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Manager of Legal Services Delivery - Michigan Advocacy Program - Ypsilanti

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The Michigan Advocacy Program (MAP) is seeking a Manager of Legal Services Delivery.

Through individual representation and systemic advocacy, MAP provides access to justice for the indigent and other vulnerable communities. MAP’s programs include Legal Services of South Central Michigan (LSSCM), serving low income and senior persons in 13 counties in south and central Michigan, and Farmworker Legal Services, providing legal services statewide to migrant and seasonal farmworkers. MAP also provides administrative support to Michigan Statewide Administrative Services (MSAS) consisting of four statewide programs – the Michigan Poverty Law Program, the Michigan Immigrant Rights Center, the Michigan Elder Justice Initiative, and Michigan Legal Help. MAP has a staff of about 100 people in offices in Ann Arbor, Battle Creek, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Jackson, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Monroe, and Ypsilanti.

The Manager of Legal Services Delivery, working with central administration and the local office managers, will provide case-related litigation support to staff throughout the program; will coordinate significant litigation and other advocacy projects between offices and divisions of the program; will provide ongoing evaluation of program systems relating to the delivery of services and responding to community needs; and will assist in the management of office and program wide systems relating to case and grant reporting, compliance with program policies, legal practice standards, and funder requirements and restrictions. This position will be a member of central administration located in Ypsilanti.

Applicants should be licensed to practice law in Michigan, should have experience in handling a poverty law caseload, and should demonstrate a commitment to the low-income community. Because this is a management position, supervisory experience is preferred. 5 years of experience required but exceptional candidates with three years of experience will be considered.

The Michigan Advocacy Program is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Send resume and cover letter to:

Ann Routt, Co-Executive Director

Date Posted: Aug 29, 2018