External Vacancy


Introduction and Background

Haramaya University College of Law is discharging its mandate of providing community services (free legal services) in various parts of East and West Hararghe zones of the Oromia regional state and the Harari region.Accordingly, the college is inviting competent and committed applicants who fulfill the criteria’s required to the positions provided here in under.

Position Title: legal Expert (free legal service)

Positions open: fourteen (12)

Salary: As per the government(university) scale           

Job Description:

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Providing free legal service for the needy and vulnerable sections of the community that includes: legal advice/counseling, writing of pleadings, representation of clients in court, assisting clients in resolution disputes through alternative dispute resolution mechanisms; following up and resolving problems of prisoners and arrestees
  • Psychological support for those clients who need it in addition to legal service
  • Provision of legal awareness for the community on the selected subjects matters of the Law and promoting the services to the community in collaboration with host institutions and local authorities
  • Assisting and collaborating with the college of law in field of research endeavors and provision of guidance for externship and clinical students assigned to the office

Job Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Law Degree (LLB) from a recognized university.
  • A CGPA of 2 and above
  • Who successfully passed the (exit) exam.
  • Good understanding of the workings of the Oromia regional state and Ethiopian judicial system
  • Fluency in Afan Oromo Language and good command of English Language are mandatory

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Good communications skills and computer literacy
  • Good Knowledge of local context and relevant experience in community service and practical exposure to the justice sector has a value

Place of work:

  • In East andWest Hararghe ZoneDistrictsof Oromia regional state

Terms of Employment:on contractual basessubject to renewal /extension

 How to Apply:

Application and recruitment procedures:Interested professionals are requested to submit an application including the following non-returnable documents: application letter stating motivation for application and place of work, curriculum vitae, copies of academic credentials and work experiences, and contact address of three referees, including email and mobile phone number.

Deadline for Registration

The applicants should register and submit their documents and credentials in person ten (10) consecutive working days starting from the day this notification.

Place of Registration

  • Haramaya University main Campus, in front of Deans College of Business and Economics Human Resource Management Cluster office.

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