Deputy Director

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Job location
111 5th Street N, Suite 100
Minneapolis, MN 55403
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid
Street address: 
111 5th Street N, Suite 100
Job type: 
Position Description: 

Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid (MMLA) is seeking a full time Deputy Director to oversee the ongoing operations of MMLA’s Minneapolis office. This position would start as close to June 1, 2021, as possible.

• Legal work supervision and mentoring
• Professional staff development
• Evaluation and implementation of program priorities
• Participation on MMLA’s strategic leadership team
• Oversee the Minneapolis office’s annual budget of approximately $8 million
• Work with MMLA supervisory and administrative staff on the applications and reports for the office’s grants and government contracts
• Represent MMLA in state and local bar association activities and in external relationships with the private bar, other legal services organizations, and community organizations
• Apply the principles of MMLA's Racial Justice Values Statement in all interactions
• Report to the Executive Director of MMLA


• Demonstrated interest in and commitment to the needs of low-income clients required
• Minimum of seven years of experience practicing law required and should include supervising/teaching/mentoring other lawyers and litigation experience
• Applicants must be licensed to practice law in Minnesota or eligible for admission by reciprocity
• Proficiency using Microsoft Office required
• Excellent oral and written communication skills required
• Applicants with diverse economic, social, or cultural experiences and relevant language skills are preferred.

To apply: 

Applications must include a resume, a cover letter explaining interest in this position, and salary requirements. Applications preferred by May 7, 2021, but will be accepted until the position is filled. Information should be submitted to:

No calls please. Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Salary range: 
$66,868 to $92,617 per year, DOE plus benefits
Submission deadline: 
Friday, May 7, 2021