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  • 01 Mar 2019 6:47 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY

    Corporate Transactions and Data Security

    Nilan Johnson Lewis is a firm with an innovative, team-based approach to the practice of law.  We seek people who are dedicated to building the strongest possible law firm through deep and unique partnerships with clients.  If you seek a professional atmosphere with a culture that emphasizes excellence in every interaction, superior client service, and collaboration, our Firm is for you.

    We seek an associate with at least 2-4 years of transaction/data security/corporate practice experience to join our Corporate and Transactional Services Practice Group. The qualified candidate will have experience with a variety of:

    ·         General commercial contract matters

    ·         Data privacy agreements, including regulated data (PHI under HIPAA, PII under GLBA, GDPR, CCPA, etc.)

    ·         Data security agreements (and general knowledge of security standards under PCI-DSS, SOC 2, Type II, ISO 27001 or SSAE 16)

    ·         General corporate formation and governance matters

    ·         Commercial lending transactions

    ·         Acquisition, merger and other business combination transactions

    An interest in IT transactions is required and experience with basic IP filings (i.e. copyright and trademark) and/or work with real estate transactions are a plus.

    Strong academic credentials along with exceptional research and writing skills required.  Academic credentials will be weighed along with other indicators of ability, motivation and initiative.  Must be admitted to practice in MN; admission in California is a plus.

    If you are interested in this unique and challenging opportunity, please submit cover letter, resume, transcript and writing sample to:

    Human Resources

    Nilan Johnson Lewis PA

    120 South Sixth Street, Suite 400

    Minneapolis, MN  55402

    Fax: 612.305.7501

    Email: hr@nilanjohnson.com

    Nilan Johnson Lewis is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. 

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law.


  • 01 Mar 2019 6:46 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    U.S. Bank Investment-Fund / Securities-Operations Lawyer

    Position number:  190002367

    At U.S. Bank, we're passionate about helping customers and the communities where we live and work. The fifth-largest bank in the United States, we’re one of the country's most respected, innovative and successful financial institutions. We are committed to our purpose: we invest our hearts and minds to power human potential. Part of this commitment, and one of our core values, is the creation of a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

    Successful candidates for positions in the U.S. Bank Law Division consistently provide excellent advice and guidance to clients and colleagues, on a variety of legal matters. They build trusting relationships that allow the business to make well-informed decisions. They work to attract, retain, and develop great people in an inclusive environment where each person is valued for the distinct skills and attributes they bring to the group. Meaningful collaboration, participation in the community, and investment in the development of the Law Division are all expected from candidates.

    U.S. Bank National Association’s Law Division is seeking a lawyer in good standing and currently authorized to practice law for a new full-time position as legal counsel advising the bank’s Trust Technology and Securities Services division (TT&SS).  The position is based in St. Paul, Minnesota and will report to the chief counsel of the bank’s Institutional Trust and Custody division.

    TT&SS provides dedicated technology and operations support to the business units in the bank’s Wealth Management and Investment Services division (WM&IS), including domestic and foreign securities services, client reporting, fee processing, cash services, and fund-custody administration.  As part of that support, TT&SS provides services to domestic and offshore registered investment funds (’40 Act funds and UCITS funds) and domestic and offshore alternative investment funds (such as private funds, common or collective trust funds, and AIFMD funds).  The services provided to those investment funds include custody, shareholder services (order-taking and investor-level record-keeping), National Securities Clearing Corporation (NSCC) networking, Fund/SERV processing, cash sweep, securities lending, asset pledging, and revenue sharing.  In addition, TT&SS maintains a platform through which WM&IS client trust and custody accounts can obtain shares of non-proprietary investment funds.

    The position’s responsibilities include negotiating shareholder-services contracts, fund-custody contracts, and other fund-services contracts with investment funds and negotiating platform-agreements with investment funds and platform-vendors.  In addition, this position includes providing legal advice to TT&SS on relationships with investment funds and platform-vendors; on fund-custody operations; and on fund-platform operations.  Activities of the position also include providing advice concerning securities and other regulatory developments; new products and services; novel or complex transactions; account-opening documents and disclosures; account on-boarding; procedures; internal and external audits and regulators’ exams; and, in consultation with foreign legal counsel, foreign-law compliance.  Relevant areas of law include securities and banking.

    Candidates should have at least 5 years of experience practicing law at a law firm or in-house legal department advising investment funds, fund custodians, or other fund-service providers.  Experience with securities operations at a bank, trust company, or broker is a significant plus.  Candidates must have a J.D., strong academic credentials, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work in a fast-paced, team environment.

    Basic Qualifications

    - Law degree

    - Licensed by and in good standing with the appropriate state bar association or other appropriate state attorney licensing authority

    - 8 to 10 years of experience as an attorney

    Preferred Skills/Experience

    - Thorough and current knowledge of laws and regulations impacting the subject matter and/or business line supported by the attorney

    - Effective public speaking skills

    - Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    -  Confidence and efficiency in negotiating contracts with investment-fund customers and their lawyers

    Successful candidates for a position in the U.S. Bank Law Division will support U.S. Bank’s core values, which guide what we do every day:

    • We do the right thing.
    • We power potential.
    • We stay a step ahead.
    • We draw strength from diversity.
    • We put people first.

    We are proud that U.S. Bank has been recognized as a World’s Most Ethical Company® by the Ethisphere Institute, and has been named the #1 Most Admired Superregional Bank by Fortune magazine.

    In the U.S. Bank Law Division, we honor those values through our mission: “we guide our clients to remarkable results with expert legal counsel.” Our commitment is evident in the work we do, not only for the bank, but for our communities. The Law Division has received several awards for its pro bono contributions, including the Minnesota Corporate Pro Bono Council’s “Excellence in Pro Bono Award,” and we encourage our legal professionals to contribute time and expertise to pro bono work as part of their role.

    Apply online:  http://www.usbank.com/careers


  • 01 Mar 2019 6:45 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    U.S. Bank Commercial Legal Attorney

    Position number: 190002369

    At U.S. Bank, we're passionate about helping customers and the communities where we live and work. The fifth-largest bank in the United States, we’re one of the country's most respected, innovative and successful financial institutions. We are committed to our purpose: we invest our hearts and minds to power human potential. Part of this commitment, and one of our core values, is the creation of a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

    Successful candidates for positions in the U.S. Bank Law Division consistently provide excellent advice and guidance to clients and colleagues, on a variety of legal matters. They build trusting relationships that allow the business to make well-informed decisions. They work to attract, retain, and develop great people in an inclusive environment where each person is valued for the distinct skills and attributes they bring to the group. Meaningful collaboration, participation in the community, and investment in the development of the Law Division are all expected from candidates.

    U.S. Bank is seeking an attorney to join its Law Division to provide legal support to U.S. Bank’s commercial lending lines of business and related support teams.  Candidates should have a minimum of 3-5 years commercial lending transaction experience, specifically including Uniform Commercial Code secured transactions, either in-house or with a law firm.  Specific duties include providing counsel to U.S. Bank’s Business Banking and Community Banking commercial business lines, as well as related credit, risk, treasury and operations business units, and supporting U.S. Bank’s internal commercial loan documentation systems.  A strong transactional background, including negotiating and contract drafting experience, and expertise in Uniform Commercial Code secured transactions, are required for this position.  Familiarity with banking regulations and/or Small Business Administration guaranteed lending transactions is desirable.

    Candidates must have a J.D. from an accredited law school, strong academic credentials, and must be admitted to practice law in at least one state. Candidates must also have excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills, a strong commitment to client service, and the ability to work in a team environment.

    Successful candidates for a position in the U.S. Bank Law Division will support U.S. Bank’s core values, which guide what we do every day:

    • We do the right thing.
    • We power potential.
    • We stay a step ahead.
    • We draw strength from diversity.
    • We put people first.

    We are proud that U.S. Bank has been recognized as a World’s Most Ethical Company® by the Ethisphere Institute, and has been named the #1 Most Admired Superregional Bank by Fortune magazine.

    In the U.S. Bank Law Division, we honor those values through our mission: “we guide our clients to remarkable results with expert legal counsel.” Our commitment is evident in the work we do, not only for the bank, but for our communities. The Law Division has received several awards for its pro bono contributions, including the Minnesota Corporate Pro Bono Council’s “Excellence in Pro Bono Award,” and we encourage our legal professionals to contribute time and expertise to pro bono work as part of their role.

    Apply online:  https://www.usbank.com/careers


  • 01 Mar 2019 5:55 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    Title: Equal Opportunity Associate

    Location: Twin Cities, MN

    Description/How to apply: 

     

    EQUAL OPPORTUNITY ASSOCIATE

     

    The Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action/Title IX Office at the University of Minnesota is seeking a highly qualified lawyer to respond to discrimination, sexual misconduct and other equal opportunity concerns on the University's Twin Cities campus.  To learn more and apply, visit the University’s Online Employment System:  https://hr.myu.umn.edu/jobs/ext/328789


    If you are a current employee of our organization please use the following link instead:
    https://hr.myu.umn.edu/jobs/int/328789


    Job opening id:  328789.


    Contact Email: eoaa@umn.edu



  • 01 Mar 2019 5:54 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    Tax Credit & Incentive Finance Attorney, Omaha, NE, St. Louis, MO, Minneapolis, MN or Washington, DC

     

    Stinson Leonard Street LLP seeks a highly-motivated associate with five years or less of experience to join our Tax Credit & Incentive Finance group. Experience with historic rehabilitation tax credit, new markets tax credit, renewable energy tax credit, or low income housing tax credit transactions is preferred. Will also consider candidates with real estate, lending, general corporate or general federal income tax experience. Position located in the Omaha, St. Louis, Minneapolis or Washington D.C. offices.

     

    Qualifications Required: Juris Doctor and active attorney license required. Superior academic performance and excellent research, writing and analytical skills are required. LL.M. in taxation is a plus, but not required.

     

    Apply online at https://recruiting.stinson.com. For questions, contact Jaclyn Steiner, Attorney Recruiting Manager, recruiting@stinson.com. Stinson Leonard Street is an EEO employer. We encourage minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply to be considered for open positions. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. We conduct criminal background checks of all individuals offered employment.


  • 01 Mar 2019 5:52 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

     

    Conciliation Court Referees

     

     

    The Second Judicial District (Ramsey County) is seeking attorneys  to serve as Conciliation Court referees.  Conciliation Court, also known as "small claims court," is a division of District Court and handles money claims of $15,000 or less. Panel referees preside over general and collection calendars of 12 to 50 cases per half day session.  Appointed referees may be asked to serve up to one or two calendars  per month, depending upon need.  The ideal candidate will have litigation experience, specifically in the civil area. 

     

     

    Duties, Requirements and Responsibilities:

     

    • Serves at the pleasure of the Chief Judge or designee
    • Exercises all the duties and powers granted to a Conciliation Court Referee by M.S.A. 491A.03, Subdivision1
    • Familiarity with M.S.A. 491A.01 through 491.03
    • Compliance with the Code of Judicial Conduct as adopted by the MN Supreme Court
    • Maintains order and decorum in all proceedings and treats all parties with courtesy and respect
    • Affords every person who is legally interested in a proceeding the full right to be heard according to law, and except as authorized by law, neither solicits nor accepts ex parte communication concerning any impending proceedings
    • Prioritizes conciliation court assignments and disposes promptly of the business of Conciliation Court
    • Refrains from making any extra-judicial public statement about pending proceedings
    • Prohibits broadcasting, televising, recording, or taking photographs in the courtroom during sessions of Conciliation Court or recesses between sessions
    • Advises litigants they will be notified by mail of the Conciliation Court Referee’s decision

    o   Prepares orders that meet Judicial Branch standards

    o   Possesses experience, knowledge and comfort with technology and electronic records

    • Shall not serve as a lawyer in Conciliation Court, or as a lawyer in any appeals from judgments in Conciliation Court

     

    Service and Compensation:

     

    • Must serve at least once every twelve months
    • Must not cancel a scheduled assignment more than twice in a twelve month period
    • Will be compensated in the amount of $75 per half day court session; if waived, a parking fee reimbursement may be requested

     

    Minimum qualifications:

     

    • Must be a licensed attorney in the State of Minnesota
    • Must have at least five years of experience as a practicing attorney
    • Must be in good standing and have no disciplinary actions within the past 5 years
    • Must reside or maintain an office in Ramsey County
    • May not have a client base that would create a frequent conflict in the type of cases most commonly heard in conciliation court (e.g. credit card debt, landlord tenant)
    • Must pass background check(s)

     

    Preferred qualifications:

     

    • Civil litigation experience

     

    To apply, please complete the application at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mncourts/jobs/2363417/conciliation-court-referee?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs by 4:30 p.m. on 3/22/19.


  • 01 Mar 2019 5:51 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT 
     DISTRICT OF MINNESOTA 

    Notice of Position Vacancy



    Announcement Number:        #2019-01 
    Position Title:                        Law Clerk to U.S. Bankruptcy Judge (Full-time, Term position)   
    Position Available:                 No earlier than April 15, 2019 
                                    The position is open to third year law students, but must be able 
                                    to begin employment in mid-May. 
    Closing Date:                         March 22, 2019 or until filled 
    Location:                         St. Paul, Minnesota 
    Salary:                         $65,463 - $121,294 (based on qualifications) 
    Tenure:                         Term not to exceed two (2) years. 

    This is a full-time, 40 hour per week position. 

    POSITION DEFINITION   

    The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Minnesota is recruiting a Term Law Clerk to Judge William J. Fisher. A Law Clerk to a United States Bankruptcy Judge performs substantive review, research, and writing on matters pending before the Court. 

    REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES INCLUDE

    Reviews complaints, petitions, motions, and other pleadings that come before the Court to determine the issues involved and the basis for relief; 

    Reviews dockets of pending litigation and monitors progress; 

    Screens motions and drafts orders for judge’s review; 

    Performs legal research; 

    Identifies issues before the Court and makes recommendations; 

    Provides information to the judge in connection with pending litigation; 

    Drafts bench memos for the judge’s consideration; 

    Proofreads orders and opinions, verifying citations; 

    Maintains liaison between the Court and litigants; 

    Communicates with counsel, court officials, and litigants regarding procedural requirements; 

    Keeps abreast of changes in the law and briefs the judge; 

    Assists the judge during courtroom proceedings; 

    Shares in the administrative tasks of chambers; and 

    Performs other duties as assigned. 

    Minimum Qualification Requirements: 
    •        Graduate of a law school of recognized standing by the American Bar Association or the Association of American Law Schools; and, 
    •        The following attributes: 
            --Standing within the upper third of the law school class; and 
            --Experience on the editorial board of a law review; or 
    --Demonstrated proficiency in legal studies, which in the opinion of the Court, is equivalent to one of the above. 

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    •        A strong academic background 
    •        Excellent legal research skills and ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing 
    •        Exceptional organizational, computer, computer-assisted legal research, and word processing skills 

    •        Ability to maintain confidentiality, uphold the court’s ethical rules and exhibit good judgment, maturity, dependability and responsibility 
    •        Ability to work effectively and harmoniously with others in a team-based environment 
    •        Ability to manage and prioritize time and tasks and meet all deadlines 
    •        Previous experience as a federal law clerk or bankruptcy attorney is highly desirable 


    BACKGROUND CHECK 

    This is a sensitive position within the Judiciary. The selected candidate will be required to undergo an FBI fingerprint check through the FBI Criminal Justice Information Services Division.  Appointment to this position is provisional, and retention depends upon a favorable suitability determination based on the results of the fingerprint check.   


    BENEFITS 

    The United States Bankruptcy Court is a part of the Judicial Branch of the United States Government. Employees of the United States Bankruptcy Court serve under “Excepted Appointment” and are considered “At-Will” employees.  Benefits include: 


    •        Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation and sick leave per year; 
    •        Optional participation in choice of health plans, dental and vision insurance programs, group life insurance program, long term care insurance, and optional participation in a pre-tax flexible spending account plan for commuter reimbursement, and dependent care and medical expenses not covered by health insurance; 
    •        10 paid holidays per year. 

    THIS POSITION IS SUBJECT TO MANDATORY EFT (ELECTRONIC FUNDS TRANSFER) 
    PARTICIPATION FOR PAYMENT OF NET PAY.   

    SELECTION PROCESS 

    Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or eligible to work in the United States. Please note citizenship requirements: 
    http://www.uscourts.gov/careers/search-judiciary-jobs/citizenship-requirements-employment-judiciary 
    Only the most qualified applicants will be invited for personal interviews. Only those selected to interview will be contacted. Interview and relocation expenses will not be reimbursed. 

    HOW TO APPLY 

    Applicants should email their detailed resume with exact dates of employment and law school transcript in a single .pdf document to mnb_applications@mnb.uscourts.gov. PLEASE REFER TO ANNOUNCEMENT #2019-01 IN YOUR COVER LETTER OR EMAIL TRANSMITTAL. 

    Applicants selected for an interview will be asked to provide a completed Application for Judicial Branch Federal Employment (Form AO 78), a list of references and a recent writing sample.
    Only qualified applicants will be considered for this position. No telephone calls please. 

    THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.


  • 01 Mar 2019 5:50 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT 
     DISTRICT OF MINNESOTA 

    Notice of Position Vacancy



    Announcement Number:        #2019-02 
    Position Title:                        Short-term Law Clerk to U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Katherine A. Constantine (full-time) 
    Term:                                Approximately six months   
    Position Available:                 April 1, 2019 through August 16, 2019         
    Closing Date:                         April 1, 2019 or until filled 
    Location:                         St. Paul, Minnesota 
    Salary:                         $65,463 - $121,294 (based on qualifications) 


    This is a full-time, 40 hour per week position. 

    POSITION DEFINITION   

    The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Minnesota is recruiting a short term (approximately 4½ months) Law Clerk to Judge Katherine A. Constantine.  A Law Clerk to a United States Bankruptcy Judge performs substantive review, research, and writing on matters pending before the Court. 

    REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES INCLUDE

    Reviews complaints, petitions, motions, and other pleadings that come before the Court to determine the issues involved and the basis for relief; 

    Reviews dockets of pending litigation and monitors progress; 

    Screens motions and drafts orders for judge’s review; 

    Performs legal research; 

    Identifies issues before the Court and makes recommendations; 

    Provides information to the judge in connection with pending litigation; 

    Drafts bench memos for the judge’s consideration; 

    Proofreads orders and opinions, verifying citations; 

    Keeps abreast of changes in the law and briefs the judge; 

    Assists the judge during courtroom proceedings; 

    Shares in the administrative tasks of chambers; and 

    Performs other duties as assigned. 

    Minimum Qualification Requirements: 
    •        Graduate of a law school of recognized standing by the American Bar Association or the Association of American Law Schools; and, 
    •        One or more of the following attributes: 
            --Standing within the upper twenty percent of the law school class; 
            --Experience on the editorial board of a law review; or 
    --Demonstrated proficiency in legal studies, which in the opinion of the Court, is equivalent to one of the above. 

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    •        A strong academic background 
    •        Excellent legal research skills and ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing 
    •        Exceptional organizational, computer, computer-assisted legal research, and word processing skills 

    •        Ability to maintain confidentiality, uphold the Court’s ethical rules and exhibit good judgment, maturity, dependability and responsibility 
    •        Ability to work effectively and harmoniously with others in a team-based environment 
    •        Ability to manage and prioritize time and tasks and meet all deadlines 
    •        Previous experience as a federal law clerk or bankruptcy attorney is highly desirable 

    BACKGROUND CHECK 

    This is a sensitive position within the Judiciary. The selected candidate will be required to undergo an FBI fingerprint check through the FBI Criminal Justice Information Services Division.  Appointment to this position is provisional, and retention depends upon a favorable suitability determination based on the results of the fingerprint check.   

    BENEFITS 

    Because the anticipated term of this appointment is less than one year, this position will be eligible for health and commuter benefits, but will NOT BE ELIGIBLE for supplemental dental or vision coverage, life insurance, the court’s flexible benefits program (Health Care Reimbursement Care) or participation in the FERS retirement system or the Thrift Savings Plan. 

    The successful applicant will earn 4 hours of annual leave and 4 hours of sick leave for every complete two-week pay period worked.   

    THIS POSITION IS SUBJECT TO MANDATORY EFT (ELECTRONIC FUNDS TRANSFER) 
    PARTICIPATION FOR PAYMENT OF NET PAY.   

    SELECTION PROCESS 

    Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or eligible to work in the United States. Please note citizenship requirements: 
    http://www.uscourts.gov/careers/search-judiciary-jobs/citizenship-requirements-employment-judiciary 
    Only the most qualified applicants will be invited for personal interviews. Only those selected to interview will be contacted. Interview and relocation expenses will not be reimbursed. 

    HOW TO APPLY 

    Applicants should email a cover letter, detailed resume with exact dates of employment, law school transcript (if applicant is a recent law school graduate), and one recent writing sample in a single .pdf document to: 

            mnb_applications@mnb.uscourts.gov 

            Please refer to “ANNOUNCEMENT #2019-02" in your application email.   

    Applicants selected for an interview may be asked to provide a completed Application for Judicial Branch Federal Employment (Form AO 78) and a list of references. 


    Only qualified applicants will be considered for this position. No telephone calls please. Interview dates will be determined on an individual basis. 


    THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.


  • 12 Feb 2019 4:26 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    Housing Court Project Clinic Coordinator

    ORGANIZATION SUMMARY:

    Volunteer Lawyers Network (VLN) is a private non-profit organization affiliated with the Hennepin County Bar Association.  VLN provides free advice and legal representation to low-income individuals through volunteer attorneys, interpreters and other legal professionals.

    Expanding legal services non-profit seeks a part-time (30 hours per week, with a possibility for more hours in the future) Housing Court Project Clinic Coordinator to provide a wide range of on-site support, including the following:

    ·         Client intake and triage

    ·         Manage client flow

    ·         Assist the attorneys with client follow-up

    ·         Manage clinic schedules

    ·         Manage and coordinate client referrals

    ·         Organize the clinic, including keeping stocked with forms and resources

    Qualifications:

    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite preferred
    • Good organizational skills and ability to multi-task
    • Willingness to pitch in on work/projects as needed
    • Experience working with or knowledge of the legal services community a plus
    • Second language a plus

    Hours per Week – 30

    Hourly Pay - $15.00 to start plus full benefits

    VLN is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation or any other factors prohibited by applicable law.

    Those with diverse economic, social, or cultural experiences are encouraged to apply.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Mail resume and cover letter to hradmin@vlnmn.org.

    No phone calls please.  


  • 12 Feb 2019 4:24 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    POSITION: Deputy Project Director, National Center on Domestic Violence & Firearms

    Organization: The Battered Women's Justice Project is a national resource center on the civil and criminal justice systems’ responses to domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking. Under federal grants from DHHS and DOJ, BWJP assists jurisdictions around the country seeking to improve victim safety and offender accountability in domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking cases. See website: www.bwjp.org.  

    Position: Deputy Project Director, National Center on DV & Firearms, full-time

                       Reports to the Project Director

    Location: Minneapolis, MN. Telecommuting is not allowed for this position.

    Primary Function: The Deputy Project Director assists in the management of the resource center on domestic violence and firearms to promote policies and practices that effectively implement DV-related restrictions on access to firearms and participates in other activities related to improving the overall criminal justice response to crimes of violence against women. S/he will analyze emerging research, policies and practices, engage in national conversations on these issues, and develop articles and papers on emerging responses and practices. S/he will develop and conduct relevant trainings around the country and provide technical assistance to a wide range of professionals and advocates.  

    Responsibilities:

    1.       Support the Director of the National Resource Center on DV & Firearms in meeting the center’s objectives and facilitate the growth and expansion of the center.

    2.       Develop and conduct local, regional or national trainings, presentations, and webinars for a variety of audiences.

    3.       Build and maintain collaborative relationships with partners, grantees and relevant systems professionals.

    4.       Write or contribute to articles on related topics for BWJP’s newsletter and website as assigned.

    5.       Communicate regularly with OVW grantees to assess their TA needs and priorities, and provide individual consultation to grantees on issues arising in their community’s handling of DV/SA cases.

    6.       Consult with other allied organizations or government agencies on related local or national projects, upon request. 

    7.       Keep accurate records on technical assistance activities for mandatory progress reports submitted to funders.

    8.       Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

    Qualifications Required:

    1. Experience in justice system reform work related to violence against women preferred.  Specific policy work related to firearms and domestic violence desired.
    2. Related education in public policy, macro-level social work, criminal justice studies, women’s studies or law.
    3. Ability to apply critical thinking and an intersectional analysis to identify and promote equitable and effective policies and practices.
    4. Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to issues of cultural diversity as they pertain to prevention, intervention, and services, as well as to addressing the needs of underserved communities.
    5. Substantial experience in developing and conducting training events; experience with training justice personnel and advocates desirable.
    6. Demonstrated experience in program development and implementation.
    7. Demonstrated, exceptional oral communication and writing skills.
    8. Ability to work well with diverse groups and effectively as part of a team.
    9. Willingness and ability to travel nationwide on a regular basis.

    Compensation & Benefits: Commensurate with experience and comparable non-profit positions in area. A comprehensive benefits package is provided.

    To apply: Submit cover letter, resume and writing sample as soon as possible  to technicalassistance@bwjp.org or mail to BWJP, 1801 Nicollet Ave. S., Suite 102, Minneapolis, MN 55403 Position will remain open until filled.

     

    AA/EOE


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