San Jose State University Research Foundation Legal Director in San Jose, California

POSITION: LEGAL DIRECTOR, SJSU Record Clearance ProjectDEPARTMENT: Justice Studies, College of Applied Science and Arts (CASA) IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Principal Investigator, Justice Studies POSTING DATE: July 14, 2017 CLOSING DATE: July 31, 2017 SALARY: Benefited, 87.5% time (35 hrs/week) EXEMPT STATUS: Exempt Level GENERAL NATURE OF POSITION: The RCP Legal Director is responsible for directing and overseeing the legal work of the program. ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Case preparation and supervision: Assist in preparing, supervising and representing cases in court and administrative agencies.2. Client/community relations: a. Provide supervision of community presentations and events regarding expungement law, employment rights of people with convictionsb. Represent RCP in community and with other agencies and government regarding services provided, results achieved and structural problems clients encounter3. Policy: work to eliminate structural barriers encountered by Record Clearance Project clients4. File management: Assure that client work is documented and recorded to meet legal ethical standards5. Other duties as assigned to assist the RCP Project Director____________________________________________________________________________________INTERPERSONAL CONTACTS: Students and university personnel, including faculty and administrators; Research Foundation staff; community contacts._____________________________________________________________________________________