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The Labor and Employment Law Program is based in New York, NY, within the Cornell University ILR School located at 570 Lexington Ave. Position may be located in New York City, Buffalo, Ithaca, or other locations in New York State.
LEL offers legal instruction and resources to employers/entrepreneurs, community and advocacy organizations, and individuals, including those with criminal records and others harmed by NYS's former drug laws. We provide training on the labor and employment law obligations of employers/entrepreneurs to ensure a just, fair and discrimination-free work environment and to increase the likelihood of success for new business owners. Instruction also is provided to justice impacted individuals and communities to promote the social equity goals of NYS.
LEL's focus is labor and employment law training, offering legal instruction and resources to employers/entrepreneurs, community and advocacy organizations, and individuals, including those with criminal records and others harmed by NYS's former drug laws.
What you will do:
The Senior Labor & Employment Law Education Associate is responsible for teaching and curriculum development, including topics ranging from best practices in hiring people impacted by mass incarceration, employment rights of justice-involved people, equal employment rights, drug testing, wage and hour requirements, labor relations and human resource practices to hire and retain the best employees.
A lawyer in this position will collaborate with colleagues, partners, and stakeholders to develop and deliver programs and services. They also will evaluate and monitor the quality, impact, and outcomes of education, training, technical assistance, consulting and research activities of the program to ensure that it meets stated programmatic goals.In this role, you will:* Design curriculum and deliver labor and employment law training programs (in-person and remotely, as needed), including developing a broad range of legal education programs for varied and diverse audiences, working with colleges and universities, employers, social equity licensees, unions, community groups, advocacy and reentry organizations throughout NYS.* Prepare instructional materials, guides, toolkits, articles, reports, and other resources for use in training, on websites, with stakeholders.* Evaluate and monitor the effectiveness of the training and resources.* Remain current in the field Labor and Employment Law broadly defined, as well as the impact on labor and employment law throughout the US, as states decriminalize the use of hemp with high THC levels for medical and adult recreational use, while its use, manufacture, and sale violate the federal Controlled Substances Act of 1970.
The Senior Extension Associate position is an academic, full-time, non-tenure track, term position with an initial appointment through June 30, 2024. The position may be reappointed based on recommendations by the Director of the Labor and Employment Law Program and Associate Dean for Outreach, as well as available funding and work.
More information about the ILR School can be obtained at our web site, and Labor Employment Law Program
What we need:
You will be a top candidate with our preferred qualifications:
ILR School provides a salary range of $108,000-$139,000 commensurate with experience and qualifications.
ILR School appreciates employees by providing the opportunity to pilot a 3:2 campus-to-home hybrid schedule after a period of orientation and acclimation.
Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Cornell appreciates employees with great rewards & benefits:
Cornell provides great benefits that include educational benefits, access to a plethora of wellness programs, employee discounts with local and national retail brands, health care options to choose from, generous paid leave provisions and superior retirement contributions.
Cornell has also been nationally recognized as an award-winning workplace for our health, wellbeing, sustainability, and diversity initiatives. For more information
Interested parties should submit a vita and letter of application describing qualifications and research agenda, and teaching experience. Application materials should be submitted through Academic Jobs Online:
Pay Range:$46,500.00 - $85,500.00
The hiring rate of pay for the successful candidate will be determined considering the following criteria:
Prior relevant work or industry experience.
Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position.
Academic Discipline (faculty pay ranges reflects 9-month annual salary)
Unique applicable skills.
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