The Bertha Justice Institute (BJI) at the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) needs a new Associate Program Director.
CCR is a non-profit legal and educational organization dedicated to advancing and protecting the rights guaranteed by the United States Constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Founded in 1966 by attorneys who represented civil rights movements in the South, CCR is committed to the creative use of law as a positive force for social change.
CCR’s teaching and training arm, the BJI is dedicated to building the next generation of people’s lawyers through a range of programs including: post-graduate fellowships, internships, regional conferences, international exchanges, national training institutes and movement strategy sessions. The BJI is building a national and international network of legal workers, law students, lawyers, law professors, and activists that believe in using law to build the power of social movements. The BJI is also part of the global Bertha Justice Network which connects cutting-edge legal organizations across the world—in Haiti, Palestine, India, Colombia, the Philippines, South Africa and Europe—to train our respective next generations and build a global movement for justice
The Associate Program Director will be responsible for managing and executing all of the BJI’s programs with a particular focus on writing curriculum and designing/implementing trainings for lawyers and law students. This position is one that has a high-level of responsibility and offers an ambitious individual the opportunity to shape and build the vision of the BJI’s training programs and methods.
A J.D. is strongly preferred and 4 years of experience is required.
Applications are due by October 24, 2014. Please read the attached job description or click here for full details on the position and how to apply. Please forward widely and e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions! For more information on the BJI visit: www.ccrjustice.org/