Academic Support (Academic Support Sp) at University of Hawaii

IT/Software Development
University of Hawaii
Manoa, HI

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Academic Support (Academic Support Sp)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
William S. Richardson School of Law
Date Posted:
November 13, 2018
Closing Date:
November 29, 2018
Minimum Monthly Salary:
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
Temporary - Not to Exceed: December 31, 2019
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Serve as the Associate Director of the Hawai’i Innocence Project under the leadership of the Director of the Hawai‘i Innocence Project.
  2. Assist in teaching and curriculum development in the Hawai’i Innocence Project clinic.
  3. Provide legal advocacy for factually innocent clients seeking exoneration through the post-conviction process through the Hawai’i Innocence Project clinic.
  4. Serve as supervisory attorney for law students participating in the Hawai’i Innocence Project clinic.
  5. Perform legal research and writing for both state and federal post-conviction proceedings.
  6. Identify and work with various forensic and legal experts.
  7. Locate physical evidence and coordinate with DNA labs for testing of evidence. Maintain and update Clio case management system databases.
  8. Plan, coordinate, and present at outreach events.
  9. Oversee the operations of the Law School’s clinical building scheduled to open in 2019, as well as to assist with developing experiential learning and community service activities at the building.
  10. Manage and purchase equipment and supplies as needed by the programs, activities, faculty, and staff at the building.
  11. Develop protocols, including security procedures, to ensure the appropriate use of the building and its facilities.
  12. Maintain communications with all building users to ensure efficient, safe, and effective operations.
  13. Hire and supervise student employees.
  14. Develop communications and work flow procedures for faculty, staff, and volunteers at the building.
  15. Develop and maintain case management and filing system for scheduling, tracking, and announcing major events and activities at the building.
  16. Coordinate with the Law School’s Events Planning Office as needed.
  17. Develop procedures for receiving, responding to, and referring communications from the community, including clinic clients.
  18. Other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree in Arts, Education and 5 year(s) of progressively responsible professional experience with responsibilities for clinical program management in a professional school environment ; or equivalent education/training or experience.
  2. Considerable working knowledge of principles, practices and techniques in the management of clinical programs in a professional school environment as demonstrated by the broad knowledge of the full range of pertinent standard and evolving concepts, principles and methodologies.
  3. Considerable working knowledge and understanding of applicable federal and state laws, rules, regulations and theories and systems associated with criminal law.
  4. Demonstrated ability to resolve wide ranging complex problems through the use of creative reasoning and logic to accurately determine the cause of the problems and the resolution of the problems in an effective, innovative and timely manner.
  5. Demonstrated ability to interpret and present information and ideas clearly and accurately in writing, verbally and by preparation of reports and other materials.
  6. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external organizations, groups, team leaders and members, and individuals.
  7. Demonstrated ability to operate a personal computer and apply word processing software.
  8. For supervisory work, demonstrated ability to lead subordinates, manage work priorities and projects, and manage employee relations.
  9. Any equivalent combination of education and/or professional work experience which provides the required education, knowledge, skills and abilities as indicated.
  10. JD degree from an American Bar Association – approved law school.
  11. Admitted to the Hawaii Bar and a member in good standing.
  12. Excellent interpersonal skills that allow the candidate to inspire and work effectively with diverse groups of students, staff, faculty, alumni, university units, government officials, and members of the public and the bar.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Three years or more experience working at an Innocence Project (or Innocence Network member organization) in a managerial or supervisory position.
  2. Experience in federal and local grant writing and managing grant awarded funds specifically grants for post-conviction DNA testing and wrongful convictions.
  3. Experience in legal research and writing in both the Federal and State courts in Hawai’i.
  4. Five or more years of management experience with preference to managing a legal clinic and/or law firm.
  5. Experience working in supervisory position at an accredited law school.
  6. Skilled presenter experienced in developing, planning, and conducting outreach events including legal seminars, CLEs, and speaker panels.
  7. Ability to work effectively in multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary contexts.
  8. Interest and experience working with and serving vulnerable and underserved individuals and communities.
To Apply:
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