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Student Legal Services Advisor (part-time, hourly) at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas

Sam Houston State University

Last Updated: 11/18/22

Job Description

Requisition 202200428S

Position Title Student Legal Services Advisor (part-time, hourly)

FLSA status Non-Exempt

Hiring Salary This position is a pay grade 25. Please see Pay Grade Table at:

This is a part-time, hourly, non-benefits eligible position working 19 hours or less per week.

Occupational Category Technical/Para-Professional

Department Student's Legal Services

Division of Student Affairs

Educational Requirements for the Position

Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from an ABA-accredited law school with a minimum of two years of Texas-based practice experience required. Must have successfully passed the Texas Bar Exam and be in good standing with the State Bar of Texas. A combination of experience in consumer, criminal, landlord, immigration, wills, powers of attorney, business formation, and family law is preferred.

Nature & Purpose of Position

Provides legal advice and counsel to currently enrolled University students, which includes but is not limited to advising students on issues regarding landlord/tenant law, criminal law, family law, immigration law, contract law, wills, powers of attorney, business formation, and employment law. There is no court representation.

Primary Responsibilities

Advises students on their legal rights and responsibilities in a variety of legal areas where students have questions. Assists students in preparing legal documents and for hearings, if necessary. Drafts legal documents for students as needed. Performs other related duties as assigned by the Director.

Other Specifications

This position may interact with the Administrative Associate and student assistants in the office.

Up to 20% of this position, over the fiscal year during off-peak periods, may be performed remotely as determined by the supervisor.

This is a part-time, hourly, non-benefits eligible position working 19 hours or less per week.

Part Time

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EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

Company Details

Huntsville, Texas, United States
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