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As an innovative leader within the ADR and legal communities, JAMS is a special and unique place to work. Since we opened our doors in 1979, we have been leading the way for others in the field of dispute resolution. Our success is because of the collaboration and team work of everyone at JAMS, including our employee associates.

JAMS offers career opportunities in more than 20 Resolution Centers nationwide. At JAMS, we take pride in a strong sense of collegiality and collaboration throughout all levels of the JAMS organization. Our employee associates work in partnership with our neutrals (mediators and arbitrators) to provide clients with unparalleled service. In addition to providing the highest quality dispute resolution services to our clients, we believe in helping our communities through JAMS public service programs like the non-profit JAMS Foundation and the JAMS Society.
 

A Great Place to Work

The success of our business relies heavily on the quality of our people. JAMS looks to attract, train, develop and retain the most competent, productive professionals in order to maintain our status as “The Resolution Experts.” To accomplish this, we focus on the relationship between the Company and the individuals who are a part of it. We realize that maintaining good relations with our associates is a key factor in keeping them satisfied and keeping them, period.

We strive to provide guidance, motivation, tools, systems, processes and procedures for our associates so they may perform their jobs in an efficient and effective manner, while at the same time maintaining work/life balance. Our goal with such efforts is to maintain and continue to increase associate satisfaction each and every year. We know we’re succeeding, because our associates tell us so.

JAMS regularly surveys its associates (via an independent consulting firm) on their satisfaction in a number of areas, with results measured on a scale of 1 to 10. An 8 or higher is considered “outstanding.” In our most recent survey, JAMS was rated outstanding on:

  • Overall satisfaction
  • I like my co-workers
  • JAMS has high standards
  • I am proud to say I work here

 

JAMS Associates Are Important!

All associates contribute to our remarkable track record by the great service they provide to each other as well as our clients and panelists. Without our associates, we would not be able to continue the great success that the Company has been able to achieve. Our associates are the "back-bone" of the organization that allow us to provide a client experience that brings clients back to JAMS.

The JAMS Family

To learn more about the JAMS family, check out our JAMS Bridges Newsletter. We believe the Company will offer you opportunities to learn and to grow. We encourage our associates to be proactive in setting goals, seeking feedback and developing career opportunities within the Company.

If JAMS sounds like the kind of place you are looking for, we would love to have you contact us and begin to explore the opportunities that could be awaiting you! Either way, we are glad that you took the time to visit our Career Center and wish you the best of luck in your endeavors.


All our best,

Team JAMS

 

 
Job Details
Case Coordinator (CC) , non-exempt (003224)
 
Job Number: 003224
Job Title: Case Coordinator (CC) , non-exempt
Number of Openings: 1
Job Type (Employment Type): Direct Hire
Start Date: 2018/05/14
Country: United States
State/Province: Illinois
City: Chicago
Salary Interval: Per Year
Job Schedule: Full Time
Job Category: Professional Services
Career Level: Intermediate(non-manager)
Level of Education: Four-Year Degree
Years of Experience: 3
Application Deadline: 2018/06/29
 
Position Description

The CC is a key position in support of case management. The CC partners with their Case Managers (CMs) to develop and administer panelists’ (judges and attorneys) practices.

Case Management Support - Regularly meet and communicate with CMs and local manager to discuss case issues (pertinent information and potential problems); all basic administrative support for CMs and panelists; this support includes, but is not limited to, re-scheduling and coordinating hearings and/or conference calls, A/R calls, and pre-hearing preparation calls to ensure all client needs are met

Case Manager Apprentice - Serves as CM apprentice; competent to cover a CM’s desk in their absence; CC is responsible for developing overall CM skills, enhancing the client experience and supporting the client, panelists and CMs before, during and after a case is heard


- Sit at a desk working on the computer and talking with clients, panelists, etc., over the phone and/or face to face for extended periods of time

- Effectively and articulately communicate with our clients in regards to our services, policies, procedures, etc.

- Handle problems for clients and/or panelists, etc., who are sometimes angry or impatient

- Lift heavy objects such as large case files and exhibits

Position Requirements
Client Service - Professional client service (including panelists)

Other Projects - Available for any other projects designated by their manager

Case Management - Must be able to articulate, understand, support and perform in accordance with all JAMS policies and procedures; basic proficiency in all ADR processes and procedures (arbitration, mediation, court reference, etc.); knowledge of panelists’ practice preferences in the local Resolution Center (RC)

Technical - Computer literate and proficient in all software programs required for the position

Organization - Exceptional ability to organize, prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities and tasks in a quick paced environment

Communication - Good verbal & written communication skills

- A bachelor’s degree, preferred or a paralegal certificate which requires two or more years of education

- In lieu of education, 3-5 years work experience in administration; legal experience and client service experience, a plus

- For internal candidates, proven ability as an Administrative Assistant, Client Services (AACS) or similar position for a minimum of 1 year
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