The State Bar of California

The State Bar's mission is to protect the public and includes the primary functions of licensing, regulation and discipline of attorneys; the advancement of the ethical and competent practice of law; and support of efforts for greater access to, and inclusion in, the legal system.

 

 

Are you looking for a public service career that can make a difference?

A career with the State Bar will enable you to contribute to our vital mission of public protection. The State Bar is a regulatory agency that protects the people of California through oversight of the legal profession. Our mission also includes increasing access to legal services and furthering diversity and inclusion in the legal profession.

The State Bar offers challenging and rewarding careers requiring a broad range of skills and abilities. We offer competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and opportunities for growth and development, as well as an environment that encourages work-life balance.

Apply today for a career where your work can have meaningful impact!

44 job(s) at The State Bar of California

STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA Los Angeles, CA, United States
May 24, 2022
Full Time
Job Description Office of Information Technology Annual Salary Range: $84,268 - $112,353 Exempt / Union-Represented Per the State Bar's Remote Work Policy, the majority of the State Bar's workforce is expected to work in the office at least two days per week. The Office of Information Technology (IT) has a new opening for a Procurement Analyst to join the team. The main focus of this role is to assist IT leadership in providing high quality IT procurement support services to the State Bar of California. The suitable candidate will have 2-4 years of experience in IT procurement operations. The procurement analyst will manage the procurement process for the acquisition of hardware, software, and consulting services, while ensuring compliance with the State Bar's procurement policies, procedures and standards. Key Responsibilities: Reviews purchasing requisitions and supporting documents for completeness, accuracy and compliance with competitive bidding requirements and other purchasing policies and procedures; assists staff in understanding purchasing policies and procedures and ensures compliance with all requirements. Coordinate and collaborate with IT vendors to ensure the procurement conforms to the State Bar procurement policies Coordinate with the Procurement team to ensure requisitions are processed and approved in a timely manner Initiate intercompany budget transfer process relating to general Purchase Order costs allocations Work with Finance to ensure that all new vendor requirements are fulfilled and in line with the State Bar's procurement policies Effectively and efficiently communicate with vendors and suppliers to resolve transaction issues and sustain productive relationships Compile and deliver open order, purchase history, vendor history reports to IT management on as needed basis Analyze purchasing data and generate monthly Metric Reporting. Maintain accurate records required for renewals, maintenance agreements, General Purchase Orders and software harvesting Review vendor invoices for accuracy and process in a timely manner, and maintain accurate record keeping of all invoices submitted to Finance Coordinate the distribution of approved Purchase Orders to appropriate parties (internal and external) Maintains purchasing records Assist with the RFP/RFO initiatives Creates, reviews and audits IT Leadership expense reports for accuracy and policy compliance Proactive monitoring ... (upcoming renewals, expirations) Proactive collaboration ... (ensuring we still want to purchase, no better option) Assist with annual Budget preparation and mid-year budget review Review Financial updates monthly May perform a number of other similar or related duties which may not be specifically included within this position description, but which are consistent with the general level of the job responsibilities. Required qualifications: The suitable candidate will have 2-4 years of experience in procurement operations including : Working knowledge and understanding of the principles and practices of government? procurement Effective communicator with all levels of the organization, IT leadership, and external vendors, providing exemplary customer service and support Proven track record providing proactive procurement support to leadership to anticipate and mitigate issues and risks Demonstrated ability to make decisions and exercise good judgment based on standard procedures and demonstrate analytical and problem-solving skills Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize several projects and tasks at one time in parallel Demonstrated ability to complete tasks with a high level of quality and attention to detail with strong financial analysis skills Ability to respond to situations and respond with the appropriate level of urgency, working in a fast-paced environment with pressure to meet deadlines, often leading others to deliver DEFINITION Under general supervision, the Program Analyst performs a variety of analytical, technical, and administrative duties in assigned State Bar divisions/units. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Program Analyst classification is a journey-level professional classification distinguished from the lower level Program Coordinator in that the latter is focused on administrative coordination, whereas the Program Analyst is the professional class performing analysis and technical assistance. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Performs professional work in support of State Bar programs and services within the various State Bar divisions/units, as assigned, involving the knowledge, interpretation, and application of State Bar policies, rules, regulations, and procedures. Researches information by identifying, locating and extracting relevant data in order to obtain sufficient, valid and reliable data for analysis and decision making purposes. Reviews processes and maintains program transactions, records and other documents; assists in the preparation and maintenance of statistical data, reports, correspondence, special studies, and conducts research. Participates in a variety of complex and detailed programmatic responsibilities involving problem solving. Evaluates program effectiveness by comparing outcomes to goals in order to determine whether to take corrective actions or recommend modification to processes and procedures. Performs research into program and quality control regulations and procedures; prepares reports on findings; identifies problems of non-compliance; recommends corrective action regarding discrepancies. Conducts audits to determine if there are program inconsistencies or non-compliance. Provides input in developing and evaluating program policies and procedures and evaluates and proposes changes concerning the methods of operation. May perform a number of other similar or related duties which may not be specifically included within this position description, but which are consistent with the general level of the job. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: Operations, services, and activities of the assigned program, departmental programs, policies, procedures and terminology. Codes and regulations as related to assigned program responsibility. Principles of data analysis and research tools. Problem identification, analysis and evaluation. Problem solving and conflict resolution methods and techniques. Computer information systems, including personal computer applications, word processing and spreadsheet programs. Principles of effective writing and verbal presentation. Working knowledge of the State Bar Offices and their functions and a general knowledge of other agencies and their interface with the State Bar. Computerized information and database recordkeeping systems. Ability to: Apply the policies and practices of a department. Review and analyze complex qualitative and quantitative data. Audit records and accurately gather, record and evaluate data; analyze and interpret information and adopt effective courses of action. Operate modern office equipment including computer hardware, software, and internet and web-based applications. Make fine visual distinctions upon proofreading written documents and viewing information on a computer screen. Compile data and prepare narrative and statistical reports. Appropriately respond to requests and inquiries from the public, State Bar members, or other departments. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships at all organizational levels as well as with the public. Maintain the confidentiality of information. Minimum Qualifications: Education: Bachelor's degree in a field that develops skills related to essential duties, or a combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the duties of the position. Experience: Two (2) years of experience in data collection and evaluation, research or performance or financial analysis, grant compliance in a public sector, legal or nonprofit environment, or equivalent. Applicants who meet the Minimum Qualifications will be required to successfully complete the State Bar's selection process for this classification. License, Certificate, Registration Requirements: Special Qualifications including specialized knowledge, abilities, education, experience, or license may be established for individual positions. Physical Requirements: Sit for extended periods of time. Make fine visual distinctions upon proofreading written document and viewing information on a computer screen. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds. Possess visual capability and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Digital dexterity to assemble, retrieve and replace files. Frequent and ongoing use of a telephone and computer terminal. Condition of Employment: Employment with the State Bar of California requires full vaccination and proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 before starting work. Exemptions to the mandatory vaccination policy may be available for a medical condition, disability, or sincerely held religious belief and must be approved before starting work.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA Los Angeles, CA, United States
May 24, 2022
Full Time
Job Description Client Security Fund Annual Salary Range: $121,246 - $181,728 Exempt / Union-Represented Per the State Bar's Remote Work Policy, the majority of the State Bar's workforce is expected to work in the office at least two days per week. DEFINITION Under general direction, a Senior Attorney performs legal work that includes the identification of legal issues, recommendation of appropriate action, resolution of legal problems, interpretation and application of laws, rules, regulations, and other legal authorities; performs legal research; and analyzes and prepares various legal documents. The Senior Attorney provides substantive and technical leadership, project and case management, and assumes responsibility for the more complex cases, trials, appellate work, and projects, and provides direction and guidance to Attorneys. Depending on the department or unit to which assigned, may prepare for and conduct trials. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the advanced, journey-level classification performing legal work. It is differentiated from Attorney in that positions in the latter classification are generally responsible for the more routine, or less complex, cases, trials, and projects. Positions in the Senior Attorney classification typically report directly to a Supervising Attorney. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Independently researches, analyzes, interprets, and applies legal principles of the most complex nature within the assigned work area. Assists in the selection, evaluation, training and direction of Attorneys, Investigators and legal support staff. Conducts legal research in various areas of federal and state law, including case decisions, evidentiary law, statutory law, procedural and court rules, and legislation. Prepares legal documents, including pleadings, subpoenas, memoranda, letters, proposals, and/or other documents. Maintains adequate case, file, and related records to ensure effective completion of projects assigned and assists in the evaluation of the work product. Stays informed and keeps staff within areas of responsibility informed concerning the applicable law, rules, procedures, policies, and practices relating to the functions assigned. Provides lead direction to, and reviews the work of, other staff. Provides substantive and procedural guidance to Attorneys to assist them with their cases or prepare them for trial. Provides legal advice to management, executive staff, and judges. Reviews complaints to identify ethical violations and legal issues, and makes decisions regarding the disposition of files and complaints. Prepares cases for trial, including directing the gathering of evidence, preparing and filing required pleadings and motions, and preparing witnesses for testimony. Performs trials, including delivering opening and closing statements, conducting direct and cross examinations, and preparing post trial briefs. Writes legal analysis setting forth facts and legal conclusions. Serves as lead attorney on complex trials or appellate cases. Conducts informal and formal discovery to ensure that legal analyses and recommendations have sufficient evidentiary and legal bases. Performs independent review of the record of moral character and disciplinary proceedings on appeal from the Hearing Department of the State Bar Court. Evaluates administrative problems and procedures and recommends solutions or alternative methods of procedures. Assists in the selection, evaluation, training, and direction of Attorneys, Investigators, and legal support staff. Communicates with members of the public regarding complaints, rules and procedures, and State Bar processes. Participates in training and professional development activities. Performs similar or related duties, which may not be specifically included within this job description, but which are consistent with the general level of the job and the responsibilities described. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: State Bar Act and related statutes, and Rules of Professional Conduct and procedures as they apply to the performance of major duties and responsibilities of the position (to be obtained during the introductory period). Effective investigation techniques, case management and presentation of matters to administrative and adjudicatory bodies. The scope and character of federal and California statutory law and provisions of the United States and California Constitutions. Rules of evidence and conduct of proceedings in State Bar Court hearing and review departments. Modern office practices and procedures, including the use of standard computer software such as Microsoft Office and case management system applications. Effective work coordination and strong case/project management principles. Time management. Legal research and preparation of reports, briefs, and pleadings. Mediation, negotiation, and conflict resolution. Knowledge of the rules and regulations governing the practice of law in the State of California. Ability to: Analyze and apply case and statutory law to various issues and facts to draw conclusions, make recommendations, and provide legal advice. Communicate complex legal issues to other staff and triers of fact. Prepare and effectively present cases at trial. Write effectively in a clear, concise and well organized manner. Prepare legal documents, including pleadings, subpoenas, legal memoranda, letters, proposals, and/or other documents. Conduct legal research. Review and analyze complex written documents. Obtain information through interviews. Speak effectively in court and/or to large groups. Negotiate settlements and mediate disputes. Demonstrate independent judgment and initiative. Provide lead direction and guidance to other staff. Work independently, as well as cooperatively in a team environment. Complete multiple tasks and meet deadlines. Maintain the confidentiality of State Bar documents and records. Travel by air and automobile. Minimum Qualifications: Education: Successful completion of a Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited law school. Experience: Minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible and applicable experience in the practice of law. Applicants who meet the Minimum Qualifications will be required to successfully complete the State Bar's selection process for this classification. License, Certificate, Registration Requirements: Must be an active member, in good standing, in the State Bar of California. Physical Requirements: Visual capacity and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Make fine visual distinctions reading and proofreading written documents and viewing information on a computer screen. Retrieve, lift and carry objects weighing up to ten pounds. Condition of Employment Employment with the State Bar of California requires full vaccination and proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 before starting work. Exemptions to the mandatory vaccination policy may be available for a medical condition, disability, or sincerely held religious belief and must be approved before starting work.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA San Francisco, CA, United States
May 24, 2022
Full Time
Job Description Office of Access & Inclusion Annual Salary Range: $92,701 to $123,601 Exempt / Union-Represented Per the State Bar's Remote Work Policy, the majority of the State Bar's workforce is expected to work in the office at least two days per week. The Office of Access & Inclusion (OA&I) leads the grantmaking for legal services, and policymaking on access to justice and diversity, equity, and inclusion work at the State Bar. In 2022, OA&I, working with the Legal Services Trust Fund Commission and the Board of Trustees, will distribute approximately $135 million to over 100 nonprofit legal aid organizations throughout the state. OA&I also supports various initiatives to promote and advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in the legal profession by partnering with various offices of the State Bar and external stakeholders. For more information about the State Bar, please visit: www.calbar.ca.gov . Position Description The State Bar of California seeks a full-time Senior Program Analyst to join its access to justice and diversity and inclusion team! Responsibilities include managing grants that fund access to the legal system for those who are indigent, likely with an emphasis on home retention/homelessness prevention legal issues. The position will maintain important relationships with public commissioners, agencies, and other stakeholders; draft policies and procedures for public grantmaking; and manage a variety of other exciting projects to advance access to and diversity, equity, and inclusion in California's legal system. This position will require travel to visit in-person with State Bar grantees and other stakeholders. The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator including bring precise writing and analytical skills. The team values people who bring a passion for social justice, collegiality, and integrity to the workplace. DEFINITION Under general direction, the Senior Program Analyst conducts professional-level analysis and administers programs and/or functions; performs specialty assignments and acts in a lead capacity with respect to lower level professional and support staff; and performs related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Senior Program Analyst is the is the lead/advanced journey-level professional class performing advanced, specialized work of a professional nature, utilizing skills that require technical expertise and an understanding of complex analytical procedures and program processes. Incumbents exercise a high degree of professional judgment with considerable independence. This class may function as the lead over professional, technical and/or administrative support personnel on an ongoing or project basis. Responsibilities include project planning and the performance of high-level professional analyses and service in the division/unit to which assigned. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Provides expertise and guidance to other professional, and/or administrative staff in complex program analysis and solutions. Performs advanced research, conducts studies to determine needs, prepares reports, and recommends implementation procedures for a variety of program needs. Serves as a primary communication liaison with State Bar committees, members, financial institutions, vendors, contractors, general public, other departments and employees. Evaluates existing and alternative policies and makes recommendations toward establishment of revised policies and procedures. Performs advanced professional work in support of State Bar programs and services involving the knowledge, interpretation, and application of State Bar policies, rules, regulations, and procedures. Reviews processes and maintains program transactions, records and other documents; assists in the preparation and maintenance of statistical data, reports, correspondence, special studies, and conducts research. Provides input in developing and evaluating program policies and procedures and evaluates and proposes changes concerning the methods of operation. Provides lead direction over programs, staff or special projects, which involves assigning, reviewing and coordinating the work of staff. Trains staff in program policies, rules, regulations and procedures; assesses workloads, assigns employees as necessary to ensure the proper level of support for ongoing activities of the department. Assists with the selection, training, direction, and evaluation of staff. Implements guidelines to ensure adherence to the State Bar rules and regulations governing the administration of State Bar programs, services, and membership. Represents the State Bar at programs and functions, and responds to inquiries from board members, management, attorneys and the public. May perform a number of other similar or related duties which may not be specifically included within this position description, but which are consistent with the general level of the job. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: Principles of office management, budgeting, administration and supervision. Problem identification, analysis and evaluation. Problem solving and conflict resolution methods and techniques. Computer information systems, including personal computer applications, word processing and spreadsheet programs. Interviewing and investigative techniques. Principles of effective writing and verbal presentation. Coordination and operation of programs. Working knowledge of the State Bar Offices and their functions and a general knowledge of other agencies and their interface with the State Bar. Personnel selection and supervisory principles, practices, and procedures. Computerized information and database recordkeeping systems. Office procedure, budget preparation and maintenance techniques. Ability to: Apply the policies and practices of a department. Understand, interpret and apply laws, rules and regulations related to assigned programs. Plan, organize, coordinate and evaluate programs under conflicting deadlines and demands. Analyze material and problems and identify solutions. Analyze problems and complaints, and identify solutions in a timely manner. Mentor, assign and prioritize work assignments of staff in support of meeting program goals. Operate modern office equipment including computer hardware, software, and internet and web-based applications. Compile data and prepare narrative and statistical reports. Appropriately respond to requests and inquiries from the public, State Bar members, or other departments. Communicate clearly, concisely and professionally, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships at all organizational levels as well as with the public. Maintain the confidentiality of information. Minimum Qualifications: Education: Bachelor's degree in a field that develops skills related to essential duties, or a combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the duties of the position. Experience: Minimum of three (3) years of journey-level professional experience in data collection and evaluation, research or performance or financial analysis, or grant compliance in a public sector, legal or nonprofit environment, or equivalent. Applicants who meet the Minimum Qualifications will be required to successfully complete the State Bar's selection process for this classification. License, Certificate, Registration Requirements: None required. Physical Requirements: Sit for extended periods of time. Make fine visual distinctions upon proofreading written document and viewing information on a computer screen. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds. Possess visual capability and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Digital dexterity to assemble, retrieve and replace files. Frequent and ongoing use of a telephone and computer terminal. Condition of Employment: Employment with the State Bar of California requires full vaccination and proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 before starting work. Exemptions to the mandatory vaccination policy may be available for a medical condition, disability, or sincerely held religious belief and must be approved before starting work.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA San Francisco, CA, United States
May 24, 2022
Full Time
Job Description Office of Access & Inclusion Annual Salary Range: $92,701 to $123,601 Exempt / Union-Represented Per the State Bar's Remote Work Policy, the majority of the State Bar's workforce is expected to work in the office at least two days per week. The Office of Access & Inclusion (OA&I) leads the grantmaking for legal services, and policymaking on access to justice and diversity, equity, and inclusion work at the State Bar. In 2022, OA&I, working with the Legal Services Trust Fund Commission and the Board of Trustees, will distribute approximately $135 million to over 100 nonprofit legal aid organizations throughout the state. OA&I also supports various initiatives to promote and advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in the legal profession by partnering with various offices of the State Bar and external stakeholders. For more information about the State Bar, please visit: www.calbar.ca.gov . Position Description The State Bar of California seeks a full-time Senior Program Analyst to join its access to justice and diversity and inclusion team! Responsibilities include managing grants that fund access to the legal system for those who are indigent, likely with an emphasis on home retention/homelessness prevention legal issues. The position will maintain important relationships with public commissioners, agencies, and other stakeholders; draft policies and procedures for public grantmaking; and manage a variety of other exciting projects to advance access to and diversity, equity, and inclusion in California's legal system. This position will require travel to visit in-person with State Bar grantees and other stakeholders. The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator including bring precise writing and analytical skills. The team values people who bring a passion for social justice, collegiality, and integrity to the workplace. DEFINITION Under general direction, the Senior Program Analyst conducts professional-level analysis and administers programs and/or functions; performs specialty assignments and acts in a lead capacity with respect to lower level professional and support staff; and performs related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Senior Program Analyst is the is the lead/advanced journey-level professional class performing advanced, specialized work of a professional nature, utilizing skills that require technical expertise and an understanding of complex analytical procedures and program processes. Incumbents exercise a high degree of professional judgment with considerable independence. This class may function as the lead over professional, technical and/or administrative support personnel on an ongoing or project basis. Responsibilities include project planning and the performance of high-level professional analyses and service in the division/unit to which assigned. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Provides expertise and guidance to other professional, and/or administrative staff in complex program analysis and solutions. Performs advanced research, conducts studies to determine needs, prepares reports, and recommends implementation procedures for a variety of program needs. Serves as a primary communication liaison with State Bar committees, members, financial institutions, vendors, contractors, general public, other departments and employees. Evaluates existing and alternative policies and makes recommendations toward establishment of revised policies and procedures. Performs advanced professional work in support of State Bar programs and services involving the knowledge, interpretation, and application of State Bar policies, rules, regulations, and procedures. Reviews processes and maintains program transactions, records and other documents; assists in the preparation and maintenance of statistical data, reports, correspondence, special studies, and conducts research. Provides input in developing and evaluating program policies and procedures and evaluates and proposes changes concerning the methods of operation. Provides lead direction over programs, staff or special projects, which involves assigning, reviewing and coordinating the work of staff. Trains staff in program policies, rules, regulations and procedures; assesses workloads, assigns employees as necessary to ensure the proper level of support for ongoing activities of the department. Assists with the selection, training, direction, and evaluation of staff. Implements guidelines to ensure adherence to the State Bar rules and regulations governing the administration of State Bar programs, services, and membership. Represents the State Bar at programs and functions, and responds to inquiries from board members, management, attorneys and the public. May perform a number of other similar or related duties which may not be specifically included within this position description, but which are consistent with the general level of the job. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: Principles of office management, budgeting, administration and supervision. Problem identification, analysis and evaluation. Problem solving and conflict resolution methods and techniques. Computer information systems, including personal computer applications, word processing and spreadsheet programs. Interviewing and investigative techniques. Principles of effective writing and verbal presentation. Coordination and operation of programs. Working knowledge of the State Bar Offices and their functions and a general knowledge of other agencies and their interface with the State Bar. Personnel selection and supervisory principles, practices, and procedures. Computerized information and database recordkeeping systems. Office procedure, budget preparation and maintenance techniques. Ability to: Apply the policies and practices of a department. Understand, interpret and apply laws, rules and regulations related to assigned programs. Plan, organize, coordinate and evaluate programs under conflicting deadlines and demands. Analyze material and problems and identify solutions. Analyze problems and complaints, and identify solutions in a timely manner. Mentor, assign and prioritize work assignments of staff in support of meeting program goals. Operate modern office equipment including computer hardware, software, and internet and web-based applications. Compile data and prepare narrative and statistical reports. Appropriately respond to requests and inquiries from the public, State Bar members, or other departments. Communicate clearly, concisely and professionally, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships at all organizational levels as well as with the public. Maintain the confidentiality of information. Minimum Qualifications: Education: Bachelor's degree in a field that develops skills related to essential duties, or a combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the duties of the position. Experience: Minimum of three (3) years of journey-level professional experience in data collection and evaluation, research or performance or financial analysis, or grant compliance in a public sector, legal or nonprofit environment, or equivalent. Applicants who meet the Minimum Qualifications will be required to successfully complete the State Bar's selection process for this classification. License, Certificate, Registration Requirements: None required. Physical Requirements: Sit for extended periods of time. Make fine visual distinctions upon proofreading written document and viewing information on a computer screen. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds. Possess visual capability and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Digital dexterity to assemble, retrieve and replace files. Frequent and ongoing use of a telephone and computer terminal. Condition of Employment: Employment with the State Bar of California requires full vaccination and proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 before starting work. Exemptions to the mandatory vaccination policy may be available for a medical condition, disability, or sincerely held religious belief and must be approved before starting work.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA Los Angeles, CA, United States
May 22, 2022
Job Description Office of Strategic Communications & Stakeholder Engagement Annual Salary Range for Program Analyst: $84,268 - $112,353 Annual Salary Range for Senior Program Analyst: $92,701 - $123,601 Exempt / Union Represented Per the State Bar's Remote Work Policy, the majority of the State Bar's workforce is expected to work in the office at least two days per week. Position placement in the program analyst or senior program analyst role will depend on the applicant's qualifications and years of relevant experience. The selected candidate can be based in Los Angeles office, with a hybrid work schedule. Who you are: You are a digital communicator with a passion for public service. You are a strong writer and visual communicator with demonstrated experience in web content project management and social media campaigns (both organic and paid). You enjoy conceiving, proposing, and executing all aspects of integrated digital campaigns, analyzing metrics to drive improvements, and monitoring for trends, new tools, and creative tactics. The right candidate is a creative thinker with a commitment to accuracy in every detail who thrives on collaborative planning of innovative outreach efforts for multiple audiences and stakeholders. What you'll be doing: Your responsibilities will range from making routine web content updates and creating social media campaigns to collaborative planning and implementation of broader digital outreach initiatives. Responsibilities Website Assists with proactive web content inventory, assessments, and revamps Assists office head in planning and coordination with IT on major web-related upgrade initiatives and projects Assists in developing and implementing improvements in web-related procedures and workflow Quality-checks/edits web content updates from throughout the agency Performs hands-on updates as needed as part of the office's web content team Develops analytics reports to feed web content planning and strategy Maintains and improves the State Bar web style standards Social Media Plans, schedules, executes, and monitors organic and paid social media campaigns Develops social media metrics reports to assess campaign effectiveness and improve social listening/engagement Recommends audience and platform differentiation strategies, analyzes potential new channels strategically You will also contribute to team projects, such as the internal staff newsletter, internal and external videos, and employee-sourced content efforts. Requirements Bachelor'sdegree in a related field or equivalent academic achievement A minimum of two years professional experience in communications public relations, or a related field; (for the Senior Program Analyst level, at minimum of three years of relevant professional experience) Strong, flexible, fast writer/editor who can create clear, concise, correct, and public-friendly written content in a variety of forms (experience in writing news releases and media advisories a plus) Capable and creative visual communicator who can develop and edit infographics, charts, and graphs, and oversee graphic designers Strong and versatile technical/digital skills including web content management systems, social media tools such as Hootsuite, graphics development/editing tools (Canva, Visme, Photoshop), PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat, virtual collaboration tools, social media platforms, short-form video editing, etc. Knowledge of web content strategy, search engine optimization, and best practices for web content structure, writing for the screen/mobile, and effective integration between social media and web content Basic knowledge of web user interface design best practices Ability to deal tactfully and effectively with the public and internal clients/colleagues at all levels of the organization Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive matters Strong remote collaboration and remote working skills; excellent verbal and written communications skills Familiarity with the State Bar of California's mission and role in the judicial branch Expert knowledge of social media paid placement campaigns a plus Communications experience in government or the legal community a plus Applicants will be required to submit writing/visual/campaign samples;finalists will be required to take an editing test. Physical Requirements: Sit for extended periods of time. Make fine visual distinctions upon proofreading written document and viewing information on a computer screen. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds. Possess visual capability and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Digital dexterity to assemble, retrieve and replace files. Frequent and ongoing use of a telephone and computer terminal. Condition of Employment Employment with the State Bar of California requires full vaccination and proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 before starting work. Exemptions to the mandatory vaccination policy may be available for a medical condition, disability, or sincerely held religious belief and must be approved before starting work.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA Los Angeles, CA, United States
May 22, 2022
Full Time
Job Description Office of Information Technology Salary Range: $92,701 - $123,601 Exempt / Union Represented Per the State Bar's Remote Work Policy, the majority of the State Bar's workforce is expected to work in the office at least two days per week. Oracle Program/ Functional Lead We're looking for a Program Lead/ Functional Lead to work hand in hand with our Oracle business and consulting teams to help drive the future roadmap. Who you are: You must have an incredibly high level of curiosity, attention to detail, and the drive for accuracy. You must be able to explain complex solutions in simple business language. The right candidate will have strong analytical skills, practical business experience, and ambition to significantly impact the roadmap of our business. What you'll be doing: You'll serve as a key contributor to the State Bar's Oracle team (ERP, HCM, SCM, and PBCS) in a newly created in-house role. The Oracle Fusion Program Lead will support in all aspects serving as the bridge between the customer service and the external consultants to ensure our products meet the changing business needs of the organization. You will influence decision-making by driving user stories, recommending experiments, and implementing data analytics. Responsibilities Develop and execute against a product roadmap using data and customer insights to identify opportunities. Perform in-house application support for Oracle Fusion acting as an internal application expert supporting the business users. Clearly articulate the 'what' and be able to justify the 'why' through discussion and documentation. Champion the vision of the stakeholders by leveraging data and analysis to prioritize projects based on projected business impact. Identify product features and scope. This includes breaking down business requirements into meaningful epics and writing clear and detailed user stories for the scrum team. Work with developers and leadership team to prioritize bugs, resolve blocking issues, provide product sign-off, and release features on time. Demonstrated strength in building trust, driving alignment, and anticipating impediments across a diverse set of stakeholders. Work with executives and other department managers to identify opportunities for process improvements. Attend community Oracle meetings to discuss and champion future features Requirements: Bachelor's degree, preferably in a technical discipline Strong oral and written communication skills, and demonstrated ability to influence others 3+ Experience supporting Oracle Fusion modules including one or more of the following ERP, HCM, SCM and PBCS 3+ years of experience as a Product Owner or Business Analyst in an Agile environment. Strong analytical ability that enables you to break down complex problems and synthesize insights from data Organizational skills to manage multiple projects and priorities Experience with stakeholder management Condition of Employment Employment with the State Bar of California requires full vaccination and proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 before starting work. Exemptions to the mandatory vaccination policy may be available for a medical condition, disability, or sincerely held religious belief and must be approved before starting work.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA San Francisco, CA, United States
May 19, 2022
Full Time
Job Description Office of Admissions Annual Salary Range: $66,700 - $88,925 Non-Exempt / Union Represented Per the State Bar's Remote Work Policy, the majority of the State Bar's workforce is expected to work in the office at least two days per week. The Moral Character Determinations unit in the Office of Admissions is currently seeking to fill a Program Specialist position with a professional with at least two years of relevant experience. This position requires someone who is proactive and can work independently, as the Program Specialist will be responsible for handling, reviewing, and analyzing sensitive material and assisting applicants both by phone and through written correspondence. The ideal candidate should be a strong writer, have customer service experience, communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, and be comfortable with technology (Salesforce experience is a plus). Please note that all employees in the Office of Admissions are required to work at examinations to which they are assigned; this will include overnight travel between two to four times per year. Definition The Program Specialist classification performs duties in the administration of a program, project, or committee. This work may include coordinating meetings, performing outreach and general administrative functions in support of program compliance, acting as liaison between the program and programs, projects or committees, and maintaining contact with external volunteers or committee members. Distinguishing Characteristics The Program Specialist classification series is distinguished from the higher level Program Coordinator in that the latter provides lead direction over program activities and is assigned more complex program functions. Examples of Essential Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Provides information and answers questions related to the program. Acts as liaison between the program, other State Bar departments and external constituents, volunteers, or committee members. Maintains records related to the program, including participant contact information, distribution lists for outreach activities, records of projects assigned and completed, and financial records. Tracks projects to ensure timely completion. Schedules meetings and arranges meeting logistics, including securing facilities, audio-visual equipment, and catering. Prepares meeting documents including agendas and handouts, and distributes documents to meeting participants. Prepares, reviews, and distributes meeting minutes. Performs public information activities, such as developing informational newsletter, guides, and brochures pertaining to the assigned program. Designs, creates, remediates and places content materials on the State Bar website. Conducts research and gathers information needed to support program activities. Assists with the development and implementation of administrative procedures for the program, including evaluating procedures, identifying problems, and recommending solutions. Participates in planning and monitoring aspects of the budget for the program. Monitors the operating budget and prepares statistical reports and analysis as required. May perform a number of other similar or related duties which may not be specifically included within this position description, but which are consistent with the general level of the job and the responsibilities described. Employment Standards Knowledge of: Computerized information and data base record-keeping systems and word processing systems including internet and website design, usage and maintenance. Principles of business and legal writing and preparation of minutes, agendas and special reports. Rules and regulations related to program administrative functions. Principles of web architecture and development tools. Business math for completing non-technical calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Principles of effective writing and verbal presentation. The basic rules of vocabulary, grammar, spelling and punctuations as specified in Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary . Problem identification, analysis and evaluation. Office procedures, budget preparation and maintenance techniques. Within the introductory period obtain a working knowledge of the State Bar and the function of the Office to which assigned. Ability to: Set priorities and meet established deadlines. Understand, interpret and apply procedures, laws, rules and regulations as applicable to assigned program. Proofread and accurately edit documents in both electronic and written form. Communicate clearly and effectively in person and in writing. Effectively operate required office equipment, including personal computers, fax machines, printers and copiers; and word and data processing software and other computer applications. Obtain and present material in oral and/or written form. Minimum Qualifications: Education: Possession of High School diploma or equivalent; college degree preferred or a combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the duties of the position. Experience: Two (2) years of experience in clerical, administrative or legal support experience in the State Bar or another similar environment. Applicants who meet the Minimum Qualifications will be required to successfully complete the State Bar's selection process for this classification. License, Certificate, Registration Requirements: None required. Physical Requirements: Sit for extended periods of time. Make fine visual distinctions upon proofreading written document and viewing information on a computer screen. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds. Possess visual capability and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Digital dexterity to assemble, retrieve and replace files. Travel by air and automobile. Frequent and ongoing use of a telephone and computer terminal. Condition of Employment Employment with the State Bar of California requires full vaccination and proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 before starting work. Exemptions to the mandatory vaccination policy may be available for a medical condition, disability, or sincerely held religious belief and must be approved before starting work.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA San Francisco, CA, United States
May 19, 2022
Full Time
Job Description Office of General Counsel (Labor & Employment) Attorney I/II/III/IV| Non Union | Exempt Attorney I: $95,848 - $143,650 Attorney II: $105,432 - $158-020 Attorney III: $121,246 - $181,728 Attorney IV: $133,376 - $199,898 Per the State Bar's Remote Work Policy, the majority of the State Bar's workforce is expected to work in the office at least two days per week. The State Bar of California (State Bar) is a public corporation within the judicial branch of government whose mission is to protect the public and includes the primary functions of licensing, regulation and discipline of attorneys; the advancement of the ethical and competent practice of law; and support of efforts for greater access to, and inclusion in, the legal system for all Californians. The Office of General Counsel (OGC) employs the in-house attorneys to the State Bar to support this mission. The legal work in OGC includes advice to and representation of the State Bar Board of Trustees, committees and staff in administrative and civil trial and appellate litigation and transactional work in substantive areas such as: Bar discipline and admissions; diversity and access to justice initiatives; labor and employment; intellectual property; antitrust; bankruptcy; real estate; contracts; privacy; ethics; regulatory and legislative work; governance; public records and open meeting laws; and, general corporate matters. OGC also reviews closures by the Office of Chief Trial Counsel of disciplinary complaints filed against attorneys but does not handle attorney discipline proceedings in State Bar Court. *This position will focus in substantial part on labor and employment practice. Thus, experience with and knowledge of labor and employment law, in several areas such as employee discipline, grievance/arbitration, collective bargaining, discrimination law, workplace violence, medical leave management, unfair practices, Public Employment Relations Board practice, unemployment benefits and insurance, human resources policies and administrative and civil litigation are desired. The State Bar offers a unique compensation package, including competitive salary, partial paid employee and retiree health insurance premiums, paid family bonding leave and other benefits, 14 holidays, vacation/sick leave, CalPERS Retirement, a 457(b) savings plan, a commuter subsidy and more. The successful candidate will be placed in classification and provided a salary commensurate with their experience. Active membership in the State Bar of California and no professional disciplinary record in California or any other jurisdiction are required. Condition of Employment Employment with the State Bar of California requires full vaccination and proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 before starting work. Exemptions to the mandatory vaccination policy may be available for a medical condition, disability, or sincerely held religious belief and must be approved before starting work.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA Los Angeles, CA, United States
May 19, 2022
Full Time
Job Description Client Security Fund Salary Range: $105,432 - $158,020 Exempt / Union Represented Per the State Bar's Remote Work Policy, the majority of the State Bar's workforce is expected to work in the office at least two days per week. The Client Security Fund (CSF or Fund), established by State Bar-sponsored legislation in 1972, represents one of the State Bar's most important initiatives to achieve its public protection goals. The CSF is designed to compensate legal consumers for monetary losses caused by the dishonest conduct of California attorneys. It is a unique State Bar administrative program with its own rules and procedures and due process requirements. We are seeking a talented attorney with a positive attitude to join our small team. Must be willing to handle a high volume of cases and be responsible for analyzing and investigating CSF applications and drafting legal decisions in accordance with the CSF rules. This is not a litigation position but involves a steady, constant workload. It requires a commitment to public protection and desire to assist those who may have been a victim of attorney theft. Overall, the CSF attorney must provide excellent customer service to applicants, respondents, State Bar officials and employees, and the general public regarding all aspects of Client Security Fund functions. Major Duties and Responsibilities Provide comprehensive legal counsel and advice to the Client Security Fund and Client Security Fund Commission, which have a very small staff and approximately 1,000 open cases. A successful CSF attorney candidate must be able to handle large volumes of work (caseload of 200 to 300 or more) efficiently, effectively, and accurately, and adapt to the demanding needs of the office. The CSF attorney must be able to obtain, review, analyze, and synthesize evidence relevant to CSF applications and decisions, including drafting informal discovery requests, correspondence, and subpoenas. The CSF attorney must be able to apply the CSF rules to the evidence, afford due process to the parties, and prepare concise, cogent, and accurate written decisions containing factual findings, and legal conclusions whether to grant or deny reimbursement to applicants. The CSF attorney must be able to orally present a score or more decisions, with detailed information about all aspects of each case, the respondent attorney's discipline, and other background information, to the CSF Commission at any given Commission meeting. The CSF attorney must be able to cooperatively and courteously interact with and exchange information and documentation with CSF staff, the CSF Commission, applicants and respondents (some very upset), and various State Bar offices, including the Office of the Chief Trial Counsel (OCTC), State Bar Court, Case Management & Supervision - Probation, Finance, and Attorney Regulation and Consumer Resources, as well as with various external entities, including courts and banks. Overall, the CSF attorney must demonstrate a commitment to the mission of the Fund and provide excellent customer service to applicants, respondents, State Bar officials and employees, and the general public regarding all aspects of Client Security Fund functions. DEFINITION Under general direction, an Attorney performs legal work that includes the identification of legal issues; recommendation of appropriate actions resolution of legal problems; interpretation and application of laws, rules, regulations, and other legal authorities; legal research; and analysis and preparation of various legal documents. Depending on the department or unit to which assigned, may prepare for and conduct trials. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the journey-level classification in the Attorney classification series, responsible for performing legal work. The Attorney classification is distinguished from the Senior Attorney in that Senior Attorneys generally handle more complex cases, trials, and projects and provide direction/guidance to Attorneys, while Attorneys generally handle less complex cases, trials, and projects, and provide lead direction to non-attorney staff, but not attorneys. However, as Attorneys gain experience and demonstrate competence, they will assume more responsibility and perform work of greater difficulty and complexity. Positions in the Attorney classification typically reports directly to a Supervising Attorney. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Reviews complaints to identify ethical violations and legal issues. Makes decisions regarding the disposition of files and complaints. Conducts legal research in various areas of federal and state law, including case decisions, evidentiary law, statutory law, procedural and court rules, and legislation. Prepares legal documents, including pleadings, contracts, subpoenas, memoranda, letters, proposals, and/or other documents. Prepares cases for trial, including directing the gathering of evidence, preparing and filing required pleadings and motions, and preparing witnesses for testimony. Performs trials, including delivering opening and closing statements, conducting direct and cross examinations, and preparing post trial briefs. Writes legal analysis and provides instruction and/or advice to others. Communicates with members of the public regarding complaints, rules and procedures, and State Bar processes. Provides direction to non-attorney staff. Maintains adequate case, file, and related records to ensure effective completion of projects assigned, and assists in the evaluation of the work product. Stays informed and keeps staff within his/her areas of responsibility informed concerning the applicable law, rules, procedures, policies, and practices relating to the functions assigned. Evaluates administrative problems and procedures and recommends solutions or alternative methods of procedures. Participates in training and professional development activities. May perform a number of other similar or related duties that are consistent with the general level of the job and the responsibilities described. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: State Bar Act and related statutes, Rules of Professional Conduct and procedures as they apply to the performance of major duties and responsibilities of the position (to be obtained during the introductory period). Effective investigation techniques, case management and presentation of matters to administrative bodies and adjudicative bodies. The scope and character of federal and California statutory law and provisions of the United States and California Constitutions. Rules of evidence and conduct of proceedings in State Bar Court hearing and review departments. Effective work coordination and strong case/project management principles. Modern office practices and procedures, including the use of standard computer software such as Microsoft Office and case management system applications. Time management. Legal research and preparation of reports, briefs, opinions, and pleadings. Mediation, negotiation, and conflict resolution. Knowledge of the rules and regulations governing the practice of law in the State of California. Ability to: Analyze and apply case and statutory law to various issues and facts to draw conclusions, make recommendations, and provide legal advice. Communicate complex legal issues to a variety of individuals. Prepare legal documents, including pleadings, contracts, subpoenas, legal memoranda, letters, proposals, and/or other documents. Write effectively in a clear, concise and well organized manner. Conduct legal research. Review and analyze complex documents. Obtain information through witness interviews. Prepare and effectively present cases at trial. Speak effectively in court and to large groups. Negotiate settlements and mediate disputes. Demonstrate independent judgment and initiative. Provide direction and guidance to other staff. Work independently, as well as cooperatively in a team environment. Complete multiple tasks and meet deadlines. Maintain the confidentiality of State Bar documents, investigations, and records. Travel by air and automobile. Minimum Qualifications: Education: Successful completion of a Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited law school. Experience: No minimum requirement. Applicants who meet the Minimum Qualifications will be required to successfully complete the State Bar's selection process for this classification. License, Certificate, Registration Requirements: Must be an active member, in good standing, of the State Bar of California. Physical Requirements: Visual capacity and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Make fine visual distinction reading and proofreading written documents and viewing information on a computer screen. Retrieve, lift and carry objects weighing up to ten pounds. Condition of Employment Employment with the State Bar of California requires full vaccination and proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 before starting work. Exemptions to the mandatory vaccination policy may be available for a medical condition, disability, or sincerely held religious belief and must be approved before starting work.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA San Francisco, CA, United States
May 19, 2022
Full Time
Job Description Office of Chief Trial Counsel Hourly Rate: $32.59 - $43.42 Non-exempt / Non-Union Represented Per the State Bar's Remote Work Policy, the majority of the State Bar's workforce is expected to work in the office at least two days per week. ***This is a 12-month limited term position, but it may be extended to a maximum of 24 months and/or may become a permanent position based upon operational needs. The role will include all medical benefits, vacation and sick time. For a full list of benefits visit: https://www.calbar.ca.gov/About-Us/Careers/Benefits ** Project duties: The conviction monitoring paralegal will perform work under the direction of the conviction monitoring Attorney, Supervising Attorney and Assistant Chief Trial Counsel. Specifically, the paralegal will obtain documents including records of conviction, arrest reports, and court dockets for purposes of determining whether to transmit the conviction to State Bar Court for prosecution. The paralegal will analyze the convictions and draft recommendations for OCTC's conviction monitoring attorney and supervisor as well as enter relevant information into our case management system. Under general supervision, a Paralegal assists with case planning, development, and management, legal research, client interviews, fact and information gathering, drafting and analyzing legal documents and collecting, compiling and utilizing technical information. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is an experienced, journey-level classification providing paralegal assistance to other staff. Positions will generally report to a Supervising Attorney or Paralegal Supervisor. The work performed requires knowledge of legal concepts, principles, terminology and procedures and the extensive use of legal reference material. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Drafts legal documents including formal discovery requests, notices, interrogatories, motions, summaries of depositions, memoranda, and correspondence. Assists with locating and contacting witnesses, prepares subpoenas, arranges for the interview and evaluation of witnesses, drafts witness declarations in proceedings and pretrial statements and assists with the preparation of witness testimony. Compiles and organizes trial notebooks, exhibits and files and other materials and documents. Coordinates the scheduling of witnesses, answers witness questions, communicates with witnesses regarding the status of their case/trial, coordinates witness travel and expenses, and assists with witness issues, exhibits and note taking. Drafts formal discovery requests and responses, including special interrogatories, requests for admissions, production demands, deposition notices and motions to compel for the attorney. Analyzes records and disciplinary files and make recommendations to the attorney as to the disposition of files. Performs legal research including statutory and case law and drafts forms, research memoranda, proposed rules, orders and other documents. Prepares summaries of depositions and court transcripts and witness testimony. Monitors and tracks criminal and civil cases in California and other jurisdiction; and investigate, gather and review documentation and information. Answers inquiries from the public by providing information and guidelines. Performs a number of other similar or related duties, which may not be specifically included within this job description, but which are consistent with the general level of the job and the responsibilities described. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: Basic principles, concepts and methodology of legal proceedings and legal research. Principles of legal writing and legal terminology. State Bar Law, Rules of Conduct and procedures as they apply to the performance of major duties and responsibilities of the position (to be obtained during the introductory period). Problem identification, analysis and evaluation. Principles of effective writing and verbal presentation. Business math for completing non-technical calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Modern office practices and procedures, including the use of standard computer software such as Microsoft Office and case management system applications. Computerized legal research system(s). Ability to: Prepare legal documents including discovery requests, motions and summary dispositions. Extract and organize information from a variety of sources. Organize work, set priorities, and meet deadlines. Maintain confidentiality of State Bar documents and records. Carry out duties in accordance with policies, procedures and scope of responsibility. Gather, analyze and interpret data and information. Review and analyze complex written documents and problems. Establish and maintain effective and productive work relationships. Communicate clearly and effectively in person, telephone and in writing. Write effectively, in a clear, concise and well organized manner, using proper grammar, vocabulary, and punctuation. Travel by air and automobile as required. Minimum Qualifications: Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience in a field that develops the skills required for the functions and responsibilities of the position. Experience: Two (2) years' experience as a paralegal. Applicants who meet the Minimum Qualifications will be required to successfully complete the State Bar's selection process for this classification. License, Certificate, Registration Requirements: Certification of completion of an approved paralegal program. Mandatory continuing legal education: completion of four hours of legal ethics classes and four hours of general law classes every two years. Physical Requirements: Visual capability and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Make fine visual distinctions upon proofreading written documents and viewing information on a computer screen. Digital dexterity to assemble, retrieve and replace files. Frequent repetitive motion; frequent writing; frequent grasping, holding and reaching. Frequent hearing and talking, in person and on the phone. Sit for extended periods of time. Condition of Employment Employment with the State Bar of California requires full vaccination and proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 before starting work. Exemptions to the mandatory vaccination policy may be available for a medical condition, disability, or sincerely held religious belief and must be approved before starting work.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA San Francisco, CA, United States
May 19, 2022
Full Time
Job Description State Bar Court Annual Salary Range: $84,268 - $112,353 (Program Analyst) Annual Salary Range: $92,701 - $123,601 (Senior Program Analyst) Exempt / Union-Represented Per the State Bar's Remote Work Policy, the majority of the State Bar's workforce is expected to work in the office at least two days per week. State Bar Court is seeking Program Analyst/Senior Program Analyst to provide judges and court staff with analytical, administrative, and direct/immediate technical support of statewide case processing functions, including courtroom event support and general office support. The Program Analyst/Senior Program Analyst should have project management experience and intermediate Excel skills (Pivot tables, formulas). The analyst will be responsible for utilizing Microsoft SQL server to create queries, generate reports and should be able to provide interactive visualizations and business intelligence via Microsoft Power Bi in order to create reports and dashboards for State Bar Court. Having User Acceptance Testing Experience and .NET is preferred but not required. DEFINITION Under general supervision, the Program Analyst performs a variety of analytical, technical, and administrative duties in assigned State Bar divisions/units. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Program Analyst classification is a journey-level professional classification distinguished from the lower level Program Coordinator in that the latter is focused on administrative coordination, whereas the Program Analyst is the professional class performing analysis and technical assistance. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Performs professional work in support of State Bar programs and services within the various State Bar divisions/units, as assigned, involving the knowledge, interpretation, and application of State Bar policies, rules, regulations, and procedures. Researches information by identifying, locating and extracting relevant data in order to obtain sufficient, valid and reliable data for analysis and decision making purposes. Reviews processes and maintains program transactions, records and other documents; assists in the preparation and maintenance of statistical data, reports, correspondence, special studies, and conducts research. Participates in a variety of complex and detailed programmatic responsibilities involving problem solving. Evaluates program effectiveness by comparing outcomes to goals in order to determine whether to take corrective actions or recommend modification to processes and procedures. Performs research into program and quality control regulations and procedures; prepares reports on findings; identifies problems of non-compliance; recommends corrective action regarding discrepancies. Conducts audits to determine if there are program inconsistencies or non-compliance. Provides input in developing and evaluating program policies and procedures and evaluates and proposes changes concerning the methods of operation. May perform a number of other similar or related duties which may not be specifically included within this position description, but which are consistent with the general level of the job. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: Operations, services, and activities of the assigned program, departmental programs, policies, procedures and terminology. Codes and regulations as related to assigned program responsibility. Principles of data analysis and research tools. Problem identification, analysis and evaluation. Problem solving and conflict resolution methods and techniques. Computer information systems, including personal computer applications, word processing and spreadsheet programs. Principles of effective writing and verbal presentation. Working knowledge of the State Bar Offices and their functions and a general knowledge of other agencies and their interface with the State Bar. Computerized information and database recordkeeping systems. Ability to: Apply the policies and practices of a department. Review and analyze complex qualitative and quantitative data. Audit records and accurately gather, record and evaluate data; analyze and interpret information and adopt effective courses of action. Operate modern office equipment including computer hardware, software, and internet and web-based applications. Make fine visual distinctions upon proofreading written documents and viewing information on a computer screen. Compile data and prepare narrative and statistical reports. Appropriately respond to requests and inquiries from the public, State Bar members, or other departments. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships at all organizational levels as well as with the public. Maintain the confidentiality of information. Minimum Qualifications: Education: Bachelor's degree in a field that develops skills related to essential duties, or a combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the duties of the position. Experience: Two (2) years of experience in data collection and evaluation, research or performance or financial analysis, grant compliance in a public sector, legal or nonprofit environment, or equivalent. Applicants who meet the Minimum Qualifications will be required to successfully complete the State Bar's selection process for this classification. License, Certificate, Registration Requirements: Special Qualifications including specialized knowledge, abilities, education, experience, or license may be established for individual positions. Physical Requirements: Sit for extended periods of time. Make fine visual distinctions upon proofreading written document and viewing information on a computer screen. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds. Possess visual capability and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Digital dexterity to assemble, retrieve and replace files. Frequent and ongoing use of a telephone and computer terminal. SENIOR PROGRAM ANALYST DEFINITION Under general direction, the Senior Program Analyst conducts professional-level analysis and administers programs and/or functions; performs specialty assignments and acts in a lead capacity with respect to lower level professional and support staff; and performs related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Senior Program Analyst is the is the lead/advanced journey-level professional class performing advanced, specialized work of a professional nature, utilizing skills that require technical expertise and an understanding of complex analytical procedures and program processes. Incumbents exercise a high degree of professional judgment with considerable independence. This class may function as the lead over professional, technical and/or administrative support personnel on an ongoing or project basis. Responsibilities include project planning and the performance of high-level professional analyses and service in the division/unit to which assigned. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Provides expertise and guidance to other professional, and/or administrative staff in complex program analysis and solutions. Performs advanced research, conducts studies to determine needs, prepares reports, and recommends implementation procedures for a variety of program needs. Serves as a primary communication liaison with State Bar committees, members, financial institutions, vendors, contractors, general public, other departments and employees. Evaluates existing and alternative policies and makes recommendations toward establishment of revised policies and procedures. Performs advanced professional work in support of State Bar programs and services involving the knowledge, interpretation, and application of State Bar policies, rules, regulations, and procedures. Reviews processes and maintains program transactions, records and other documents; assists in the preparation and maintenance of statistical data, reports, correspondence, special studies, and conducts research. Provides input in developing and evaluating program policies and procedures and evaluates and proposes changes concerning the methods of operation. Provides lead direction over programs, staff or special projects, which involves assigning, reviewing and coordinating the work of staff. Trains staff in program policies, rules, regulations and procedures; assesses workloads, assigns employees as necessary to ensure the proper level of support for ongoing activities of the department. Assists with the selection, training, direction, and evaluation of staff. Implements guidelines to ensure adherence to the State Bar rules and regulations governing the administration of State Bar programs, services, and membership. Represents the State Bar at programs and functions, and responds to inquiries from board members, management, attorneys and the public. May perform a number of other similar or related duties which may not be specifically included within this position description, but which are consistent with the general level of the job. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: Principles of office management, budgeting, administration and supervision. Problem identification, analysis and evaluation. Problem solving and conflict resolution methods and techniques. Computer information systems, including personal computer applications, word processing and spreadsheet programs. Interviewing and investigative techniques. Principles of effective writing and verbal presentation. Coordination and operation of programs. Working knowledge of the State Bar Offices and their functions and a general knowledge of other agencies and their interface with the State Bar. Personnel selection and supervisory principles, practices, and procedures. Computerized information and database recordkeeping systems. Office procedure, budget preparation and maintenance techniques. Ability to: Apply the policies and practices of a department. Understand, interpret and apply laws, rules and regulations related to assigned programs. Plan, organize, coordinate and evaluate programs under conflicting deadlines and demands. Analyze material and problems and identify solutions. Analyze problems and complaints, and identify solutions in a timely manner. Mentor, assign and prioritize work assignments of staff in support of meeting program goals. Operate modern office equipment including computer hardware, software, and internet and web-based applications. Compile data and prepare narrative and statistical reports. Appropriately respond to requests and inquiries from the public, State Bar members, or other departments. Communicate clearly, concisely and professionally, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships at all organizational levels as well as with the public. Maintain the confidentiality of information. Minimum Qualifications: Education: Bachelor's degree in a field that develops skills related to essential duties, or a combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the duties of the position. Experience: Minimum of three (3) years of journey-level professional experience in data collection and evaluation, research or performance or financial analysis, or grant compliance in a public sector, legal or nonprofit environment, or equivalent. Applicants who meet the Minimum Qualifications will be required to successfully complete the State Bar's selection process for this classification. License, Certificate, Registration Requirements: None required. Physical Requirements: Sit for extended periods of time. Make fine visual distinctions upon proofreading written document and viewing information on a computer screen. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds. Possess visual capability and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Digital dexterity to assemble, retrieve and replace files. Frequent and ongoing use of a telephone and computer terminal. Condition of Employment Employment with the State Bar of California requires full vaccination and proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 before starting work. Exemptions to the mandatory vaccination policy may be available for a medical condition, disability, or sincerely held religious belief and must be approved before starting work.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA San Francisco, CA, United States
May 18, 2022
Full Time
Job Description Office of Admissions Annual Salary Range: $84,268 - $ 112,353 Exempt / Union-Represented Per the State Bar's Remote Work Policy, the majority of the State Bar's workforce is expected to work in the office at least two days per week. Under general supervision, the Program Analyst performs a variety of analytical, technical, and administrative duties in the Office of Admissions, Educational Standards Unit. The ideal candidate is a strong policy analyst who can help draft and interpret regulations and policy memos applying the regulations, including analysis of data. The Program Analyst support s the regulation of accredited and registered, unaccredited law schools in California. These law schools provide a flexible, affordable path to the law in Californi a . The Program Analyst's responsibilities include drafting and applying rules and procedures, staffing several State Bar Committees, and coordinating the department's budgeting and communications. This is a busy department where multiple, long-term complex projects may be going on at one time, so time management and project management are also important . Experience Bachelor's degree in business, policy, computer science, or a related field Effective communication and conflict resolution skills Strong organizational and time management skills Good critical thinking and problem-solving skills Attention to detail and top proofreading skills Ability to analyze complex data sets using Excel, Access , Salesforce, and Stata or similar Ability to distill findings in writing in a clear, concise manner DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Program Analyst classification is a journey-level professional classification distinguished from the lower level Program Coordinator in that the latter is focused on administrative coordination, whereas the Program Analyst is the professional class performing analysis and technical assistance. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Performs professional work in support of the Office of Admissions, Educational Standards, as assigned, involving the knowledge, interpretation, and application of State Bar policies, rules, regulations, and procedures. Researches information by identifying, locating and extracting relevant data in order to obtain sufficient, valid and reliable data for analysis and decision making purposes. Reviews processes and maintains program transactions, records and other documents; assists in the preparation and maintenance of statistical data, reports, correspondence, special studies, and conducts research. Participates in a variety of complex and detailed programmatic responsibilities involving problem solving. Evaluates program effectiveness by comparing outcomes to goals in order to determine whether to take corrective actions or recommend modification to processes and procedures. Performs research into program and quality control regulations and procedures; prepares reports on findings; identifies problems of non-compliance; recommends corrective action regarding discrepancies. Conducts audits to determine if there are program inconsistencies or non-compliance. Provides input in developing and evaluating program policies and procedures and evaluates and proposes changes concerning the methods of operation. May perform a number of other similar or related duties which may not be specifically included within this position description, but which are consistent with the general level of the job. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: Operations, services, and activities of the Office of Admissions, Educational Standards, departmental programs, policies, procedures and terminology. Codes and regulations as related to assigned program responsibility. Principles of data analysis and research tools such as Microsoft Excel, Stata, and Salesforce. Problem identification, analysis and evaluation. Problem solving and conflict resolution methods and techniques. Computer information systems, including personal computer applications, word processing and spreadsheet programs. Principles of effective writing and verbal presentation. Working knowledge of the State Bar Offices and their functions and a general knowledge of other agencies and their interface with the State Bar. Computerized information and database recordkeeping systems. Ability to: Apply the policies and practices of a department. Review and analyze complex qualitative and quantitative data. Audit records and accurately gather, record and evaluate data; analyze and interpret information and adopt effective courses of action. Operate modern office equipment including computer hardware, software, and internet and web-based applications. Make fine visual distinctions upon proofreading written documents and viewing information on a computer screen. Compile data and prepare narrative and statistical reports. Appropriately respond to requests and inquiries from the public, State Bar members, or other departments. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships at all organizational levels as well as with the public. Maintain the confidentiality of information. Work onsite in the San Francisco Office. Occasional telecommuting may be possible during some times of the year. Monthly overnight travel to attend meetings Travel to administer examinations several times per year, up to a week each time Minimum Qualifications: Education: Bachelor's degree in a field that develops skills related to essential duties, or a combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the duties of the position. Experience: Two (2) years of experience in data collection and evaluation, policy research or performance or financial analysis or compliance, in a public sector, legal or nonprofit environment, or equivalent. Experience in a legal or educational setting helpful. Applicants who meet the Minimum Qualifications will be required to successfully complete the State Bar's selection process for this classification. Physical Requirements : Sit for extended periods of time. Make fine visual distinctions upon proofreading written document and viewing information on a computer screen. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds. Possess visual capability and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Digital dexterity to assemble, retrieve and replace files. Frequent and ongoing use of a telephone and computer terminal. UPDATED SEPTEMBER 30, 2021 Condition of Employment Employment with the State Bar of California requires full vaccination and proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 before starting work. Exemptions to the mandatory vaccination policy may be available for a medical condition, disability, or sincerely held religious belief and must be approved before starting work.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA Los Angeles, CA, United States
May 17, 2022
Full Time
Job Description Office of Chief Trial Counsel Hourly Rate: $25.99 Temporary Assignment Per the State Bar's Remote Work Policy, the majority of the State Bar's workforce is expected to work in the office at least two days per week. DEFINITION The Law Clerk, under general supervision of a member of the State Bar, performs legal research, drafts legal documents and provides assistance in the timely processing of legal advice and or litigation. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Performs research and analyses of files, case laws, statutes and other relevant material pertaining to legal issues and prepares appropriate legal memoranda and draft reports. Screens, files, indexes and circulates legal documents and periodicals. In addition, prepares materials for the purpose of updating State Bar publications relating to the professional and ethical responsibilities of lawyers and develops other materials for the education of the bench, bar and public concerning the professional and ethical responsibilities of lawyers. Contacts complaining witnesses and respondents' attorneys to arrange for depositions, hearings and prepares summaries of lengthy depositions and transcripts. Responds to telephone inquiries from members of the State Bar and analyzes written inquires and prepares draft responses in accordance with policy, procedures and guidelines approves by the State Bar. In addition, may receive complaints in person or over the telephone regarding attorney misbehavior and analyzes written inquires and prepares draft responses in accordance. Destroys confidential materials after statutory period expires. May perform a number of other similar or related duties which may not be specifically included within this position description, but which are consistent with the general level of the job and the responsibilities described. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: Basic legal research methods and procedures. Legal principles and their applications. Computerized communication and processing systems. Principles of effective legal writing and verbal presentations. Principles of problem identification, analysis and evaluation. Rules of evidence and conduct or proceedings in trial and appellate courts in California. Scope and character of federal and California statutory law and provisions of federal and California constitutions. Ability to: Analyze legal issues and apply appropriate legal principles. Review and analyze complex written documents. Receive and relay detailed information through verbal and written communication. Possess visual capability and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Communicate clearly and effectively in person and in writing. Make fine visual distinctions upon proofreading written document and viewing information on a computer screen. Endure long periods of sitting. Digital dexterity to assemble, retrieve and replace files. Obtain and present material in oral and/or written form. Handle public contact by telephone. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Must be enrolled in an accredited law school with an academic standing of C or better. Condition of Employment Employment with the State Bar of California requires full vaccination and proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 before starting work. Exemptions to the mandatory vaccination policy may be available for a medical condition, disability, or sincerely held religious belief and must be approved before starting work.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA San Francisco, CA, United States
May 14, 2022
Full Time
Job Description Office of Chief Trial Counsel Salary Range: $50,438 - $67,252 Non-Exempt / Union Represented The Office Assistant II should have experience with photocopying, scanning voluminous documents, and Bates stamping. Knowledge of utilizing Adobe Acrobat Professional is preferred. Note - This is an in office position, five days a week. DEFINITION Under general supervision, an Office Assistant II performs a variety of general and/or department specific clerical office and staff support duties for an assigned department, division or unit. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Office Assistant II is the experienced level classification in the Office Assistant series. Incumbents at this level are expected to perform assignments with a minimum of supervision and to adapt to changing work processes; may assist with training new employees in work procedures and methods. The Office Assistant II classification is distinguished from the Office Assistant I classification by the incumbent's ability to independently perform the full range of duties, including the more difficult department specific clerical office and staff support duties. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Greets visitors and answer incoming telephone calls, assist or direct the visitor to the appropriate individual or Office. Operates a multi-line, modern telephone system including screening, transferring, or referring calls and answering questions. Receives, sorts, distributes and processes in-coming/out-going mail and other materials. Inventories and maintains office supplies; assists staff with specific supply requests; verify supply receipts with orders and reconcile charges. Receives and records cash or check payments (this may include accepting payments through an automated system, operating a cash register and/or adding machine, preparing receipts and deposit slips. Extracts data from source documents and prepares a variety of forms, labels, envelopes and correspondence. Processes records and enters data on forms and into data systems; ensures forms or reports are complete, accurate, and filed. Schedules and make arrangements for hearings, meetings and travel. Operates office equipment including copy machines, scanners, fax machines, computers, printers, and other equipment. Performs routine office equipment maintenance to determine cause of problems and need for service or repair. Sets-up rooms for meetings or conferences, including checking in attendees, making or setting out beverages and refreshments and clearing or cleaning up rooms. Performs other similar or related duties which may not be specifically included within this position description but which are consistent with the general level of the job and the responsibilities described. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: Principles of effective customer service and telephone etiquette. Techniques of record and file organization. Alphabetical and numerical filing methods. Modern office practices and procedures, including the use of standard computer software and database recording keeping systems. The basic rules of vocabulary, grammar, spelling and punctuation as specified in Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary . Business math for completing non-technical calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Ability to: Apply the policies and practices of a department. Operate modern office equipment including computer hardware, software, and internet and web-based applications. Take accurate messages and relay them quickly and efficiently. Appropriately respond to requests and inquiries from the general public or other departments. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships at all organizational levels as well as with the public. Display a high degree of maturity, integrity and good judgment. Maintain the confidentiality of information. Minimum Qualifications: Education: Possession of High School diploma or equivalent. Experience: One year of office experience. Applicants who meet the Minimum Qualifications will be required to successfully complete the State Bar's selection process for this classification. License, Certificate, Registration Requirements: None required. Physical Requirements: Sit for extended periods of time. Make fine visual distinctions upon proofreading written document and viewing information on a computer screen. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds. Possess visual capability and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Digital dexterity to assemble, retrieve and replace files. Frequent and ongoing use of a telephone and computer terminal. Condition of Employment Employment with the State Bar of California requires full vaccination and proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 before starting work. Exemptions to the mandatory vaccination policy may be available for a medical condition, disability, or sincerely held religious belief and must be approved before starting work.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA Los Angeles, CA, United States
May 13, 2022
Full Time
Job Description Office of Admissions Salary Range: $84,268 - $112,353 Exempt / Union Represented Per the State Bar's Remote Work Policy, the majority of the State Bar's workforce is expected to work in the office at least two days per week. The Eligibility and Special Admissions' sections of the Office of Admissions is currently seeking to fill a Program Analyst position. This position will require an individual to work independently and possess the ability to communicate clearly and effectively in both verbal and written communication. In addition, this position will occasionally assume supervisory tasks in the absence of the Supervisor, including working with the Program Manager to make determinations when necessary. The ideal candidate will possess an advanced level of technical skills, including but not limited to Microsoft Excel experience, data collection, report development and data interpretation. Some of the desired skills include data analytics and the ability to envision enhancements that will help ensure applicants are being served in the most efficient way possible. There are a few focus areas that the Office of Admissions seeks to address with the support of the Program Analyst: Development of detailed reports for analysis of various components related to application processing and examination eligibility criteria Create best-practice reports based on data mining, analysis, and visualization Evaluate internal systems for efficiency, problems, and inaccuracies, developing and maintaining protocols for handling, processing, and cleaning data Identify user needs, develop solutions and assist with training end users with a focus on refining customer and staff experiences Identifying issues within the Salesforce-based, Admissions Information Management Systems (AIMS), and assist with the prioritization of the items to be fixed; monitor needs and resources, and coordinate with the Senior Program Analyst on prioritizing projects for IT Development, testing and implementation of procedures for all tasks relating to Eligibility and Special Admissions' sections Validates data by verifying against requirements and success criteria Lead and manage development lifecycle tasks with a focus on providing technical solutions for all programs and processes within the Eligibility and Special Admissions' sections Internal auditing of files, records and processes to ensure compliance with the established C alifornia Rules of Court, Admission Rules, procedures and guidelines resulting in a written report with a summary and findings Conduct an advanced level of research relating to the legal system and the admissions process for foreign and US jurisdictions, resulting in a report of finding s which includes interpretations and suggested solutions Manage information on the website to ensure it is in accordance with the California Rules of Court, Admissions Rules and Guidelines to promote clarity and consistency for staff and the public Provide input to technological roadmaps, develop work estimates, and ensure successful delivery to support strategic planning and initiatives for the overall improvement of the organization Produce drafted agenda items for complex circumstances which requires review by the Committee of Bar Examiners Serve as a back-up of all tasks within the Eligibility and Special Admissions sections The ability to take initiative, manage multiple projects and responsibilities with a willingness to change priorities quickly, while taking on additional tasks in preparation for administering examinations or as needed in other areas for all programs is critical. Excellent organizational and time-management skills with collaborative interpersonal skills. All employees in the Office of Admissions are required to work at examinations to which they are assigned; this will include overnight travel for 3-7 days each time between two to four times a year. DEFINITION Under general supervision, the Program Analyst performs a variety of analytical, technical, and administrative duties in assigned State Bar divisions/units. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Program Analyst classification is a journey-level professional classification distinguished from the lower level Program Coordinator in that the latter is focused on administrative coordination, whereas the Program Analyst is the professional class performing analysis and technical assistance. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Performs professional work in support of State Bar programs and services within the various State Bar divisions/units, as assigned, involving the knowledge, interpretation, and application of State Bar policies, rules, regulations, and procedures. Researches information by identifying, locating and extracting relevant data in order to obtain sufficient, valid and reliable data for analysis and decision making purposes. Reviews processes and maintains program transactions, records and other documents; assists in the preparation and maintenance of statistical data, reports, correspondence, special studies, and conducts research. Participates in a variety of complex and detailed programmatic responsibilities involving problem solving. Evaluates program effectiveness by comparing outcomes to goals in order to determine whether to take corrective actions or recommend modification to processes and procedures. Performs research into program and quality control regulations and procedures; prepares reports on findings; identifies problems of non-compliance; recommends corrective action regarding discrepancies. Conducts audits to determine if there are program inconsistencies or non-compliance. Provides input in developing and evaluating program policies and procedures and evaluates and proposes changes concerning the methods of operation. May perform a number of other similar or related duties which may not be specifically included within this position description, but which are consistent with the general level of the job. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: Operations, services, and activities of the assigned program, departmental programs, policies, procedures and terminology. Codes and regulations as related to assigned program responsibility. Principles of data analysis and research tools. Problem identification, analysis and evaluation. Problem solving and conflict resolution methods and techniques. Computer information systems, including personal computer applications, word processing and spreadsheet programs. Principles of effective writing and verbal presentation. Working knowledge of the State Bar Offices and their functions and a general knowledge of other agencies and their interface with the State Bar. Computerized information and database recordkeeping systems. Ability to: Apply the policies and practices of a department. Review and analyze complex qualitative and quantitative data. Audit records and accurately gather, record and evaluate data; analyze and interpret information and adopt effective courses of action. Operate modern office equipment including computer hardware, software, and internet and web-based applications. Make fine visual distinctions upon proofreading written documents and viewing information on a computer screen. Compile data and prepare narrative and statistical reports. Appropriately respond to requests and inquiries from the public, State Bar members, or other departments. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships at all organizational levels as well as with the public. Maintain the confidentiality of information. Minimum Qualifications: Education: Bachelor's degree in a field that develops skills related to essential duties, or a combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the duties of the position. Experience: Two (2) years of experience in data collection and evaluation, research or performance or financial analysis, grant compliance in a public sector, legal or nonprofit environment, or equivalent. Applicants who meet the Minimum Qualifications will be required to successfully complete the State Bar's selection process for this classification. License, Certificate, Registration Requirements: Special Qualifications including specialized knowledge, abilities, education, experience, or license may be established for individual positions. Physical Requirements: Sit for extended periods of time. Make fine visual distinctions upon proofreading written document and viewing information on a computer screen. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds. Possess visual capability and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Digital dexterity to assemble, retrieve and replace files. Frequent and ongoing use of a telephone and computer terminal. Condition of Employment Employment with the State Bar of California requires full vaccination and proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 before starting work. Exemptions to the mandatory vaccination policy may be available for a medical condition, disability, or sincerely held religious belief and must be approved before starting work.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA Los Angeles, CA, United States
May 11, 2022
Full Time
Job Description Office of Executive Director Annual Salary Range: $84,268 - $112,353 Exempt / Non-Union Represented Per the State Bar's Remote Work Policy, the majority of the State Bar's workforce is expected to work in the office at least two days per week. The Office of the Executive Director seeks a highly motivated, detail oriented individual with excellent communications and organization skills, including proficiency in Excel and Microsoft Word to serve in the position of Program Analyst. This person will assist the Principal Program Analyst providing administrative support planning for Board meetings, processing expense reports, answering routine emails, and other duties as required. This position also provides administrative support for California Public Records Act requests and staff support for three formal processes that gather applications and vet candidates for the Board of Trustees, Board committees and subentities, and State Bar Court judges. The role requires interfacing with staff at all levels throughout the agency and dealing with both public and confidential information. A minimum of two years experience in an executive assistant role is highly preferred. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Program Analyst classification is a journey-level professional classification distinguished from the lower level Program Coordinator in that the latter is focused on administrative coordination, whereas the Program Analyst is the professional class performing analysis and technical assistance. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Performs professional work in support of State Bar programs and services within the various State Bar divisions/units, as assigned, involving the knowledge, interpretation, and application of State Bar policies, rules, regulations, and procedures. Researches information by identifying, locating and extracting relevant data in order to obtain sufficient, valid and reliable data for analysis and decision making purposes. Reviews processes and maintains program transactions, records and other documents; assists in the preparation and maintenance of statistical data, reports, correspondence, special studies, and conducts research. Participates in a variety of complex and detailed programmatic responsibilities involving problem solving. Evaluates program effectiveness by comparing outcomes to goals in order to determine whether to take corrective actions or recommend modification to processes and procedures. Performs research into program and quality control regulations and procedures; prepares reports on findings; identifies problems of non-compliance; recommends corrective action regarding discrepancies. Conducts audits to determine if there are program inconsistencies or non-compliance. Provides input in developing and evaluating program policies and procedures and evaluates and proposes changes concerning the methods of operation. May perform a number of other similar or related duties which may not be specifically included within this position description, but which are consistent with the general level of the job. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: Operations, services, and activities of the assigned program, departmental programs, policies, procedures and terminology. Codes and regulations as related to assigned program responsibility. Principles of data analysis and research tools. Problem identification, analysis and evaluation. Problem solving and conflict resolution methods and techniques. Computer information systems, including personal computer applications, word processing and spreadsheet programs. Principles of effective writing and verbal presentation. Working knowledge of the State Bar Offices and their functions and a general knowledge of other agencies and their interface with the State Bar. Computerized information and database recordkeeping systems. Ability to: Apply the policies and practices of a department. Review and analyze complex qualitative and quantitative data. Audit records and accurately gather, record and evaluate data; analyze and interpret information and adopt effective courses of action. Operate modern office equipment including computer hardware, software, and internet and web-based applications. Make fine visual distinctions upon proofreading written documents and viewing information on a computer screen. Compile data and prepare narrative and statistical reports. Appropriately respond to requests and inquiries from the public, State Bar members, or other departments. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships at all organizational levels as well as with the public. Maintain the confidentiality of information. Minimum Qualifications: Education: Bachelor's degree in a field that develops skills related to essential duties, or a combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the duties of the position. Experience: Two (2) years of experience in data collection and evaluation, research or performance or financial analysis, grant compliance in a public sector, legal or nonprofit environment, or equivalent. Applicants who meet the Minimum Qualifications will be required to successfully complete the State Bar's selection process for this classification. License, Certificate, Registration Requirements: Special Qualifications including specialized knowledge, abilities, education, experience, or license may be established for individual positions. Physical Requirements : Sit for extended periods of time. Make fine visual distinctions upon proofreading written document and viewing information on a computer screen. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds. Possess visual capability and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Digital dexterity to assemble, retrieve and replace files. Frequent and ongoing use of a telephone and computer terminal. Condition of Employment Employment with the State Bar of California requires full vaccination and proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 before starting work. Exemptions to the mandatory vaccination policy may be available for a medical condition, disability, or sincerely held religious belief and must be approved before starting work.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA Los Angeles, CA, United States
May 10, 2022
Job Description Office of Strategic Communications & Stakeholder Engagement Annual Salary Range for Program Analyst: $84,268 - $112,353 Annual Salary Range for Senior Program Analyst: $92,701 - $123,601 Exempt / Union Represented Per the State Bar's Remote Work Policy, the majority of the State Bar's workforce is expected to work in the office at least two days per week. Position placement in the program analyst or senior program analyst role will depend on the applicant's qualifications and years of relevant experience. The selected candidate can be based in Los Angeles office, with a hybrid work schedule. Who you are: You are a digital communicator with a passion for public service. You are a strong writer and visual communicator with demonstrated experience in web content project management and social media campaigns (both organic and paid). You enjoy conceiving, proposing, and executing all aspects of integrated digital campaigns, analyzing metrics to drive improvements, and monitoring for trends, new tools, and creative tactics. The right candidate is a creative thinker with a commitment to accuracy in every detail who thrives on collaborative planning of innovative outreach efforts for multiple audiences and stakeholders. What you'll be doing: Your responsibilities will range from making routine web content updates and creating social media campaigns to collaborative planning and implementation of broader digital outreach initiatives. Responsibilities Website Assists with proactive web content inventory, assessments, and revamps Assists office head in planning and coordination with IT on major web-related upgrade initiatives and projects Assists in developing and implementing improvements in web-related procedures and workflow Quality-checks/edits web content updates from throughout the agency Performs hands-on updates as needed as part of the office's web content team Develops analytics reports to feed web content planning and strategy Maintains and improves the State Bar web style standards Social Media Plans, schedules, executes, and monitors organic and paid social media campaigns Develops social media metrics reports to assess campaign effectiveness and improve social listening/engagement Recommends audience and platform differentiation strategies, analyzes potential new channels strategically You will also contribute to team projects, such as the internal staff newsletter, internal and external videos, and employee-sourced content efforts. Requirements Bachelor'sdegree in a related field or equivalent academic achievement A minimum of two years professional experience in communications public relations, or a related field; (for the Senior Program Analyst level, at minimum of three years of relevant professional experience) Strong, flexible, fast writer/editor who can create clear, concise, correct, and public-friendly written content in a variety of forms (experience in writing news releases and media advisories a plus) Capable and creative visual communicator who can develop and edit infographics, charts, and graphs, and oversee graphic designers Strong and versatile technical/digital skills including web content management systems, social media tools such as Hootsuite, graphics development/editing tools (Canva, Visme, Photoshop), PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat, virtual collaboration tools, social media platforms, short-form video editing, etc. Knowledge of web content strategy, search engine optimization, and best practices for web content structure, writing for the screen/mobile, and effective integration between social media and web content Basic knowledge of web user interface design best practices Ability to deal tactfully and effectively with the public and internal clients/colleagues at all levels of the organization Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive matters Strong remote collaboration and remote working skills; excellent verbal and written communications skills Familiarity with the State Bar of California's mission and role in the judicial branch Expert knowledge of social media paid placement campaigns a plus Communications experience in government or the legal community a plus Applicants will be required to submit writing/visual/campaign samples;finalists will be required to take an editing test. Physical Requirements: Sit for extended periods of time. Make fine visual distinctions upon proofreading written document and viewing information on a computer screen. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds. Possess visual capability and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Digital dexterity to assemble, retrieve and replace files. Frequent and ongoing use of a telephone and computer terminal. Condition of Employment Employment with the State Bar of California requires full vaccination and proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 before starting work. Exemptions to the mandatory vaccination policy may be available for a medical condition, disability, or sincerely held religious belief and must be approved before starting work.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA Los Angeles, CA, United States
May 10, 2022
Full Time
Job Description Office of Information Technology Salary Range: $92,701 - $123,601 Exempt / Union Represented Per the State Bar's Remote Work Policy, the majority of the State Bar's workforce is expected to work in the office at least two days per week. Oracle Program/ Functional Lead We're looking for a Program Lead/ Functional Lead to work hand in hand with our Oracle business and consulting teams to help drive the future roadmap. Who you are: You must have an incredibly high level of curiosity, attention to detail, and the drive for accuracy. You must be able to explain complex solutions in simple business language. The right candidate will have strong analytical skills, practical business experience, and ambition to significantly impact the roadmap of our business. What you'll be doing: You'll serve as a key contributor to the State Bar's Oracle team (ERP, HCM, SCM, and PBCS) in a newly created in-house role. The Oracle Fusion Program Lead will support in all aspects serving as the bridge between the customer service and the external consultants to ensure our products meet the changing business needs of the organization. You will influence decision-making by driving user stories, recommending experiments, and implementing data analytics. Responsibilities Develop and execute against a product roadmap using data and customer insights to identify opportunities. Perform in-house application support for Oracle Fusion acting as an internal application expert supporting the business users. Clearly articulate the 'what' and be able to justify the 'why' through discussion and documentation. Champion the vision of the stakeholders by leveraging data and analysis to prioritize projects based on projected business impact. Identify product features and scope. This includes breaking down business requirements into meaningful epics and writing clear and detailed user stories for the scrum team. Work with developers and leadership team to prioritize bugs, resolve blocking issues, provide product sign-off, and release features on time. Demonstrated strength in building trust, driving alignment, and anticipating impediments across a diverse set of stakeholders. Work with executives and other department managers to identify opportunities for process improvements. Attend community Oracle meetings to discuss and champion future features Requirements: Bachelor's degree, preferably in a technical discipline Strong oral and written communication skills, and demonstrated ability to influence others 3+ Experience supporting Oracle Fusion modules including one or more of the following ERP, HCM, SCM and PBCS 3+ years of experience as a Product Owner or Business Analyst in an Agile environment. Strong analytical ability that enables you to break down complex problems and synthesize insights from data Organizational skills to manage multiple projects and priorities Experience with stakeholder management Condition of Employment Employment with the State Bar of California requires full vaccination and proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 before starting work. Exemptions to the mandatory vaccination policy may be available for a medical condition, disability, or sincerely held religious belief and must be approved before starting work.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA San Francisco, CA, United States
May 10, 2022
Full Time
Job Description Office of Chief Trial Counsel Annual Salary Range: $ 105,432 - $158,020 Exempt / Union Represented UPDATED DECEMBER 27,2021 Per the State Bar's Remote Work Policy, the majority of the State Bar's workforce is expected to work in the office at least two days per week. DEFINITION Under general direction, an Attorney performs legal work that includes the identification of legal issues; recommendation of appropriate actions resolution of legal problems; interpretation and application of laws, rules, regulations, and other legal authorities; legal research; and analysis and preparation of various legal documents. Depending on the department or unit to which assigned, may prepare for and conduct trials. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the journey-level classification in the Attorney classification series, responsible for performing legal work. The Attorney classification is distinguished from the Senior Attorney in that Senior Attorneys generally handle more complex cases, trials, and projects and provide direction/guidance to Attorneys, while Attorneys generally handle less complex cases, trials, and projects, and provide lead direction to non-attorney staff, but not attorneys. However, as Attorneys gain experience and demonstrate competence, they will assume more responsibility and perform work of greater difficulty and complexity. Positions in the Attorney classification typically reports directly to a Supervising Attorney. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Reviews complaints to identify ethical violations and legal issues. Makes decisions regarding the disposition of files and complaints. Conducts legal research in various areas of federal and state law, including case decisions, evidentiary law, statutory law, procedural and court rules, and legislation. Prepares legal documents, including pleadings, contracts, subpoenas, memoranda, letters, proposals, and/or other documents. Prepares cases for trial, including directing the gathering of evidence, preparing and filing required pleadings and motions, and preparing witnesses for testimony. Performs trials, including delivering opening and closing statements, conducting direct and cross examinations, and preparing post trial briefs. Writes legal analysis and provides instruction and/or advice to others. Communicates with members of the public regarding complaints, rules and procedures, and State Bar processes. Provides direction to non-attorney staff. Maintains adequate case, file, and related records to ensure effective completion of projects assigned, and assists in the evaluation of the work product. Stays informed and keeps staff within his/her areas of responsibility informed concerning the applicable law, rules, procedures, policies, and practices relating to the functions assigned. Evaluates administrative problems and procedures and recommends solutions or alternative methods of procedures. Participates in training and professional development activities. May perform a number of other similar or related duties that are consistent with the general level of the job and the responsibilities described. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: State Bar Act and related statutes, Rules of Professional Conduct and procedures as they apply to the performance of major duties and responsibilities of the position (to be obtained during the introductory period). Effective investigation techniques, case management and presentation of matters to administrative bodies and adjudicative bodies. The scope and character of federal and California statutory law and provisions of the United States and California Constitutions. Rules of evidence and conduct of proceedings in State Bar Court hearing and review departments. Effective work coordination and strong case/project management principles. Modern office practices and procedures, including the use of standard computer software such as Microsoft Office and case management system applications. Time management. Legal research and preparation of reports, briefs, opinions, and pleadings. Mediation, negotiation, and conflict resolution. Knowledge of the rules and regulations governing the practice of law in the State of California. Ability to: Analyze and apply case and statutory law to various issues and facts to draw conclusions, make recommendations, and provide legal advice. Communicate complex legal issues to a variety of individuals. Prepare legal documents, including pleadings, contracts, subpoenas, legal memoranda, letters, proposals, and/or other documents. Write effectively in a clear, concise and well organized manner. Conduct legal research. Review and analyze complex documents. Obtain information through witness interviews. Prepare and effectively present cases at trial. Speak effectively in court and to large groups. Negotiate settlements and mediate disputes. Demonstrate independent judgment and initiative. Provide direction and guidance to other staff. Work independently, as well as cooperatively in a team environment. Complete multiple tasks and meet deadlines. Maintain the confidentiality of State Bar documents, investigations, and records. Travel by air and automobile. Minimum Qualifications: Education: Successful completion of a Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited law school. Experience: No minimum requirement. Applicants who meet the Minimum Qualifications will be required to successfully complete the State Bar's selection process for this classification. License, Certificate, Registration Requirements: Must be an active member, in good standing, of the State Bar of California. Physical Requirements : Visual capacity and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Make fine visual distinction reading and proofreading written documents and viewing information on a computer screen. Retrieve, lift and carry objects weighing up to ten pounds. Condition of Employment: Employment with the State Bar of California requires full vaccination and proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 before starting work. Exemptions to the mandatory vaccination policy may be available for a medical condition, disability, or sincerely held religious belief and must be approved before starting work.
STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA San Francisco, CA, United States
May 10, 2022
Full Time
Job Description Office of Chief Trial Counsel Annual Salary Range: $ 105,432 - $158,020 Exempt / Union Represented UPDATED DECEMBER 27,2021 Per the State Bar's Remote Work Policy, the majority of the State Bar's workforce is expected to work in the office at least two days per week. DEFINITION Under general direction, an Attorney performs legal work that includes the identification of legal issues; recommendation of appropriate actions resolution of legal problems; interpretation and application of laws, rules, regulations, and other legal authorities; legal research; and analysis and preparation of various legal documents. Depending on the department or unit to which assigned, may prepare for and conduct trials. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the journey-level classification in the Attorney classification series, responsible for performing legal work. The Attorney classification is distinguished from the Senior Attorney in that Senior Attorneys generally handle more complex cases, trials, and projects and provide direction/guidance to Attorneys, while Attorneys generally handle less complex cases, trials, and projects, and provide lead direction to non-attorney staff, but not attorneys. However, as Attorneys gain experience and demonstrate competence, they will assume more responsibility and perform work of greater difficulty and complexity. Positions in the Attorney classification typically reports directly to a Supervising Attorney. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Reviews complaints to identify ethical violations and legal issues. Makes decisions regarding the disposition of files and complaints. Conducts legal research in various areas of federal and state law, including case decisions, evidentiary law, statutory law, procedural and court rules, and legislation. Prepares legal documents, including pleadings, contracts, subpoenas, memoranda, letters, proposals, and/or other documents. Prepares cases for trial, including directing the gathering of evidence, preparing and filing required pleadings and motions, and preparing witnesses for testimony. Performs trials, including delivering opening and closing statements, conducting direct and cross examinations, and preparing post trial briefs. Writes legal analysis and provides instruction and/or advice to others. Communicates with members of the public regarding complaints, rules and procedures, and State Bar processes. Provides direction to non-attorney staff. Maintains adequate case, file, and related records to ensure effective completion of projects assigned, and assists in the evaluation of the work product. Stays informed and keeps staff within his/her areas of responsibility informed concerning the applicable law, rules, procedures, policies, and practices relating to the functions assigned. Evaluates administrative problems and procedures and recommends solutions or alternative methods of procedures. Participates in training and professional development activities. May perform a number of other similar or related duties that are consistent with the general level of the job and the responsibilities described. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: State Bar Act and related statutes, Rules of Professional Conduct and procedures as they apply to the performance of major duties and responsibilities of the position (to be obtained during the introductory period). Effective investigation techniques, case management and presentation of matters to administrative bodies and adjudicative bodies. The scope and character of federal and California statutory law and provisions of the United States and California Constitutions. Rules of evidence and conduct of proceedings in State Bar Court hearing and review departments. Effective work coordination and strong case/project management principles. Modern office practices and procedures, including the use of standard computer software such as Microsoft Office and case management system applications. Time management. Legal research and preparation of reports, briefs, opinions, and pleadings. Mediation, negotiation, and conflict resolution. Knowledge of the rules and regulations governing the practice of law in the State of California. Ability to: Analyze and apply case and statutory law to various issues and facts to draw conclusions, make recommendations, and provide legal advice. Communicate complex legal issues to a variety of individuals. Prepare legal documents, including pleadings, contracts, subpoenas, legal memoranda, letters, proposals, and/or other documents. Write effectively in a clear, concise and well organized manner. Conduct legal research. Review and analyze complex documents. Obtain information through witness interviews. Prepare and effectively present cases at trial. Speak effectively in court and to large groups. Negotiate settlements and mediate disputes. Demonstrate independent judgment and initiative. Provide direction and guidance to other staff. Work independently, as well as cooperatively in a team environment. Complete multiple tasks and meet deadlines. Maintain the confidentiality of State Bar documents, investigations, and records. Travel by air and automobile. Minimum Qualifications: Education: Successful completion of a Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited law school. Experience: No minimum requirement. Applicants who meet the Minimum Qualifications will be required to successfully complete the State Bar's selection process for this classification. License, Certificate, Registration Requirements: Must be an active member, in good standing, of the State Bar of California. Physical Requirements : Visual capacity and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Make fine visual distinction reading and proofreading written documents and viewing information on a computer screen. Retrieve, lift and carry objects weighing up to ten pounds. Condition of Employment: Employment with the State Bar of California requires full vaccination and proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 before starting work. Exemptions to the mandatory vaccination policy may be available for a medical condition, disability, or sincerely held religious belief and must be approved before starting work.