Job Posting — Legal Director

Seeking an individual interested in working to transform justice into a trauma-informed, effective response to experiences of sexual violence. As Legal Director for the New Mexico Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs, Inc. you’ll need to be innovative, resilient, and highly competent as a trainer, collaborator, and subject matter expert on a wide variety of issues relating to sexual violence. The position involves a diverse set of duties, including: serving as legal counsel for a small non-profit organization, teaching and mentoring of professionals in legal matters related to sexual violence, participating in policy work in administrative law and legislative settings, giving legal information to traumatized individuals, and managing projects and funding for agency legal initiatives. 

A successful candidate will be comfortable creating their own work plan, working independently, and frequently interacting with individuals who are experiencing extreme psychological stress. The 30-hour work week is performed on a flexible work schedule, and the position is a remote, work-from-home position with frequent in-state travel (under normal circumstances). The employer pays 100% of health insurance, with optional employee-paid policies for vision, dental, accidental death/injury coverages. The employer also contributes to a pension plan on behalf of the employee. Liability insurance is covered by employer.

A job description is available here: Legal Director job posting-description

To apply, by September 30, 2020, forward a resume, references, writing sample and cover letter to: Submissions and inquiries by email, only. No phone calls, please.

Finalists will be contacted for interviews and requested to provide professional references. 

Thank you for your interest.

Last updated: 9/30/20