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(Updated 3/31/2015)


Anchorage: Temporary Litigation Support - Municipality of Anchorage

The Municipality of Anchorage is looking for two (2) individuals, to be recruited to assist the Department of Law in connection with litigation pending in federal court.  The positions involve review and classification of construction related records to aid in preparation for depositions and trial.  These individuals need to be recruited, interviewed and begin work as soon as possible.  The ideal candidate will be very bright, disciplined, independent and self-activated.  Work involves a web-based database that can only be accessed by a computer using Windows based Internet Explorer or equivalent.  

Description of Work/Qualifications - Temporary Litigation Employees:
Document reviewers will work under the direction of an assistant municipal attorney.  The work they will be performing consists of reviewing and classifying records maintained in an electronic database.   Temporary Litigation employees must have: 

Experience working with computers, preferably experience working with databases.  A college degree is preferred, but not required, provided keen intelligence is demonstrated.   Legal training or experience and construction experience would be beneficial.  Start date is set as soon as possible.  The minimum time for these positions will be 30 days from contract start with a maximum time of six (6) months, subject to possible extension. Training for the particular database and classification system will be provided.  We are expecting the selected individuals to have the capability to start being productive quickly, with minimal oversight. 

Work location: Training will occur at City Hall, 7th Floor, Municipal Attorney, 632 W. 6th Ave, Anchorage, AK (Parking is not included).  Thereafter, document reviewers can work from offsite locations. 

Successful applicants will be paid $20-25 per hour, depending on experience.  Please forward your cover letter and resume to the Assistant Municipal Attorney for review (Owensrp@muni.org).

(Posted 3/31/2015)


Anchorage: Part-time receptionist – Law Office of Ian Wheeles

The Law Office of Ian Wheeles is presently seeking a part-time temp. or permanent receptionist for our busy firm.  The days and hours are flexible, but primarily Mon-Fri, between 12pm-6pm.  We are looking for someone to fill in occasionally as well, so feel free to apply even if your schedule only allows certain days/times.   Applicant must have highest integrity, be cheerful, good with computers, and have high attention to detail.  Our office primarily focuses on all areas of family law, as well as a general practice with clients in areas of small business, estate planning, probate, criminal defense, and other civil litigation.  Starting compensation is negotiable based on needs and experience, paid leave and retirement available.  To apply, please submit a cover letter describing your interest, relevant experience, as well as résumé to: ian@wheeleslaw.com or via fax: (907)375-5562.

(Updated 3/26/2015)

 


Anchorage: Research Analyst II - Alaska Judicial Counsel

 

$4,269.00 MONTHLY (Range 16/18)
CLOSING: APRIL 15, 2015

The Alaska Judicial Council (AJC) invites applications for a Research Analyst II.  Working under general direction of AJC professional staff, the selected applicant will plan and implement a variety of challenging data entry, data analysis, and administrative tasks to support the work of the AJC.  Regular duties will include: 

  • Identify and suggest relevant means of data collection;
  • Plan and organize research projects with or without previously established procedures;
  • Transfer data from MS Access databases to SPSS for data analysis;
  • Review data sets for completeness and accuracy; recommend actions for correcting errors;
  • Complete statistical analysis of data; enter data and train others to do same;
  • Provide data, information, and statistics that can be used for planning, descriptive analysis, interpretive analysis and reporting;
  • Format AJC research reports and design tables and graphs depicting AJC research.

Key Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of social science research methods, procedures, techniques and terminology used in research projects.
  • Knowledge of statistical theory and techniques.
  • Ability to gather, compile, and analyze research data and present reports and summaries in written, tabular, and graphic form.
  • Experience maintaining statistical information and developing appropriate reporting procedures.
  • Ability to analyze situations accurately and adopt effective courses of action.
  • Experience coordinating the work of others.
  • Experience working with a high degree of independence while maintaining collaborative relationships with others and with agencies and organizations.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college AND two years of work experience in statistical analysis and data entry. 

Preferred: Social sciences research experience in a legal setting. 

How to Apply:  Complete recruitment information is available at http://workplace.alaska.gov.   Applicants must submit a complete application by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 15, 2015.

(Posted 3/25/2015)


Anchorage: Legal Administrative Assistant

A dynamic group operating to advocate for wrongfully injured Alaskans is looking to add someone with your administrative talents to their team! If you thrive in a legal environment and love the idea of a companionable canine around the office, send your resume to Jillian Caswell (jillianc@akexec.com) today!

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Answering phone inquiries from existing clients, new clients, court staff, opposing counsel, other professionals (medical records, experts, etc.)
  • Manage internal and external communications utilizing email, faxes, Adobe Acrobat, etc.
  • Calendaring utilizing Outlook and Abacus
  • Preparation of monthly team meetings
  • Management of all hard copy and electronic documentation, including but not limited to client files, mail, memos, expense reports, pleadings, etc.
  • Create client files, both hard and digital copies
  • Maintain organized and efficient filing system
  • Document creation/data input in Word and Excel (formatting pleadings, word processing, medical treatment spreadsheets, expense reports, etc.)
  • Assist in preparing attorney and clients for various legal proceedings of oral argument, depositions and trial
  • Provide support in preparation for trial (witness communication and scheduling, preparation of trial exhibits and jury instructions, etc.)

Required Qualifications

  • 3 – 5 years’ experience in law  office setting; familiarity with court rules preferred
  • Exceptional customer service skills including telephone etiquette, effective verbal and communication skills and ability to work with people of diverse background
  • Understanding and adherence to maintaining strict confidentiality of all legal and medical matters
  • Proactive time management abilities to prioritize and accomplish tasks independently and as a team with colleagues with attention to detail
  • Notary Public or ability to obtain within 90 days of hire

Preferred Qualifications

  • Some college education highly desirable
  • Any experience with Abacus Law

Successful candidate may be required to pass a comprehensive civil, criminal, educational and/or credit background check.

Open until filled.

(Posted 3/23/2015)


Anchorage: Securities Examiner – State of Alaska 

The Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development, Division of Banking and Securities is recruiting for a Securities Examiner I position in Anchorage. 

The Division of Banking and Securities regulates state depository and non-depository financial institutions, administers and enforces Alaska’s financial services laws, and provides information to consumers, investors, entrepreneurs and the financial services industry. The division includes three sections that administer 12 statutory programs. In addition to licensing, examination and enforcement duties, division staff answer inquiries, investigate and resolve complaints, and contribute to education and outreach activities.

The job posting closes at 5:00 p.m. on March 31, 2015.  Interested candidates should go to the posting on Workplace Alaska to learn more about the position and how to apply. 

The State of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, or veteran status.

(Posted 3/20/2015)


Anchorage: Office Administrator - Landye Bennett Blumstein LLP

Growing law firm with 16 attorneys seeks experienced Office Administrator. Salary DOE, full benefits.  Contact partner Kim Dunn at  kimd@lbblawyers.com  DD# 868-9204 and/or email your letter of interest and CV, marked  “confidential.”

(Posted 3/11/2015)


Anchorage: Legal Secretary - Law Offices of Gregory J. Grebe

Full time legal secretary with 5 years on the job experience.  Familiar with State/Federal court rules/filing.  Document/file management skills a must.  Proficient in MS and highly skilled in general clerical tasks.  Willing to provide overall office support.  Salary DOE with benefits.  Sole Practitioner, Personal Injury Lawyer.  Email:  ggrebe@grebelaw.com

(Posted 2/27/2015)


Anchorage: Investigations Coordinator – Fair Housing - Alaska Legal Services Corporation

Alaska Legal Services Corporation (ALSC) has an opening for a full-time investigations coordinator in the Anchorage office, starting as soon as possible, to manage ALSC’s fair housing testing investigations. 

ALSC is a private non-profit law firm providing free civil legal assistance to low-income Alaskans through 11 offices throughout the state. The fair housing program works to eliminate illegal housing discrimination and promotes equal access to housing by providing education, outreach, technical assistance, and enforcement opportunities specifically related to federal, state, and local fair housing laws.  

This position’s duties and responsibilities include: implement and manage fair housing investigations, assist with community outreach efforts, maintain accurate records of investigations, prepare clear and detailed investigative reports, assist in fair housing tester training and recruitment, and assist with grant reporting. 

Bachelor’s degree or commensurate experience required. Knowledge of fair housing laws and/or paralegal experience preferred. Familiarity with cross-cultural situations desirable.  Computer proficiency required (Windows operating system, Microsoft Office, Internet and e-mail, and data entry). 

ALSC is strongly committed to employing a diverse staff. Alaska Natives, Native Americans, other minorities, women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

Salary $28,064 to $46,118 per year DOE.  Generous leave and benefits package.  Position open until filled; applicants are urged to apply soon.  To apply, submit cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references to:

Jeremy Baker
Fair Housing Enforcement Project Director
Email jbaker@alsc-law.org

(Posted 2/27/2015)


Anchorage: Compliance Manager - NeighborWorks Anchorage

NeighborWorks Anchorage is seeking a Compliance Manager who will manage our growing Compliance department.   This position performs the administrative duties required to ensure NWA is operating within the regulatory requirements of all federal and state affordable housing programs.  Programs include LIHTC, HOME, TEB, FHLB, Section 8 SRO Mod Rehab, HUD Section 202 and HUD 811.  This position requires research and accurate interpretation of HUD and IRS program requirements, preparation for occupancy reviews and financial audits, REAC, and UPICS physical inspection requirements and HERA reporting.  The Compliance Manager must be knowledgeable in property management and state landlord/tenant laws.  This position requires an Alaska State Real Estate license; LIHTC and COS certification as well as knowledge of federal Fair Housing laws.  The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of experience in supervising or managing a staff in a strong team environment.   This is a working management position which will help manage the team to succeed in meeting its goals and deadlines in a timely manner.  A strong accounting background is preferred.  Excellent administrative skills, extremely detail oriented and able to critique others work, must be organized, have excellent communication skills, excel in computer skills, able to multi-task and work in a very busy team environment is a must.  Excellent customer service skills to a wide variety of customers are essential to success in this position.  Must have reliable transportation, have a clean record and pass a drug test. Salary DOE plus an excellent benefit package which includes medical, dental, life, vision, 401(k) with company match.  

Send your resume to 480 W. Tudor, Anchorage, AK 99503; or fax to 677-8483. 

NeighborWorks Anchorage is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(Posted 2/5/2015)


Anchorage: Administrative Assistant, Language Interpreter Center - Alaska Institute for Justice

The Alaska Institute for Justice (AIJ) seeks an Administrative Assistant for the Language Interpreter Center (LIC). The Administrative Assistant will increase the accessibility of community services for people with limited English proficiency through processing and scheduling requests for interpreters by service providers. This position has several major job responsibilities, including acting as the program administrative assistant, maintaining a computer database, performing intake with prospective interpreters and customers and maintaining interpreter files. The Language Interpreter Center administrative assistant will be supervised by the Executive Director of the Alaska Institute for Justice and the Language Interpreter Center Program Manager and located in AIJ’s Anchorage office. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree or work experience equivalence with an emphasis in marketing, human services, or related area required
  • Demonstrated commitment to social justice and civil rights issues
  • Excellent communication skills, including written, oral, and interpersonal skills
  • Computer experience including database management, Microsoft Suite is required
  • Bilingual preferred (Alaska Native Languages, Tagalog, Samoan, Hmong, Korean)
  • Ability to develop and maintain working relationships with interpreters and program customers
  • Familiarity with non-English speaking populations and Alaska Native culture

Salary:           

DOE with a generous benefits package.
The Alaska Institute for Justice is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Position open until filled. 

To apply please submit a cover letter referencing this position, a resume, and the names and contact numbers of three professional-related references electronically to:

Barb Jacobs
Language Interpreter Center Program Manager
Alaska Institute for Justice
barb.jacobs@akijp.org

(Posted 2/3/2015)


Anchorage: Paralegal - Farley & Graves, P.C.

Farley & Graves, P.C. seeks a paralegal with 2-4 years experience for its insurance defense practice.  Insurance defense, worker’s compensation defense, litigation, or maritime defense experience preferred.  Excellent benefits and convenient downtown office location.  Salary commensurate with experience and ability.  Fax cover letter and resume to 274-5111.

(Posted 2/3/2015)    


Barrow: Deputy Clerk II - Alaska Court System

$4,344.00 Monthly
Closing Date: April 9, 2015
 

The Alaska Court System (ACS) is recruiting for a Deputy Clerk II to serve as the front counter clerk, responsible for helping customers file paperwork, accepting monies, and answering questions from the public. This position also serves as back-up to the criminal clerk and as a back-up in-court clerk.

Position Information / How to Apply: Complete recruitment information is available on Workplace Alaska, http://doa.alaska.gov/dop/workplace. To view vacancies, go to the Job Opportunities section and select Court System.

Applicants must submit a complete application through Workplace Alaska by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 9, 2015.

(Posted 3/24/2015)


Dillingham: Community Advocate - Alaska Legal Services

Alaska Legal Services Corporation has an opening for a Community Advocate in our Dillingham office. ALSC provides free legal services to low-income Alaskans.  Position is part time, 20 hours/week, with potential for becoming full time position. 

Duties include telephone and front desk reception, including interviewing/screening prospective clients; developing familiarity in areas of law important to our clients; drafting routine documents and correspondence; general clerical duties; basic legal and factual research; providing litigation support for attorneys; handling brief service caseload with attorney supervision;  community education presentations and assistance with legal clinics; and identifying, developing, and working with community partners on issues of importance to ALSC clients. 

Prior legal experience is not required.  High School diploma or equivalent required AND (A) some relevant experience in a related field; or (B) successful completion of a relevant internship or degree program. Computer proficiency required (Windows operating system, Microsoft Office, Internet, e-mail and data entry). Proficiency in written and verbal communication required.  Patience and tact in dealing with people from different cultures is essential. Travel to rural areas may be required. 

Salary $15.95 - $27.97 per hour DOE.  Personal leave and benefits package available. Position open until filled.  Please send cover letter, resume, and three references to:

Leigh Dickey, Supervising Attorney
ldickey@alsc-law.org

AA/EOE
ALSC is strongly committed to employing a diverse staff.
Native Americans, other minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

(Posted 3/3/2015)


Fairbanks: Paralegal - Clapp Peterson Tiemessen Thorsness & Johnson, LLC

Clapp Peterson Tiemessen Thorsness & Johnson, LLC seeks a paralegal in the Fairbanks office with experience in civil litigation, including professional malpractice and products liability.  Successful candidate will be reliable, self-motivated and highly organized with a minimum of three years of related experience.  We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.  Send letter of interest, resume and three professional references to kmo@cplawak.com or fax information to (907) 479-7966.

(Posted 3/24/2015)


Juneau: Outreach Coordinator - Aalska Institute for Justice 

This position is located in AIJ’s Juneau office and has several major job responsibilities including outreach to immigrant domestic violence and sexual assault survivors under the Rural Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking Assistance Program grant.    The AIJ rural outreach coordinator will assist with developing and implementing culturally and linguistically appropriate outreach to immigrant and Alaska Native communities.   Duties will include work with attorneys to provide resource information and supportive services to DV/SA clients in helping build the capacity of local communities to enhance community-wide systems response to immigrant and Alaska Native survivors of violence.  The duties of the position will include answering the phone, meeting with survivors of DV/SA, providing support to the Juneau staff attorneys, and administrative support.  The rural outreach duties will include helping with grant duties including helping coordinate the work of the three bilingual immigrant rural outreach advocates working in Kodiak, Unalaska and Homer and with additional rural communities when needed.  The position will provide administrative support to the Juneau office staff attorneys to help build the capacity and long-term sustainability of local communities to enhance community-wide systems response to immigrant and Alaska Native survivors of violence. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated commitment to social justice and civil rights issues
  • Excellent communication skills, including written, oral, and interpersonal skills
  • Bilingual required
  • Familiarity with non-English speaking populations and experience working with diverse cultures

Salary:
DOE with a generous benefits package. 
The Alaska Institute for Justice is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Position open until filled.

To apply please submit a cover letter referencing this position, a resume, writing sample, and the names and contact numbers of three professional-related references electronically to:

Kari Robinson
Alaska Institute for Justice
kari.robinson@akijp.org

(Posted 2/3/2015)


Kotzebue: Director of Compliance and Risk Management - Maniilaq Association

Position Summary: Oversees and manages all aspects of Maniilaq Association insurance and risk management under the direction of the Vice President/CFO and in cooperation with affected managers. Oversees and manages the Maniilaq Association Compliance Program under the direction of the President/CEO. 

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in relevant field and 5 years of specialized legal, compliance, and/or risk management experience. Masters degree, Juris Doctor, or equivalent preferred. Must be able to effectively present on complex risk management and compliance topics to senior managers and the board of directors. 

EXCELLENT SALARY/BENEFITS!  AMAZING CULTURE & COMMUNITY READY TO WELCOME YOU AND/OR YOUR FAMILY! 

Apply Online: www.vscyberhosting.com/maniilaq
Questions: tiffany.dealmeida@maniilaq.org

A P.L. 93-638 Native/Indian Preference/EEO Employer

(Posted 1/27/2015)


Sitka: Office Manager - Alaska Network on Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault

Assist Alaska Network on Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Legal Program Director with administrative and project support in providing statewide legal services to victims.  Duties include office management, assisting with grant reporting, working with legal advocates in receiving applications for services, scheduling with volunteer attorneys and other support projects. Office located in Sitka. 

BA in related field or 4 years relevant work/volunteer experience.  Understanding of domestic violence/sexual assault issues and excellent communication and office skills required. 

Full-time, salary $30,225- $41,360 DOE, health benefits and retirement.  Open until filled.  Job description available at www.andvsa.org or 586-3650. 

Please fax cover letter and resume to (907)747-7547 or email to cpate@andvsa.org.  ANDVSA is an equal opportunity employer.

(Posted 3/6/2015)

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