Associate Director, Feerick Center For Social Justice


The Associate Director works directly with the Stein Center Director and Feerick Center Executive Director on initiatives involving ethics, access to justice, pro bono, social and racial justice, and public interest practice.



  • Lead the Feerick Center’s Immigrant Justice Project
  • Help to administer and coordinate the Centers’ programs including organizing and overseeing conferences, CLE programs, awards receptions and colloquia
  • Help to manage the day-to-day activities and overall administrative operations of the Centers, including budgets
  •  Oversee the communications strategy and work products for the Centers, including social media. Develop and prepare written materials on the Centers and maintain the Centers’ websites, annual reports and other publications, including regular e-newsletters
  •  Oversee the Centers’ alumni affairs and play a key role in Feerick Center’s development efforts
  •  Report directly to the Executive Director of the Feerick Center for Social Justice.
  • With regard to the Feerick Center
  • Serve as the principal senior staff member responsible for grants management, including grant writing and grant reporting
  • Serve as the Feerick Center’s Immigrant Justice Project Director: (1) develop and oversee all aspects of limited-scope pro bono programs (e.g., (a) establish partnerships, (b) organize service trips, © recruit, train, supervise, and manage volunteers, (d) establish program manuals, policies, and protocols, etc.), (2) organize convenings and conferences, (3) engage in fact finding, (4) write reports, (5) lead the Center’s immigration advocacy efforts, (5) engage and collaborate with Fordham law students interested in immigrant justice, and (6) participate in and support coalition efforts
  •  Establish, direct, and or help support other Feerick Center social justice initiatives, as necessary
  • Spearhead community engagement efforts to ensure community- and client-centered programming in connection with the Feerick Center’s immigration and other initiatives
  • Organize training programs with a focus on cultural humility and diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Develop Know-Your-Rights and outreach materials
  • Maintain accurate and robust data collection and tracking systems and integrate program operations into Feerick Center case management systems


  • A J.D.
  • Minimum of seven (7) years of experience as a lawyer, with significant experience providing immigration services in a non-profit civil legal services setting
  • Admitted or eligible for admission to the bar of the State of New York
  • A commitment to race equity and anti-racism in the workplace and in the provision of civil legal services
  • A demonstrated passion for enhancing access to justice, especially in the immigration field
  •  Extensive experience with pro bono and volunteer management
  • Demonstrated analytical, legal writing, and advocacy skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and team player with ability to work in a positive, collaborative, and inclusive environment
  • Self-motivated worker with strong initiative, ability to work independently, with superior judgment
  • Exceptional organizational skills and ability to balance multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Spanish essential; fluency in Spanish and English preferred
  • Commitment to the Stein Center and Feerick Center’s missions

How to Apply:

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