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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 resume to: California Western School of Law Human Resources at


Full Time Administrative Assistant - Criminal Defense Programs


College degree required.  At least three years of progressively responsible experience in a high pace, deadline driven administrative support position.  Must have bookkeeping experience, be detailed oriented and possess excellent organizational skills.  Prior experience working in grant management preferred, particularly relating to Federal and State grants.  Must have prior experience in working with high volumes of data and statistics.  Must be fluent in English and Spanish (written and verbal).  Legal knowledge in the criminal law field is a plus.  Knowledge of AMICUS Attorney or similar database is preferred.

Summary Description:

The Administrative Assistant is a grant position and will be responsible for assisting the Criminal Defense Programs Manager in all aspects of grant data reporting and management, payment processing, translating client mail, database management, statistical analysis, and general administrative duties as they arise.

Application Deadline is May, 29, 2015. 



Associate Dean for Information Services

The Associate Dean reports directly to the Law School Dean and serves as a member of the Dean's senior management team.  The position is a faculty appointment with full voting rights.  The Associate Dean oversees all aspects of the Law Library's operation and administration, including strategic planning and collection development; budgeting; hiring, training, and supervising library staff; acquisition management; technology services; and all related aspects of library support for faculty and students.  The position also supervises the Law School's Information Technology and Educational Technology departments.  The Library's staff consists of seven full-time librarian positions and seven support staff positions.  Four of the research librarians teach stand-alone, for-credit research courses, and these librarians and two others hold both JD and MLS (or equivalent) degrees.  


The successful candidate will have:

  • a JD from an ABA-accredited law school and an MLS (or equivalent) from an ALA-accredited graduate program.
  • a substantial and consistent record of innovation, leadership, management, and strategic vision, preferably within an academic law library setting.

The successful candidate must also:

  • Display a strong commitment to the Law School's institutional mission, objectives, and needs, as well as a strong commitment to faculty and student research and scholarship and to serving a diverse and vibrant user community. 
  • Support the incorporation of educational technology into the Law Library's teaching and training activities. 
  • Be proficient with technology relevant to the Library's mission and be familiar with (or willing to learn) the overall technological requirements of a law school serving 650 students.
  • Develop and promote innovative strategies for acquisition and library services, including strategies that take advantage of technology. 
  • Build successful and strong relationships with the Law School's faculty, students, and staff. 
  • Encourage and promote teamwork and communication with both internal and external constituencies, emphasizing flexibility and collaboration.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to involving staff in addressing problems and solutions, and be able to foster a sense of investment and ownership in the Library's mission and challenges. 
  • Value professional development and facilitate and encourage the Law Library's staff's continued professional development. 

Salary and Benefits:

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

To Apply:

Applications, nominations, or inquires should be directed to Professor Floralynn Einesman Chair of Appointments.  Please send electronically: c/o Human Resources Department, at  Review of applications will begin immediately.  Applications will be accepted until June 1, 2015.

California Western School of Law is an equal opportunity employer.