Post Graduate Attorney Fellow

Rutgers University
May 14, 2023
Offerd Salary:$55,000 to $60,000
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Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Post Graduate Attorney Fellow

Posting Number 23TM0085 Department Sch of Law-Nwk, Dean's Office Overview

The Child Advocacy Clinic is aimed at comprehensively addressing the needs of low-income children and their families. The CAC provides representation to foster children, undocumented immigrant children, and low-income children with disabilities.

Posting Summary

Rutgers University- Newark (RU-N), an urban public research university and anchor institution, located in Newark, New Jersey, a city of promise is seeking a Child Advocacy Fellow. The Child Advocacy Clinic at Rutgers Law School in Newark, NJ (CAC) is pleased to announce a new post-graduate fellowship program focused on the legal representation of unaccompanied immigrant minors.

This position is responsible for and not limited to the following:

  • Provides Legal representation of unaccompanied, immigrant minors.
  • Supervises Law Students
  • Performs other duties as assigned and that are part of the CAC
  • This opportunity will commence in August 2023 and is available to law school graduates who are within two years of completing their JD.

    Position Status Full Time Hours Per Week 40 Daily Work Shift Day Work Arrangement

    Consistent with the current application of Rutgers Policy 60.3.22, this position may be eligible for a hybrid work arrangement.

    The flexible work arrangements outlined in Rutgers Policy 60.3.22 are part of a pilot program that is effective September 1, 2022 through August 31, 2023. Therefore, there is no guarantee that this flexible work arrangement will continue beyond that date. Flexible work arrangements are not permanent, are subject to change or cancellation and contingent on the employee receiving approval in the [email protected] Application System. Additional information may be found at https: //

    FLSA Exempt Position Salary $55,000 to $60,000 Payroll Designation PeopleSoft Terms of Appointment Temporary Staff Appointment - Salaried 12 Month


    Minimum Education and Experience

    Requires experience as a Law school graduate within two years of completing their JD.Bilingual attorneys and first-generation attorneys

    Certifications/Licenses Preferred Qualifications

    Bilingual attorneys and first-generation attorneys highly preferred

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Equipment Utilized Physical Demands and Work Environment Special Conditions

    Posting Details

    Posting Open Date 02/15/2023

    Posting Close Date 05/14/2023 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants Regional Campus Rutgers University-Newark Home Location Campus Rutgers University-Newark City Newark State NJ Location Details

    Pre-employment Screenings

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre- employment screenings.

    Immunization Requirements

    Under Policy 60.1.35 Immunization Policy for Rutgers Employees and Prospective Employees, Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster upon eligibility and upload proof of same. Under Policy 100.3.1 Immunization Policy for Covered Individuals, if employment will commence during Flu Season, Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against Seasonal Influenza for the current Flu Season, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Additional infection control and safety policies may apply. Prospective employees should speak with their hiring manager to determine which policies apply to the role or position for which they are applying. Failure to provide proof of vaccination for any required vaccines or obtain a medical or religious exemption from the University will result in rescission of a candidate's offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.

    Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

    It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: https:// discrimination-statement

    Posting Specific Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • What is the highest level of education you have completed?
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Ph.D.
  • Do you have knowledge and/or experience in a law office and/or law school setting?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • List of Professional References (contact Info)
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