Management Information Exchange (MIE) seeks an attorney with significant experience in civil legal services, management and training to join MIE in a newly created half time position. MIE is a nonprofit organization that supports leaders, managers, supervisors, administrators, and fundraisers in legal aid programs. MIE’s mission is to promote excellence in management to ensure high quality advocacy on behalf of low-income people. MIE advances best practices and innovation in leadership, management, supervision and fundraising by providing comprehensive training and conference offerings, consulting services, and a flagship journal to promote a full and free exchange of ideas in the legal aid community. As envisioned in MIE’s newly adopted strategic plan, the new attorney member of the staff will help to expand MIE’s capacity to assist the legal aid community’s efforts to enhance senior program leadership, board capacity, finance, administration, and program management, in activities such as the following: • Provide leadership to the MIE Training Committee and implement MIE’s established cycle of leadership, management, administrative, financial, fundraising, and supervision training and conference offerings • Provide leadership to the MIE Journal Committee and assist in the recruitment of volunteer authors and design of quarterly journals • Respond to legal aid organizations’ requests for consulting, training and program support services This staff member will work closely with the MIE executive director to further define the activities and priorities of the new position, and to carry out the work of MIE as envisioned by the strategic plan. Work location is flexible.
The successful candidate for this position: • will be an attorney active in legal aid, on local, state and national levels • will possess experience as a senior manager in a legal aid organization • will have experience designing and delivering training • will have been active in MIE as a volunteer, trainer, trainee, author, consultant or similar capacity • will be able to travel regularly to MIE events and consulting projects • will work independently while communicating frequently with MIE board, staff and committee members • will have experience working with volunteers on projects with deadlines and deliverables
To apply, please send a letter expressing in detail your interest in the position, your qualifications, and what you hope to contribute to MIE; a current resume; and the names and contact information for three professional references. In order to receive full consideration, candidates are urged to submit their materials by January 15, 2019. Materials should be submitted electronically to email@example.com in Microsoft Word or pdf format. Candidates with questions about the position or process may contact Patricia Pap, Executive Director, Management Information Exchange, 508-737-4010, firstname.lastname@example.org.