The Association of American Law Schools (AALS) seeks a Student Assistant to provide support to the technology team. The student will work closely with staff on a variety of projects including assisting in the creation of various digital publications, online forms, and maintaining the AALS website. The position requires significant use of WordPress, Google Analytics, Office 365, and will involve heavy data entry.
Candidates will be able to work remotely currently, due to COVID-19. If a graduate student, depending on performance and hours available, there is a possibility of continuing on a part-time basis (20-22 hours a week) after returning to school in the fall with an opportunity to renew until graduation. Compensation is $18/hour.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
*Duties that occupy a major portion of time and importance in the job; position is expanded to include duties as assigned.
Update HTML and CSS on AALS websites in collaboration with AALS communication team.
Respond to and troubleshoot website issues.
Run scheduled site analytics using Google Analytics.
Assist AALS staff with ongoing projects.
Other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, AND SKILLS REQUIRED
*Minimum education and experience needed to perform the job adequately.
A minimum of a high school education, or equivalent experience.
Must be current college student either undergrad student in their sophomore, junior, or senior year or graduate student pursuing degree in communications, information management, design, or related field.
Detail oriented, self-motivated, reliable, and willing to roll up their sleeves to help with any project or task assigned.
Must be able to work independently and collaboratively, as well as possess excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
Related work experience not required but preferred: website management, demonstrated knowledge and use of computer applications, including Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, DreamWeaver, PhotoShop), and Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint).
To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter directly to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include schedule of availability for consideration.
The Association of American Law Schools (AALS) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit association of 176member and 18 fee-paid law schools. Its members enroll most of the nation’s law students and produce the majority of the country’s lawyers and judges, as well as many of its lawmakers. Founded in 1900, the mission of AALS is to uphold and advance excellence in legal education. In support of this mission, AALS promotes the core values of excellence in teaching and scholarship, academic freedom, and diversity, including diversity of backgrounds and viewpoints, while seeking to improve the legal profession, to foster justice, and to serve its many communities–local, national and international.AALS has the dual responsibility of serving law schools and their deans as their institutional membership organization, and individual law school faculty and administrators as their learned society. AALS provides extensive professional development opportunities including the AALS Annual Meeting, the centerpiece of yearly association activities which draws thousands of professors, deans, and administrators. Faculty and deans engage throughout the year via more than 100 sections that present programs, provide ...mentoring for new faculty, and serve as a resource for discussions on important legal issues from antitrust, dispute resolution, and taxation to civil rights, criminal justice, and international law. Each year, the association also hosts a clinical conference, a faculty recruitment conference, and a workshop for new law teachers.AALS serves as a voice on behalf of legal education. The association’s website features the latest news and issues related to legal education and showcases outstanding faculty and innovative programs at AALS member schools. AALS also connects the legal community and public on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube.AALS conducts research on topics important to legal education and, in 2018, published two research reports based on a national survey conducted for the association by Gallup to understand student views on law school: Before the JD: Undergraduate Views on Law School and Beyond the Bachelor’s: Undergraduate Perspectives on Graduate and Professional Degrees. Current research projects are focused both on legal education and on law school leadership.AALS is a member of the American Council on Education, the American Council of Learned Societies, the Consortium of Social Science Associations, the National Humanities Alliance, and the Washington Higher Education Secretariat.
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