Disaster Grants and Web Content Specialist

Legal Services Corporation

About the organization

Established by Congress in 1974, the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) is the country’s single largest funder of civil legal aid for low-income Americans. LSC currently funds 132 independent, nonprofit legal aid organizations with nearly 800 offices throughout the nation. LSC’s mission is to promote equal access to justice and provide grants for high-quality civil legal assistance.

Duties

LSC's disaster relief grants provide funds, as needed, to LSC grantees operating in areas affected by government-declared emergencies. These funds are used to address damage sustained or to meet a surge in demand for legal aid. LSC has developed expertise in supporting emergency and disaster responses through the mobilization of a national network of legal services and partners who are equipped to help our grantees better serve low-income clients when disasters or emergencies occur. Through a coordinated national infrastructure, LSC provides access to the vital resources and information that legal aid organizations need to respond to disasters and emergencies.

Basic Function:

Under the general direction of the Director of the Office of Program Performance (OPP) and his or her designee, manages the online presence of LSC’s efforts to support organizations responding to the civil legal needs that arise as the result of a disaster, helps coordinate LSC’s various disaster relief and recovery grant projects, helps administer disaster-related legal aid grant programs, and performs related activities. Occasional travel may be required. This is a project-based position with an anticipated term of two to three years.

Qualifications

Technical/ Specialized:
A bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline and a minimum of five years of relevant experience. Advanced proficiency in maintaining website content using WordPress. Knowledge of HTML and web publishing. Ability to assist with program evaluations and reviews of program practices through effective interviewing, research, and application of relevant regulatory authority. Able to identify and understand trends that affect LSC, its grantees, their clients, and the broader legal services community about disaster preparedness and recovery. Must possess solid research and analytical skills. Familiarity and experience with grants management and project management. Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite. Knowledge of or prior experience in emergency management preferred.

Salary

$74,608

Application instructions

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Submit a complete application (provide ALL of the information requested and answer ALL of the questions) and attach a résumé and cover letter explaining why you are a good fit for this position. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Apply directly on our website at: www.lsc.gov/about-lsc/careers
Questions can be sent to: [email protected]

Note: If reasonable accommodation in the application process is required, please notify OHR at 202-295-1560 or [email protected]

DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION STATEMENT:
We are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. Our differences fuel excellence, and we strive to create an environment where every individual is valued and feels empowered to bring their full, authentic self to work. We are building a community rooted in openness and trust where colleagues have the resources to grow, thrive and fully contribute to achieving equal access to justice.
LSC is an equal opportunity employer.

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