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ADR Assistant Director

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Assistant Director of ADR
Law, Appropriate Dispute Resolution Center (ADR)
Posting: 8049
Closes: Open Until Filled

Job Location: University of Oregon School of Law
Reports to: Director of the ADR Center
Term: .5 FTE for 12 months (renewable annually)
Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Minimum salary of $45,000 (based on 1.0 FTE)
Closing Date: Open until filled.
Search committee will begin reviewing applications on 03/21/08

The University of Oregon School of Law seeks a part-time Assistant Director for the Appropriate Dispute Resolution Center. The Assistant Director will assist the Director in the management, operations and administration of the ADR Center. The School of Law is Oregon's comprehensive legal academy and is part of Oregon's flagship research institution. It has six centers and programs of excellence: law and entrepreneurship, dispute resolution, environmental and natural resources law, ocean and coastal law, public interest-public service, and the independent Wayne Morse Center. The school is housed in one of the newest and most technologically advanced law centers in one of the most beautiful areas of the country.

General Responsibilities:

Under the direction of the ADR Director, this position is responsible for ongoing daily management of the Appropriate Dispute Resolution Center (ADR) as well as maintaining the Center's standards, vision and goals. Duties include:

Administrative and office duties; supervising the Administrative Assistant for the ADR Center

Drafting, publishing and overseeing the distribution of Center publications

Assisting the Director in developing the Center and its projects through planning and research related to development of the curriculum, lectures, events and conferences

Supervising the ADR Fellowship Program

Developing externships and proposals for funding opportunities for the Program through foundations and individual donors

Implementing a career placement program for students and alumni through career counseling, maintaining job postings, and cultivating prospective employers

Assisting the Director in student recruitment including contacting new admittees.

Graduate degree or training in relevant area strongly preferred, but Bachelor's degree and experience providing administrative management of a project, program or operation may be considered in lieu of an graduate degree. Position also requires excellent oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills sufficient to inspire and work effectively with diverse groups of students, faculty, alumni, and members of the bar, proven leadership skills which include professionalism and collegiality in a team environment, excellent organizational skills with the ability to work efficiently and accurately with minimal supervision, excellent problem solving skills with proven ability to strategize, prioritize, and multi-task to meet the Program's goals/deadlines. Preference will be given to candidates with relevant experience in the conflict resolution field, experience working in or with institutions of higher education, and strong computer skills in word processing, spreadsheet and data management.

Application Procedures:

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references:
Mail: Human Resources, 5210 University of Oregon, Eugene OR 97403-5210
Hand Deliver During Business Hours: Human Resources, 463 Oregon Hall, corner of 13th and Agate
Hand Deliver Evenings and Weekends: Oregon Hall Drop Box (bright yellow) located near the west entrance to Oregon Hall
Fax: (541) 346-2548.

This announcement is available in alternate formats upon request. If you are a qualified applicant with a disability and need accommodation with the application process, please call (541) 346-3159, TTY (541) 346-0852 for assistance; if you need accommodation for the interview, please call (541) 346-3821 if an interview is scheduled.

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