Assistant Professor of Legal Studies
Published: Monday, 26 December 2016 22:58
Criminal Justice, Legal Studies and Social Work Department
Missouri Western State University
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR LEGAL STUDIES (full-time, tenure track position begins August, 2017) – to teach undergraduate courses, advise students, and participate in department/college activities in an ABA approved Paralegal Program. The Criminal Justice, Legal Studies & Social Work Department offers a B.S. and A.S. degree and Minor in Legal Studies. Course responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, a combination of the following: Mediation, Conflict Management, Selected Topics in Peace & Conflict Resolution and various Legal Studies Concentration courses such as Legal Research, Legal Computer Applications and Legal Drafting. Additional responsibilities include compliance with ABA requirements, scholarship and professional development related to the teaching of and practice of legal studies; advising students; providing departmental/university/community service.
REQUIRRED: A J.D. is required for this position. PREFFERED: A post-graduate degree in a dispute resolution discipline, with two years relevant experience in practicing law and in dispute resolution, and both on-line and in-class teaching experience.
Published: Wednesday, 09 November 2016 17:26
Program Coordinator - Youth Services
Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota - Restorative Justice
The Program Coordinator position will facilitate all aspects of the program including monitoring the quality of services and corresponding with staff, clients and partner agencies. This position is responsible for the administrative aspects of the program including database entry, client file set up, and case notes. The Program Coordinator will review client paperwork and files to ensure best practices are implemented and maintained.
Program Coordination: Provide direct service to clients as needed; Ensure volunteers and interns are properly trained on policies and procedures; Maintain regular contact with staff, clients, and partner agencies; Coordinate events as needed.
Documentation and Record Keeping: Maintain client records; Prepare correspondence for staff, clients, and referring agencies; Prepare written agreements; Provide notification to participants of upcoming events; Keep and maintain documentation of case notes and files; Enter data as needed.
Community Engagement: Work closely with referring agencies as needed; Interact and communicate with referring agencies and others to link additional resources; Market Restorative Justice programs to groups within the community; Develop and distribute program materials; Participate in events including booth set up and facilitation; and Present and facilitate program discussions with parents/legal guardians, educators, and others as needed.
Other Duties: Participate in education and training opportunities; Participate in supervision and other agency related meetings; and other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor’s Degree Human Services, Criminal Justice, or related field
- 1 year of prior related work experience
- Previous experience working with youth and/or victims of crimes is preferred
- Valid Driver’s License