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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.


Spanish Programs Coordinator

 

California Western School of Law (CWSL) is looking for a Spanish Programs Coordinator. This position will be responsible for assisting the Associate Director of the Instituto Latinoamericano de Derecho y Justicia with coordinating program activities for all Latin American programs for the ILDJ, including the Maestría en Derecho (LL.M.) con Especialización en Litigación Oral, ACCESO Capacitación, the Concurso Nacional de Juicio Oral y Audiencias Preliminares in Mexico, and RED Inocente. Requires ability to work on weekends and some evenings. This is a full-time grant funded position.

Primary Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Assisting in the coordination of program planning and management.

  • Coordinate yearly calendar for all programs.

  • Participate in weekly meetings with all staff to discuss programs and issues related to them.

  • Assist staff in program organization as needed.

  • Assist staff in marketing and recruitment activities.

  • Act as a departmental liaison.

  • Assist staff during on-site program weeks as needed.

  • Assist staff to update and manage program’s website, and update and manage all aspects of social media presence, including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter feeds.

  • Assist staff with selection of venues, dates, and faculty for training programs throughout Latin America as needed.

  • Assemble training materials as needed for training programs.

  • Draft memos to vendors.

  • Assist with day-to-day maintenance of the program, including purchasing, calendaring, and report generation.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent preferred.

  • At least three years’ experience in a high pace, deadline driven, administrative support position.

  • Must be fluent in English and Spanish (written and verbal)

  • Advanced level of computer skills.

  • Advanced experience using MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Outlook.

  • Knowledge and proficiency in social media is required.

  • Knowledge of Web-page maintenance.

  • Must possess knowledge of effective internet search properties.

  • Detail oriented, goal-driven, and possess excellent organizational skills

  • Strong communication skills

  • Must possess excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.

About us:

Established in 1924, California Western School of Law is an ABA accredited, non-profit law school. Our downtown campus is in the center of San Diego’s legal and cultural communities.  We are committed to using the law to solve human and societal problems.  Detailed information is available at https://www.cwsl.edu/

Apply now

  • Introduce yourself by sending us a cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position, salary requirements, and resume to: Human Resources at HR@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.


 

 

ACCESO Capacitación Administrator

California Western School of Law (CWSL) is looking for an ACCESO Capacitación Administrator to work for the Instituto Latinoamericano de Derecho y Justicia (ILDJ). This position will be responsible for developing, promoting, administering, and coordinating multiple, often simultaneous, Spanish advocacy training programs, including the Mexico Moot Court Grant, as well as any and all additional ACCESO Capacitación programs at California Western School of Law (CWSL) and at locations in Latin America and Mexico. This position is funded by ACCESO Capacitación and the Mexico Moot Court grant.

For more information about ACCESO Capacitación, please view the website at: http://www.accesocapacitacion.com/

Primary Responsibilities (include but not limited to):

  • Develop and plan advocacy training programs in conjunction with the Director and the Associate Director.

  • Coordinate and manage all trial skills programs propagated by CWSL in Central and South America.

  • Promote the programs throughout Latin America.

  • Work with government agencies and private legal organizations throughout Latin America in coordinating and promoting advocacy training programs.

  • Work with Co-Directors in seeking funding for programs.

  • Recruit Spanish speaking trainers in the US and Latin America.

  • Write and publish articles on trial skills programs on the programs’ websites, Facebook and Twitter.

  • Represent CWSL in international forums and conferences throughout Latin America and Mexico.

  • Teach learning methodology to participants in programs.

  • Travel to regional, national and international events as needed.

  • Supervise programs’ trainers and student employees.

  • Recruit trainers and coordinate events including booking flights, retaining caterers, and planning social events.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.

  • Law degree from ABA-accredited law school required.

  • Minimum of 3 years of litigation experience in the U.S. required.

  • Experience in working in Latin America and with the Mexican legal community a plus.

  • Must be fluent in English and Spanish (written and verbal).

  • Minimum of 3 years of progressively responsible experience in a high pace, deadline driven administrative position.

  • Training experience in higher education beneficial.

  • Knowledge and proficiency in social media required.

  • Familiarity with website management, electronic communication and database systems, data analysis and interpretation.

  • Experience with database programs required.

  • Must be able to travel to regional, nation and international events and stay for extended periods.

  • Require ability to work on weekends and some evenings.

 

About us:

Established in 1924, California Western School of Law is an ABA accredited, non-profit law school. Our downtown campus is in the center of San Diego’s legal and cultural communities.  We are committed to using the law to solve human and societal problems.  Detailed information is available at https://www.cwsl.edu/

Apply now

  • Introduce yourself by sending us a cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position, salary requirements, and resume to: Human Resources at HR@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.


 

 

Senior Accountant

California Western School of Law (CWSL) is seeking applications for the Senior Accountant position. This position works under the direct supervision of the Controller to assist with carrying out the financial objectives of the institution; in particular, assist the Controller with monthly, quarterly and annual accounting tasks to ensure the accurate and timely recording of transactions, and compilation of financial reports.

Primary Responsibilities (include but not limited to):

  • Day-to-day processing of gift batches as part of Donor Services.

  • Conduct monthly reconciliation of bank accounts, general ledger accounts, pledges and contributions, faculty development and professorship funds, and prepaids.

  • Prepare, on a monthly basis cost allocations and recurring journal entries for depreciation & bonds, annuity payments, federal government transfers (G5 activity), inter-account bank transfers (including ZBA payroll transfers), and amortization of prepaid expenses.

  • Prepare quarterly donor restricted fund statements and interest income allocations.

  • Help prepare audit schedules and support the 990 tax preparation.

  • Work to streamline processes and automations.

  • Own the reconciliation process.

  • Main lead in monthly close process.

  • Keep up-to-date with not-for-profit accounting rules and regulations.

  • Assist with monthly investment reconciliations.

  • Annual preparations of San Diego County Tax return.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a major in Accounting required.

  • At least 5-7 years of experience accounting and financial reporting.

  • Knowledge of modern accounting theory, principles, practices, and internal control procedures, with a focus on not-for-profit accounting.

  • Must be able to reconcile accounts, recognize potential problematic areas and resolve same.

  • Must be able to streamline processes and data management.

  • Must possess problem solving abilities, including proactive collaboration and communication skill with the desire for promotion.

  • Must be highly proficient with MS Office, specifically Excel.

  • Intermediate level computer skills.

  • Intermediate knowledge of accounting systems (Microsoft Navision a plus).

  • Must be skilled in the use of formulas, vertical lookups, sorting data, and other various data manipulations.

  • Must possess the aptitude for learning new technology.

About us:

Established in 1924, California Western School of Law is an ABA accredited, non-profit law school. Our downtown campus is in the center of San Diego’s legal and cultural communities.  We are committed to using the law to solve human and societal problems.  Detailed information is available at https://www.cwsl.edu/

Apply now

  • Introduce yourself by sending us a cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position, salary requirements, and resume to: Human Resources at HR@cwsl.edu.

 


 

 

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.