • Intermediate level of computer skills.
  • Advanced experience with Microsoft Office Suite, including MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Must be familiar with CMMS and equipment controls.
  • Must be familiar with Internet search engines and email properties.
  • 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

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/

California Western School of Law is committed to using the law to prevent and solve human and societal problems. In conjunction with our mission - to train ethical, competent, and compassionate lawyers, representative of our diverse society and equipped to use the law effectively and creatively on behalf of all members of society - we value a rich diversity among our students, alumni, faculty, and staff, as well as in the larger communities of which we are a part.

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.

 


 

Technical Services Assistant

California Western School of Law (CWSL) in San Diego seeks applicants for a Technical Services Assistant.  The Technical Services Assistant in this paraprofessional position assists with copy cataloging, bibliographic record maintenance, processing library materials, and producing online and manual bibliographic and item records.  The Technical Service Assistant is also responsible for the placing of orders for new materials and follow-up on their status; entering order records for new materials in Sierra; processing of invoices and inputting into the Sierra system; preparing invoices for payment by the business office; mailing of checks with documentation; and general office filing.

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

  • Cataloging Functions:
    • Catalog books, journals and other library materials via OCLC adapting copy from other institutions and transferring records into the local library system;
    • Barcode and label and create item records with relevant fields for new library material received;
    • Barcode and label new material received by the cataloging unit.
    • Suppression of item records for withdrawn copies and volumes; updating and/or correcting existing bibliographic and item records;
    • Maintain national and local database integrity through holdings maintenance and authority work;
    • Keep the cataloging unit operative in the absence of the Associate Director of Technical and Administrative Services.
  • Acquisitions Functions:
    • Check availability and ownership status of prospective new material;
    • Order new materials from various vendors and create and maintain various records in Sierra;
    • Enter invoice information in Sierra; prepare reports as needed;
    • Prepare invoices for business office and verify that invoice has not been previously paid;
    • Receive checks, complete further processing of paperwork, and mail checks with appropriate documentation;
    • Handle personal reimbursement forms for library staff;
    • Establish rapport with vendor customer relations departments;
    • Reconcile vendor statements and invoices;
    • Itemize Library item donations;
  • Social Media Functions:
    • Maintain and contribute to the Library’s social media sites, as assigned;
    • Assist other Library or CWSL departments as assigned by the Associate Director of Technical and Administrative Services or the Acquisition and Budget Control Librarian.
  • General:
    • Organize and prepare expense reports including check requests, mileage reports, business expense reimbursements, petty cash requests and corporate credit card support documentation.
    • Participate in department meetings and other committees, groups, and task forces as assigned.
    • Work with appropriate level of assistance, instruction and supervision.
    • Proactively advise supervisor of project status, potential issues and overall progress.
    • Maintain confidentiality and exercise integrity and discretion.
    • Perform, with team approach, other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Copy cataloging experience preferred.
  • At least two years of progressively responsible experience in a customer service oriented administrative support position.
  • Demonstrated ability and interest in working with a highly diverse student and employee population.Experience in higher education preferred.

Computer Skills:

  • Intermediate level computer skills.
  • Experience in word processing is essential.
  • Experience with MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook.
  • Basic proficiency with formulas, creating macros and charts, and managing data.
  • Must have an intermediate level of proficiency in OCLC searching and editing functions.
  • Knowledge and proficiency in social media required.
  • General Internet skills are essential.
  • Knowledge of effective internet search properties.
  • Experience with website management, electronic communication and database systems, data analysis and interpretation.
  • Experience with database programs required.
  • 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

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, but not limited to:

  • Up to 95 % employer medical contribution (depending on which plan/level the employee elects).
  • 403 (b) employer retirement contribution of 8% (up to 8k per year) Fully and immediately vested.
  • Reduced summer work schedule (paid) for qualifying positions.
  • Paid winter break (week of x-mas through new year)
  • Additional 10+ paid holidays
  • Wellness Programs

California Western School of Law is committed to using the law to prevent and solve human and societal problems. In conjunction with our mission - to train ethical, competent, and compassionate lawyers, representative of our diverse society and equipped to use the law effectively and creatively on behalf of all members of society - we value a rich diversity among our students, alumni, faculty, and staff, as well as in the larger communities of which we are a part.

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.

 



Assistant Director of Academic Achievement

California Western School of Law (CWSL) is seeking applications for the Assistant Director of Academic Achievement.  Under the direct supervision of the Assistant Dean for Academic Achievement, the Assistant Director of Academic Achievement provides academic and bar exam preparation support to law students and graduates, particularly those academically at risk.  The Assistant Director is primarily responsible for supervising the first year and upper division tutoring program, presenting skills workshops, and working with first-year students who are facing academic difficulty.  The Assistant Director teaches the first year skills course for academically at-risk students and other skills courses as determined by the Vice Dean for Academic and Student Affairs and Assistant Dean for Academic Achievement, as well as assists alumni who are studying for the California bar exam.

Primary Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Assist in hiring and supervising teaching fellows in the CWSL tutoring programs (large-group tutoring and small-group labs).
  • Maintain CWSL website information for the Academic Achievement Department.
  • Develop course plan and teach Skills Workshops and Labs to 1L students.
  • Counsel individual students to help them improve study and exam-taking skills.
  • Collaborate with faculty and staff in programming and analysis of pilot programs for 1L students.
  • Assist in developing and teaching academic support program for second-trimester students.
  • Teach sections of first year academic support courses and workshops.
  • Teach sections of either the Academic Achievement Workshop, Advanced Legal Analysis, or Pre-Bar to upper division students as needed.
  • Teach other skills courses as determined by the Vice Dean for Academic and Student Affairs and Assistant Dean for Academic Achievement.
  • Works with Assistant Dean and Associate Director of Academic Achievement to:
    • Cross-teach as necessary in CWSL Bar Program courses to ensure continuity in pedagogy with overall Academic Achievement Department goals.
    • Support and tutor CWSL alumni participating in the graduate component of the CWSL bar review program.
    • Assist in the collection of data and the analysis of CWSL Bar Program effectiveness, including maintain statistics of bar exam performance.
  • Develop and maintain a high level of knowledge about academic support and bar preparation programs, techniques, and methods.
  • Schedule meetings, tutoring, and bar review sessions, including room reservations, audio visual and coordinating schedules.
  • Cooperate with other CWSL employees in matters of scheduling, room reservations, etcetera.
  • Draft and/or edit letters, reports, memoranda, classroom instructional materials, posters, and other materials as needed.
  • Effectively plan, organize, and schedule teaching fellows tutoring sessions.
  • Set and enforce policies and procedures for tutoring programs.
  • Supervise Teaching Fellows:
    • Work with faculty to ensure teaching fellows meet identified needs and expectations.
    • In coordination with assigned faculty, hire, train, coach, discipline and evaluate tutors.
    • Delegate effectively to ensure workload is balanced for efficiency and effectiveness.
    • Provide appropriate feedback and coaching to assigned tutors on a regular basis.
    • Accountable for tutors’ performance results.
  • Attend law school functions as the representative of the department.
  • Report as needed, verbally or in writing, to the Board of Trustees, the Dean, the Vice Dean of Academic and Student Affairs, and other senior administration.
  • Coordinate with other departments to plan and implement effective program initiatives.
  • Be accountable for work product.
  • Work with appropriate level of assistance, instruction and supervision.
  • Proactively advise the Assistant Dean of project status, potential issues, and overall departmental progress.
  • Suggest strategies to promote productivity and service.
  • Perform, with team approach, other duties as required.

Qualifications:

  • Juris Doctor Degree from an ABA-accredited law school; successful passage of California Bar exam.
  • At least three to four years of law teaching experience in an academic support or bar preparation program required, experience in both programs preferred.
  • Two years of supervisory experience, preferred.
  • Experience in course planning, classroom presentations, and one-on-one tutoring; experience in learning theories and effective pedagogy, including formative and summative assessment; and knowledge of California Civil Procedure preferred.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
  • Individual must be a self-starter and demonstrate a sound work ethic.
  • Must be able to function independently with minimal oversight.
  • Must demonstrate a passion for working with students and have a track record of developing robust relationships with students and faculty.

Computer Skills:

  • Intermediate level computer skills.
  • Intermediate experience in Microsoft Office Suite, including MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of effective internet search properties.
  • Experience with website management, electronic communication and database systems, data analysis and interpretation preferred.
  • Must be highly proficient with legal research databases such as Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, and familiar with other legal and government resources.
  • Experience with educational technology and/or statistical analysis software (like SPSS) is a plus.
  • 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

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/

California Western School of Law is committed to using the law to prevent and solve human and societal problems. In conjunction with our mission - to train ethical, competent, and compassionate lawyers, representative of our diverse society and equipped to use the law effectively and creatively on behalf of all members of society - we value a rich diversity among our students, alumni, faculty, and staff, as well as in the larger communities of which we are a part.

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.