Immigration Services Managing Director
Job Details
Full Time
Graduate Degree
$91,700.00 - $122,200.00 Salary/year
Up to 25%




We are looking for an experienced Managing Director of Immigration Services to join our team in Los Angeles and Orange County.


We are the nation's largest legal and civil rights organization for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AANHPI). Our mission is to advocate for civil rights, provide legal services and education, and build coalitions to positively influence and impact Asian Pacific Americans and to create a more equitable and harmonious society. We serve more than 15,000 individuals and organizations every year, focusing on the most vulnerable members of Asian American and NHPI communities while also building a strong voice for civil rights and social justice. With our Advancing Justice affiliates in Atlanta, Chicago, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C., we enrich, enhance, and serve our communities all across the country.


We provide supportive services for individuals wanting to start the immigration process through Family-based immigration, Asylum, Temporary protected status, the Violence Against Women Act, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T-Visa and U-Visa. We also have free citizenship workshops and resources to help you on your naturalization journey.



  • The special opportunity to join a mission driven team
  • Flexible, hybrid work schedules
  • Rich medical, dental and vision benefits
  • Retirement options through 403B and match



You share our mission of advocacy for Asian Pacific Americans. You enjoy the thrill of serving the public interest while championing civil rights and social justice. You take pride in your work enriching lives and communities in Los Angeles and across the country. You are looking for your next role in an organization that supports your career as much as you support the organization and its goals. You are looking for a job where you make a difference, and your impact is directly proportional to your contribution. You are a game changer. You are a leader. You are an advocate.



  • J.D. and must be an active member of the California State Bar
  • Minimum of eight years of diverse immigration legal practice, preferably representing underrepresented client communities.
  • Minimum of two years of supervision.


As a member of the organization’s Managing Leadership Team, this position leads the development, execution, and evaluation of AJSOCAL’s immigration legal services practices, including (but not limited to): development and management of program, fundraising, and communications strategies; guiding the organization’s advocacy on immigration issues; and informing impact litigation opportunities to improve access to immigration remedies for our communities.


Your day-to-day typically includes:


40% Program Execution and Unit Planning

  • Oversee the organizational operation of immigration legal services, in LA and regional offices.
  • Provide substantive legal expertise with program strategies, vision and design.
  • Provide day-to-day supervision of program leaders and staff (as necessary).
  • Build a team-centered client service model, and monitor issues related to services to manage cooperation, ongoing engagements, and client expectations.
  • Coordinate client services with other attorneys and units, including strategy sessions with agency Litigation Director and Policy Director

35% Administration

  • Develop fundraising strategies, and manage current funding, including tracking progress towards deliverables, drafting grant reports, and communications with funders.
  • Manage the overall budget for immigration programs.
  • Work in cooperation with other units within the agency to advance policies affecting clients.

25% Outreach, Education and External Relations

  • Cultivate, maintain, and oversee community partnerships.
  • Support and instruct community outreach opportunities for programs, including how to inform appropriate responses to community needs and requests.
  • Develop communications strategies, and provide communications support, including with media, community stakeholders, and donors.
  • All other duties as assigned.