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Community Education Coordinator

The Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc. seeks a full time community education coordinator to refresh content on Georgia’s statewide legal self-help website for an 18 month project funded by a grant from the Legal Services Corporation. Georgia’s statewide website contains web-based resources for the public that describe the law in plain language, connect users to organizations that can help them, and help users fill out forms. The coordinator will be supervised by the Director of Grants & Innovation and will work closely with the Director of Communications & Annual Giving and the Development Coordinator.

The goal of the project is to improve the usability and accessibility of Georgia’s self–help legal website, GeorgiaLegalAid.org, as well as the national LawHelp template it utilizes. The coordinator will work in Legal Aid’s office downtown with occasional travel required to other Legal Aid county offices and outreach events in the metro-Atlanta area.  The coordinator will work with the Director of Grants & Innovation to implement the project and market the website content.

Duties include working with the Director of Grants & Innovation and national partners to conduct a site-wide content, visual design and accessibility review of GeorgiaLegalAid.org, managing contractor relationships, conducting stakeholder and user input, leading the effort to revise and create new website content in partnership with Legal Aid’s substantive experts, and maintaining our community education print materials. Other duties, depending on experience, may include development database maintenance, assisting with other website content maintenance, and social media.

Qualifications: An undergraduate degree is required. Candidates should have strong writing skills, strong organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail, experience with website content development and management, social media, data collection and review, and have a demonstrated interest or experience working with low-income persons. Candidates with substantive knowledge of legal issues relevant to Legal Aid clients and website accessibility are strongly encouraged to apply.  Communication and listening skills, ability to work in a team and alone, adaptability, and appreciation of diversity are required. Previous experience with Google Analytics, html coding, or video production is highly valued.

Terms:  The salary for this position starts at $36,500, depending on experience. The program provides generous fringe benefits, including paid holidays, vacation, sick, and paid parental leave; health, life, and long and short-term disability insurance; partial payment for dependent health insurance; educational loan reimbursement up to $600 per month (after a $65 deductible and set off of other loan reimbursement amounts); and voluntary tax-sheltered annuity with 3% match.

To apply: A complete application packet must include a letter of application, résumé, recent writing sample, the names and contact information (including e-mail addresses) of three references, and an official  transcript. Please send your application as one PDF using our online application system:  https://jobs.atlantalegalaid.org/careers/index.php?m=careers&p=showJob&ID=30.

Your application will be acknowledged.  No telephone calls please.

EOE: ALAS considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to
race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, veteran status,
or sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other legally protected status.

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