The listed job posting(s) are examples of the type of postings found on the websites listed on this page and are not intended to be a comprehensive list of ADR job openings. These postings are updated frequently. Please search the sites below for jobs that fit your specific ADR career goals. For the latest job openings, please contact William Froehlich, the Langdon Fellow in Dispute Resolution.
Explore the websites of dispute resolution organizations to learn about their membership benefits, which may include access to listservs where job openings and internships are posted. Some organizations offer student memberships. Dispute resolution organizations hold meetings and conferences and provide training sessions, all of which provide excellent opportunities to network and to volunteer for leadership positions in these organizations. If you are interested in finding dispute resolution work in a particular geographic area, find the names of local dispute resolution organizations.
ADRhub.com is managed by Creighton University and includes an up-to-date list of ADR jobs, including ombudsman opportunities.
The ABA Women in Dispute Resolution group has a list of ADR rosters that includes mediation, arbitration and other neutral opportunities.
The Chronicle of Higher Education has a searchable database of job openings on college campuses and other higher education institutions.
Fresno Pacific University hosts a list of jobs in the mediation, peacebuilding, and restorative justice fields. You may sign up to receive an email when new jobs are posted. There is also a page devoted to careers in conflict resolution including links to other sites with job postings.
HigherEdJobs.com also has a searchable database of job openings on college campuses and other higher education institutions.
Mediate.com is a all-encompassing ADR blog and website that has job postings on it. The website recently won the ABA Dispute Resolution Section’s Lawyer as Problem Solver Award.
National Association for Community Mediation‘s Jobs in the Field page lists job openings in conflict resolution, mediation and related fields.
The Ombuds Blog tracks ombuds opportunities at institutions across the country and internationally.
Opportunity Knocks is a searchable database of non-profit job postings. The advanced search can sort by organization type, location and more.
USAJOBS is the official job site of the United States Federal Government and allows you to perform “keyword” job searches.
Many state courts have mediation and other ADR programs. If you are interested in this type of job, look specifically by the state, county, and/or court where you would like to work. We have included a list of some state courts who maintain ADR programs. This list is not exhaustive and does not necessarily represent courts with the highest need or greatest probability of having an opening. They are examples, however, of how and where courts list their job openings for ADR programs.
Federal ADR Network: Directed by Deborah Laufer, this widely respected listserv regularly sends out ADR job postings. To join, e-mail Deborah Laufer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NYC-DR: A New York City based listserv run by Maria R. Volpe of the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, this listserv posts job opportunities from around the country and the world.