University of San Francisco Program Assistant IV, Immigration and Deportation Law Clinic in San Francisco, California

Position Information

Job Summary

The University of San Francisco, School of Law seeks a detail-oriented Program Assistant IV with strong interpersonal skills who has experience in immigration law. The Program Assistant IV provides full-time program management services as well as legal and administrative support to the clinic Supervising Attorney and will serve as a critical point of contact for clients and the community.

  • Responsible for providing program management services, including, but not limited to; overseeing office management protocols and procedures, coordinating and monitoring client service delivery, tracking client data in multiple data management systems and preparing and submitting regular grant reports to the Office of Contracts and Grants as well as state and city organizations

  • Responsible for coordinating travel for the Supervising Attorney and the Program Assistant IV throughout the state of California for hearings and client meetings

  • Assist the attorney with preparing petitions and applications for immigration cases before U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and EOIR, as well as probate and family law cases throughout the California

  • Assist in providing orientation, training and support to law students enrolled in the Law Clinic

  • Provide administrative support services to the Supervising Attorney as needed, including scheduling client appointments, attending asylum interviews as interpreter, receiving and directing client calls, responding to telephone, e-mail, and in-person requests for clinic information and legal support inquiries

  • Assist Supervising Attorney and Faculty Supervisor with special projects or other responsibilities as directed, including outreach

  • Post High School education preferred

  • Four years of increasingly responsible experience in administrative support work in education, including at least two years in a senior administrative support role

  • Immigration law setting experience preferred

  • Experience working with high level executive officers and/or vice presidents

  • Ability to speak and write both Spanish and English fluently is required

  • Solid oral and written communication skills

  • Excellent computer skills and proficiency in MS Word and Excel is required

  • Excellent judgment and respect for confidentiality

  • Able to work independently in the absence of specific instructions

  • Demonstrated ability for careful, conscientious work even when managing multiple projects at one time

  • Professional and responsive demeanor and a cooperative spirit

Additional Knowledge
  • Commitment to immigration is necessary

  • May be required to lift objects up to 25 lbs. on occasion

About USF

The University of San Francisco is located in the heart of one of the world’s most innovative and diverse cities, and is home to a vibrant academic community of students and faculty who achieve excellence in their fields. Its diverse student body enjoys direct access to faculty, small classes and outstanding opportunities in the city itself. USF is San Francisco’s first university, and its Jesuit Catholic mission helps ignite a student’s passion for social justice and a desire to “Change the World From Here.” For more information, visit


The University is an equal opportunity institution of higher education. The University does not discriminate in employment, educational services and academic programs on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age (except minors), sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related and genetic-related) and disability, and the other bases prohibited by law. The University reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities under the law.

Requisition Number: 2018-1474Staff

Job Title: Program Assistant IV, Immigration and Deportation Law Clinic

Job Location: Main Campus - Hilltop

Salary Type: Non Exempt

Minimum Hire-In Rate (for OPE positions only): $45,818.00

Job Type: Full-Time

Union Type: OPE, Local 3

Travel: Up to 25%

Work Environment: Office

Job Open Date: 04/04/2018

Posted until Filled: No

Fair Chance Ordinance: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. For more information visit: