University of St. Thomas

Legal Clinic Administrative Assistant - School of Law

Minneapolis, MN
May 09, 2018
Jun 08, 2018
University of St. Thomas
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

Legal Clinic Administrative Assistant - School of Law
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(4/27/2018 12:46 PM)
Number of Openings 1
Closing Date Open until Filled
Type of Search Staff
Who May Apply This position is open to all qualified applicants.
Position Number 400197
Department/Unit School of Law
FLSA Status Non-Exempt/Hourly
Employment Type Full-Time Staff
Assigned Months per Year 12
Benefits Eligible Yes


The University of St. Thomas invites qualified candidates to apply for a Legal Clinic Administrative Assistant position within the School of Law.

Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good. A successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission statement.

The University of St. Thomas offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program, which includes:

  • Up to 100% tuition remission for employees, spouses, and dependents upon eligibility
  • A generous Employer retirement contribution of 9.4% of annual salary upon eligibility
  • Medical, dental, and vision options
  • Employer-paid disability, life, and AD&D benefits


Under supervision, perform a variety of administrative tasks in support of the legal clinics affiliated with the University of St. Thomas School of Law and the Interprofessional Center for Counseling and Legal Services (IPC) in consonance with the mission and vision of the Center. The IPC is an interdisciplinary direct services center with a mix of law, social work, and psychology programs. Interact regularly with external clients and visitors to the IPC and with UST School of Law faculty, staff and students. Primary support is for the law program, but the position requires interacting with the other programs as well. Participate in the training and oversight of clinic student attorneys. Assist in the scheduling of appointments and meetings of the Legal Services component of the IPC. Bilingual ability in French or Spanish preferred.


  • Serve as primary (and often first) contact, for the Legal Services Clinic by greeting, assisting and referring Legal Services Clinic (LSC) visitors and callers
  • Provide administrative support and assistance to LSC faculty and staff
  • In collaboration with staff and faculty, assist in the training and oversight of clinic students in office procedures
  • Maintain electronic and paper client files
  • Assist in the maintenance and management of Interprofessional Center space, access and other administrative duties under the guidance of the Program Manager or Clinic Director


Minimum Qualifications

  • Equivalent to a High School diploma
  • Two (2) years of administrative support experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bi-lingual speaking either Spanish or French strongly preferred

On the University of St. Thomas Jobs page, follow the instructions to complete an online application which includes uploading a resume and copy/pasting a job specific cover letter.

The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website at

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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