Assistant Director, Water Project (Extended Temporary Employment)
Company/Organization: University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law
Location: Tucson, Arizona
Posted: Wednesday, October 27, 2021
The James E. Rogers College of Law is seeking to fill the position of Assistant Director, Water Project. The incumbent will represent, and supervise students in representing, small claimants in the Arizona General Stream Adjudication from case initiation through settlement negotiation, as authorized by the Arizona Legislature. They will be responsible for developing a curriculum to prepare students for practice in the Adjudication. In coordination with the Natural Resource Users Law & Policy Center, the Assistant Director will develop eligibility criteria for selecting clients that satisfies legal authority, needs of the claimants, and educational opportunities for students.
This is an Extended Temporary Employment (ETE) position.
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
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Duties & Responsibilities
- Identify, represent, and supervise students in representing, small claimants in Arizona General Stream Adjudication.
- Coordinate with Cooperative Extension staff, Natural Resource Use & Management Clinic Director, and Natural Resource Users Law & Policy Center to conduct outreach and select clients.
- In coordination with the Natural Resource Users Law & Policy Center, will develop eligibility criteria for selecting clients that satisfies legal authority, needs of the claimants, and educational opportunities for students.
- Responsible for developing a curriculum to prepare students for practice in the Adjudication.
- Draft annual report to Arizona Legislature and others, summarizing progress.
- Supervise law fellow, as necessary.
- Other duties, as assigned.
JD, and admission with the Arizona Bar
Background in water law and related concepts;
Experience practicing in the Arizona Stream Adjudication
Contact Information for Candidates
Director, Natural Resource Use and Management Clinic
Documents Needed to Apply
Resume and Cover Letter
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