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Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator

The Missouri Bar, created by the Supreme Court of Missouri with the mission to improve the legal profession, the administration of justice, and the law on behalf of the public, seeks coordinator to support its diversity, inclusion, cultural competency, and equity (DICE) efforts.The person in this position will be responsible for identifying and coordinating the organization’s existing DICE efforts by working with Missouri Bar departments, committees, and sections.

This position requires someone well organized and who can manage multiple priorities, anticipate needs, assess situations, and recommend and implement solutions. The Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator must be innovative and be able to exercise discretion and independent judgment. The ability to interact with members and staff at all levels in a fast-paced environment, sometimes under pressure, while remaining adaptable, proactive, resourceful, and efficient, with a high level of professionalism, tact, diplomacy, and confidentiality is crucial to this role. Effective written and verbal communication skills, decision-making ability, attention to detail, superb relationship-building skills, and strong customer service skills are important as are solid computer skills and comfort with existing and new technology. 


Responsibilities:

  • Support the DICE efforts of The Missouri Bar in accordance with the strategic plan
  • Identify and coordinate the organization’s existing DICE efforts
  • Serve as staff liaison to the Committee on Diversity, the Women in the Profession Committee, the Special Committee on Lawyers of Color, and the Joint Commission on Women in the Profession and support their initiatives
  • Serve as a resource to the Leadership Academy, the Young Lawyers Section Council, The Missouri Bar Leadership Institute, and bar committees and sections
  • Work with and serve as a resource to all departments
  • Support DICE-related CLE programming
  • Create and maintain effective relationships with other organizations, including local and specialty bar associations and law schools, to further the bar’s DICE goals
  • Seek out and apply for sponsorships and other forms of funding that provide support for the bar’s DICE efforts
  • Collect, analyze, maintain, and disseminate information about evolving best practices aimed at the recruitment, hiring, retention, professional development, and promotion of diverse and inclusive legal talent
  • Other duties as assigned

Education, Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in a related area
Two to five years relevant experience
Experience in DICE initiatives, association or nonprofit work, or the legal profession a plus

Key Competencies:
Demonstrated commitment to diversity, inclusion, cultural competency, and equity work. Must be able to work independently and as part of a team to fulfill the organization’s DICE objectives. Continual learning and growth. Strong computer skills, proficient in the use of Microsoft Office programs including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and various databases. Excellent communication skills, including verbal, written, listening, and presentation. Strong organizational skills. Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment.

Position located in Jefferson City and includes excellent benefits and hybrid schedule with two days working remote each week. Compensation will be commensurate with experience. Apply by sending cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to hrdept@mobar.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. EOE


Lawyers’ Assistance Program Clinician and Well-Being Coordinator

The Missouri Bar, created by the Supreme Court of Missouri with the mission to improve the legal profession, the administration of justice, and the law on behalf of the pubic, seeks a clinician and well-being coordinator to provide direct services and program support for the bar’s lawyer well-being initiative and the Missouri Lawyers’ Assistance Program, a confidential counseling program that serves lawyers, judges, law students, and their immediate family members. The person in this position will counsel and support lawyers, judges, law students, and their families dealing with a broad range of concerns including addiction, depression, marital and family matters, work-related stress, and other personal challenges to enhance personal and professional success.

This position requires someone with a wide range of clinical experience, the ability to assist members of the legal profession, a willingness to be accessible at all times to those seeking help, knowledge in the use of the DSM, responsiveness to those seeking help, the ability to effectively manage crisis and multiple priorities, sound clinical judgment, strong oral and written communication skills, and the ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists in operating confidential helpline, serving lawyers, judges, law students, immediate family members, and concerned colleagues
  • Provides assessment, counseling, crisis intervention, referrals, and follow-up with clients dealing with a broad range of concerns, including but not limited to, alcohol and other substance use disorders, depression, anxiety, stress and burnout, gambling, career transition, work-life balance, family, marital, and social concerns
  • Provides services by phone, virtual platform, or in person, within scope of license
  • Updates and maintains provider resource list
  • Documents services and activities
  • Publicizes the initiative and the program, including by writing quarterly newsletter and blog articles for use in Missouri Bar publications and social media
  • Collaborates with the Missouri Lawyers’ Assistance Program director to increase program visibility and service utilization
  • Provides staff support for the bar’s lawyer well-being initiative
  • Maintains professional license and malpractice insurance
  • Maintains high standards of confidentiality and professionalism
  • Provides consultation on request
  • Participates in other activities of the bar and performs other duties as assigned

Education and experience:

  • Master’s degree in psychology, social work, counseling, or a closely related field and current Missouri license
  • A minimum three years of relevant treatment experience
  • Familiarity with 12-step programs and support groups
  • Familiarity with evidence-based practices
  • Proficient telephone and computer skills

Key Competencies:

  • Knowledgeable in use of the DSM
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Integrity, flexibility, and resilience
  • Ability to work as team player
  • Professional demeanor

Position located in Jefferson City and includes excellent benefits and hybrid schedule with two days working remote each week. Compensation will be commensurate with experience. Apply by sending cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to hrdept@mobar.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. EOE


CLE Programs Coordinator 


The Missouri Bar, created by the Supreme Court of Missouri with the mission to improve the legal profession, the administration of justice, and the law on behalf of the pubic, seeks a technology proficient and creative individual to serve as the CLE Programs Coordinator. The position’s primary responsibilities are to work with event venues and service providers to host in-person and hybrid continuing legal education (CLE) events. Preference for an individual with video recording and editing skills, or the interest and ability to develop these skills.  

This professional level position requires someone who is organized, detail orientated, and who can manage multiple priorities and deadlines with staff members at all levels of the organization.

Responsibilities:
  • Meeting venues
  • Identifying and evaluating potential conference locations and service providers 
  • Negotiating for best contract terms 
  • Reconcile invoices 
  • Assist with production of program videos for live, hybrid, and remote programs, including recording, streaming, and editing video 
  • Assist program planners with program execution 
  • Collaborate with the communications department to develop and implement quarterly and weekly promotional messaging for the events. 
  • Some travel is required

Key Competencies:

  • Experience working with event venues and service providers 
  • Experience operating video recording equipment or interest in developing skills in this area. 
  • Knowledge of MS Office products, including Excel, PowerPoint, Word, OneNote, Teams, PDF document production, and knowledge or interest in using video editing software 
  • Ability to coordinate multifaceted projects within set guidelines 
  • Operate well under pressure and time constraints 
  • Attention to detail and accuracy 
  • Establish effective working relationships with others, tactfully manage difficult situations, and deliver superb customer service 
  • Manage and maintain a high level of confidentiality 
  • Demonstrate self-motivation, direction, and the desire and ability to learn new skills and technology 

Position located in Jefferson City. Position includes excellent benefits and hybrid schedule with two days working remote each week.  

At least 5 years of related professional experience preferred.  

Apply by sending cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to hrdept@mobar.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. EOE 

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