Law and Society Scholars Program Manager
The Ohio State University
Arts and Sciences | Undergraduate Studies
Law and Society Scholars focus on legal and related issues in our society from a practitioner’s perspective while embracing the concepts of ethical advocacy, civil discourse, and the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion. The program is open to any major at the university and offers students the opportunity to participate in programs that enhance their educational experience. Such programs can include on and off campus exploration, student and professional led forums and discussions, mentor and leadership opportunities, professional development and networking activities, and community building events.
This position develops and manages social and behavioral science-based curricular and co-curricular programs for the Law and Society Scholars Program in collaboration with the Honors & Scholars Center leadership and College of Arts and Sciences leadership; serves as the primary creator and developer for all aspects of the Scholars program; develops, manages, and facilitates academic, professional, social, and/or service programs including but not limited to on and off campus exploration, student and professional led forums and discussions, mentor and leadership opportunities, professional development and networking activities, and community building events; provides communication, marketing, and outreach to scholars students and OSU community; designs and teaches section(s) of Law and Society-focused seminar course taken by first year students during the fall semester of the first year; facilitates and organizes small group and whole class discussions on topics and issues relating to Law and Society themes broadly, key university resources, and transitioning to campus; oversees and trains student leaders in the program; works directly with students to develop their professional, academic, and/or personal goals; connects students with faculty, staff, graduate students, and alumni of the program for professional opportunities; supports and provides feedback on various opportunities, including internships, jobs, graduate school, and competitive fellowships and scholarships; writes recommendation letters upon request; facilitates community building of students in the program; holds regular office hours; creates and delivers Law and Society themed-oriented outreach and engagement opportunities for Law and Society Scholars to engage with the broader community; monitors academic standing and Scholars participation; refers students to other offices and services as appropriate (both on and off campus); in collaboration with the Honors & Scholars Center directs the recruitment and admission of incoming freshman Scholars for the Law and Society Scholars program; participates in university sponsored Scholars Program recruitment activities; collaborates with other Scholars Programs within and beyond the Arts and Sciences on a regular basis to deliver co-curricular programming; works closely with offices across campus, including but not limited to: Honors & Scholars Center, Student Activities, College of Arts and Sciences, University Housing, and Undergraduate Admissions; develops and manages program budget, determines spending priorities and handles purchases; maintains training on all relevant institutional policies.
Additional responsibilities may include: serving on college, university-wide, and/or Office of Academic Enrichment (OAE) committees and workgroups, interviewing, hiring, and supervising GAA associated with the program. Weekends and evenings required.
Master's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in program planning and administration is required.
Juris Doctorate preferred.
The target hiring range for this position is $49,800.00 - $66,400.00, annually.
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, race, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, protected veteran status, or any other bases under the law. Applicants are encouraged to complete and submit the Equal Employment Identification form.