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NEW JOB OPENINGS:

Program: Legal Services of New Jersey

 


 

Program: Legal Services of New Jersey

  • Social Justice
    • Demonstrated interest in social justice issues, especially relating to poverty and law
    • Ability to relate effectively with low-income clients and groups
  • Writing skills or journalism experience
  • Pre-Production
  • Production
    • Camera Operations
    • Photography (a plus)
    • Lighting (specifically for keying and interviews)
    • Audio Recording
  • Post-Production
    • Adobe Premiere Pro experience (a must)
    • Audition, After Effects, Photoshop experience preferred (we work exclusively with Adobe Creative products on Apple computers)
    • o Color Correction and Keying
  • Technical and A/V Skills
    • Experience with live video and audio set-up, monitoring, and capturing for corporate events
    • Tech-savvy problem solving (a plus)
  • Interactive Content
    • Social Media experience for organizations (a plus)
Bachelor’s degree in communications, film, journalism, or related field required.

To Apply:
To be considered please email the online application, a resume and cover letter detailing your experience with the required skills outlined and your, salary requirements, and demo reel. Candidates must submit a demo reel to be considered for this position. Send all information to jobs@lsnj.org.

 


 

Program: Legal Services of New Jersey

  • Minimum of 4 years of related experience
  • 2 years of SAN administration experience
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Key Areas of Responsibility:
  • VNXe SAN and other storage administration including performance tuning, redundancy operations and storage allocation
  • Monitor and maintain Cisco UCS B Chassis for performance and availability issues
  • VMware ESXi management including performance monitoring and VM management.
  • VMware and SAN disaster recovery administration
  • Complement Junior Network and Infrastructure Engineers in supporting the statewide network
  • Document processes, procedures, upgrades and problems
  • Upgrade software, monitor performance and evaluate trends and needs
  • IT visioning and strategic planning, identifying new or existing technologies and how we may be able to leverage them to meet business needs
  • Keep abreast of new technologies and how they may be relevant to our environment and business goals
Additional Skills and Experience Sought:
  • VMware Administration (VCP a plus)
  • Converged Infrastructure experience (Cisco UCS preferred)
  • VoIP systems exposure
  • Foundational knowledge of Microsoft server technologies (Exchange 2010, AD, Windows Server 2012 R2, SQL 2012 R2, etc.)
To be considered please email the online application, your resume with a cover letter detailing your experience with the required skills outlined and your salary requirements.

 


 

Program: Legal Services of New Jersey

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Excellent editing and copywriting skills
  • Expert proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud Suite (InDesign, PhotoShop, Acrobat)
  • Experience in publications design with excellent layout, typography, and color sense
  • Good understanding of MS Office, especially Word
  • Experience creating Acrobat fillable forms
  • Previous writing and proofreading experience
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to take direction and work well with others and also work independently
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects and timelines
  • A positive attitude with a passion for social justice and creating exciting work
Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree from an art school or university or any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Spanish fluency helpful but not required.

To Apply:

Please email jobs@lsnj.org a resume with cover letter, detailing how you believe you will meet the needs of the position and of our organization. Also include salary requirements and 2 writing samples.

 


 

Program: Legal Services of Northwest Jersey

Date: November 17, 2017

Job Title: Legal Assistant 

Legal Services of Northwest Jersey seeks legal assistant for our Somerville office. 

Requirements:

  • Paralegal certificate or Associates degree in paralegal or legal studies, or comparable experience.
  • Two or more years of experience in a law office environment.
  • Impeccable ethical standards.

One or more of the following skills preferred:

  • Fluent in written and oral Spanish;
  • Fluent in written and oral other language of our client community; or
  • Technical skills to manage LSNWJ’s social media platforms – website written in Word Press, Linked In, Twitter, Facebook.

Duties & Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • General support and law office work, including answering the telephone, greeting clients and applicants, making appointments, handling the tickler system, handling incoming mail and faxes, handling outgoing mail, faxes and hand deliveries.
  • Legal work and litigation support for attorneys, including managing filing and service of court documents, proofreading documents, finalizing briefs drafted by attorneys, including Table of Citations, Table of Contents and Appendix, drafting correspondence, discovery requests and other documents, organizing case files, scheduling appointments and meetings, maintaining attorneys’ court calendars. 
  • Entering data into case management system, opening and closing case files.
  • May include conducting applicant screening and intake.
  • Traveling to and assisting at outreach and community education events.
  • For bilingual staff:
    • Conducting intake and other client communications in second language.
    • Interpretation at client interviews, settlement conferences.
    • Translation of correspondence and legal documents.
  • For social media/outreach staff:
    • Maintaining LSNWJ’s social media and web presence.
    • Preparing presentations, including PowerPoint presentations for outreach and community education events.
    • Updating and revising LSNWJ’s print media, e.g., informational brochures, Annual Reports.

Competencies:

  • Good attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to maintain a good working relationship with all members of the office staff and work in team environment.
  • Ability to communicate and write clearly and understandably.
  • Good capabilities of technology, including word processing, case database, calendaring and scheduling software, e-mail, Internet and legal software, social media platforms.
  • Valid driver’s license and use of a personal vehicle for work-related travel or other means of fulfilling responsibility for work-related travel.

Opportunity to work in a community of experienced and dedicated legal services attorneys and staff. Comprehensive benefits. EOE. Email resume, cover letter and references: lsnwj-admin@lsnj.org


Program: Legal Services of Northwest Jersey

Date: November 17, 2017

Job Title: Data and Case Management Assistant 

Legal Services of Northwest Jersey seeks part-time (20 hours/week) data and case management assistant for our Somerville office. 

Requirements:

  • Associates degree and one year or more of experience in data entry and reporting in financial accounting systems and/or case management systems, or comparable experience.
  • Impeccable ethical standards.

Preferred:

  • Technical skills to manage LSNWJ’s social media platforms – website written in Word Press, Linked In, Twitter, Facebook.

Duties & Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Accurate and efficient entry of data, including journal entries, in MIP accounting software program and preparation of reports in MIP
  • Preparation of statistical reports using LSNWJ’s case management system for grant reporting; analysis of preliminary data for grant compliance; finalizing reports for submission.
  • Registration of LSNWJ staff for training and conferences, making travel and lodging arrangements, maintenance of training records and preparation of training reports. 
  • Ordering of supplies and equipment, doing comparative pricing and quality analysis, maintenance of supply and equipment records and preparation of reports.
  • Assistance with accounts payable and check processing, maintenance of staff time records, and finance administration, including account reconciliations and audit preparation. 

Competencies:

  • Good attention to detail and accuracy and ability to focus while handling repetitive aspects of the job.
  • Ability to maintain a good working relationship with all members of the office staff and work in team environment.
  • Ability to communicate orally and write clearly and understandably.
  • Good capabilities of technology, including financial accounting and case database software and social media platforms.
  • Valid driver’s license and use of a personal vehicle for occasional work-related travel or other means of fulfilling responsibility for work-related travel.

Opportunity to work in a community of experienced and dedicated legal services attorneys and staff.  Paid time off available.  EOE. Email resume, cover letter and references: lsnwj-admin@lsnj.org

 


 

Program: Legal Services of New Jersey

 


 

Program: Legal Services of New Jersey

  • Minimum of 2-5 years full stack development experience.
  • Proficient programming in ASP.NET 4.6 utilizing C# (WebAPI and Entity Framework)
  • Experience with AngularJS
  • Experience writing SQL Queries
  • Proficient with Mobile First Design.
  • Proficient with HTML5 and CSS3.
  • Experience with end to end testing and writing test cases.
  • Experience with requirements gathering.
  • Experience with Version Control (ex. git, TFS)
  • Excellent debugging and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Key Areas of Responsibility:
  • Create feature rich user-friendly web interfaces which are device independent using responsive web design principles.
  • Collaborate with a team responsible for development of our websites and web-based applications leveraging SharePoint and SQL Server.
  • Collaborate on development projects with a team of developers, the web manager, other members of the IT team and all levels of management.
  • Assist in the re-architecture of legacy applications written in ASP.NET web forms to AngularJS and WebAPI.
  • Manage end-to-end software development lifecycle for assigned projects; from gathering requirements to production rollout and support, ensuring deliverables and quality goals are met.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of standards, emerging technologies, industry trends, and best practices.
  • Custom data aggregation and reporting from a variety of data sources.
  • Support for custom and off the shelf applications.
  • Research and recommend technologies relevant to our environment and business goals.
Additional Skills and Experience Sought:
  • Experience with automation (Builds, Testing, Deployments)
  • AngularJS Material
  • Knowledge of design patterns (Unit Of Work, Factory, Repository)
  • SQL Server administration experience (managing databases and performance).
  • Mobile application development.
How to Apply:

techjob@lsnj.org

Benefits:

Salary competitive with comparable for-profit environments, commensurate with skills alignment for the position, and excellent health and vacation benefits.

The successful candidate will be a part of a team of IT professionals supporting a statewide network of legal services providers, while working for an employer that is interested in staff development through trainings and open communication. This is an opportunity to be a part of an enthusiastic and committed team of professionals working with enterprise technologies while making a difference to those most vulnerable in society. Legal Services of New Jersey is an Edison based non-profit public interest legal organization working with a group of legal services providers throughout NJ to provide free civil legal assistance and advocacy for low-income people. EOE.

 


 

Program: Central Jersey Legal Services

 


 

Program: Northeast New Jersey Legal Services

 


 

Program: South Jersey Legal Services

  • Admission to the Bar of New Jersey preferred but not required. Must be a member of the Bar in any State and/or be eligible and willing to take the next available New Jersey Bar Exam;
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred;
  • Ability to relate positively to low-income clients and groups with demonstrated interest in poverty law issues and/or public interest service.
Qualified applicants with an interest in this position should send resume and cover letting expressing interest to: Brittani Morris, PHR, Director of Human Resources, South Jersey Legal Services, Inc. 745 Market St. 2nd Floor, Camden, NJ 08102 or via email at BMorris@lsnj.org. EOE/AA Employer.

 

 

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