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NEW JOB OPENINGS:

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: Legal Services of Northwest Jersey

  • Lead the LSNWJ Pro Bono Steering Committee.
  • Conduct a thorough assessment of the LSNWJ pro bono program.
  • Develop a Pro Bono strategic plan and outcome measures that are aligned with LSNWJ’s strategic plan.
  • Develop and implement a communication and marketing strategy for the pro bono program.
  • Lead the implementation of the Pro Bono strategies that will expand access of the client community to legal assistance.
  • Assess the strategies that have been implemented and propose revisions and improvements. 
  • Assist with seeking and maintaining funding targeted to pro bono work. 
The Director of Pro Bono Innovation will have:
  • Leadership skills to manage and direct complex and long-term projects. 
  • Experience and skills to interact with corporate and law firm partners, the courts, bar associations, and the private bar.
  • Advanced capabilities of technology, including word processing, case database, calendaring and scheduling software, e-mail, Internet and legal software.
  • Ability to maintain an excellent working relationship with LSNWJ Trustees and colleagues and external stakeholders and work in team environment.
  • Excellent analytical, oral communication, public speaking and writing skills.
  • Knowledge of and strict adherence to regulations, ethics, policies and procedures that apply to legal services programs.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of and strict adherence to the Rules of Professional Conduct.
Requirements:
  • J.D. from accredited law school.
  • Licensed attorney of the State of New Jersey or licensed in another state and committed to seeking NJ Bar admission.
  • 7 years or more of experience in public interest law or pro bono work in corporate, law firm or bar association environment. Experience in managing long-term, complex projects preferred.
Please send resume, salary requirement, writing sample and description of how your experience and skills make you the ideal candidate to dsmith@lsnj.org.

 

Program: Northeast New Jersey Legal Services

 

Program: Central Jersey Legal Services

 

Program: Legal Services of Northwest Jersey

  • Directs the overall operations of the county program in compliance with the mission of LSNWJ, the policies established by the Board of Director, the regulations established by the Legal Services Corporation and requirements of funding sources.
    • Implement agency and program objectives and outcomes, and implement organizational structures and functions consistent with those objectives and outcomes.
    • Provide advice to the Executive Director on the establishment, development, and implementation of policy and priorities.
    • Assist the Executive Director with seeking and maintaining local grants and funding.
    • Manage the county office, assuring that high-quality legal assistance is provided by maintaining a work environment that is conducive to the efficient delivery of priority services as established by the Board of Trustees. Managing Attorney may delegate some of these tasks but bears responsibility for them:
      • Conduct the Performance Appraisal; sets clear and reasonable expectations for each staff member, including expectations for professional development.
      • Provide supervision for each staff member; reviews case management reports on a regular basis for county work.
      • Handle personnel issues, including resolution of concerns or issues with workplace conduct or work product in accordance with the procedures in the LSNWJ Employee Handbook.
      • Convene staff meetings regularly.
      • Implement a plan for coverage of non-emergent matters upon the absence of any county staff person.
      • Maintain the physical space and equipment to provide a healthful and efficient office environment.
      • Implement office procedures, including the tickler system.
      • Participate in the recruitment and hiring of staff, in cooperation with the Executive Director.

  • Participates in the community
    • Identify the significant government, service provider and community-based organizations that most closely relate to the LSNWJ mission and implement a plan for participation in those groups.
    • Present information to community groups about legal rights and LSNWJ services and prepares materials related to these presentations.
    • Participate in committees, task forces, and working groups related to the work of the LSNWJ County office.
    • Maintain local public relations activities of the county program, i.e., communicate and establish contacts and relations with courts, Bar Associations, private bar, governmental agencies and community organizations.
    • Participate in County bar association activities
    • Champion volunteer efforts in the County.
Competencies:
  • Ability to analyze issues, make decisions and effect change.
  • Ability to foster and maintain an excellent working relationship with all members of the office staff and Board and work in team environment.
  • Excellent analytical, oral communication and writing skills.
  • Advanced capabilities of technology, including word processing, case database, calendaring and scheduling software, e-mail, Internet and legal software.
  • Impeccable ethics and understanding of the Rules of Professional Conduct, regulations, ethics, policies and procedures that apply to the practice of law in New Jersey and legal services programs.
Requirements:
  • J.D. from accredited law school.
  • Licensed attorney of the State of New Jersey or licensed in another state and committed to seeking NJ Bar admission.
  • 7 years of experience in public interest law or comparable experience with preference for significant legal services experience.
How To Apply:

Email resume, references, salary requirement and writing sample to: CSpicer@lsnj.org.

 

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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