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How to Apply for Open Positions

To apply for an employment opportunity with the Law Center, first download an employment application  or email  for a copy of the application.Then send your resume, cover letter, writing sample and the completed application via US Mail or email to: 

Therese E. Yanan, Director of Program Services
Native American Disability Law Center
3535 E. 30th Street, Suite 201
Farmington, NM 87402
505.566.5880

 

STAFF ATTORNEY

Farmington or Gallup, New Mexico

The Native American Disability Law Center is looking for qualified applicants for an Attorney position.  The Law Center provides legal services to Native Americans with disabilities living on or near the Navajo, Hopi, and San Juan Southern Paiute reservations.  Our offices are located in Farmington and Gallup, New Mexico; however, we serve a broad area around the Four Corners Region of Utah, Arizona, and New Mexico.  The Attorney represents clients in administrative hearings, and tribal, state and federal court actions.  The Attorney will also work with tribal governments on legislation and policies effecting individuals with disabilities.  Applicants must have a demonstrable interest in issues facing individuals with disabilities, a willingness to conduct community education trainings, and assist in training non-attorney staff.

Admission to the Utah, Arizona, or New Mexico Bar is preferred. Because of high level of independence & responsibility, over 7 years experience is also preferred.  Willingness to take the next available state and tribal bar exam is required.

Salary: Depends upon experience.

Excellent benefits.

If interested, please submit cover letter, resume, and writing sample to:

Therese E. Yanan

Co-Director of Program Services

Native American Disability Law Center

3535 E. 30th Street, Suite 201

Farmington, New Mexico 87402

505/566-5880

 

INTAKE SPECIALIST

Farmington, New Mexico

The Law Center has an opening for a Full Time Intake Specialist. The Native American Disability Law Center is a nonprofit organization that advocates for Native Americans with disabilities living on or near the Navajo, Hopi, and San Juan Southern Paiute reservations. Our offices are located in Farmington and Gallup, New Mexico; however, we serve a broad area around the Four Corners Region of Utah, Arizona, and New Mexico.

Requirements:

This position requires excellent & demonstrable organizational & communication skills. The Law Center’s Intake Specialist interacts directly with clients by telephone or in person, screens new clients, provides information & referral, enters data & completes additional documentation. All applicants should be committed to advancing the rights of people with disabilities. Bachelors in Social Work, Paralegal Certification or equivalent education or experience required. 

The Law Center is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Preference is given to qualified Native American applicants. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  For an application and job description, please email or visit www.nativedisabilitylaw.org.

Closing Date:  Opened until filled.

Hourly Rate:  DOE

 

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE SPECIALIST PART-TIME

Farmington, New Mexico

Review and sort all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment

Charge expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoices and expense reports

Process check requests

Enter invoices into Quick Books Accounts Payable according to cash discount potential and payment terms

Reconcile vendor statements, research and correct discrepancies

Assist in month end closing

Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices

Assist with other projects as needed

Requirements:

High school diploma or GED required, college courses in accounting preferred

Proficient in Excel and Word, Quick Books experience a plus

Knowledge of accounts payable/general ledger systems, financial chart of accounts

Must be able to follow standard filing procedures

Must be well organized and a self-starter

Ability to interact with employees and vendors in a professional manner

Ability to work independently and with a team with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness

Ability to perform mathematical computations such as percentages, fractions, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division accurately

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Closing Date: Opened Until Filled

Hourly Rate: DOE

 

 

Law Clerk Positions and Fellowships

The Law Center occasionally hires current law school students as summer law clerks. If you are interested in a law clerk position, please contact the Law Center at the above address. Depending on your interests and the Law Center's legal needs, we may be able to place you for a summer position in one of our offices.

If you are near graduation or have recently graduated from law school and are interested in pursuing a fellowship to work with the Native American Disability Law Center, we welcome such interest. Again, please contact the Law Center at the above address.