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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.


Educational Technician and Instructional Technologist

California Western School of Law (CWSL) is seeking applications for an Educational Technician and Instructional Technologist (Educational Technician). Under the direct supervision of the Associate Director for the Instituto Latinoamericano de Derecho y Justicia (ILDJ), the incumbent will be responsible for assisting faculty in established online and hybrid courses offered in CWSL’s Maestria program, run by ILDJ.  This position will assist with the administration of learning management system(s) (LMS). The Educational Technician will also monitor and troubleshoot synchronous online classes, which may be taught early mornings, at mid-day, after hours or on weekends, and provide technical support for online faculty and students.  Additional responsibilities include helping facilitate Web video production and editing. This positon will also provide technological support to all the ILDJ’s programs. Visit our website for more information on ILDJ https://www.cwsl.edu/news/newsroom/campus-news/2018/07/02/dean-announces-launch-of-the-latin-american-institute-of-law-and-justice

 

The primary responsibilities of the Educational Technician (include but not limited to):

  • Develops basic operating instructions, training materials, and online manuals for students, and faculty members.

  • Helps faculty identify best instructional delivery methods for different learning styles or levels of instruction.
  • Provides technical support for online LMS, including Canvas, and with educational videoconferencing systems such as Zoom and Elluminate.
  • Trains on how to use the LMS software for ILDJ programs.

  • Provides technical support and assistance with respect to video content management in online courses, including the use of Panopto, Moviemaker, iMovie, and Acclaim.
  • Troubleshoots LMS issues for the Maestria program as needed. Troubleshoots technical problems experienced by students and faculty during synchronous online classes.

  • Works with the school’s Information Technology department as needed.

  • Creates and maintains databases for all programs.

  • Creates electronic messages, including invitations, postcards, newsletters, and other e-mail blasts for all programs.

  • Works with program coordinators to maintain and enhance the online media presence of ILDJ.

  • Helps facilitate Web video production and editing.
  • Works with Educational Technology Technician and Audio Visual Supervisor as needed to facilitate duties/functions.

 

To qualify, the successful candidate will have the following: 

  • Bachelor’s degree with major or minor in Instructional Technology, Educational Technology, Education, or related area of study required.  Master’s degree in one of these fields preferred.

  • Two years related experience required.

  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.

  • Spanish-language fluency, verbal and written, required.

  • Must be willing to work evenings and weekends, Saturdays in particular.

  • The individual must have daily access to a reliable vehicle.  Must be able to obtain and/or maintain a valid California driver’s license and personal vehicle insurance acknowledging the vehicle is used for employee’s work purposes.  Must maintain a clean driving record.

  • Advance-level computer skills.

  • Working knowledge of Canvas LMS is preferred.

  • Experience with videoconferencing, and some experience with video capture and video content management software such as Panopto and Zoom.

  • Experience with database programs required. 

  • Familiarity with MS Active Directory.

  • Experience in word processing and MS programs is essential.

  • Aptitude for learning new technology.

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.


Secretary

 

California Western School of Law (CWSL) is seeking applications for a Secretary. Under the direct supervision of the Director of Faculty Support Services, the incumbent will perform a wide variety of administrative and clerical support tasks for faculty. The Secretary will be responsible for operating word-processing programs and equipment in the preparation of letters, reports, examinations, and other detailed materials; performing specialized procedures such as test editing, merging, and formatting; providing information and advice on word processing applications and problems; preparing and photocopying materials.

The primary responsibilities of the Secretary (include but not limited to):

  • Greet and provide assistance, handle special requests and provide information to staff, students, and faculty.

  • Word process letters, reports, classroom instructional materials, examinations, manuscripts, articles, memoranda, and other materials as assigned.

  • Perform specialized procedures such as text editing, merging, and formatting.

  • Proofread documents for content and formatting errors.

  • Consult with staff and faculty on appropriate layout and format of materials to be drafted.

  • Prepare Course Materials and Course Packets for faculty.

  • Organize and prepare expense reports including check requests, mileage reports, business expense reimbursements, petty cash requests and corporate credit card support documentation.

  • Assist with recording and maintaining student attendance.

  • Schedule meetings.

  • If needed, assist faculty with preparing their spreadsheets for their final grades.

  • Accurately cross check spreadsheets with exam grades.

  • Promptly and accurately prepare seating charts for Faculty classrooms.

  • Promptly and accurately retrieve and distribute incoming mail and facsimile transmissions.

  • Maintain printer & copier supply levels. Post notices in other buildings as needed.

  • Prepare outgoing mail and UPS/FedEx packages including prompt delivery to mailroom.

  • Proctor make-up or other exams as needed.

  • Cross-train for other tasks as assigned

 

To qualify, the successful candidate will have the following: 

  • High School Diploma required. College Degree preferred.

  • Minimum of three (3) years of related work experience performing similar functions.

  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.

  • A thorough knowledge of business English, grammar, spelling and punctuation required.

  • Experience with proofreading and formatting a plus.

  • Must type at least forty (40) words per minute.

  • Individual 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 in a professional, polished, and mature manner with tact, diplomacy, and appropriate judgment.

  • Attention to detail and a degree of accuracy is crucial.

  • Requires light lifting and carrying.

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.

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/


Financial Aid Counselor

An exciting place to work, California Western School of Law is San Diego’s oldest 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.

What are our Standards of Excellence?

  • Creating an inclusive environment.

  • Engaging in professional development

  • Providing exemplary customer service

  • Pioneering new concepts and ideas

As a Financial Aid Counselor you will work to serve the mission of the law school, to be a strategic partner, and provide the best service to the California Western School of Law community.

Are you…

  • someone that works well with details?

  • direct, diplomatic, and compassionate?

  • a resourceful problem solver who can prioritize and work with a sense of urgency?

California Western is looking for a Financial Aid Counselor that will assist the office with the organization and administration of federal, state, and private financial aid programs. This position counsels students regarding financial aid issues, processes financial aid applications and disbursements, and notifies students of their eligibility for aid.

If this interests you and you possess the following education and talents, we would like to meet you.

  • Combination of a bachelor’s degree and 2 years of professional experience in financial aid or equivalent

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Customer service experience in higher education (preferred)

  • Familiarity with professional federal financial aid administration websites – COD, NSLDS, IFAP, and CPS (helpful)

  • Experience with PowerFAIDS (preferred)

  • Intermediate-level computer skills including experience with MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook

Apply Now

  • Introduce yourself by sending us a cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position, salary requirements, and résumé 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.