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Legal Services of North Dakota

Attorney needed to serve North Dakota’s first Medical Legal Partnership

 Location:  Legal Services of North Dakota (“LSND”) – Fargo Office and Family Healthcare (“FHC”) Center Fargo

The Medical Legal Partnership (“MLP”) is collaboration between LSND, Legal Services of Northwest Minnesota, and FHC. The MLP Collaboration is entitled Legal Advocates for Health (“LAH”). The LAH attorney will focus on developing and growing the LAH. In addition to this outreach focus the LAH attorney will provide legal advice and representation to patients of FHC with civil legal issues that impact the social determinants of health. Aside from this direct client service the LAH attorney will provide education to FHC staff and community education to organizations serving the FHC patient population. 


  • License to practice law

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Commitment to providing high quality civil legal services to low income and senior individuals

  • Ability to interface and connect with the New American community, including individuals and leadership

  • Comfortable with the use of interpreters to interview and advise clients

  • Ability to interface with key stakeholders for the LAH

  • Ability to communicate with and educate healthcare providers about the LAH

  • Aptitude for public speaking

  • Interest in assisting with or spearheading opportunities for additional grants 

Salary: DOE.  Excellent Benefit Package.

If interested, please submit your cover letter, resume, writing sample, law school transcript and three professional references by mail to:


PO Box 1327

Fargo, ND 58107-1327

or email:


LSND is an Equal Opportunity Employer.    LSND does not discriminate based on age, race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, disability, national origin or sexual preference.



                                                        Job Announcement

TITLE: Title IX Coordinator/Affirmative Action Officer

SUMMARY OF POSITION: This position is responsible for oversight of the University’s Title IX procedures, policies, and investigations. This position is also responsible for other civil rights related matters and training of the campus regarding these compliance issues.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: This position reports to the President


  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field

  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills



  • Master’s degree in related field and/or Juris Doctorate

  • Knowledge of Civil Rights Law

  • Experience with counseling


    COMPENSATION: Includes a salary of $50,000 - $55,000 commensurate with qualifications and experience; and a comprehensive fringe benefit package, including employer-paid full-family coverage health insurance, NDPERS retirement, tuition waiver benefits and much more.


    LOCATION: Dickinson, ND


    STARTING DATE: As soon as possible



  • Receive and respond to complaints of discrimination or harassment as they pertain to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (sex/gender discrimination);

  • Apply interim measures and due process;

  • Follow established DSU guidelines, work with students, faculty, administrators and staff to resolve concerns related to discrimination and harassment;

  • Review DSU’s policies to ensure they provide equal access and are nondiscriminatory;

  • Provide training for students, faculty, administration and staff, in multiple formats (i.e. face-to-face, online, etc.)

  • Actively participate in the Compliance Council;

  • Coordinate DSU’s compliance with the employment and accessibility provisions of the ADA;

  • In coordination with, and with support from Human Resources, complete Affirmative Action (AA) related federal and state reports;

  • In coordination with, and with support from Human Resources, provide consultation, guidance and monitoring in hiring processes related to equal opportunity and affirmative action obligations;

  • Review policies and practices regarding/providing oversight in compliance with:

  • *Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (race, national origin, religious discrimination);

  • *Age Discrimination Act of 1975 (age discrimination);

  • *Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1991 (disability discrimination);

  • *Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA);

  • *Family Rights and Privacy (educational privacy);

  • *Vietnam Era Veteran’s Readjustment Act of 1974, as amended.

  • Develop, administer, and track training of:

  • *Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (sex/gender discrimination);

  • *Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (race, national origin, religious discrimination);

  • *Family Rights and Privacy;

  • *Legal and policy requirements associated with recruitment and selection of new employees;

  • In coordination with, and with support from Human Resources, research and vet options for training, in multiple formats (i.e. face-to-face, online, etc.) of:

  • *diversity awareness;

  • *anti-sexual harassment;

  • *applicable DSU policies and procedures.

  • Serve as a 2nd DSU employee designated with responsibility for receiving and acting upon reports under the Reporting and Investigating Theft and Fraud policy.

  • Provide training to students, faculty and staff on proper reporting avenues regarding theft and fraud.

  • Assist with the administration and tracking of required trainings (i.e. Theft and Fraud, Internal Controls, etc.).

  • Practice safety and maintain a safe working environment.

  • Perform other duties as requested or assigned.



    This job announcement is not intended, and should not be construed, to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job.  It is intended to be an accurate reflection of those principal job elements essential to making fair pay decisions and determining job performance.



    Band:                                    3000 Professional

    Sub Band:                            3110 General Administrative Professional

    Position Number:            00012504

    Term:                                    12 months

    Status:                                  Full-time (100%), benefitted, non-exempt (from FLSA overtime)


    APPLICATION INFORMATION:  Applications received by December 10, 2017 will be given first consideration. The position will remain open until filled.


    Complete the online application at, then upload a cover letter specifically addressing the above minimum and preferred qualifications, a current resume and the names and contact information (including telephone numbers and email address) of professional references by the date stated above.


    For more information or assistance contact:  Human Resources  (701) 483-2476


  • Applicants who are residents of ND and eligible to claim veteran’s preference must include Form DD214 with the application for employment; claims for disabled veteran’s preference must include Form DD214 and a letter less than one year old from the Department of Veterans’ Affairs indicating disability; claims for preference as the eligible spouse of a disabled or deceased veteran must include Form DD214, a marriage certificate and a letter less than one year old from the Department of Veterans’ Affairs indicating disability, or the veteran’s death certificate.

  • Due to access to restricted information, the successful candidate will be required to complete a satisfactory criminal history record check.

  • Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. and I-9 employment certification is required at hire.


    DICKINSON STATE UNIVERSITY is a regional four-year institution within the North Dakota University System. The university’s mission is to provide high quality, accessible programs; to promote excellence in teaching and learning; to support scholarly and creative activities; and to provide service relevant to the economy, health, and quality of life for the citizens of the state of North Dakota. For more information about Dickinson State University please visit and watch this video.


As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. 23-12-10.


Dickinson State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action institution that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, information protected by the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (“GINA”) or disability in its admissions, student aid, employment practices,  educational programs or other related activities.  Dickinson State University complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act. 


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