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The Uniform Law Commission (ULC), a national non-profit law reform organization, seeks a full-time Legislative Communications Assistant to join the organization’s staff in downtown Chicago. The Legislative Communications Assistant would provide administrative and communications support to the organization’s Legislative Department. Examples of tasks the Legislative Program Coordinator would do include scheduling conference calls, writing press releases and social media posts, and drafting informational materials for the organization’s website.

Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree
Highly organized
Effective multitasker
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Proficient in the Microsoft Office suite

Desired qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, Government, Communications, or a related field
Previous legislative or government experience
Interest in state law, government, and politics
Commitment to public service


Salary: $46,000 annually.  The ULC offers a competitive benefits package, including health, disability, and dental insurance, and a retirement plan with employer match.
The deadline for applications is March 15, 2018.  An equal opportunity employer, the ULC welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.
Please send cover letter and résumé to apply@uniformlaws.org and include “Legislative Communications Assistant” in the subject line.
Alternatively, you may mail materials to:

Katie Robinson
Legislative Program Director
Uniform Law Commission
111 N. Wabash Avenue, Suite 1010
Chicago, IL  60602

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The Uniform Law Commission ("ULC") is soliciting applications for the position of Executive Director. The Executive Director, who reports directly to the ULC’s President and the Executive Committee, is the chief operating officer of the ULC with management responsibility for its effective functioning, staff operations, and fulfillment of its mission and policies. The Executive Director will be based in Chicago.

The ULC, now 126 years old, promotes uniformity of law among the several states on subjects as to which uniformity is desirable and practicable. The ULC improves the law by providing states with non-partisan, carefully considered, and well-drafted legislation that brings clarity and stability to critical areas of the law. The ULC’s work supports the federal system, seeks to maintain an appropriate balance between federal and state law, and facilitates the movement of individuals and the business of organizations with rules that are consistent from state to state. The ULC is composed of more than 300 active, pro bono Commissioners on Uniform State Laws from each State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, as well as Associate Members of the ULC and Life Members of the ULC.

The Executive Director must be an attorney licensed to practice in a state of the United States and have exceptional academic credentials and interpersonal communication and interaction skills. The ideal candidate will have noteworthy experience in the teaching or practice of law or will have significant legislative experience; will have successfully managed a staff of ten or more people and a sizeable budget; and will have worked in or with an organization whose membership is composed of dedicated professionals who are not paid for their work. The complete job description for this position can be reviewed in the attached.

Indications of interest, inquiries, applications and nominations should be directed to:

ULC Executive Director Search
Dan Robbins
15301 Ventura Blvd., Building E
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
Email: drobbins@uniformlaws.org

The Uniform Law Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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