Tuesday, February 1, 2011

On the Job! Immigrant rights/ACLU

(On the Job! pays occasional notice to interesting intlaw job notices)

Among the duties of the Director of the Immigrants’ Rights Project (detailed in full here) are:
► Report to the Director of the Center for Equality and will manage project offices located in both New York and California.
► Oversee a team of litigators and support staff with an active docket of cases in federal district and appellate courts throughout the country, and in the Supreme Court. Among the many current immigration-related matters is "national legal strategy against state and local anti-immigrant laws, including Arizona’s SB1070," about which we've posted.
► Help develop and coordinate non-litigation advocacy on immigration issues.
Qualifications sought (fully detailed here) include:
► J.D. degree strongly preferred; it or other training and background appropriate to the Director’s roles and responsibilities required.
► Significant experience either litigating complex constitutional cases or experience in immigration policy development and advocacy.
► Excellent analytical and writing skills.
► Willingness and ability to travel.
► Fluency in spoken and written Spanish a significant asset.
Application process detailed here. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, which will not be before February 26, 2011. (hat tip Immigration Law Prof blog)

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