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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.


Major Gift Officer

California Western School of Law (CWSL) is seeking applications for the Major Gift Officer position. This position works under the direction of the Vice President of Institutional Advancement. The Major Gift Officer develops, initiates, and implements strategies for the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major, planned, and leadership gifts from current and prospective donors. The incumbent is responsible for identifying prospective donors as well as maintaining a portfolio of existing donor prospects. This position plays a critical role in building the pipeline of donors for key campus fundraising priorities, including the Centennial Campaign for California Western.

Primary Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Fundraising/ Portfolio Management
    1. Develop, manage, and steward dynamic donor portfolio of existing and newly identified prospects.
    2. Conduct the fundamentals of fundraising (e.g., identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, stewardship, and recognition of existing and prospective donors).
    3. Develop a “moves management” and engagement strategy for existing and prospective donors.
    4. Manage, coordinate, and implement existing and prospective donor meetings, programs, and special events (locally, nationally and internationally).
    5. Manage an active portfolio of between 150-200 existing and prospective donors by engaging, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding gifts with an emphasis from $5,000 - $1,000,000.
    6. Qualify major and planned gift prospects and solicit gifts.
    7. Write proposals for the solicitation of individual, corporate, and foundation prospects. Develop persuasive written and oral presentations and proposals for existing and potential donors, adhering to campus policies and procedures governing fundraising.
    8. Analyze and evaluate prospect and donor data to generate targeted lists and recommend strategic next steps.
    9. Administer and steward existing and newly established donor funds/accounts.
    10. Ensure that predetermined fundraising goals are met and implement program activities to achieve these goals. Evaluate and recommend appropriate next steps for newly qualified potential donors. This requires assessment of prospect's interests and knowledge of law school programs to recommend most effective ways to optimize near-term and longer-term philanthropy to California Western.
    11. Implement annual fundraising plan and budget in conjunction with team members.

 

  • Prospect Identification/Cultivation and Donor Relations/Stewardship
    1. Identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward major and planned gift prospects and donors.
    2. Develop and implement prospect research and cultivation strategies and activities.
    3. Support the preparation of reports, summaries, briefings, donor rosters, and donor reports relevant to stewardship activities and develop strategic opportunities to share the message of philanthropic impact with prospects and donors.
    4. Contribute to planning and execution of prospect cultivation and donor relations programs and events.
    5. Participate in campus-wide activities and events as appropriate.
    6. Coordinate all donor appointment and travel arrangements.
    7. Coordinate responses to donor requests.

       

  • Program Management/Planning
    1. Attend law school functions as the representative of the department.
    2. Plan, organize, and direct large-scale fundraising campaigns. Participate in prospect management system; file timely and accurate online contact reports.
    3. Evaluate programs using financial feasibility studies and market research, including planning and evaluating annual solicitation programs and make recommendations for improvements. Compile gift projections and giving-level data, summarize in report format and make recommendations to leadership.
    4. Recruit, train, and support key volunteers who assist in advancement efforts. Staff support groups and volunteer committees created to focus on donor relations and stewardship activity.

       

      Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree required.
  • Three (3) or more years of demonstrated successful experience in all aspects of major gift fundraising required.
  • In depth knowledge of major gift fundraising, stewardship, donor relations, and public relations concepts, principles, procedures, and techniques preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in written gift proposals and agreements, strategic donor (existing donors and prospects) “moves management” and engagement strategies required.
  • Proven experience in the full spectrum of development, including major and planned giving policies, cultivation, donor recognition, support group management and administration required.
  • Progressive development experience in a complex organization including frontline experience required.
  • Strong portfolio knowledge and experience in donor “moves management” including donor qualification/cultivation/stewardship required.
  • Proven ability to create briefing materials and key talking points that support law school leadership in donor engagement required.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills, effective time management, organizational and project management skills, analytical and problem solving ability, and flexibility.
  • Experience in higher education a plus.
  • Attendance at evening and weekend events and programs is required.
  • Must be able to travel to local, regional and international events.
  • Incumbent must have daily access to a reliable vehicle.Incumbent must obtain and maintain a valid California driver’s license and personal vehicle insurance acknowledging the vehicle is used for employee’s work purposes.Incumbent must maintain a clean driving record.

 

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.

Approximate Salary Range:  $57,900.00 - $79,900.00

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)
  • Paid winter break (week of x-mas through new year)
  • Additional 10+ paid holidays
  • Preapproved paid moving expenses
  • 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.

 


 

Application System Analyst

California Western School of Law (CWSL) in San Diego seeks applicants for the position of Application System Analyst (Analyst) is responsible for researching and analyzing system applications to meet the needs of the institution with existing and future systems. This position consults with users to identify current operating procedures, problems, and requirements. The Analyst will work closely with the Director, Enterprise Applications & Development to manage the planning and execution of the institution’s enterprise resource plan.  This position will also maintain project plans, plan activities and participate in all phases of the software development lifecycle to support existing system modules, implement enhancements, integrations, and new software modules within the enterprise system that is made up of vendor products integrated with customized software systems.   This position is responsible for performing data analysis to manage user access restrictions of functions and data within the enterprise system applications. 

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

  • Act as administrator for the user access restrictions, as related to the enterprise software system, which includes the additions, deletions and changes of permissions, entitlements, and business roles.
  • Gather, correlate, and analyze system and resource information to plan and manage cross departmental activities.
  • Assist business units, project managers and leadership in optimizing the scope, benefits, and risks of proposed projects.
  • Work closely with business units, contracted resources, and vendors to manage release enhancements to software applications, with research, testing and production implementation.
  • Support initiatives defined by the institution; assisting with efforts to maintain a project portfolio.
  • Manage the security matrix of identity and user access restriction for the enterprise applications.Review existing process models, RACI matrix, use cases, CRUD matrix, and functional models to identify all the roles and the level of access each person should have.
  • Collaborate with functional leads to create test plans, analyses test cases, identify issues and determine plan to address issues.
  • Assist with the creation and/or review of application manuals, procedures, and related documentation; ensuring application documentation is targeted to the appropriate audience.
  • Assist/participate in data mapping, and data conversion, related to application integration.
  • Acts as a liaison between business units, information technology, consultants, vendors, and other areas within the organization related to analysis, design, configuration, testing and maintenance of assigned applications to ensure optimal operational performance.
  • May need to assist Information Technology resources with identity management and authentication as related to on/off boarding and attempts to obtain unauthorized access.
  • Participate in working groups and committees, as well as professional development and training, as needed.
  • Work with appropriate level of assistance, instruction, and supervision.
  • Proactively advise the Director of Enterprise Applications & Development of project status, potential issues, and overall departmental progress.
  • Perform, with team approach, other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology required.
  • Must have 2-4 years’ experience as a Business Analyst.
  • Must have experience with data integration and data exchange processes as well as Software Development Life Cycle methodology.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to organize system data, knowledge of data ownership and stewardship, knowledge writing SQL queries, and understanding of database concepts and information models.
  • Knowledge of higher education business process and operations preferred.
  • The position requires effective communication, organizational, and time-management skills; as well as demonstrated analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving ability.
  • Must be motivated to take action with confidence, ambition, and resilience.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills are essential; as well as demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage a variety of tasks that are tactical and hands-on in addition to keeping focus on strategic goals and objectives.

Skill:

  • Experience with data integration and data exchange processes.
  • Experience with Software Development Life Cycle methodology.
  • Experience with MS Visio, Excel, and Project.
  • Knowledge of data ownership and stewardship.
  • Understanding of database concepts and information models.
  • Familiarity with cloud-based vendor systems.
  • Experience writing SQL queries.
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics of Campus Nexus Finance preferred.
  • Aptitude and willingness 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)
  • Paid winter break (week of x-mas through new year)
  • Additional 10+ paid holidays
  • Preapproved paid moving expenses
  • 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.


Service Desk Technician-Level 2

California Western School of Law (CWSL) in San Diego seeks applicants for the position of Service Desk Technician-Level 2Under the supervision of the Manager of Service Desk and Desktop Systems, the Service Desk Technician-Level 2 is part of a multi-person Service Desk team responsible for providing exemplary support to the user community at CWSL.  This position is responsible for responding to and resolving incoming requests to the Service Desk email ticketing system, as well as phone calls and in-person assistance. 

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

  • Participate in a multi-person Service Desk team based on a Tiered service delivery model, appropriate for a higher education setting.
  • Respond to end users with their requests for technical support, submitted via ticketing system and telephone calls.
  • Create, utilize, and update technical documentation in ticketing system knowledge base.
  • Create and maintain regularly updated and reliable Windows workstation images.
  • Escalate unresolved support issues to Tier 2 IT resources.
  • Identify issues or challenges which may be impeding efficiency and efficacy of end user support.
  • Provide support, which may include extended hours and weekends.
  • Collaborate with institutional constituents to understand business operations, processes, IT infrastructure, service, project, and support needs.
  • Work with, and as backup to other Service Desk team members in all areas of Service Desk responsibility.
  • Assist with the management, deployment, replacement, and troubleshooting of workstations and printers.
  • Keep network and peripheral cabling neat, organized, and out-of-view.
  • Proactively use web-based tools (search engine, forum, and knowledge base) to troubleshoot problems.
  • Attend department meetings, take notes, and actively engage in the topics being discussed.
  • Exercise appropriate judgment and seek help from other IT staff when necessary.
  • Maintain an orderly appearance of the Service Desk office area and IT storage areas.
  • Create and maintain clear internal IT procedure documentation, as well as user facing self-help documentation.
  • Maintain absolute confidentiality of user accounts, user data, and sensitive issues.
  • Work on specific ERP planning, implementation, and support activities, tasks, and schedules as directed by Director of Information Technology.
  • Work with Director of Information Technology and IT personnel to provide customer service focus for the organization.
  • Participate in working groups and committees, as well as professional development and training.
  • Work with appropriate level of assistance, instruction, and supervision.
  • Proactively advise the Manager of Service Desk and Desktop Systems of project status, potential issues, and overall departmental progress.
  • Perform, with team approach, other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Must have at least two to four years of progressively responsible experience in a Windows network environment and successful completion of any of the following:CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, ITIL, Microsoft or similar computer technician certification.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
  • Demonstrated ability creating, managing, and deploying Windows desktop images in a Microsoft network environment.
  • Must have experience with incident management using a ticketing system and managing anti-virus software for the desktop.
  • Experience working in higher education a plus
  • Experience working in legal education a plus.
  • Must be a motivated, highly organized, and self-directed individual with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to effectively multitask and handle a variety of matters independently.
  • Work with minimal supervision in a professional manner with maturity, tact, and diplomacy, while using appropriate judgment.
  • Attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy is crucial.Excellent writing skills are required.

Skill:

  • Intermediate level computer skills.
  • Strong experience with MS Windows in a network environment is essential.
  • Strong Service Desk Experience supporting Microsoft Office 365 is essential (primarily Teams, Outlook, & Multi-Factor Auth).
  • Ability to author business-level IT documentation and knowledge base articles is essential.
  • Experience or familiarity with desktop management systems/software (e.g. Desktop Authority, Script Logic).
  • Intermediate Network troubleshooting skillset.
  • Familiarity with managing network printers.
  • Internet search skills are essential.
  • Strong, intuitive troubleshooting skills.
  • Experience supporting OSX and Apple products in a Microsoft environment.
  • Experience using PowerShell commands in a support capacity.
  • Ability to use web page editing software and experience maintaining web-based documentation.
  • Aptitude for learning new technology.
  • Experience supporting mobile devices (MDM), using Microsoft Intune is desired.

 

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)
  • Paid winter break (week of x-mas through new year)
  • Additional 10+ paid holidays
  • Preapproved paid moving expenses
  • 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.


Reference Librarian

California Western School of Law (CWSL) seeks an energetic, highly motivated law librarian to provided excellent research and reference services to faculty and students, engage in legal research instruction, actively participate in collection development, and the creation of forward facing resources and guides.

The library consists of 11 total people in public services, technical services, and student computing.  The library houses 466 student seats on four floors with over 36,000 square feet of space.  The collection contains all major databases, and a substantial print collection consisting of over 60,000 monographs and 22,000 serials.

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

  • Provide reference assistance at the reference desk, including evening and weekend hours.
  • Provide specialized services to the law faculty, including advanced research, bibliographies, and current awareness.
  • Prepare bibliographies and other user aids, including multimedia tutorials, lessons, and guides.
  • Maintain the Library’s online resources webpage (currently a LibGuide).
  • Provide individual instruction on the use of resources in print, electronic and other formats.
  • Distribute WESTLAW/LEXIS account information to faculty, staff, and students.
  • In charge of Library when on duty during weekend and evening hours.
  • Provide oversight of the Student Computer Labs, in the absence of their assigned staff.
  • Fill in at the circulation desk when assigned staff are unavailable.
  • Perform minor maintenance on copiers.
  • Improve or automate processes as needed.

Qualifications: 

  • JD from ABA approved law school, MLS or equivalent from an ALA accredited program required.
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills required.
  • Demonstrated strong service orientation required.
  • Interest in teaching legal research required.
  • 1-3 years academic law library experience preferred.
  • Prior teaching experience preferred.

Skills:

  • Must possess high level of computer skills and proficiency using MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Knowledge and proficiency in social media are required.
  • Must be familiar with Internet search engines.
  • Must be highly proficient with legal research databases such as Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, and familiar with other legal and government resources.
  • Must possess knowledge of effective internet search properties.
  • Aptitude for learning new technology will be beneficial.

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, resume, and a list of at least 3 references who can speak directly to your education, training, or related skills to be considered for the position.

Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  First review of applications will start November 2, 2020.

About us:

California Western School of Law is San Diego’s oldest law school and will celebrate its 100th year anniversary in 2024.  It is an ABA approved (1962), AALS member (1967), independent, not for profit law school with over 650 JD students and the nation’s only fully Spanish language LLM.  Situated near downtown’s Little Italy district, with views of the bay, the downtown campus consists of a classroom building, administrative building and a modern, four story library dedicated by US Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy in 2000. 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)
  • Paid winter break (week of x-mas through new year)
  • Additional 10+ paid holidays
  • Preapproved paid moving expenses
  • 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.

 


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.