The National Judicial College seeks an experienced Program Attorney responsible for researching, designing and implementing continuing judicial education programs. Under direction of the Academic Director the Program Attorney will:
Manage NJC’s Tribal Judicial Center including supervision of program manager.
Research, design and implement curricula for in-person and web-based continuing judicial education programs.
Identify and recruit judicial, medical, legal, and other professional faculty.
Develop faculty, provide feedback on performance and presentation style.
Edit faculty-provided material for accuracy and compliance with NJC standards.
Analyze enrollment trends and promote NJC products through a wide array of marketing tactics to increase judicial participation.
Lead manager/administrator team during all stages of course facilitation.
Handle all logistics for off-site courses including direct contact with host site staff.
Participate in grant concept papers and applications, including deliverable identification, budgeting time and expenditures, and project length. Ensures deliverables are met.
Develop yearly program budgets.
Assist in all areas of the Academic Department and special projects as required.
Continually uphold the NJC values of maintaining an absolute commitment to justice, delivering and inspiring excellence and innovation in our work, championing integrity, and demonstrating engaged leadership.
Depending on experience, position may be filled as a Senior Program Attorney or Tribal Program Attorney.
Law degree from an ABA accredited law school.
Exemplary written and verbal communications skills with the ability to express ideas clearly and concisely.
Ability to be professional and diplomatic, and relate well with individuals at all levels.
Excellent organization and time management skills.
The ability to manage multiple priorities and produce under tight deadlines.
Flexibility to handle multiple priorities with the ability to adjust to high pressure and rapidly changing business conditions.
Broad based knowledge of issues that come before the nation’s judiciary.
Proficient use of Microsoft Office programs and databases required.
Travel as required.
Experience with events planning, program or project management, or meeting planning preferred.
CJE/CLE program design experience preferred.
About The National Judicial College
The National Judicial College (NJC) is a private, not-for-profit organization providing quality continuing education to trial judges, administrative law judges, tribal judges, military judges and court personnel. The College also provides international judicial education. NJC is located on the campus of the University of Nevada in Reno.
The National Tribal Judicial Center at The National Judicial College is among the first institutions to address the needs of Native American and Alaska Native tribal law judiciaries. The curricula presented are innovative and sophisticated, designed to enhance the professional skills of tribal judges and tribal court professionals. The Center’s main objective is to improve justice through education and technical assistance, both national in scope as well as customized for the needs of specific tribes or regions.