Community Law Center (EBCLC) is a non-profit legal services organization, the
community-based clinical program for U.C. Berkeley Law School, and one of the
Bay Area’s largest and most effective systems disrupters. With a dual
service and teaching mission, EBCLC is a racial justice organization committed
to building a culturally diverse workplace, centered on equity. With about 80
staff, 150 law students a year, and a nearly $10 million annual budget, EBCLC
is the largest provider of free legal services in Alameda County, providing
multimodal, collaborative, and holistic legal services to over 5,000 clients
annually and engaging in legislative and policy advocacy at the state and local
The Clinical Program Coordinator provides essential administrative support
for EBCLC’s Clinical Program, which provides hands-on legal experience for
Berkeley Law students during the academic year as well as a summer training
program for law students from around the country. Under the direction of
EBCLC’s Clinical Director, the Program Coordinator supports good working
relationships with Berkeley Law and its in-house clinics, working closely with
students, EBCLC clinical supervisors, and law school faculty and
administrators. The position requires someone with solid organizational skills,
strong attention to detail, excellent written and verbal communication skills,
and the ability to work well with a wide variety of people.
the Clinical Director in planning and implementing student recruitment
strategies & processes for EBCLC’s clinical program. Create, update, and
distribute collateral material for student recruitment.
publicize & coordinate open houses and other appropriate recruitment
activities as directed.
the integration of EBCLC’s Clinical Program with Berkeley Law’s Clinical
activities (alongside Berkeley Law’s in-house clinics), ensuring EBCLC is
included in all clinic activities such as the all-clinic info session and that
clinical written materials are up to date and accurate.
the application process for each of the three clinical terms over the year (Fall,
Summer, and Spring) and manage the enrollment of returning students in coordination
with EBCLC practice areas.
the triannual EBCLC Bootcamp orientation by arranging all logistics including
facilities, media, and catering, and handling all communications and required
paperwork with students before & after Bootcamp. Ensure EBCLC student and
supervisor information is collected and communicated to the law school.
administrative support for the fall, spring, and summer terms, including managing
and reconciling student enrollment & registration in appropriate courses in
CalCentral and bcourses (online platform).
logistical support for EBCLC’s classroom seminar (Law 289) for the Spring &
Fall semesters, including communicating student assignments through bcourses,
monitoring attendance, corresponding with students, assisting with student
accommodation requests, etc.
with scheduling and logistics for EBCLC’s monthly Clinical Supervisors’
the Clinical Program’s relationship with EBCLC’s Development Team to optimize
opportunities for clinical student recognition and clinical program publicity.
the Clinical Director in coordinating participation, identifying attendees,
handling registration logistics, and communicating with staff for the annual
Northern CA Clinical Conference, the annual AALS Clinical Conference, and other
offsite clinical programs.
with publicizing and coordinating events between EBCLC and Berkeley Law’s
in-house Clinics, within EBCLC related to the clinical program, and at/with
Berkeley Law (i.e., From Classroom to Courtroom).
the Clinical Director with general administrative and meeting logistical
support, including maintaining databases, compiling presentation materials,
making copies, scanning, faxing, and editing documents, arranging conference
calls, setting up video conferences, and the like.
logistics for and coordinate, execute, and manage the annual EBCLC graduation
event (Spring semester).
duties as assigned by Supervisor.
school diploma or GED required.
years of administrative experience, including proficient to intermediate skills
with Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point). An AA or
BA degree will substitute for two years of administrative experience.
written and verbal communication skills.
organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple
tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail.
to work effectively with a diverse range of groups, including law students,
attorneys, faculty and administrators.
ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to
various competing demands, and demonstrate the highest level of customer/client
service and response experience with de-escalation desirable
Salary and Benefits
hourly rate for this full-time non-exempt position is $31.32-$34.62 based on
the number of years of prior relevant experience, as dictated by EBCLC’s salary
scale. This is a bargaining unit position.
Benefits include fully
paid health insurance (medical, dental, and vision) for employees and their
dependents, life and disability insurance, and generous paid leave (vacation,
sick, and holidays); EBCLC also offers flexible spending accounts for qualified
health, dependent care, and commute expenditures; and retirement options.
Due to COVID19, EBCLC
employees are primarily working remotely. The expectation is that the Clinical
Program Coordinator will work in our office in Berkeley, California when it is
safe to do. EBCLC will provide the necessary equipment to fulfill the job
responsibilities of working from home.
a unionized workplace and members of the bargaining unit are represented by the
Engineers and Scientists of California Local 20, IFPTE.
strongly committed to advancing justice through education and advocacy, and the
need to transform legal services and legal education. Please take time to
review EBCLC’s mission, vision, programs, and website, and ensure that your
cover letter reflects how your background, experience, and expertise have
prepared you to be successful in performing the responsibilities of the
EBCLC is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace centered on
equity and providing an inclusive, welcoming, and culturally responsive
environment for all members of our staff, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors,
achieve this goal, EBCLC works actively to improve our office climate, systems
and structures, communications, and community engagement to create an inclusive
and respectful workplace where differences are acknowledged and valued.
In your cover letter, please address how your personal background and
experiences, professional or otherwise, have prepared you to contribute to our
commitment to cultural responsiveness and diversity amongst our staff.
strongly encourage individuals from traditionally underrepresented communities
to apply. EBCLC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious
creed, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, age, national origin,
ancestry, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status,
prior contact with the criminal legal system, or any other basis prohibited by
applicants should submit a complete application by visiting https://eastbaycommunitylawcenter.easyapply.co/. The
deadline to apply is xx/xx/xxxx. EBCLC will review applications on a rolling
basis until filled and will only review complete applications. A complete application must
include a cover letter, resume, and names/contact information
for two professional references. Please submit your complete application as one
single pdf file by uploading it under “Upload Your Resume.”
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