Graduate/Student Assistant – Legal Division Support – Sacramento

University Enterprises, Inc

Job Title Graduate/Student Assistant – Legal Division Support
Student Classification Student Assistant or Graduate Assistant
Job Code C50118
Posting Type Student/nonbenefited (NSTU)
Posting Number PE101F21
Job Description Summary

The California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation (CDCR) is seeking to hire a Graduate/Student Assistant. The Graduate/Student Assistant will work closely within The Board of Parole Hearings, Legal Division which is a professional legal office employing attorneys, Graduate Legal Assistants, and analysts.

Conditions of Employment

This is a part-time, temporary, non-benefited, student position. Employment in all positions with University Enterprises, Inc. is dependent upon the mutual consent of University Enterprises, Inc. and the employee. This means that either University Enterprises, Inc. or the employee can, at any time, terminate the employment relationship at will, with or without cause.

Depending on the type of position you are applying for, a pre-employment background check consisting of one or more of the following may be conducted: employment history, professional references, criminal check, educational verification (i.e., degree, license, or official transcript) and physical exam and drug urinalysis test. Applicants will be required to pass required pre-employment checks to the satisfaction of University Enterprises, Inc. (UEI) and the hiring Agency or Department.

Work Schedule

Currently recruiting for Summer 2021  start date May 15-June 1.

Flexible, Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm. Final schedule will be determined between student and supervisor.

Additional Work Schedule

Student Assistant and Graduate Assistant employees generally work up to 20 hours per work week (Sunday  Saturday) during the academic year and up to 40 hours per work week during breaks; Winter, Spring & Summer.

Area Sacramento
On/Off Sacramento State Campus Off Campus
Worksite City Sacramento (15th and K Streets)
Pay Range $15.00 – $22.00 per hour
Department/Agency California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation (CDCR)
Unit/Division Board of Parole Hearings, Legal Division
Project Description

The Board of Parole Hearings (Board) conducts parole consideration hearings for adult inmates under the jurisdiction of the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. The Boards workforce includes seventeen commissioners, deputy commissioners, and administrative and legal staff. The Commissioners convene once a month to conduct a public business meeting. These monthly meetings are open to the public and held in the Boards Sacramento office.
To learn more about the Board, please visit the Boards website at https:

Majors/Fields of Study Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Government , Public Policy and Administration, Communication Studies, Education, English, Journalism, Law, Liberal Studies, Political Science, Social Science
Minimum Qualifications

Must be a law student or an upper division student completing a bachelor of arts or a bachelor of science degree attending classes during the regular term at one of the colleges or universities on our affiliation list.
Excellent verbal/written communication skills.
Proficient in MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).
Responsible and dependable with strong work ethic.
Must be able to interact with office staff in a friendly, professional manner.
Ability to take direction and work independently.
Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment.
Ability to set priorities and complete assignments within established timelines.
Ability to focus and minimize distractions.


Must be a college student attending classes during the regular term (Fall, Spring and Winter, if applicable), at one of the accredited colleges or universities on our affiliation list.

To view our current affiliation list please paste the following URL into your browser: http:

Students must be enrolled at a minimum in; six semester units or nine quarter units for undergraduate students; four semester units or six quarter units for graduate students.

Students declared major must match the major(s) listed in the job posting.

Preferred Qualifications
Duties and Responsibilities

This position will include significant writing, editing and research projects and will require the researching of inmate files. Attention to detail and accuracy is required. Student Assistants prepare comprehensive written summaries from prison files which will include review of serious and violent crimes. Student Assistants also assist in tracking down information for attorneys and assist with meetings and projects. Students may also complete administrative tasks to assist with the monthly board meeting, correspondence, and regulations.

Physical Requirements

Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communications; use of office equipment including computers, scanners, printers, telephones, and copiers.

Working Conditions

Professional office setting; ergonomically equipped computer workstations; break room with refrigerator, microwave and vending machines, parking NOT included. In light of COVID-19, may be asked to work remotely.

Due to COVID-19, student will be required to work according to the current UEI remote workplace policy and sign a UEI telework agreement.
UEI is not a Multi-State employer. UEI only employs candidates who live and work in the state of California. If selected for the position you must reside in California and all worked must be performed in the state of California.

Hours Per Week Students (part-time) 0-20 hours per week during the academic year, up to 40 hours per week during breaks; (Winter, Spring and Summer). (NSTU)
Posting Date 04/09/2021
Closing Date 05/09/2021
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicant

Please complete all fields of the employment application. Include your educational history in the Educational Experience section and any employment history in the Employment Experience section of our application.

When submitting your application materials, you must include your expected graduation date.

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