Job Details

Ili Supervising Attorney

Company name

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Date Last Verified

Jun 11, 2021

Valid Through

Sep 24, 2021

Posted on

Apr 16, 2021

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 72916 to 91300 Annually

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required


New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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ILI Supervising Attorney
The candidate reports to the Director and will manage caseworkers and its screening and casework in UNHCR processes. Manage caseworkers, including by: Hiring staff members, supervise staff, and liaise with HR functions, including directing the hiring process and making hiring decisions, making recommendations for promotions and compensation adjustments, approving vacations and work hours, and handling discipline and responding to grievances from staff under their supervision. Ensuring professional development opportunities for their supervisees, including suggesting and securing training opportunities, offering mentorship and coaching, and evaluating and managing performance including setting goals and objectives. Directing and providing general supervision and feedback to their supervisees, including conducting regular check-ins to offer and receive feedback, overseeing workflow, and maintaining awareness of staff schedules, workload, and time off. Carry a caseload of ILI screenings and casework. Participating in department projects, including developing screening and self-help tools. Supervising requests for IRAP assistance in UNHCR processes and ILI’s casework, including client counseling, drafting intakes and referrals to UNHCR and other partners. Maintaining and developing ILI resources, trainings, and manuals. Maintaining and expanding relationships with UNHCR offices where ILI conducts casework. Should have Law degree. Must have 3-5 years’ experience as a legal representative in UNHCR protection or refugee status determination, or working resettlement processes. Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google Suite is required. Supervisory experience preferred. Must have excellent written and spoken proficiency in any of Arabic, Dari, Farsi, or Pashto. Please note any other language skills as well.

Additional info

Submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP)
40 Rector Street, 9th Fl
New York City, NY 10006

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