San Diego, California
San Francisco Bay Area, California (remote)
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
The staff attorney will engage in civil rights litigation and advocacy for CAIR, including but not limited to representing complainants who have experienced religious discrimination in negotiations with opposing parties; filing complaints, discovery, motions practice, court appearances, and trial if necessary; and identifying, recruiting, and collaborating with private attorneys on religious discrimination cases.
Religious discrimination may arise in areas including employment discrimination, police misconduct, government office discrimination, racial/religious profiling, school/university discrimination, immigration, family law, and defamation.
The staff attorney will be expected to identify, strategize and use creative legal solutions to address systematic issues affecting those who suffer discrimination in the full range of potential forums (not just litigation). The staff attorney may also directly supervise the work of externs/interns in the department.
Salary range based on education, skills and experience.
To apply: Submit a resume, cover letter, two formal legal writing samples, and a list of at least three references, along with copies of relevant academic certificates. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
8316 Caliremont Mesa Blvd. 203
San Diego, CA 92111
If applying via email, please be sure to include the position title in the subject line.
Incomplete applications will not be processed.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
(part-time, temporary, remote)
CAIR's San Francisco Bay Area office (CAIR-SFBA) is looking for a passionate and talented individual to fill a website content editor position. The position is part-time, temporary, and can work remotely. This position is to be filled immediately.
CAIR-SFBA seeks a motivated web content editor to develop a new website. Seeking an enthusiastic self-starter and problem-solver who can handle multiple tasks at once and work quickly. Our ideal candidate has exceptional writing and editing skills, a stream of fresh ideas, and a love of all things digital and social. Our web editor must be equally comfortable tackling the day-to-day details and thinking strategically about overall site goals.
Pay is hourly, and based on education, skills and experience.
To apply: All those interested and eligible to work in the U.S. (citizens or proper work visa holders) should send a cover letter, portfolio, writing sample, and a comprehensive resume stating education, work history, and references to info[at]sfba.cair.com. Please be sure to write the position title in the subject of the email.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE
CAIR is seeking a qualified individual for the full-time position of development director at its Washington, D.C., headquarters.
The development director is a senior level position responsible for expanding and cultivating donor relationships, managing the organization's planned giving program, and coordinating major and minor gifts. The development director reports to the national executive director.
Qualifications and requirements:
Compensation: Commensurate with experience and qualifications. Medical, dental and vision benefits and a retirement plan with employer contributions are offered.
To apply: send resume, cover letter and salary requirements by email to: info[at]cair.com with "Development Director" in the subject line. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.
CAIR is an equal opportunity employer.
CAIR-Cincinnati is seeking an experienced, full-time staff attorney to work in its civil rights department.
The staff attorney will engage in civil rights advocacy and litigation for CAIR-Cincinnati clients who have experienced religious discrimination, including but not limited to: filing complaints with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and/or Ohio Civil Rights Commission; negotiating settlements with opposing parties; filing various types of complaints in federal and/or state court; discovery, motions practice, court appearances, and trial if necessary; and identifying, recruiting, and collaborating with private attorneys on religious discrimination cases. This is an established CAIR chapter with an exciting and growing civil rights practice including a current case load.
The staff attorney will be expected to identify, strategize and use creative legal solutions to address systematic issues affecting those who suffer discrimination in the full range of potential forums (not just litigation). The staff attorney will be expected to prepare and lead "know your rights" seminars to educate the community. The staff attorney may also directly supervise the work of externs/interns in the department.
Salary range for this part-time position is $40K-$42K, based on education, skills and experience.
Benefits include health insurance. Application deadline is February 27, 2015. Start date will be May 2015.
Please submit a résumé, cover letter, two formal legal writing samples, and a minimum of three references to:
CAIR-Ohio, Cincinnati Chapter
10999 Reed Hartman Hwy., Suite 207
Cincinnati, OH 45242
Or email kdabdoub[at]cair.com. If applying via email, please be sure to include the position title in the subject line.
Incomplete applications will not be processed.
About CAIR-Cincinnati: CAIR-Cincinnati is the greater Cincinnati and tri-state chapter of CAIR, the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, committed to building a stronger civic society and a more vibrant democracy. CAIR's mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding. Learn more at www.cairohio.com. Our office is in Blue Ash, Ohio, in the northern suburbs of Cincinnati, and is conveniently located off I-275, between I-71 and I-75.
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