The Center for American and International Law is an exciting and inspiring place to work. We offer competitive employment benefits for full-time employees which include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, a 401(k), and more. 

Current Vacancies

Institute for Energy Law (IEL) Part-time Admnistrative Assistant

One of a team providing administrative assistance to the Institute for Energy Law (IEL), a constituent institute of The Center for American and International Law. IEL is a member organization for energy attorneys and professionals that hosts 15 conferences and events each year and provides non-conference member benefits.

Support legal educational conferences, maintain membership records, support organizational committees, assist in member and marketing communications.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Maintain and Update IEL Records in Member Database (IMIS)
  • Collect and Maintain Conference Materials from Speakers
  • Prepare Conference Materials for Distribution to Attendees
  • Prepare Letters and Correspondence as Requested by the Director
  • Monitor and Respond to Email Inquiries from the Public and Members
  • Prepare Marketing Signs for Conferences
  • Update and Maintain Members’ Usernames and Passwords for IEL’s Digital Library
  • Oversee Invoicing of IEL Sponsors and Registration of Sponsor Representatives
  • Order Supplies, Awards and Other Items for Conferences
  • Prepare Conference Evaluations and Analysis
  • Communicate with Customers Regarding Conference Registrations and Attendance Forms
  • Schedule Webinars and Webinar Walkthroughs
  • Schedule and Calendar Meetings
  • Prepare reports tracking conference attendance and financial information
  • Perform online research to assist with conference marketing

Education: College degree preferred, but persons with relevant work experience or current college students will be considered

Preferred Experience/Skills:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Experience in clerical/administrative positions
  • Experience in supporting and communicating with customers and volunteer leadership preferred
  • Experience with data management software preferred
  • Interpersonal, organizational, time management, and leadership skills
  • Highly organized
  • Ability to work independently and with others
  • Ability to maintain social, ethical and organizational standards in job related activities, at work and in the community
  • Ability to maintain workplace confidentiality and take ownership/accountability for own actions and aspects of the job
  • Legal experience or experience working with attorneys a plus

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to sit for long periods of time at a computer, to talk with customers and members via phone, and to be able to walk, use hands, and lift and carry items weighing up to 25 pounds.

CAIL is an equal opportunity employer.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Job Terms:

Hours: 25 to 29 hours a week Monday through Friday (flexible schedule available)

Salary: $15 per hour

No health insurance, vacation or other benefits are provided to part-time employees, other than paid holidays on days employee would otherwise be scheduled to work.

Limited travel possible, but not required

To Apply:

Send cover letter and resume and schedule requirements (preferences) to:

Vickie Adams at (preferred method) or mail to

  • Vickie Adams
    The Center for American and International Law
    5201 Democracy Dr.
    Plano, Texas 75024