Project Assistant Director – Dallas – Texas RioGrande Legal Aid Inc

Job description
The Administrator I classification is related to the specific projects normally funded by special sources. Specific job descriptions include the following:

Administrator I – Legal Alliance for Survivors of Abuse (“LASA”) Project Assistant Director

The LASA Project Assistant Director, whose primary supervisor is the LASA Project Director, will be responsible for a wide array of activities related to administering the various grants and work related to the LASA Project. These responsibilities include:

Serve as liaison and trainer to the Project’s partners;
Participate in and help coordinate legal/victim advocate trainings at partner agencies;
Work closely with LASA partner staff to identify and recruit pro bono and contract attorneys in rural areas;
Become familiar with the legal remedies available to battered women and sexual assault survivors and assist Project attorneys in pursuing those remedies on behalf of Project clients;
Prepare required reports;
Assist in the preparation of grant applications;
Serve as a resource for general pro bono recruitment in rural areas;
Some general office support functions, e.g., filing.
Any other duties required by the Project Director, related Team Manager, or Group Coordinator.

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree preferred;
Good writing skills;
Bilingual, fluent in Spanish and English;
Have transportation available, including valid driver’s license and automobile insurance
Experience in working with victims of domestic violence and sexual assault preferred;
Legal work experience preferred;
Computer skills, proficient with excel spreadsheets.

How to apply
Email a cover letter and resume to employment@trla.org

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