Oregon State Bar Job Opportunities





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Admissions Manager



We are looking to fill the position that will perform the functions of the Executive Director of the Board of Bar Examiners (BBX) as set forth in the Rules for Admission. This position will provide administrative, management, and staff support for the Admissions Department of the Oregon State Bar (OSB), in compliance with BBX directives and within policy guidelines applicable to OSB departments.



Responsibilities include the following.

  • Responsible for administering the bar application process for persons seeking membership in the OSB, including the content and accessibility of the application, investigation of applicants for the  requisite knowledge, character, and fitness, and making recommendations to the BBX regarding applicants, consistent with applicable rules and statutes.
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining competency in the systems necessary to the conduct of the work of the department, including association management software, membership databases, and any technologies incident to the bar application and  examination processes.
  • Ensures staff support to the BBX in the calendaring and conduct of its meetings, the timely notification of meeting agendas, the timely provision of meeting materials, the coordination of meeting sites, and the taking and preparation of minutes, in consultation and coordination with the BBX chair.
  • In accordance with existing regulations and agreements, and at the direction of the BBX, ensures implementation of BBX directives, and compliance with operating guidelines, policies, and court and admissions rules.
  • Interacts on behalf of the Admissions Department with applicants, members of the bar, the judiciary, law schools, and the public as a resource on questions pertaining to the admissions process.  
  • Reviews applications for special accommodation testing and recommends to the BBX testing conditions that comply with state and federal disability law.
  • Responsible for administering the bar examination including facility siting, staffing, and exam integrity.
  • Provides onsite administrative, logistical and statistical support at multi-day grading sessions; responsible for transmitting grading data to the Supreme Court; and coordinates the review of exam results by applicants.
  • Handles and advises BBX regarding contested admissions matters, including the scheduling of interviews, the identification of special investigators as needed, providing investigative support, insuring the timely production of all notices and documentation incident to the process; providing staff support during hearings; and insuring the preservation of the evidentiary record for forwarding to the Supreme Court.
  • Responsible for day-to-day departmental operations within policy guidelines set by the BBX, the OSB Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director, and the Director of Regulatory Services including the training, oversight, and performance evaluations of department staff.
  • Makes recommendations to OSB Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director on hiring, discipline, and termination of support staff.
  • Maintains program records and their confidentiality pursuant to court rule, and ensures that technology and other resources are available to meet the needs of the program.
  • Develops the department budget in coordination with the Director of Regulatory Services for submission to the BBX, the bar’s Board of Governors, and the Supreme Court; and monitors all program revenue and expenditures.
  • Develops and implements policies and procedures that ensure a service orientation toward recipients of program services and bar members, and cooperation and teamwork among program staff.
  • Works in coordination with the BBX in the development of recommendations for proposed rule changes to the Supreme Court pertaining to admission.
  • Assists Supreme Court staff with admissions ceremony.
  • Coordinates with the National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE) as needed, and represents the BBX at the state and national level, attending conferences and participates in national committees when appropriate.


Candidates may have any satisfactory equivalent combination of the following experience and training which ensures the ability to perform the work:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university and course work or training in management, administration, or related areas. Law school degree and active membership in OSB required.
  • Three years’ experience in management of a professional or regulatory licensing program. Supervisory experience preferred.
  • Experience with management principles and practices including program planning, analysis, and organization.
  • Experience with large event planning.
  • Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite in a Microsoft Windows environment with particular emphasis on Word, Excel, and Outlook. Experience with database management programs.
  • Ability to type 40 WPM with accuracy.
  • Excellent interpersonal and conflict management skills with strong ability to listen and use tact.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent presentation and public speaking skills before large and small groups.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills and practices.
  • Strong self-motivation skills requiring minimal supervision.
  • Ability to balance independent and team-oriented work.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in keeping with the objectives of the BBX and the policies of the admissions program and the Oregon State Bar.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced, detail-oriented environment.
  • Ability to work with various groups of people with competing demands.
  • Ability to exercise a professional demeanor and provide a high level of customer service for a potentially demanding customer base in a variety of situations.
  • Commitment to the concept of teamwork and cross-responsibility within a department and between departments.
  • Ability to communicate in person, in writing, by email, and by telephone.
  • Ability to operate a computer for long periods of time.
  • Ability to remain in a stationary position for long periods of time.
  • Ability to manipulate data for program and budgetary purposes and typing.
  • Ability to perform detailed work requiring concentrated effort.
  • Ability to perform as a public speaker before large and small groups.
  • Ability to use standard office equipment and computer peripherals.
  • Ability to travel overnight, inside and outside Oregon, for meetings and seminars.
  • Ability to work in a moderately noisy, open environment.
  • Ability to lift up to 35 pounds.


The minimum for this salary range is $7,330 per month. The OSB offers excellent benefits including voluntary 6% participation in the PERS program.



Send resume with a cover letter to our mailing address below
(please note: building location directions here):

Director of Human Resources
Attention: AM
Oregon State Bar
P.O. Box 231935
Tigard, OR 97281-1935

Fax to 503-598-6985 or email to hr@osbar.org.

Equal Opportunity Employer



CLE Seminars Marketing Specialist



We are looking to fill the position that will provide creation and delivery of marketing communications for Oregon State Bar (OSB) Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Seminars events and products to OSB members and other interested parties.



Essential Duties include the following:

  • Creates content for electronic, print, and social media marketing for all department sponsored and cosponsored events.
  • Coordinates announcements for bar section-sponsored CLE events by reviewing and editing content submitted by sections for print and electronic delivery to targeted audiences.
  • Develops marketing schedules for delivery of all electronic and print communications.
  • Schedules delivery of all electronic and print communications to specified audiences. Uses association management system (AMS) to create marketing distribution lists. Uses appropriate software to send mass and targeted email marketing.
  • Works with OSB Creative Services staff and third-party vendors to facilitate the timely creation and delivery of print and electronic marketing collateral.
  • Works with the CLE Seminars Production Specialist and Creative Services staff to post marketing collateral to the department’s and bar’s webpages.
  •  Purchases marketing collateral and other promotional items from third-party vendors and negotiates cost-effective pricing.
  • Assists with on-site registration and other related department tasks as needed.
  • Provides back up support for the CLE Customer Service Center as needed.


Candidates may have any satisfactory equivalent combination of the following experience and training which ensures the ability to perform the work:

  • Associate’s degree in marketing, business, communications, or a related field.
  • Two years of experience in marketing or a related business field.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite in a Microsoft Windows environment with particular emphasis on Word, Excel, and Outlook. Experience with database management programs and Adobe Creative Suite, with an emphasis on InDesign and Dreamweaver. Knowledge of email, web, and social media marketing.
  • Type 50 WPM with accuracy. Highly accurate editing and proofreading skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Exceptional external and internal customer service skills, including interpersonal and conflict management skills with strong ability to listen and use tact.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to balance independent and team-oriented work.
  • Ability to work with minimal direction, multitask, prioritize, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced, detail-oriented environment. Ability to work with various groups of people with competing demands.
  • Ability to exercise a professional demeanor and a consistently high level of customer service for a potentially demanding customer base in a variety of situations.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in keeping with the objectives and policies of the CLE Seminars Department and the Oregon State Bar.
  • Commitment to the concept of teamwork and cross-responsibility within a department and between departments.
  • Ability to work in a moderately noisy, open environment.
  • Ability to communicate in person, in writing, by email, and by telephone.
  • Ability to operate a computer and remain in a stationary position for long periods of time.
  • Ability to manipulate data for program purposes and typing.
  • Ability to perform detailed work requiring concentrated effort.
  • Ability to use standard office equipment and computer peripherals.
  • Ability to distinguish colors and proofread, edit, and review design and layout of written documents and graphics.
  • Ability to travel overnight, inside and outside Oregon, to meetings and seminars.
  • Ability to lift and transport up to 20 pounds using appropriate transfer equipment to transport department equipment and supplies.


The minimum for this salary range is $22.58 per hour. The OSB offers excellent benefits including voluntary 6% participation in the PERS program.



Send resume with a cover letter to our mailing address below
(please note: building location directions here):

Director of Human Resources
Attention: CLE
Oregon State Bar
P.O. Box 231935
Tigard, OR 97281-1935

Fax to 503-598-6985 or email to hr@osbar.org.

Equal Opportunity Employer



Diversity & Inclusion External Coordinator



We are looking to fill the position that will provide external support for the Director of Diversity & Inclusion (Director) and the department and serves as a representative and liaison on behalf of the department to external stakeholders who currently partner with the Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Department.



Essential Duties include the following:

  • Promotes and advertises the D&I Department’s ongoing diversity programs, partnership programs, and diversity events to external stakeholders (i.e., student applicants, presenters and panelists, volunteers, vendors, financial sponsors, and law-related organizations).
  • Develops, coordinates, and refines department procedures to effectively plan and administer the D&I Department’s pipeline, employment, scholarship, and mentorship programs.
  • Serves as main point of contact to external stakeholders to answer any questions about participating in or applying to the D&I Department’s diversity programs, partnership programs, and diversity events.
  • Works with the Director, Advisory Committee on Diversity & Inclusion (ACDI), and other external stakeholders in developing, planning, and implementing new programs and events that help achieve the Oregon State Bar’s (OSB) diversity goals, including but not limited to employment, networking, and scholarship opportunities for diverse law students, recent graduates, and lawyers in transition.            
  • Plans, coordinates, and participates in other events, on and off site as assigned to include assisting with transporting supplies and equipment, set up, and breakdown of events.         
  • Informs and provides resources to students, recent law graduates, new attorneys, and attorneys in transition regarding law school, the bar exam, job search strategies, career options, and related resources.
  • Participates as a mentor in formal mentorship programs with outside organizations, and develops informal mentorship relationships with prospective law students, current law students, law school graduates, and new attorneys.
  • Maintains the D&I Department’s positive existing relationships with Oregon colleges and law schools, students and student groups, specialty bar associations, OSB sections and committees, and diverse community organizations. Collaborates with these groups to develop or coordinate partnership programs related to diversity.
  • Attends after-hours networking, meeting, fundraising, and other diversity-related events as a representative of the OSB.
  • Gives presentations to law school groups, legal employers, students in the law school pipeline, and others regarding OSB diversity programs and initiatives.
  • Collaborates with the Director and the national network of bar association diversity professionals to share resources and best practices.
  • Participates in ongoing training and development to identify best practices and enhance cultural competency.
  • Assists the Director with strategies for sourcing and retaining diverse employees for employers in the legal field.
  • Works with the OSB’s Creative Services team to oversee preparation and distribution of informational and marketing materials. Composes correspondence, reports, letters, memoranda, publications, and pamphlets.
  • Produces department newsletter for D&I stakeholders and constituents.


Candidates may have any satisfactory equivalent combination of the following experience and training which ensures the ability to perform the work:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university. JD degree required and licensed to practice law preferred.
  • Two years of experience in the programming aspects of diversity and inclusion, affirmative action, and access and equity events. Experience with integration and orientation programming for minority, historically underrepresented, and low socio-economic populations desired.
  • Experience making presentations and conducting training addressing diversity and inclusion to small and large groups.
  • Experience with data analysis, program assessment, and performance measurements and evaluation.
  • Experience working directly with diverse individuals and constituents.
  • Experience working with students in an education environment preferred.
  • Experience with and ability to exercise a high degree of confidentiality.
  • Experience with office record-keeping and reporting systems, financial record-keeping systems, and administrative organization methods.
  • Experience with bookkeeping, or budget preparation and management.
  • Knowledge regarding law school requirements, success strategies for passing the bar exam, and career opportunities for lawyers. 
  • Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite in a Microsoft Windows environment with particular emphasis on Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Access. Experience with database management programs.
  • Experience with event planning and conference management preferred.
  • Demonstrated passion for and commitment to diversity and inclusion preferably in the legal field.
  • Excellent interpersonal and conflict management skills with strong ability to listen and use tact.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including public speaking before large and small groups.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Ability to balance independent and team-oriented work.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced, detail-oriented environment.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in keeping with the policies and objectives of the Diversity & Inclusion Department and the Oregon State Bar.
  • Ability to exercise professional demeanor and a high level of customer service for a potentially demanding customer base in a variety of situations.
  • Commitment to the concept of teamwork and cross-responsibility with a department and between departments.
  • Ability to communicate in person, in writing, by e-mail, and by telephone.
  • Ability to operate a computer for long periods of time.
  • Ability to perform as a public speaker, with and without using presentation software and equipment, for large and small groups.
  • Ability to remain in a stationary position for long periods of time.
  • Ability to manipulate data for program and budgetary purposes, for creating presentations, and for typing.
  • Ability to use standard office equipment and computer peripherals.
  • Ability to lift and transport up to 40 pounds.
  • Ability to use appropriate transfer equipment to transport department equipment and supplies.
  • Ability to position self for purposes of filing.
  • Ability to work in varied environments and locations.
  • Ability to work in a moderately noisy, open environment.
  • Ability to perform detailed work requiring concentrated effort.
  • Ability to travel overnight, inside and outside Oregon, to meetings and seminars.


The minimum for this salary range is $27.48 per hour. The OSB offers excellent benefits including voluntary 6% participation in the PERS program.



Send resume with a cover letter to our mailing address below
(please note: building location directions here):

Director of Human Resources
Attention: EXTERNAL
Oregon State Bar
P.O. Box 231935
Tigard, OR 97281-1935

Fax to 503-598-6985 or email to hr@osbar.org.

Equal Opportunity Employer



Diversity & Inclusion Internal Coordinator



We are looking to fill the position that will provide internal support for the Director of Diversity & Inclusion (Director) and the department and serves as a representative and liaison to internal stakeholders to the Diversity Action Plan.



Essential Duties include the following:

  • Works with the Director and the Advisory Committee on Diversity & Inclusion (ACDI) to identify diversity metrics, benchmarks, and targets to measure and assess the OSB’s and the Diversity & Inclusion Department’s (D&I) performance on diversity initiatives. 
  • Works with the Director and the Diversity Action Committee to develop and implement a strategic diversity plan to identify metrics, benchmarks and targets to measure and assess the OSB’s internal diversity initiatives.   
  • Compiles, analyzes, and summarizes internal and external sources of diversity research and information, including best practices for diversity initiatives and programming. Compiles information for a variety of surveys, questionnaires, publications, and statistical reports. Develops external presentations that summarize and highlight review results.
  • Supports the Director, the Diversity and Inclusion External Coordinator and the department including, but not limited to, preparing, handling, distributing, proofreading, and filing a variety of correspondence, documents, and reports; creating PowerPoint presentations, Excel spreadsheets, publications, pamphlets, and hard copy and electronic newsletters; ordering office supplies; and sorting and distributing department mail. Processes and maintains confidential information and application material.
  • Schedules internal and external meetings with participants and maintains the Director calendars so there are no conflicts.  Ensures meeting reminders are sent in advance to confirm meetings with external parties.
  • Updates department’s website content and maintains department’s distribution contact lists.  Monitors, and updates department’s social media accounts (i.e., Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, blogs).  Regularly disseminates information to social media subscribers and other contacts, including announcing events, employment opportunities, and sharing other diversity-related information. Provides information about program components and activities to lawyers, staff, students, and other interested parties.
  • Maintains department’s program participant alumni database, including contacting alumni to update contact information, entering data, and generating reports.
  • Updates OSB master calendar of events to include events sponsored by the department and diverse specialty bars and community organizations.
  • Assists the Director with budget preparation.  Monitors expenses and revenue, and processes program payments (i.e., fellowships, stipends) and reimbursements.
  • Coordinates, participates in, and organizes on- and off-site meetings and events; continuing legal education (CLE) programs, conferences, and other training and programming, communicating with appropriate stakeholders as needed. Assists with transporting supplies and equipment, and set up and breakdown of event. Prepares meeting minutes.
  • Coordinates and works with students, law school administrators, bar members, law firms, and local and specialty bars within the context of assigned tasks.
  • Analyzes data and helps Director identify opportunities to improve diversity initiatives, provides regular performance reporting on D & I programs, monitors and makes recommendations on improvements to initiatives.
  • Collaborates with D&I External Coordinator and Director to analyze, coordinate, and plan D&I initiatives to meet OSB’s goals.
  • Supports the Director and the Director of Human Resources in efforts to enhance diversity initiatives and education for Oregon State Bar (OSB) staff.
  • Monitors recruitment and retention pipeline data to ensure addressing and repairing any leaks.
  • Helps design surveys for data gathering and analysis, evaluates and reports on data gathered.
  • Ensures high level of data quality, integrity, availability, completeness, consistency, and privacy.
  • Cleans existing data (i.e., merges duplicates, fills in missing information, updates old information).
  • Drafts regular reports summarizing each D&I program or event at the conclusion of the event, for both internal and external use. 
  • Responds to requests for information regarding the D&I Department’s programs and diversity demographic information collected by the OSB and the D&I Department.


Candidates may have any satisfactory equivalent combination of the following experience and training which ensures the ability to perform the work:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in public administration or other related field.  Master’s degree in public administration or other related field preferred.
  • Five years progressively responsible experience in administrative type office work in a government, corporate, or executive office environment, or education environment.
  • Experience with all aspects of administrative work including typing, word processing, computer network skills, mail sorting and routing, filing, copying, maintenance of supplies, and mass mailings.
  • Experience with office record-keeping and reporting systems, financial record-keeping systems, and administrative organization methods. Experience maintaining a budget.
  • Experience with statistical research, collection, data mining, and reporting.
  • Experience working with diverse clients and constituents and a demonstrated commitment to diversity & inclusion.
  • Experience with and ability to exercise a high degree of confidentiality.
  • Advanced experience with the Microsoft Office Suite in a Microsoft Windows environment with particular emphasis on Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Access. Experience with database management programs.
  • Experience with website development, maintenance, or oversight desired. Proficiency with maintaining social networking sites (i.e., Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn) and maximizing their use for communication and marketing and promotion purposes.
  • Highly accurate editing and proofreading skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and conflict management skills with strong ability to listen and use tact.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to balance independent and team-oriented work.
  • Ability to exercise professional demeanor and a consistently high level of internal and external customer service for a potentially demanding customer base in a variety of situations.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in keeping with the policies and objectives of the Diversity & Inclusion Department and the Oregon State Bar.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced, detail-oriented environment.
  • Commitment to the concept of teamwork and cross-responsibility within a department and between departments.
  • Ability to communicate in person, in writing, by e-mail, and by telephone.
  • Ability to operate a computer for long periods of time.
  • Ability to remain in a stationary position for long periods of time.
  • Ability to manipulate data for program and budgetary purposes, for creating presentations, and for typing.
  • Ability to use standard office equipment and computer peripherals.
  • Ability to position self for purposes of filing.
  • Ability to work in varied environments and locations.
  • Ability to perform detailed work requiring concentrated effort.
  • Ability to travel overnight, inside and outside Oregon, to meetings and seminars.
  • Ability to lift and transport up to 40 pounds.
  • Ability to use appropriate transfer equipment to transport department equipment and supplies.
  • Ability to work in a moderately noisy, open environment.


The minimum for this salary range is $27.48 per hour. The OSB offers excellent benefits including voluntary 6% participation in the PERS program.



Send resume with a cover letter to our mailing address below
(please note: building location directions here):

Director of Human Resources
Attention: INTERNAL
Oregon State Bar
P.O. Box 231935
Tigard, OR 97281-1935

Fax to 503-598-6985 or email to hr@osbar.org.

Equal Opportunity Employer



Referral and Information Services Assistant


One Position
Monday through Friday - 4 Hours Per Day
Afternoon Shift– 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Shift


The Oregon State Bar (OSB) regulates the practice of law in Oregon and provides a variety of services to its members and the public. We are looking for someone to join our dedicated team and respond to requests for legal information and assistance from attorneys and members of the public.



Responsibilities include the following.

  • Provides professional customer service while conducting confidential and sensitive telephone interviews with members of the public needing the assistance of an attorney or a community resource in Oregon.
  • Uses custom entry-and-retrieval database program to perform attorney referrals according to geographic location and area of law needed.
  • Performs clerical and secretarial work necessary to support the referral programs.
  • Handles referral requests from members of the public requesting legal assistance via e-mail, telephone, in person, and in writing.
  • Exhibits professional customer service while assisting attorneys with program registrations, profile changes, and Lawyer to Lawyer referrals.
  • Screens Modest Means applications for client eligibility based on income and case type.
  • Performs additional clerical and support work for the Member and Public Services Department when needed.


Candidates may have any satisfactory equivalent combination of the following experience and training which ensures the ability to perform the work:

  • Graduation from high school or an equivalent GED certificate.
  • At least one year of college, business, or secretarial school desirable.
  • Experience managing difficult people in person or over the telephone.
  • Experience with office record-keeping and reporting systems, financial record-keeping systems, and administrative organization methods preferred.
  • Experience with high-volume telephone work preferred.
  • Experience with the justice system and social service networks serving the state preferred.
  • Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite in a Microsoft Windows environment with particular emphasis on Word and Excel. Experience with database programs preferred. Ability to perform advanced database operations.
  • Ability to type 40 WPM with accuracy.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and conflict resolution skills. 
  • Ability to use independent judgment in determining an appropriate course of action for a referral and sound judgment in keeping with the policies and objectives of the Referral and Information Services Department and the Oregon State Bar.
  • Ability to exercise professional demeanor and a high level of customer service for a potentially demanding customer base.
  • Commitment to the concept of teamwork and cross-responsibility within a department.
  • Ability to communicate in person, in writing, by e-mail, and by telephone.
  • Ability to manipulate data for program purposes and typing. Ability to position self for purposes of filing.
  • Ability to use standard office equipment and computer peripherals.
  • Ability to remain on the telephone, sitting, and working with a computer for prolonged periods of time.
  • Ability to work in a moderately noisy, open environment.

One Position
Monday through Friday - 4 Hours Per Day
Afternoon Shift– 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Shift


Salary range starts at $16.84 per hour. The OSB offers excellent benefits including voluntary 6% participation in the PERS program.



Send resume with a cover letter to our mailing address below
(please note: building location directions here):

Director of Human Resources
Attention: RIS
Oregon State Bar
P.O. Box 231935
Tigard, OR 97281-1935

Fax to 503-598-6985 or email to hr@osbar.org.

Equal Opportunity Employer



Referral and Information Services Assistant - Bilingual - Spanish and English


Two Positions
Monday through Friday - 4 Hours Per Day
Afternoon Shift– 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Shift


The Oregon State Bar (OSB) regulates the practice of law in Oregon and provides a variety of services to its members and the public. We are looking for someone to join our dedicated team and respond to requests for legal information and assistance from attorneys and members of the English-speaking and Spanish-speaking public.



Responsibilities include the following.

  • Provides professional customer service while conducting confidential and sensitive bilingual, Spanish and English, telephone interviews with members of the public needing the assistance of an attorney or a community resource in Oregon.
  • Uses custom entry-and-retrieval database program to perform attorney referrals according to geographic location and area of law needed.
  • Performs clerical and secretarial work necessary to support the referral programs.
  • Handles referral requests from members of the public requesting legal assistance via e-mail, telephone, in person, and in writing.
  • Exhibits professional customer service while assisting attorneys with program registrations, profile changes, and Lawyer to Lawyer referrals.
  • Screens Modest Means applications for client eligibility based on income and case type.
  • Performs additional clerical and support work for the Member and Public Services Department when needed.


Candidates may have any satisfactory equivalent combination of the following experience and training which ensures the ability to perform the work:

  • Graduation from high school or an equivalent GED certificate.
  • At least one year of college, business, or secretarial school desirable.
  • Ability to fluently speak, write, and read Spanish and English.
  • Experience managing difficult people in person or over the telephone.
  • Experience with office record-keeping and reporting systems, financial record-keeping systems, and administrative organization methods preferred.
  • Experience with high-volume telephone work preferred.
  • Experience with the justice system and social service networks serving the state preferred.
  • Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite in a Microsoft Windows environment with particular emphasis on Word and Excel. Experience with database programs preferred. Ability to perform advanced database operations.
  • Ability to type 40 WPM with accuracy.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and conflict resolution skills. 
  • Ability to use independent judgment in determining an appropriate course of action for a referral and sound judgment in keeping with the policies and objectives of the Referral and Information Services Department and the Oregon State Bar.
  • Ability to exercise professional demeanor and a high level of customer service for a potentially demanding customer base.
  • Commitment to the concept of teamwork and cross-responsibility within a department.
  • Ability to communicate in person, in writing, by e-mail, and by telephone.
  • Ability to manipulate data for program purposes and typing. Ability to position self for purposes of filing.
  • Ability to use standard office equipment and computer peripherals.
  • Ability to remain on the telephone, sitting, and working with a computer for prolonged periods of time.
  • Ability to work in a moderately noisy, open environment.

Two Positions
Monday through Friday - 4 Hours Per Day
Afternoon Shift– 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Shift


Salary range starts at $16.84 per hour plus $.80 per hour additional bilingual skills premium. The OSB offers excellent benefits including voluntary 6% participation in the PERS program.



Send resume with a cover letter to our mailing address below
(please note: building location directions here):

Director of Human Resources
Attention: RISB
Oregon State Bar
P.O. Box 231935
Tigard, OR 97281-1935

Fax to 503-598-6985 or email to hr@osbar.org.

Equal Opportunity Employer



The Oregon State Bar does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission to, access to, or operations of its programs, services or activities. The Bar does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices. Questions, concerns, complaints, or requests for additional information regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act may be forwarded to the Bar’s Director of Human Resources or the Bar’s ADA Coordinator at hr@osbar.org or call 503-620-0222.

The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA) prohibits employers and other entities covered by GINA Title II from requesting or requiring genetic information of an individual or family member of the individual, except as specifically allowed by this law. To comply with this law, we are asking that you not provide any genetic information when requesting a reasonable accommodation. “Genetic information” as defined by GINA, includes an individual’s family medical history, the results of an individual’s or family member’s genetic tests, the fact that an individual or an individual’s family member sought or received genetic services, and genetic information of a fetus carried by an individual or an individual’s family member or an embryo lawfully held by an individual or family member receiving assistive reproductive services.

The bar’s general ADA information is available here.