Legal director

Legal Aid Saskatchewan

The mission of Legal Aid Saskatchewan is to "provide accessible and professional legal services in criminal and family law to eligible people." Our values include being accessible, collegial, compassionate, ethical, fair, independent and professional.

Legal Aid Saskatchewan is seeking a Legal Director to lead its Saskatoon Rural Area Office. The ideal candidate will have managerial experience as well as have a minimum of five years of experience in litigation, with a strong background in criminal and family law. The successful candidate, under the supervision of the Chief Executive Officer, will manage the office, supervise all personnel, as well as provide legal services to eligible clients. As part of the management team, the Legal Director will be involved in policy setting direction and will participate in planning middle to long term objectives for the Legal Aid Commission, as a whole, and its operational units.

This is a great opportunity for someone with a strong commitment to social justice who wants to serve the community. You are an active, aware and accountable leader who enjoys being part of a team that promotes a collegial, respectful and collaborative working environment.

The salary range for the position is $121,067 to $148,604 per annum, based on experience. There is a comprehensive benefits package inclusive of a pension plan. The incumbent is entitled to 6 weeks off per annum and 13 Statutory Holidays.

We encourage applications from people of Aboriginal ancestry, of visible minority groups, with disabilities and women seeking management and non-traditional roles. Legal Aid Saskatchewan has an employment equity program approved by the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission.

To explore this opportunity, we encourage you to send your resumé before November 1, 2018 to:

Human Resources
Legal Aid Saskatchewan - Head Office
#502 - 201 21st Street East
SASKATOON SK S7K 0B8
Fax: (306) 933-6764
E-Mail: humanresources@legalaid.sk.ca
Web: www.legalaid.sk.ca

NOTE: We thank all applicants, however only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

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