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(Updated 7/17/2017)

 

Anchorage: Assistant - Alaska Institute for Justice Language Interpreter Center

The Alaska Institute for Justice Language Interpreter Center Assistant will be primarily responsible to provide administrative support for the Alaska Institute for Justice and the Language Interpreter Center. The Alaska Institute for Justice’s mission is to protect the human and civil rights of all Alaskans through legal services, policy and education.
In 2007, the Alaska Institute for Justice opened the Language Interpreter Center, the result of a public/private partnership dedicated to: 1) training Alaska Native and foreign language interpreters on the roles, responsibilities and ethics of interpreting; 2) training professionals on the roles, responsibilities and ethics of working with interpreters; and 3) providing an interpreter referral service for any individual, government agency and for- profit and non-profit agency needing a qualified interpreter. The Alaska Institute for Justice and Language Interpreter Center Assistant will be supervised by the Supervising Attorney of the Alaska Institute for Justice and the Language Interpreter Center Program Director located in AIJ’s Anchorage office.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree with major coursework in marketing, public administration, or related area preferred
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish required
  • Demonstrated commitment to social justice and civil rights issues
  • Excellent communication skills, including written, oral, and interpersonal skills
  • Technology skills including website, social media, MS Word and PDF formatting
  • Basic accounts payable skills
  • Ability to develop and maintain working relationships with interpreters and program stakeholder groups


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, a writing sample and the names and contact numbers of three professional-related references electronically to: barb.jacobs@akjip.org.

(Posted 7/21/2017)


Anchorage: Legal Assistant - Law Office of Cameron Compton

Seeking part time legal assistant/paralegal for busy solo practitioner who practices mostly family and some criminal law. The hours are 9 am to 3 pm four days a week. Some additional hours might be necessary. The applicant must be willing to commit to a minimum of a year.

 

Some of the duties include:

  • Using Courtview
  • Copying/scanning
  • Calendaring
  • Filing
  • Organizing
  • Proof reading
  • Answering calls
  • Greeting clients
  • Some deliveries/pick ups
  • Running miscellaneous errands 

The Applicant must know how to work well under pressure and to help in a high stress environment. The Applicant must have experience with Courtview and working knowledge of general computer programs including Word and Excel. The Applicant must be able to communicate professionally with clients. 

Must have either legal office experience for a minimum of six months or paralegal certificate. 

Please email your resume including references from previous office work to Cameron@AttorneyCompton.com.

(Posted 7/17/2017)


Anchorage: Intake Specialist - Fair Housing - Alaska Legal Services Corporation

Alaska Legal Services Corporation (ALSC) has an opening for a full-time (35 hours per week) or part-time (20 hours per week) Intake Specialist in the Anchorage office to join ALSC’s Fair Housing Project team.

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 Project 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. More information on the program is available at www.fairhousingalaska.org.   

This position’s duties and responsibilities include: respond to hotline calls, screen and perform intake of calls, evaluate information provided by clients to distinguish fair housing issues from other housing-related matters, communicate verbally and in writing to support client advocacy and complaint processing, and maintain accurate and detailed records of calls and intakes. 

Bachelor’s degree or commensurate experience required. Knowledge of fair housing, civil rights laws, and/or paralegal experience preferred. Familiarity with cross-cultural situations and experience dealing with individuals in crisis 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. 

Hourly wage $15.74 to $22.53 DOE.  Paid leave and partial 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 Dan Coons, Fair Housing Project Director at: dcoons@alsc-law.org

(Posted 7/10/2017)


Anchorage: Government Relations Specialist - Alaska Institute for Justice

This position has several major job responsibilities, including working with tribes and state and federal government agencies, preparing written reports and legal analysis, reviewing legislation related to disaster relief and response, land use planning and hazard mitigation.  Demonstrated commitment to environmental and social justice is critical to this position.  The Alaska Institute for Justice’s (AIJ) mission is to protect the human and civil rights of Alaskans.  AIJ’s Research and Policy Institute is dedicated to social and environmental justice research to inform public policy at the local, national and international level. 

Specific Duties:

  • Work with AIJ staff on public policy and advocacy issues important to the Research and Policy Institute
  • Collaborate with the AIJ team to develop and implement strategies to promote AIJ’s Research and Policy climate justice priorities related to population displacement
  • Monitor, analyze, and recommend appropriate responses to legislative and regulatory developments that have implications for AIJ’s Research and Policy Institute priorities and the people they serve
  • Work with the AIJ team to draft legislative analysis, position statements, white papers, reports, articles, fact sheets, issue briefs, and other resources
  • Collaborate in planning and implementing AIJ Research and Policy Institute events and meetings with government and non-profit agencies

Minimum Qualifications:
Demonstrated commitment to social and environmental issues.  Minimum two years public policy or legal work experience.  J.D., B.A. or B.S. degree in public policy and prior government relations experience preferred.  Previous work experience with Alaska Native communities.  Computer keyboarding and office skills required.  Knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel required.

Salary: DOE with a generous benefits package

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

Robin Bronen
Executive Director
Alaska Institute for Justice
robin.bronen@akijp.org

The Alaska Institute for Justice is an Equal Opportunity Employer

(Posted 7/6/2017)


Anchorage: Legal Assistant - Birch Horton Bittner & Cherot

Birch Horton Bittner & Cherot seeks a legal assistant to support a high volume litigation partner and two associates. Duties include preparing correspondence and pleadings, calendaring dates, assisting paralegals with document production, maintaining files, and communicating with clients in a professional manner.

 
  • Three plus years legal secretarial experience in general litigation
  • Must possess knowledge of state and federal rules and formats, calendaring, and e-filing procedures.
  • Good judgment and attention to detail. 
  • Experience supporting multiple attorneys.
  • Experience using Word styles is highly preferred with strong technical skills.  

Candidate should be comfortable multi-tasking in a fast-paced, team-structured setting.  BHBC prides itself on its excellent firm culture and friendly attorneys.  Salary is DOE and benefits include insurance, 401(k), and parking.  Please send resume and cover letter to David Gross, dgross@bhb.com.

(Posted 6/22/2017)


Anchorage: Full-time Legal Secretary – Jermain Dunnagan & Owens, P.C.

Jermain, Dunnagan & Owens, P.C. is accepting applications for a legal secretary.  The candidate must have a transactional legal background with the ability to coordinate documents for corporate, commercial and real property transactions. Familiarity with public finance transactions is of great value. Position requires excellent grammar/proofing skills, ability to multi-task/prioritize, and strong document/file management skills. Candidates should be proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite, possess a good attitude, and a have professional appearance. Position requires knowledge of local and Federal court rules and procedures and the ability to work well under pressure. This is a full-time position in midtown Anchorage. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

To apply for this position please e-mail or fax your resume, cover letter and references to Jermain Dunnagan & Owens, Attention: Tanya Wood, fax 563-7322; twood@jdolaw.com.

(Posted 6/13/2017)


Anchorage:  Full Time Paralegal – ASRC Energy Services, LLC

The ASRC Energy Services Legal Department provides legal, compliance, and risk management advice and support to the Company’s operations and support services functions. We are currently seeking an enthusiastic, experienced paralegal to join our team.  The paralegal will support the department in business licensing and registrations, contract processing and management, legal invoice approval and processing, work flow management, litigation holds, word processing, corporate governance, training, filing and organization, and other database management and administrative support tasks and functions.
Job Requirements          

•    A paralegal certificate or an Associate’s Degree (Bachelor’s Degree preferred)
•    At least two years prior paralegal experience (three or more years preferred)
•    Excellent attention to detail and analytical skills
•    Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects at once  
•    Strong work ethic, self-starter, and desire to take on responsibility
•    Good writer; solid understanding of contract and legal terms
•    Common sense and great judgment; a problem solver
•    Flexibility to adjust to changing requirements, schedules and priorities
•    High integrity and ethical standards
•    Desire to learn the business and drive improvements in efficiency and speed of execution
•    Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
•    Experience with contract management preferred
•    Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office
•    Comfortable with technology and database systems

We offer competitive pay, an excellent benefits package, generous time off policies, development and training programs, and 401(k).  Please apply online at: http://www.asrcenergy.com/careers/

(Posted 6/8/2017)


Anchorage: Sourcing Supervisor/Manager – Job #5496 - Alyeska Pipeline Service Company

Applicants must meet or exceed these minimum job requirements to apply for this position.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or other related discipline
  • Four (4) years of directly related experience
  • Well-developed leadership and collaboration skills. 
  • Broad knowledge of procurement administration, practices, and principles
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills

Accountabilities and Specific Requirements:
Manage a team of contracting professionals through the effective delivery of acquisition planning, contract development, negotiation and contractor performance management. The Sourcing Manager will ensure sourcing strategies, contract design and contractor management achieves the approved TAPS Contracting Strategy.  The Sourcing Manager manages Alyeska’s Sourcing Plan used to forecast, prioritize, and plan early the high impact sourcing strategies and contracting deliverables. The Sourcing Manager also ensures approved contract templates, clauses and language is implemented to mitigate Alyeska’s risks.  Ensure the contracting process optimizes the supply base and adds value to the overall supply chain by improving the way we manage contractors.  The Sourcing Manager will lead and develop sourcing professionals. The Sourcing Manager will ensure the team produces contracts with detailed business requirements, clarity around deliverables, appropriate risk balance with contractors, fit for purpose compensation design and adequate definition of key contract elements to ensure the supplier performance may be measured and managed. 
The Sourcing Manager will manage the sourcing initiatives and utilize cross-functional teams to successfully evaluate risks and integrate complex business, legal, and fiscal requirements into requests for proposals and contracts; protect Alyeska’s interests to ensure the integrity of the sourcing process at all stages; actively support the Supplier Performance Management program and objectives; and retain a solid understanding of sourcing strategies and general knowledge of the discipline of project management.
Apply on-line at www.alyeska-pipe.com.

(Posted 6/5/2017)


Bethel: Guardian ad Litem - Association of Village Council Presidents

The Association of Village Council Presidents (AVCP) invites applications for a full-time non-attorney Guardian ad Litem (GAL).

AVCP’s Child Advocacy Department’s vision is that every child from the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta will grow up in a safe and loving environment. AVCP is committed to providing high quality representation in every case. 

Responsibilities:

The GAL will be appointed in Child in Need of Aid (CINA) cases in Alaska Superior Court, to advocate for children who have been abused or neglected to become or remain safe, healthy, stable, and connected to their culture. The GAL will advocate for the best interests of children in accordance with applicable state and federal laws.

This position requires frequent court attendance and participation, interaction with children and families, and travel. 

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in a related field. Relevant experience and/or training may be substituted for a degree (e.g. Rural Human Services certificate)
  • Commitment to working with low-income families
  • Strong writing ability
  • Excellent oral advocacy
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Must comply with the requirements of the Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act background requirements
  • Experience working with American Indian/Alaska Native children and/or families, preferred
  • Knowledge of or familiarity with the culture of the Yukon Kuskokwim-Delta Region, preferred
  • Fluency in Yup’ik or Cup’ik, preferred

AVCP offers a competitive salary; generous benefits package and retirement plan; and relocation reimbursement. To apply, send cover letter and résumé to janderson@avcp.org

Per Public Law 93-638 (Indian Self Determination & Education Assistance Act) qualified American Indians/Alaska Natives are given preference, but candidates from all backgrounds are welcome to apply.

(Posted 7/6/2017) 


Dillingham: Administrative Assistant I - Alaska Court System

Salary: $4,416.00 minimum monthly
Closing date: July 26, 2017

The Alaska Court System seeks applications for an Administrative Assistant I in Dillingham to serve a Superior Court Judge.  Regular duties include:

 
  • Receive and screen calls and visitors; answer routine inquiries from the public and court personnel regarding the status of pending cases and judge's calendar;
  • Answer questions from attorneys and pro se litigants regarding the judge's procedures and preferences, court system policies, and rules;
  • Draft forms and correspondence; prepare and distribute court orders; schedule proceedings;
  • Make travel arrangements; process incoming and outgoing mail;
  • Organize law clerk applications, correspondence, and interviews; provide orientation to law clerks including training on case management system;
  • Coordinate jury instructions for jury trials or assist law clerk with same;
  • Maintain master calendar of proceedings; input information for each hearing into computer system and enter any changes; coordinate and calendar hearings, trials, meetings, speaking engagements, and outreach programs;
  • Prepare, copy and distribute calendaring orders, correspondence, orders, and memoranda; type jury instructions as needed; prepare, copy and file all required judicial reports; act as timekeeper and prepare and submit timesheets for chamber personnel;
  • Perform in-court duties and support and organize hearings and trials to assure they proceed smoothly;

Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from high school or completion of a General Education Development (GED) certificate AND two years of progressively responsible, fully qualified secretarial work experience AND the ability to type at least 40 words per minute (net). 

To Apply: Please submit a complete application (which includes a cover letter, typing certification showing net speed of at least 40 wpm, and list of professional references) through Workplace Alaska by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date of the recruitment. Visit http://workplace.alaska.gov, go to the Job Search page, then select Court System from the Department filter section.

(Posted 6/27/2017)


Juneau: Librarian I - Legislative Affairs Agency, Division of Legal & Research Services

The Legislative Affairs Agency, Legal Services Division is recruiting to fill a Librarian I position in Juneau Alaska.  This is one of two Librarian positions responsible for all the functions of the Legislative Reference Library.  This position organizes and coordinates a wide variety of library services and resources.  Duties include assisting and training clients on how to utilize library resources, and conducting research for users.  The position will also perform digitization and data conversion of older legislative records for addition to the legislature's website.  This position works under minimal supervision and is being hired at state salary range 16 ($4,352 per month).  Successful applicant will need to have a master’s degree in library science, information science, or closely related field.  For more information please review the recruitment on Workplace Alaska.  Interested applicants need to apply on Workplace Alaska at:  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/alaska  Applications must be received in Workplace Alaska by 5:00 pm August 15, 2017.

(Posted 7/10/2017) 


Sitka: Magistrate Judge IV

MINIMUM SALARY: $7,579.00 MONTHLY

CLOSING DATE: JULY 24, 2017

The Alaska Court System invites applications for a Magistrate Judge IV in Sitka. The incumbent will serve as a resident judicial officer with limited court jurisdiction.  Under general supervision of the Presiding Judge and pursuant to Alaska Statute (AS 22.15) and Alaska Rules of Court, they will handle domestic relations, divorce, dissolution, custody, CINA, juvenile delinquency and probate matters. They set bail, conduct domestic violence hearings, decide mental health commitment petitions, conduct small claims trials, issue warrants, and preside over misdemeanor and minor offense arraignments, trials, felony first appearances, presumptive death proceedings, and preliminary hearings. They will be appointed as standing master to adjudicate Superior Court cases and recommend decisions to judges in contested and uncontested matters.

This position is subject to being on-call 24 hours a day and may perform judicial duties in the evenings.  Magistrate Judges do not receive additional compensation for hours worked in excess of the standard workweek.

Persons appointed to Magistrate Judge are required to file financial disclosure statements with the Alaska Public Offices Commission (APOC).

Qualifications: Citizen of the U.S. and State of Alaska; at least 21 years old; and a resident of Alaska for at least six months immediately preceding appointment. Must also possess a valid Alaska Driver’s License.

Preferred: Graduation from an accredited law school with a JD degree AND active membership in the Alaska Bar Association.

How to Apply: Submit a cover letter, resume, three professional references, and a writing sample up to 10 pages in length to: Alaska Court System, Human Resources, 820 W. Fourth Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501; or fax to 907-264-8262; or email to recruitment@akcourts.us by 4:30 p.m. on Monday, July 24, 2017. Visit http://www.courtrecords.alaska.gov/webdocs/hr/rb-18-001.pdf for more information.

(Posted 7/5/2017)

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