Job Vacancy Program Coordinator, Law Journals (School of Law) Emory University

Job title: Program Coordinator, Law Journals (School of Law)

Company: Emory University

Job description: Description

Emory Law is currently seeking a Program Coordinator to assist with managing its journals. Emory Law’s journals feature the legal scholarship of professors, practitioners, heads of state, and students from throughout the country and around the world. This position works with the student editors and others to successfully complete and distribute four of the five Emory Law journals. Information about our journals can be found . In your first year, you can expect to publish fourteen journals in print and approximately twenty manuscripts online, assist with planning and executing several symposia and banquets, and accomplish myriad administrative duties.

If you are a future-focused practitioner seeking a next step in your career where you will be able to implement changes that have an impact, we welcome your application.


  • Designs, implements, and coordinates operational facets of a specific Law School program including program-related conferences, conventions and/or meetings.
  • Develops work plans to accomplish program goals and objectives and monitors progress toward their achievement.
  • Identifies and pursues ways to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of administrative procedures used by students and faculty.
  • Actively participates in committees pertaining to academic/programmatic services.
  • Serves as a liaison to and interacts with other groups and organizations participating in the program or seeking knowledge of the program.
  • Responds to inquiries regarding program requirements.
  • Advises students on matters related to the program; develops resources to address particular needs.
  • Provides direction, referral, and placement resources to students seeking employment opportunities in their respective field of study.
  • Develops promotional and communication materials which may include content for reports, briefings, newsletters, grants or other written information related to the program.
  • May assist in identifying funding resources and in developing fund-raising strategies and initiatives.
  • Prepares operational and statistical reports.
  • Maintains complete and accurate program records.
  • May maintain and update the departmental website.
  • May supervise program staff, interns, and/or volunteers.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a field related to the program and two years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.


  • Outstanding data management, administrative, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Must be willing to learn and implement new technologies to enhance task performance.
  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to initiate and follow-through with minimal supervision as well as meet deadlines, work under pressure, adapt to changing priorities, be part of a collegial team and balance competing assignments.
  • Experience working in or demonstrated ability to work with diverse constituencies and support an inclusive environment.
  • Experience in higher education.
  • Familiarity with Chicago Manual of Style and Bluebook citation style.

To Apply:

  • Applicants will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled with a first review on July 1.
  • Cover Letter
  • We acknowledge that it takes time to complete a cover letter. We do use the cover letter in our hiring process to evaluate communication skills.
  • Providing a cover letter detailing how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications as well as why you are interested in working at Emory Law will allow us to move you through the process without asking for a specific writing sample later in the process.
  • While a cover letter is not required to apply, we do encourage you to submit one with your application to save time later in the process.

More About Emory Law:

Emory Law is a national and global leader in legal education that welcomes and supports a diverse law school community, produces path-breaking and influential scholarship, and offers exceptional teaching and practical learning opportunities that enable our alumni to become respected professionals and leaders in a rapidly changing world. Together, our community is working to secure a more fair and just society by advancing the rule of law. Our innovative seeks to fuel the ambitions and success of the students, staff and faculty who are drawn to join the Emory Law community. We need people like you to join us so that our vision becomes reality.

NOTE: Position tasks are required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location; working remote is not an option. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

Emory Supports a Diverse and Inclusive Culture

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Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran’s status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran’s Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone: 404-727-9867 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD).

Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.

Expected salary:

Location: Atlanta, GA

Job date: Fri, 10 Jun 2022 00:23:33 GMT

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