Position InformationPosition Number 998176
Functional Title Immigration Services Staff Attorney Position Type Research Position Eclass EP - EHRA 12 mo leave earning University Information
UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master's and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit uncg.edu and follow UNCG on , , and Instagram.
Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit
The Center for New North Carolinians (CNNC) promotes access and integration for immigrants and refugees in North Carolina by bridging newcomer populations with existing communities through direct service provision, research and training.
The Immigration Services Staff Attorney will lead the Afghan Legal Assistance project within the Immigration Services program of CNNC. This position will provide civil legal assistance to eligible Afghan evacuees residing in North Carolina and represent them before U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, primarily in applications for Temporary Protected Status, Special Immigrant Visas, and asylum.
Additional Required Certifications, Licensures, and Certificates
Admission to state bar
Special Instructions to Applicants Recruitment Range Commensurate with Experience Org #-Department Ctr for New North Carolinians - 12409 Job Open Date 08/23/2023 For Best Consideration Date Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes FTE 1.000 Type of Appointment Permanent If time-limited, please specify end date for appointment. Number of Months per Year 12 FLSA ExemptKey Responsibilities Percentage Of Time 45%
Other Afghan Legal Services
Non-Afghan Related Immigration work
Continuing Education and other duties
R for Rare (0-30%), O for Occasional (30-60%), F for Frequent (60-90%), C for Constant (90-100%).
Physical Effort Hand Movement-Repetitive Motions, Reading, Writing, Hearing, Talking, Lifting-0-30 lbs.
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