Assistant Director of Chapters


ACS Seeks Assistant Director of Chapters ACS has an immediate opening for an Assistant Director of Chapters to help manage a growing national network of over 200 lawyer and law student chapters in cities across the country, and support the overall work of the Department of Network Advancement. The ideal candidate could be based in Washington, DC, or could work remotely from a location other than Charlotte, Chicago, Denver, Houston, or Los Angeles where ACS currently has staff.


The Assistant Director of Chapters will assist in:

Managing the existing network of ACS lawyer chapters across the country and strategic expansion of ACS lawyer chapters in new cities and states;

Managing and strengthening the existing network of ACS student chapters across the country;

Building a vibrant, diverse, active and cohesive network for members at all stages of their careers;

Facilitating programming for chapters;

Approving and handling funding for chapter events;

Implementing the division’s budget and strategic priorities;

Integrating chapter activities and chapter members into ACS’s various substantive initiatives;

Developing and planning signature events to raise money and to raise ACS’s profile and broaden its impact in key legal markets around the country;

Facilitating outreach to chapter members and outside organizations;

Working to ensure career-long engagement of recent law school graduates and law students with the ACS network;

Coordinating the participation of network members with ACS special projects and career opportunities; and

Other duties as may be assigned from time to time within the overall department.


The ideal candidate will possess many of the following qualifications and personal attributes:

Campaign or other organizing experience

Strong attention to detail

Ability to absorb information about several moving parts

Works equally well with millennials, members of Gen Z, law students, new and seasoned lawyers, scholars, judges and public officials

Event planning experience

Excellent writing skills

Thrives in an outcome-driven work culture

Performs well in a team environment, but can also consistently accomplish tasks independently

Knowledge of current legal and public policy issues

Some travel for meetings and events is required

JD and 1+ years of post-law school experience

Social media, HTML and Excel experience are a plus

Salary will be commensurate with experience. ACS values a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. ACS encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability and veteran status. Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, & list of three references to