Fellow, Marshall Foundation Diversity Fellowship

Position Details

Position Information

Title Fellow, Marshall Foundation Diversity Fellowship
Department Law Administration (3601)
Location Main Campus
Position Summary

The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law is seeking applicants for a one-year Fellowship to promote diversity recruitment initiatives within the College in order to produce a deep and diverse pool of applicants. Providing access to all qualified candidates is an essential value of the University of Arizona College of Law.

This Fellowship position will help create a robust recruitment program, providing a pipeline and pathway to attract diverse and traditionally underrepresented students.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state retirement plan; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities
  • Work under the supervision of the Assistant Dean of Admissions to create and implement a diversity recruitment plan.
  • Provide outreach efforts to prospective students and increase application rates from students of diverse backgrounds.
  • Collaborate with key student organizations across the UA and the law school.
  • Connect the law school to outside professionals and organizations that focus on diversity inclusion and awareness.
  • Partner with Tucson community leaders to create programming and events with local high school students.
  • Collaborate with colleagues in College offices including, but not limited to, Admissions, Alumni Relations, Career Development, and Global Programs;
  • Create and maintain pathways for prospective/current students, alumni, and college staff to participate in the diversity efforts of the College.
  • Plan and implement programs and projects that strategically engage students, alumni, employers, and the bench and bar.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Minimum Qualifications
  • JD from an ABA accredited law school.
  • Strong understanding of JD admissions process, student recruitment, JD educational process, and legal market.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, together with the ability to work collaboratively and courteously with students, colleagues, alumni, other constituents and the public.
  • Demonstrably strong writing, planning, and organizational skills.
  • Flexibility and initiative, as well as the ability to work independently, combined with the skills for thriving in a team environment to achieve institutional goals.
  • High professional and ethical standards for handling confidential information.
  • Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously with close attention to detail and prioritization to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Strong understanding of the James E. Rogers College of Law.
  • Experience working directly with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures.
FLSA Exempt
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40+
Job Category Administrative and Professional
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
Posted Rate of Pay $40,000 Annually (DOE)
Type of criminal background check required: Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to job duties)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number A22438
Number of Vacancies One
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Cary Cluck, Assistant Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid

Open Date 03/06/2018
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Review Begins On 03/16/2018
Special Instructions to Applicant
Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • ArizonaDiversity.com
    • Careerbuilder.com
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • HigherEdsJobs.com
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Indeed.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  2. * Do you have a JD from an ABA accredited law school?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents