Part-time Program Assistant , Court Programs

Part-time Program Assistant , Court Programs
Be part of an organization dedicated to enhancing the practice of law and improving our community through programs that provide equal access to legal services. The Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) has a strong commitment to employee work-life balance and provides a stimulating work environment. BASF currently has an exciting opportunity for a Part-time Program Assistant (21 hrs/week) to be part of the team!

About BASF
BASF is a nonprofit organization and the oldest voluntary bar association in California. Today, over 7,300 San Francisco lawyers are members of BASF, which prides itself as being one of the most active and innovative local bar associations. Our offices are located in the Financial District. In addition to services and benefits to our members, BASF provides a variety of legal services to San Francisco residents including our Lawyer Referral and Information Service, Alternative Dispute Resolution, and the Justice & Diversity Center (including the Homeless Advocacy Project) which is the largest provider of legal services to San Franciscans. BASF also offers a variety of charitable programs, including Food from the Bar, Head Start Holiday Gift
Program, Law Academy, School-To-College, Destination Law School and the Minority Law Student Scholarship programs.

About the Job
The Program Assistant is responsible for performing data entry, correcting billing entries and vendor identification, and maintaining files for requests for compensation from Court-appointed attorneys, private investigators and expert witnesses in adult criminal, juvenile delinquency and dependency cases. This position also performs data entry of conflicts appointment information reported by panel members; and assists with peer reference evaluations for panel members, Fee Audit Program for Criminal, Juvenile Delinquency, and Juvenile Dependency bills, and in running reports regarding statistical analysis of bills and budget for Conflicts Programs. The successful candidate will have the following:

Education and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of relevant education, training, and expertise sufficient to perform the essential duties of the position

Skills and Requirements
Assists with receipt of mailed compensation requests (date stamp, scan, organize for database)

Ability to communicate in person, on the telephone, and in writing in a clear and courteous manner

Ability to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills (professional and diplomatic interactions)

Ability to multi-task in a high volume, fast-paced environment and independently prioritize with high attention to detail, accuracy and speed

Ability to produce database reports, perform statistical analysis, and maintain records

Ability to work closely and collegially with staff, attorney members, non-attorney vendors, volunteers, and court representatives

Ability to be self-directed and work as part of a team

Proficiency in general use of database systems, MS Office (Word, Excel, Access), and Adobe Professional

Why Work For Us
We offer a collaborative work environment, a progressive work culture, and a wonderfully diverse staff. Additionally, we have a standard 35-hour workweek, flexible scheduling (manager’s discretion), and we are a mission and values based organization.

We also offer competitive pay and a generous benefits package that includes: a choice of medical insurance plans, dental insurance, vision insurance, pretax commuter, health, and dependent care accounts, employer paid short- and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, and a retirement and profit-sharing benefit, and more!

To find out more about BASF, please visit

To Apply
BASF is strongly committed to diversity and we encourage applications from people who can contribute to our diversity, including people with disabilities.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to: or Human Resources, BASF, 301 Battery Street, Third Floor, San Francisco, CA 94111. (please reference Part-time Program Assistant.) Open until filled.

No phone calls please. Due to the amount of resumes we receive each day, we will not be able to respond
individually with the status of your application.