Clinical Practitioner in Residence

  • Elon University
  • Elon University School of Law, North Greene Street, Greensboro, NC, USA
  • Jan 11, 2022
Full time Legal

Job Description

Elon University is seeking a Clinical Practitioner in Residence for the Elon University School of Law's Humanitarian Immigration Law Clinic (HILC). Under the supervision of the HILC Director the Clinical Practitioner will manage the day-to day operations of Elon Law School’s Humanitarian Immigration Law Clinic, a full-time legal clinic offering direct client services, focusing on refugee and asylum related federal benefits representation.

Education Requirements

JD and bar admissions from any U.S. jurisdiction required. Applicant must have been licensed for at least two years in any U.S. State or jurisdiction.

  • Extensive knowledge of the issues affecting refugees, asylees and other low-income immigrants; 
  • Experience representing individuals with refugee and asylum related benefits including, affirmative asylum, refugee and asylum based adjustment of status, refugee/asylee family reunification, humanitarian parole, naturalization; 
  • Excellent research, writing, and analytical skills; 
  • Experience working with diverse constituencies (e.g., immigrant advocates, social services providers, attorneys, grassroots organizers, etc.); 
  • Experience designing and conducting trainings for diverse audiences; 
  • Second language capability helpful, but not required; 

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Elon University is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.