Elon University, in collaboration with legal service partners working with the Guilford and Alamance County Family Justice Centers, seeks an Immigrant Justice Staff Attorney to join our efforts in developing and implementing an emergency legal services program which will provide victims of domestic and sexual violence emergency access to legal assistance and consultation as well as legal representation, when needed, in an effort to bridge service gaps and enhance the safety of victims and their children. The Immigrant Justice Staff Attorney will ensure that victims of domestic violence and sexual assault have access to immigration legal representation services in cases where immigration legal remedies are available. This is a 24 month position. Position will remain open until filled. Apply at https://elon.peopleadmin.com/postings/4899. Elon University is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.
J.D. and bar admission from any U.S. jurisdiction. Prior experience representing immigrant victims of crime with federal immigration benefits including U-Visas, T-Visas, SIJS and VAWA is desirable.
Elon University has built a national reputation as the premier student-centered liberal arts university that values strong relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon's 6,700 students prepare to become the ethical leaders the world needs, putting their knowledge into action on campus, in the community and around the globe. Elon is known for academic excellence across t...he curriculum, and for experiential learning programs in study abroad, undergraduate research, leadership, interfaith dialogue, civic engagement and community service. Elon is ranked the nation's #1 master's-level university for study abroad and is a top-producer of Fulbright Student Scholars and Peace Corps volunteers. U.S. News & World Report recognizes Elon more than any other university in the nation for academic programs that "Focus on Student Success." More than 425 full-time faculty members teach in six academic units: Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences; the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business; the School of Communications; the School of Education; the School of Health Sciences; and the School of Law. Elon's four-year graduation rate of 78 percent ranks in the top 10 percent of U.S. private universities. The student-faculty ratio is 12-1, and the average class size is 20. The university's 636-acre residential campus in the Town of Elon, N.C., is consistently recognized as one of the nation's finest environments for learning. The Elon Phoenix NCAA Division I athletic program is a member of the Colonial Athletic Association.